Sunday, 2 October, 2022
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Topic: War

In 1947, Gandhi told Lt Gen Sen that wars were inhuman, but to fight for Kashmir with all means

In his book, Slender Was The Thread, Lt Gen. L.P. Sen wrote about being airlifted to Srinagar in 1947 and taking over the Indian defence of Kashmir.

Pakistan’s changed behaviour post-Balakot isn’t permanent. But India can make it one

India’s aggressive diplomacy is paying higher dividends than direct military action against Pakistan.

Modi is not wrong in thinking Pakistan wants talks with India to earn global brownie points

Modi feels he must compel Pakistan to change its behaviour instead of allowing it to claim parity with India with terrorism as a key tool.

The world can avoid stumbling into another war in the Middle East

The worry on which the world should focus is not a deliberate and overt Iranian attack, but a miscalculation that could spiral into war.

Indian citizens have the right to know about govt actions without being dubbed ‘unpatriotic’

Accurate information available to an informed electorate is the best safeguard of democracy.

90-hour conflict with Pakistan ended in a stalemate and that’s a defeat for India

This should be a cause of concern for India as it raises questions about lack of a comprehensive security and military strategy.

What Pulwama-Balakot proves: A ‘third’ actor can still push India and Pakistan into a war

Pakistan shows there will be no clean victor in a war but finds an international community turned against it; for India, its air power deployment sounds alarm bells.

Think outside the bomb, say anti-war protesters in Delhi

After Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned, tensions between India-Pakistan have simmered down.

Farm growth slows but pride surges, and PM Modi mixing politics with dyslexia

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Peace held hostage in TV studios, and a return gift for Pakistan

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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Mohan Bhagwat

Mohan Bhagwat’s right — no word wounds Hindus like kafir does

In South Africa, the word kaffir, as the blacks were pejoratively called, has been outlawed. It's time India too bans 'kafir'.
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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