Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicInsurgency

Topic: Insurgency

Why Modi govt lifted AFSPA from Meghalaya & parts of Arunachal

According to home ministry officials, the number of incidents & casualties has dropped drastically — civilian deaths, for example, are down 96% since 2000.

J&K Police is being targeted by terrorists because it is succeeding

There has been a significant transformation of the J&K Police, from a passive observer to being the most outstanding anti-terrorist organisation in the country.

Breaking the Two-and-a-half-Front Siege

A powerful nation's Army must be able to fight on multiple fronts. The question to ask strategists and politicians is, must it be made to do so?

The buck starts here

The message from Dantewada is old and familiar: we face a new monster, and need skill, patience and guts.

Azaadi to autonomy

If India wishes to unravel the complexities of Kashmir, constitutional autonomy is a pretty good starting point. The debate so far was dominated by people who never cared to understand the basic issues.

On Camera

YourTurn

Don’t leave regulation in hands of social media platforms. Govt must re-evaluate its role

It can hardly be expected of social media platforms to design self-regulatory mechanisms that encourage them being held liable and penalised for their decisions.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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