Krishn Kaushik

Articles By Krishn Kaushik

Oppn takes on PM, says delays, protests legitimate tools

K Keshava Rao of TRS said Modi “perhaps thought that checks should not mean blocking”, and that “checks can at best be checkmating”.

PM Narendra Modi says Rajya Sabha must check, not choke, praises NCP and BJD

Speaking during a special discussion on the “Role of Rajya Sabha in Indian Polity and Need for Reforms”, on the first day of the 250th session of the Upper House, Modi also praised the NCP and BJD for never rushing to the well of the House.

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie call for CBI probe into Rafale fighter jet deal

On Thursday, the Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi turned down petitions seeking a review of its 2018 decision on the matter.

S Jaishankar at RNG Lecture: Real obstacle to India’s rise not barriers of world but dogmas of Delhi

“The purposeful pursuit of national interest in shifting global dynamics may not be easy; but it must be done. And the real obstacle to the rise of India is not anymore the barriers of the world, but the dogmas of Delhi,” Jaishankar said at the fourth Ramnath Goenka Lecture.

First amphibious Indo-US joint exercise starts in Vizag today

Although it is a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise, defence sources said there will be exercises for a “limited threat scenario” as well.

Confident that India can be $10-tn economy in next 10-15 years: Rajnath

Singh compared the startups to knowledge, and armed forces to power.

Nearly 3.5 lakh security personnel in J&K, Ladakh

Though the Army officially does not share the actual number of troops in the two Union Territories, sources said the number is much lower than what Pakistan claims at various international forums.

Army: Pakistan intel using fake gurus to target soldiers, families for info

The Army has listed these religious or spiritual gurus in the advisory, which also warns soldiers against Pakistani intelligence officials posing as women on social media to honeytrap.

An old Delhi demand met: Govt will regularise illegal colonies

Over 40 lakh in 1,728 colonies stand to benefit, property rights for a fee

View from the right: Kashmir and 370

Vaidya provides a historical background for Article 370 and how Jammu and Kashmir became a part of India. He then says that J&K “doesn’t comprise of people living in Kashmir Valley alone but also includes people of Jammu and Ladakh region”

6-10 Pakistani soldiers killed, terror infra hit severely: Army Chief on operation in PoK

The Indian Army had last targeted terrorist launch pads in February this year, after the deadly Pulwama attack, hitting a Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot, deep inside Pakistan.

India must be self-reliant in critical technologies: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said, “It is time that we reduce our dependence on imported systems and we develop such an indigenous innovation ecosystem that can make us completely self-reliant in critical technologies.”

View from the right

The speech, it says, “generally outlines the challenges before the nation and contextualises the role of the organisation to mitigate the same” and ”underscores the need for organising the Hindu society for national rejuvenation”.

Rifles to tanks, Army working on real-time database of equipment

The project has been divided into eight modules, of which the first module is ready and the second is under preparation, Army sources said.

Press Council team puts off Kashmir visit by 3 weeks

Justice Prasad stated, “In case Members can manage their visit and achieve the objectives without the help and assistance of the State Government they can do so. Ordinarily assistance is needed but it is for the Convener and members to take the final call.”

Sharp spike in ceasefire violations by Pakistan this year

Sources mentioned that between August and September, the total number of agitations across the Valley have come down by more than half. Terrorist activity has also slowed down compared to 2018, Army sources added.

Balakot airtrikes were major shift in govt’s handling of terror: IAF chief

He said the present security environment in India’s neighbourhood is a serious cause of concern, and the Pulwama terror strike is a stark reminder of the persistent threat to defence installations.

No need to worry on Pakistan use of drones to push arms, says top Army officer

On reports that Pakistan sent some guns across the border through drones, Lt Gen Kler said the capability for carriage is “very little” in drones being used at present.

Army removed 130 tonnes waste since January 2018 in Siachen clean-up

The clean-up project, called Swachh Siachen Abhiyan, aims to keep the glacier clean and also preserve the region’s ecology.

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.