Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead: With altered security paradigm, he engaged with China, made peace moves towards Pakistan
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Women are inducted in the armed forces only as officers and not in subordinate ranks, and currently, there are 1,561 women officers in the Army, 1,594 in the IAF and 644 in the Navy.
Sources in Defence Ministry told The Indian Express that a final decision has not been taken on the air show and an official announcement is expected within a week.
Malani — who is a Hindu — contested and won the NA-222 (Tharparkar-II) seat, where he held his ground against 14 candidates.
The military faceoff at Doklam between India and China started on June 16, 2017, when a Chinese road construction party tried to build a road in the Doklam region and was stopped by Indian troops from Doka La.
What was the significance of the Supreme Court Collegium recommending Justice K M Joseph first among three judges for elevation? What changes after government placed him third in its list?
The swearing-in ceremony of the three newly appointed judges is scheduled to be held in the CJI’s court at 10.30 am on Tuesday.
The Court of Inquiry, sources said, indicted Major Gogoi guilty on at least two counts: being away from the place of duty while on active service in an operational area and for violating the official Army policy on fraternising with a local woman “source”.
The contract, which is worth more than Rs 200 crore, will upgrade the BCT road, the lifeline of Western Arunachal Pradesh, to a blacktop two-lane highway.
As per sources, the biggest roadblock in the negotiations is India’s demand for a clause which explicitly states that Indian sovereign law takes precedence over COMCASA.
A Naya Pakistan? Any private lines of communication that New Delhi establishes with a government under Imran Khan would now have even lesser value than earlier.
While Khan’s pre-election campaign rhetoric had been fiery, it had largely been devoid of India bashing, barring a few occasions when he had tried to paint former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as pro-India.
The government, sources said, has told the Americans to send the final text of the agreement, so that the process of signing can be expedited in time for the ‘2+2’ meeting.
In the resolution, the SC Collegium said that “one of these vacancies is going to be filled up in terms of our recommendation for elevation of Mr Justice K M Joseph, which has separately been reiterated by us today”.
French foreign ministry said, "France and India concluded in 2008 a security agreement, which legally binds the two states to protect the classified information provided by the partner, that could impact security and operational capabilities of the defence equipment of India or France."
S Jaishankar also said, the government did not politicise either the surgical strikes against Pakistan or the military stand-off with China at Doklam plateau.
The issues raised by CBI assume significance at a time when it is probing several politicians in the run-up to the general elections next year.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reiterated that the postponement of the 2+2 meeting with the US scheduled for July 6, was not related to trade disputes or any other bilateral dispute but only as Washington “did not find the dates suitable”.
Of the 82 who joined militancy this year, 38 joined the Hizbul Mujahideen, 18 joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba and 19 joined the Jaish-e-Mohammad.
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee initiated the famous Delhi-Lahore bus service to foster better relationships between India and Pakistan. Vajpayee had travelled on the same bus during its inaugural run on February 19, 1999 and was received by Nawaz Sharif, his counterpart in Pakistan.