Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicJoint Military Exercise

Topic: Joint Military Exercise

India-US to hold high-altitude military exercise amid China’s ‘alarming’ build-up along LAC

US Army Pacific Commanding General Charles Flynn says China’s build-up near Ladakh & strengthening of military infrastructure is part of Beijing’s 'corrosive and destabilising behaviour'.

India, Sri Lanka begins 12-day military exercise with focus on counter-terror cooperation

A total of 120 Indian Army personnel are participating in the exercise in Sri Lanka, which is focused on understanding transnational terrorism, joint tactical operations among others.

Indian Army contingent of 200 to participate in multi-nation military exercise in Russia

'Zapad' is a theatre-level exercise of Russian armed forces focusing primarily on operations against terrorists. China & Pakistan are expected to take part as observers.

Indian & Sri Lankan Navy to hold 3-day military exercise to show growing strategic interests

Indian Navy has participated in a number of joint maritime exercises in last few weeks, including a 3-day drill with Japanese Navy in September & one with US Navy in July.

India-Australia’s growing partnership built on military ties and concerns about China’s rise

The Australia–India defence relationship now encompasses almost every major area of military partnership.

Russia getting close to China one joint military exercise at a time. India must worry

The militaries of China and Russia are not only exercising bilaterally but also multilaterally, and importantly for India, in the Indian Ocean.

Seventh India-China hand-in-hand joint training exercise starts in Chengdu, China

The exercise is a part of focused efforts by the two militaries to improve ties after last year's standoff at Doklam.

Over a year after Doklam, India and China to resume Army exercise this December

The army exercise between India and China was called off last year amid hostilities over the showdown at Doklam.

Logistics pact signed over a year ago couldn’t be utilised at Malabar

US Ships were berthed at Chennai but pact to make logistics easier has not been operationalised yet. Manu Pubby

On Camera


Ghouse Mohammed and Riyaz, arrested for the murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal Teli | ANI

Why we should know where Udaipur killers lie on the staircase of radicalisation pyramid

Udaipur’s violent executioners had reached the highest point of radicalisation where the only option left before them was to kill their innocent victim.
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.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

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.