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  • Endless glory-hunt

    Endless glory-hunt

    Over three months have passed since Manohar Parrikar left South Block for Goa, but he still seems to relish the opportunity to position himself on the national stage that had been provided when heading the defence ministry. Yet, while trying to shed the impression of never being particularly competent at the Centre, he has thrown …

    July 5, 2017
  • Guarding defences

    Guarding defences

    “Leaner, meaner army” is the creed favoured by contemporary military experts in the context of huge manpower assets devouring resources that might be more cost-effectively uitilised to upgrade technology, augment firepower etc: all aimed at attaining that other military catchphrase ~ a “bigger bang per buck”. Yet, in an Indian context, consistent efforts are made …

    April 13, 2017