Shiv Aroor

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Know Your Enemy

Editor (Output) at India Today TV. Interests: Military, marine biology, boxing, metal, videogames, horror, hypocrisy.

VOICES

 |  Know Your Enemy  |   9-minute read

In defence of India Today's coverage of Paresh Mesta's murder

I reject every charge flung at both myself and the organisation in our illumination of the story.

VARIETY

 |  Know Your Enemy  |   2-minute read

Salute Lieutenant Swati: Anti-terror hero’s widow joins Indian Army

It was nearly two years ago that Swati lost her husband, Indian Army special forces officer Colonel Santosh Mahadik of the 41 Rashtriya Rifles.

VARIETY

 |  Know Your Enemy  |   12-minute read

10 reasons why the Indian Rafale is evolution itself

The aircraft will deploy the in-development BrahMos NG missile in either a twin or single weapon load-out.

ART & CULTURE

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An extract from Shiv Aroor's new book 'Operation Jinnah'

'The aircraft rumbled ahead, carefully guided from ten kilometres away by nothing but a pair of hands on a joystick and a jumble of keys on a panel.'

VOICES

 |  Know Your Enemy  |   2-minute read

Why I compared Burhan Wani with Indian Army's slain Lt Ummer Fayaz

If the militant's death could spark a season of manipulated turmoil in the Kashmir Valley, could the murder of the young army officer turn the tide?

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Army chief's appointment: 5 questions nobody's asking

What the government has done is remind the establishment that the seniority principle is simply that — a principle.

POLITICS

 |  Know Your Enemy  |   4-minute read

Why I couldn't stop looking at the world's first fighter aircraft

The Caproni Ca.20 is little known, and somehow that's where it wants to be.

POLITICS

 |  Know Your Enemy  |   2-minute read

Akshaya Mukul's boycott of RNG awards over Modi was cowardly

Does being captured in the same frame as someone you have deep problems with relieve you of your core beliefs?

LISTS OF JOY

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5 IAF aircraft that give me joy

Bringing some Diwali cheer from the newsroom.