Topic: Naga insurgency
During my two tenures in Manipur, we ensured that the troops coordinated their move with school timing. Militants never attack convoys in those hours.
Come Thursday, 31 October, Naga groups are expected to wrap up their 23-year-old dialogue with the central govt.
The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.
European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.
The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.
In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.