Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicNational Security

Topic: National Security

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

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

No more tell-all books by retired intelligence or security officers without Modi govt nod

Govt brings retired officers under the ambit of needing clearance for publishing or making public any details regarding the affairs of their organisation.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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