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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Indian Air Force, Defence procurement, Rafale scam, Rafale

How Rafale verdict proved to be a win for India

India is the only country where so many hurdles can be put in defence deals - it took only three months for Egypt to buy 24 Rafales in 2015.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Defence procurement, Lateral entry, Civil Services, Ministry of Defence

Lateral entry into civil services: Why the Ministry of Defence needs it the most

MoD desperately needs people who have served in the Armed Forces, instead of IAS officers brought in from other departments.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Army, Budget, Defence procurement, Defence

Defence budget: Why allocating 1.56% of GDP is not enough to withstand another Doklam

Despite approvals given to a number of acquisitions, nothing much seems to have been delivered on the ground.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Howitzer guns, Defence procurement, Indian artillery

Watch out! India set to have world's most fearsome artillery

Our surveillance, target acquisition and retaliatory capabilities are climbing a 'never before' path.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Defence procurement, CRPF

Why CRPF is losing its jawans again and again

What more can be representative of the rot and lack of priorities of decision-makers than the fact that CRPF is headless for over a month now?

POLITICS

 |  1-minute read
Pakistan, Defence procurement, Indian Army

As Pakistan threat looms, defence ministry goes shopping

The defence ministry fast tracks ammunition buys to replenish war stocks as the threat of conflict with Pakistan lingers.