Krishn Kaushik

Articles By Krishn Kaushik

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria to take over as IAF chief on September 30

Air Marshal Bhadauria, who became Vice Chief of Air Staff in May this year, will take charge on September 30 when incumbent Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa retires.

Nearly 200 fake Twitter handles of Army officers detected since August 5

Nearly 50 handles for which Indian agencies have written to Twitter were fake accounts impersonating senior Army officers, including Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat, it is learnt.

Army conducts exercise in Ladakh, runway reopened in India’s eastern-most village

The runaway in Vijaynagar is 4,000 feet long and at present is fit only for AN-32 aircraft operations.

Navy to seek bigger share of defence budget: Vice-Admiral

He said that naval projects last for about a decade, “so the expenditure is spread over 10 to 12 years”. This is why it is “a complex calculation for us to undertake to even determine how much is the amount that we want to seek”.

Defence sector will help take Indian economy to $10 tn by 2030: Rajnath Singh

“Amongst several sectors of the economy which are set to contribute to this growth, defence has been identified as one of the most prominent sectors under the ‘Make in India’ initiative,” Singh said.

Armed Forces Tribunal upholds selection of Navy chief

The complainant, Vice-Admiral Bimal Verma, had stated that as the seniormost officer he should have been appointed Navy chief and claimed that “extraneous considerations” had led to Admiral Singh’s appointment.

Tejas LCA clears ‘arrested landing’ test, next stop aircraft carrier

Although it is an important step, there is still a long process before the aircraft can be tested for landing on an aircraft carrier, officials said.

At SCO conference, Rajnath warns of bio-terrorism; Pakistan skips meeting

Speaking at the first conference of military medicine of the member nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Group (SCO), Singh said the “ever advancing battle field technology has imposed a vast array of previously unrecognised challenges”.

View from the Right: Understanding RSS

Apart from the German ambassador’s visit, Vaidya mentions the invite to former President Pranab Mukherjee as an example of the orgnisation’s inclusive nature.

BJP MP says PLA built bridge in Arunachal, Army denies

Army spokesperson Col Anand said the area being referred to is called the “Fish Tail”, and there is a “differing perception of the alignment of the Line of Control, as in many other areas”.

View From The Right: RBI transfer

The editorial starts by saying that the nationalisation of banks by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1969 was “the biggest infringement on autonomy of not just the RBI but the entire banking system”.

This December, 100 women likely to start training for Military Police

The strength of women in the Corps of Military Police will be increased by 100 every year, till they reach a cadre strength of 1,700.

At LoC, Army chief Bipin Rawat tells troops: Be ready for any contingency

General Rawat, who arrived in Srinagar on a two-day visit to the Valley today, "shared intelligence reports of a large number of terrorists ready to infiltrate from multiple launch pads across the Line of Control,’’ said an Army release.

Plan to monetise Defence land assets discussed at meet with Finance panel

Multiple sources told The Indian Express that ministry officials informed the Commission about the chronic shortfall of funds.

Not having any mode of communication worst punishment: Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar listed the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Article 370, criminalisation of triple talaq, and the number of Bills passed in the first session of Parliament as the government’s achievements.

Cabinet Decision: 26% FDI in digital news media creates confusion in the industry

Some digital media companies have 100 per cent FDI, while some others are restricted to 49 per cent.

Government internet ad spend up; TV, print take a hit

According to the data, in the last 100 days before the Lok Sabha elections were announced and the Model Code of Conduct kicked in, the Centre spent Rs 367 crore between December 1, 2018, and March 10, 2019.

J&K: Protest within Press Council over move in SC

In its application, the Press Council has said that it should be heard as the case “concerns the rights of the journalists/media for free and fair reporting on the one hand and national interest of integrity and sovereignty on the other hand”.

As workers protest, govt says no final decision on Ordnance Factory Board yet

Sources in Defence Ministry said the matter “was to be examined under the 100-day agenda of the government”, but no final decision has been taken.

Defence Ministry approves reorganisation of Army HQ

Vigilance cell will bring in transparency, sources in the Army said. It will be headed by a senior ranking officer and Navy and Air Force will have its representatives in the cell.