Sushant Singh

Order to open Cantonment roads to public came after pleas from MPs
Sun, May 27, 2018

The Army asked for certain roads in four cantonments — Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar, Satwari road at Jammu, Cannanore Cantonment and Delhi Cantonment - to be exempt from the order due to security reasons.

In bilateral chill, small steps towards thaw, says Indian envoy to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria
Tue, May 22, 2018

“Whether it should be a grand reconciliation or small steps, we have to take the first steps. That will take us forward,” Major General Asif Ghafoor, DG ISPR and spokesperson for Pakistan military told a group of visiting South Asian journalists in Islamabad recently.

Ajit Doval hasn’t changed policy, just more hardline, says ISI ex-chief General Asad Durrani
Mon, May 21, 2018

Dulat, however, argues about "his colleague and good friend" and "Modi's henchman" Doval that "As far as his capabilities go, he's one of our outstanding operational guys. He's a field man."

Pakistan sees a new ‘Badshah Khan’ as Pashtun hero takes on army
Mon, May 21, 2018

Pakistan has more than 35 million Pashtuns, the second-largest group among the country’s population of nearly 210 million.

Once ‘terror central’, Pak Army showcases its counter-terror ‘success’ with fancy infra amidst rubble in North Waziristan
Tue, May 22, 2018

Known as “terror central”, Miranshah was, until a few years ago, a safe haven for some of the most dreaded terror groups in the region: the Haqqani Network, East Turkestan Islamic Movement and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

No problems if Lashkar’s Hafiz Saeed joins politics: Pak Army
Thu, May 17, 2018

Speaking to The Indian Express on the sidelines of an interaction with participants of South Asia Media Conference, Major Gen Ghafoor said that there were more than 200 political parties in Pak and about 160 of them hadn’t won a single seat in Parliament.

Hafiz Saeed is Pak citizen…can join politics if eligible, says Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, DG ISPR of Pakistan
Thu, May 17, 2018

Major General Ghafoor spoke to the Indian Express in Islamabad on the sidelines of an interaction with media representatives from South Asian countries.

Lessons From Nehru, Cariappa
Thu, May 10, 2018

Civil-military relations are delicately poised. Keep them away from electoral battles

Andaman & Nicobar Command set to get IAF fighter base
Wed, May 09, 2018

Sources in the Ministry of Defence told The Indian Express that air bases in Car Nicobar and Campbell Bay have been identified as possible bases to station the IAF fighters.

What lay behind Thimayya-govt friction?
Mon, May 07, 2018

The General disagreed with Defence Minister Krishna Menon and Nehru over matters of policy, strategy.

Karnataka elections: PM Modi digs into history to claim Congress insulted Army
Fri, May 04, 2018

Not just this, after the surgical strikes, the present Army chief... a senior Congress leader went to the extent of calling him a gunda,” Modi said.

Justice KM Joseph elevation to apex court: All eyes on SC Collegium meeting today
Wed, May 02, 2018

All the members of the Collegium — CJI Misra and Justices Jasti Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph — are expected to attend the meeting.

CJI Dipak Misra calls Collegium next week on return of Justice Joseph file
Sat, Apr 28, 2018

No formal agenda for the Collegium meeting has been circulated so far but it is widely expected to be about the reconsideration of Justice Joseph’s name for elevation to the Supreme Court.

Govt snubs Supreme Court: All eyes on Chief Justice Dipak Misra as Centre asks collegium to reconsider Justice KM Joseph’s name
Fri, Apr 27, 2018

The government Thursday returned for reconsideration the Collegium’s recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph to the Supreme Court even as it notified the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as a judge of the apex court.

Govt arguments against Justice KM Joseph do not hold water, say critics
Fri, Apr 27, 2018

Regarding the government’s argument that there is no representation from SC/ST communities in the Supreme Court, there would be four remaining vacancies in the apex court even after Justice Joseph’s elevation.

Naga accord is nearly final: No change in state boundary, removal of AFSPA, flag last hurdle
Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Naga accord: The final draft of the Naga accord, which hopes to finally bring India’s oldest insurgency to a close, is now looking to jump the final hurdle: an agreement over the Naga demand for a separate flag for the state.

Call full court to discuss Supreme Court future: Justices Gogoi, Lokur write to CJI Dipak Misra
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

In a brief two-sentence letter delivered to CJI Misra Sunday, Justices Gogoi and Lokur, who are members of the Collegium, demanded that he call a “full court” on the judicial side to discuss “institutional issues” and the “future” of the court.

India plans to gift obsolete weaponry to friendly countries
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

So far, India has only gifted used Mi25 helicopters to Afghanistan, although it has provided indigenous smaller equipment such as patrol boats to some countries in the neighbourhood.

Cash crunch, Army lists high-end ammunition it won’t buy
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Suffering from a shortage of funds due to limited allocation in the defence budget, the Army has identified certain types of expensive ammunition which it will not be procuring even though their stocks would not be sufficient for even 10 days of war.

It isn’t judge vs judge
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Recent events in the Supreme Court are about the judiciary asserting itself against the executive’s overreach.