Topic: Special Frontier Force
Formed just after the 1962 India-China war, SFF comprises mostly Tibetans and Gorkhas and reports directly to Cabinet Secretariat and PMO rather than Army.
After serving India’s covert Special Frontier Force for years, ex-servicemen now run clothing shops, eateries and occasionally sell winter wear on the sides.
Bending foreign policy to serve domestic politics is proving to be costly for India. Hyping the use of the Tibetan-majority SFF against China is one such example.
China has boundary disputes with 17 other nations besides India. What's New Delhi waiting for?
Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.
Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind
The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.
I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.