Lt Gen PR Shankar
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English   |   Bangla

Retired gunner. Professor, Aerospace department, IIT Madras.

VOICES

 |   7-minute read

Responding to an intellectual’s opinion about the Indian Armed Forces

From wars with other nations to our internal conflicts, the military has done a stellar job.

VOICES

 |   9-minute read

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.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

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.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

Ex-Army general explains why India-US Apache attack chopper deal won't go wrong

The Washington DC bureaucracy is as worried about any dubious dealings as New Delhi is.