Ajey Lele

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a Senior Fellow with Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses, Delhi.

SCI-TECH

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Trump's push to NASA for Moon mission is a game changer

In the 21st century, would there be a space contest between superpowers?

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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Why Indian Air Force landing jets on Agra-Lucknow Expressway is significant

There is also a need to develop some strategically useful alternative airfields.

POLITICS

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Why no one is stopping North Korea from firing ballistic missiles

There is a general perception that China is not doing enough to stop Pyongyang.

POLITICS

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Kim Jong-un versus Donald Trump: Who will see reason?

The US is probably playing a hot and cold game with North Korea.

POLITICS

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Will Modi be able to handle Trump?

Owing to his background and attitude, it appears that the US president is a 'pakka baniya'.

POLITICS

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Why it's important for media to be careful with Army's image

Unfortunately, NGOs and human rights groups today are found challenging certain actions of the military without understanding the actual problem.

VOICES

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What criticism about Bipin Rawat says about the media

Before commenting on the military response, it would be important to reflect logically and ask, 'Is there any merit in the case?'

SCI-TECH

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POLITICS

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Modi should have chosen 'war gaming' over surgical strike on black money

It was essential for the government to understand the challenges ATM chains would face with the introduction of Rs 2,000 notes.