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Jawaharlal Nehru

2 persistent myths about 1962 China war are intelligence failure & Nehru’s meddling

There is a crushing consensus on “lessons” of 1962 China war among Indian strategists.
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Checking out the Doval detail: Some myth, some reality, and much folklore

Ajit Doval’s admirers know him to be a brilliant, “khurafati” intelligence mind.

After 50 years of RAW, there are still no declassified documents or an official history

By the time Indira Gandhi left office in 1977, the RAW was drawing criticism for its shadowy functioning.

From Nehru’s stenographer to Indira’s man Friday, the life and times of R.K. Dhawan

The senior Congress leader who passed away Monday was known to be Indira Gandhi’s closest confidant during and after the Emergency.
File photo of Narendra Mod

Nuclear-powered India cannot afford to treat Modi’s security as political football

Heads of the Special Protection Group and the Intelligence Bureau must remember that their duty is to protect the prime minister, if necessary, from himself. 
A 1983 photo of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (with the rifle) | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint.in

A bloody miscalculation called Blue Star

Operation Blue Star was as much a story of incompetence as it was about incredible military courage. The Indian Army generals misread and miscalculated. As did Bhindranwale.
Tibetan refugee

China luring Tibetan refugees in India to work as its spies, Intelligence Bureau warns

IB issues alert that many refugees settled in northeast India are being paid and offered jobs by China in exchange for strategic information.
The Golden Temple and Jarnail Singh Bhrindanwale | Commons

A bloody miscalculation called Blue Star

Operation Blue Star was as much a story of incompetence as it was about incredible military courage. The Indian Army generals misread and miscalculated. As did Bhindranwale.
Among the proposals made to make digital transactions safer from cyber fraud is the imposing of a 'security fee' for every digital payment made.

Safe Digital India cess? Govt considers ‘security fee’ for every digital payment

An expert said that the cess could be used to create a fund to battle the growing number of cases of online fraud in digital payments.

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Coronavirus attacks blood vessels, creates strange clots, autopsy studies show

Autopsies have revealed that Covid-19 is no ordinary respiratory disease. The virus is killing people by ravaging the circulatory system.

40 Covid apps across India: Lack of coordination or needed for micro-management?

India now has nearly 40 Covid-19 apps, including Aarogya Setu. The purpose of these apps range from contact tracing to providing health information and issuing e-passes.

Defence

File image of Chinese President Xi Jinping | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

Ladakh military operation has President Xi Jinping’s sanction: China expert Jayadeva Ranade

Jayadeva Ranade says India shouldn’t hurry to settle the issue, questions why China carried out an operation that needed so much planning and money.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.