INDIA-CHINA LADAKH LAC ISSUE: 10TH ROUND OF TALKS ON SATURDAY
With the first round of disengagement between the Indian and Chinese troops completed at Pangong Tso, the Corps Commanders of both sides will be meeting on Saturday to discuss plans for the friction areas
As per the understanding reached between the two sides, at the end of first round of disengagement, within 48 hours the Corps Commanders will meet to work out the disengagement from the friction points.
With the first round of di...Read More
ARJUN RIDES AGAIN
Arjun’s Vishad Yog has ended. He will ride to battle. The Mahabharat hero was seized by pangs of conscience, when he eyed the phalanx of kinsmen whom he may have to slay. Then Krishna delivered the Gita, and Arjun bucked up to perform his dharma. The rest is epic. Now, Narendra Modi has chanted Atmanirbharta to the Army, and new India’s Arjun is battle ready.
Though the term was coined in his second term, Modi had been keen on self-reliance in defence fr...Read More
INDIA’S DEFENCE PREPAREDNESS – A VIEW IN CONTEXT OF NATIONAL ECONOMY: IS DEFENCE CESS ON THE CARDS?
The relationship between defence expenditure and national economy is complex. The 2019 military expenditure database of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), released in April 2020, ranks India third, behind the United States (US) and China, and ahead of Russia, France, and the United Kingdom (UK) among other major defence spenders.
While India’s GDP growth rate has been fluctuating in the last few years. Moreover, the pre COVID GDP fig...Read More