Topic: VK Krishna Menon
India took its traditional stance on resolution against Russia’s ‘aggression’. It stems from a historical grudge against Western and UNSC actions on matters affecting India’s security.
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh’s biography of V.K. Krishna Menon tells the story of a complex, brilliant, misunderstood man.
In his new book A Chequered Brilliance, Jairam Ramesh writes about the rivalry between Gen Thimayya and Nehru’s defence minister V.K. Krishna Menon.
Considered close to former PM Jawaharlal Nehru, Menon is said to have played a major role in setting up India's arms industry.
The attack on the Kashmiri Pandit brothers got the most melodramatic coverage, with communal overtones. The death of the Dalit boy took on political hues.
Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.
Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.