Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicWar and Peace

Topic: War and Peace

NLSIU is big winner as ConQuest 2019 ends with posers on War & Peace, Raghuram Rajan

The fourth edition of ConQuest was organised by the Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR), a not-for-profit trust, in Bengaluru.

Indians voted for Acche Din under Narendra Modi, got Absurd Din instead

The ‘line of control’ between real and absurd is violated on every newshour by the Arnab Goswamis, Rahul Shivshankars and Navika Kumars.

Junglemahal is a book on peace process with Maoists. But it frightens the Indian state

War and Peace in Junglemahal: People, State and Maoists was seized from activist Vernon Gonsalves’ home during a raid last year in Elgar Parishad case.

Not Tolstoy, it was Biswajit Roy’s ‘War and Peace in Junglemahal’ that HC judge asked about

Justice Kotwal clarifies he knows Tolstoy’s War and Peace but his question was about another book. Arrested activists’ lawyers say media created the confusion.

Does War & Peace taunt show how poorly equipped Indian judges are to handle security cases?

A Bombay High Court judge reportedly questioned activist Vernon Gonsalves over keeping a book named ‘War and Peace’ at home.

On Camera

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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