Friday, 29 May 2020

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  • Government Set To Repeat Strategic Blunder Of Aksai-Chin In Siachen

    May 12, 2012 4:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India was under pressure in 2006 for discussions on demilitarisation of the Siachen Sector. Delusionary strategic thinking sprouted, well-orchestrated by the policy establishment that Siachen was not of strategic importance, uneconomical to hold and therefore should be demilitarised and converted... View Article

  • Agni-V And Beyond

    May 5, 2012 10:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    On Thursday (April 19), Agni-V lifted itself from Wheelers’ Island on Odisha coast and streaked across the azure skies of Bay of Bengal. This event, though symbolic, is significant, because it catapults India in the league of select nations –... View Article

  • Naxals Ruling The Roost

    April 28, 2012 11:19 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Blackmail has become a paying industry, not only for kidnappers, abductors and criminals but also for terrorists and other groups like Maoists Naxalites. They are emboldened by the fact, that both in the past and now they have succeeded in... View Article

  • America’s $10 Million Bounty On Hafiz Sayeed

    April 21, 2012 4:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    US Under Secretary of state Ms. Wendy Sherman’s declaration in New Delhi on April 02, that the US had put a bounty of US $10 million on Pakistan terrorist leader Hafiz Muhammad Sayeed came as a surprise. Almost simultaneously, US... View Article

  • Hostage Crisis Naveen Buckles Under Pressure

    April 7, 2012 11:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    A week after the chilling abduction of two Italian nationals, Bosusco Paolo and Claudio Colangelo by Maoists from Leftwing extremism-affected Kandhmal district of Odisha, the Naveen Patnaik led BJD government is left with no option but to buckle under pressure... View Article

  • Social Media Gets Into Biz Picture It Emerges As Key Attraction To New-Generation Employees

    March 31, 2012 1:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Leveraging the power of social media is the in-thing now among the businesses which see tremendous potential in furthering their reach through this now increasingly popular route. It has already emerged as a key advertising tool and the days are... View Article

  • Yeddyurappa On A Come-Back Trail?

    March 24, 2012 1:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Karnataka BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa has just won the battle. The High Court quashed the FIR against him in connection with the Lokayukta report on illegal mining that indicted him. And Yeddyurappa, as expected, has stepped up the clamour for... View Article

  • Yeddyurappa “Silenced For Now”

    March 17, 2012 3:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Karnataka BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa has decided to fight another day. After being bluntly told by the party central leadership that change in the leadership of Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda is ruled out, a sulking Yeddyurappa had no option... View Article

  • National Counter-Terrorism Centre A Non-Starter?

    March 10, 2012 5:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Politics which is the bread and butter of the politicians is getting inextricably linked with the national issues that the nation is facing. The problem is that of distrust that whatever any party does, does with a partisan angle—the latest... View Article

  • Mutiny In Maldives Leads to Replacement of President Nasheed

    February 25, 2012 10:09 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Maldives saw dramatic developments on February 7, 2012, when President Mohamed Nasheed was forced to step down from office following a mutiny by about 100 officers of the Police and the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) who joined a... View Article