Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: soldier

Fallen jawan’s family refuses Shaurya Chakra sent by courier. What’s the 4-yr dispute behind delay

Lance Naik Gopal Singh Bhadoriya's medal was delayed due to a dispute between his parents & widow over service benefits. He gave his life fighting terrorists in J&K in 2017.

Repeating Class 10, forging Aadhaar — Agra youth have ‘Plan B’ ready to beat Agnipath age bar

With Covid hitting the recruitment drive hard, Army aspirants in Agra's Akola are willing to do it all for the coveted soldier tag. A job in the Army here comes with 'status' and 'perks'.

Indian farmer and soldier as ‘he’— why 21st century editors are at war with their keyboards

Grammar is not a divine monolith. If we don’t include all people when we write, even a single pronoun can snip a little girl’s dreams.

Let Indian soldiers remain soldiers. Diplomacy is for those in embassies

At the border where every decision determines life and death, soldiers applying diplomacy instead of war-fighting instincts will be disastrous.

Why soldier-diplomats are key to maintaining peace along India-China border

For the modern soldier on the border, being battle-ready is not enough. They must have negotiation skills and cultural intelligence too.

Politicise all you want, but Indian soldiers don’t fight in the name of nationalism alone

Soldiers fight because of unit/sub-unit cohesion. They do not want to let down their comrades in a battle.

HoaXposed: Flight for ITBP troops was a ‘one-time-affair’, not Modi govt achievement

The photo, of the soldiers in and boarding an aircraft, had caption claiming Modi government had ensured air travel for soldiers. It has been shared by over 500 Facebook users.

How a British Indian soldier viewed India-China relations

Self-published by Thakur Gadadhar Singh in 1902, English translation of ‘Chin Me Terah Mas’ will be released in October

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

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.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

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.