Sushant Singh

Atal Bihari Vajpayee and national security: Daring leap, step by step
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead: With altered security paradigm, he engaged with China, made peace moves towards Pakistan

Legacy Explained: Introducing Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead: For those who will vote for the first time in 2019, a primer on why Atal Bihari Vajpayee matters, in life and in death.

For women officers of armed forces, a dream fulfilled: Permanent commission
Thu, Aug 16, 2018

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.

Aero India: Lucknow frontrunner in race for new venue as govt decides to fly air show out of Bengaluru
Tue, Aug 14, 2018

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.

Pakistan’s first elected non-Muslim MP: Won due to party, religion played no role, says Mahesh Kumar
Sun, Aug 12, 2018

Malani — who is a Hindu — contested and won the NA-222 (Tharparkar-II) seat, where he held his ground against 14 candidates.

Possible Chinese still in north Doklam: Foreign Secretary, predecessor told panel after faceoff ended
Sat, Aug 11, 2018

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.

How is seniority decided in the SC?
Tue, Aug 07, 2018

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?

Supreme Court appointments: Judges to meet CJI Dipak Misra today over Justice KM Joseph ‘downgrade’
Mon, Aug 06, 2018

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.

J-K: Army court of inquiry set to indict Major Leetul Gogoi in Valley woman case
Sat, Aug 04, 2018

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”.

Defence ministry issues first major EPC contract
Sat, Aug 04, 2018

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.

India-US Military Communications Pact: US team in Delhi next week, India demands five assurances
Wed, Aug 01, 2018

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.

Pakistan Elections 2018: All roads to India may lead through Pak army
Sun, Jul 29, 2018

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.

Pakistan elections 2018: Fingers crossed in Delhi, mission was in touch with Team Imran
Fri, Jul 27, 2018

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.

India, US set to sign pact for secure military communications
Thu, Jul 26, 2018

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.

SC Collegium reiterates Justice K M Joseph’s name, recommends two others
Sat, Jul 21, 2018

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”.

No-confidence motion debate: France clears air as charges fly over cost of Rafale, its secrecy
Sat, Jul 21, 2018

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."

World knows if Pakistan behaves well, India’s hand is extended: S Jaishankar
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

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.

No. 1 vs No. 2: War in CBI is out in the open
Mon, Jul 16, 2018

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.

India lets US know: Buying Russia missile system
Sat, Jul 14, 2018

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”.

Spike in militant recruitment after end of Valley ceasefire: J&K data
Wed, Jul 11, 2018

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.