Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicNational Security

Topic: National Security

US’ Indo-Pacific Strategy takes a middle ground on China. But it’s not all bad news for India

The document's tempered tone indicates a new reality: China is a power to contend with, and nobody else is likely to take up cudgels against it.

India needs a national security document too. But don’t do a Pakistan

In the absence of an NSS, the Integrated Defence Staff has made an effort to flesh out a Joint Doctrine outlining the roles the military is likely to undertake.

Devas fraud was a treacherous compromise with India’s security. SC verdict teaches many lessons

Supreme Court verdict upholding NCLT decision to wind up Devas has dented ISRO's credibility. But govt should not start treating every start-up with suspicion.

17 questions on China dismissed by Lok Sabha citing ‘national security’, Congress’ Tewari says

Congress MP claims there has been not one discussion on China in the House since April 2020 & that important bills, discussions were ‘being railroaded’.

Ajit Doval is wrong. Civil society not dangerous, we pushed back militants in Meghalaya

Ajit Doval thinks civil society is the new frontier of war. But ‘Shillong We Care’, a small group of citizens, stood up to militants and extortion.

Farm laws episode lays bare India’s internal disunity. It’s time to fix it

India cannot meet the looming challenges to its growth and national security without first making maximum efforts to strengthen internal unity.

Make public India’s doctrine on use of force, it’ll dispel notion that we are non-committal

When and how can India use military force? India needs a doctrine, and role of PMO in overcoming frictions is crucial.

Deniability is Pegasus scandal’s strongest suit. And national security is the biggest price

The State must not be left to undertake intelligence activities to serve narrow political interests in the name of national security

SubscriberWrites: Why India must restructure RAW, recruit agents from different backgrounds

Like the US, India should have a wall of honour for agents who sacrifice their lives to ensure there is no war with Pakistan, writes Jay Desai.

Indian system of having separate ODI/Test teams works. All we need is a fast-bowling all-rounder

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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