Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicReforms

Topic: reforms

Rafale row confirms India needs its own defence industry if it has to be a global power

India's armed forces urgently require advanced technology in weapon systems and other equipment.

Indian Army set to push through with General Bipin Rawat’s reforms for a leaner force

Indian Army sources said there was no opposition to the proposals made by the chief at the ongoing commanders’ conference, just differences of opinion.

Top Army commanders approve massive rehaul & downsizing of Indian Army

The reform aims to mainly increase the Indian army's war-fighting capabilities. 

Ease of Doing Business: Over to the states & local bodies now

The ranking vindicates the reformist measures undertaken by the Modi government. But further improvement requires vanguard action from states and local governments.

On Camera

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

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.
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