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LIFE

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Psychological health, Armed Forces, Stress, Mentalhealthawareness

Why focus on mental health and staying together is critical in these trying times

In recent times, environmental stress, financial pressures, family commitments, unrealistic professional expectations and a host of other stressors are manifesting in people of all ages and walks of life.

POLITICS

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Armed Forces, Narendra Modi, Red fort, Cds

High time for a CDS: The creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) was realised after the Kargil War

PM Modi has announced the Indian armed forces will be headed by a chief of defence staff (CDS), who will integrate all three forces. This will be a game-changer.

VARIETY

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Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence Ministry, Cantonment roads, Armed Forces

Why opening up cantonment roads for civilians has opened a battle front with the Armed Forces

The military should trust police and other agencies to keep their families safe.

VOICES

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Security, Land sharks, Armed Forces, Cantonment roads

Why unconditional access to cantonment areas is a bad move

Apart from raising security concerns, total opening up of defence areas will benefit land sharks more than the general public.

VARIETY

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Defence forces, Cash-strapped army, Armed Forces, Defence equipment

Why India can't afford to delay in developing its own defence equipment

With each passing day, our military strategic strength and independence are weakening.

VARIETY

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Sahayak, Armed Forces, Bsf, Tej Bahadur Yadav

Why study proving BSF serves quality food to jawans is a wake-up call for detractors

The format of discussions over Tej Bahadur Yadav allegations seemed to project the officers and jawans as adversaries if not enemies.

VARIETY

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Chinese army, Indian Army, Armed Forces, Bipin Rawat

Indian Army is facing a serious shortage of funds: Is the government listening?

Any laxity in military preparedness, opens the door for adventurism by New Delhi's adversaries - China and Pakistan.

POLITICS

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Modernisation, China, Tejas, Armed Forces

Budget 2018: India's armed forces need to worry about tech asymmetry

India's low budget for the armed forces should not be allowed to handicap our first-rate war fighters.

VOICES

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PM Modi, Martyrs, Armed Forces

Please honour martyrs, this Republic Day: A letter to Modi by armed forces veteran

I do hope that this prayer would result in positive response by you.

POLITICS

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Armed Forces, Aircraft, Tanks, Arjun

Armed forces should not be obliged to ensure success of Make In India

They are responsible for safeguarding the country and must be allowed to decide on the weaponry and equipment they need.