Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicNuclear arms

Topic: Nuclear arms

India’s nuclear doctrine not useless. Stay with no-first-use – nukes are not silver bullets

While Russia continues to threaten NATO with its nuclear prowess, India must refrain from doing the same—Chinese aggressors might not know the meaning of restraint.

A nuclear threat hangs over the world until the Russian invasion is rolled back

The dangerous factor is whether Putin will misjudge NATO’S actions and attempt greater risks to speedily throttle the spirited Ukrainian resistance.

P5 statement on nuclear disarmament is solemn but not credible. Previous treaties are proof

If the P5 truly believes in ‘preventing nuclear war’, their rejection of the UN's principle of the non-use of nuclear weapons is difficult to understand.

India must focus on China’s new ‘arms race’ and not get carried away by Gogra disengagement

India is already well within the targeting range of Beijing’s existing missiles. But an arms race is not good at all for Delhi’s own positioning in international relations.

Row over Iran nuclear program escalates as ally China warns of dire consequence

A US-backed resolution calling on Iran to 'fully cooperate' with IAEA requests has triggered a furious backlash from Iranian allies, including China.

Why this nuclear arms race is worse than the last one

The headline numbers are misleading. All nine countries with nukes are modernising their warheads and delivery systems.

What Imran Khan’s Trump meet shows – being a nuclear-armed state with terrorists pays

Donald Trump undid decades of bipartisan diplomacy forged by US presidents Bill Clinton & Barack Obama and Indian PMs Atal Bihari Vajpayee & Narendra Modi.

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Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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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