Sunday, 16 February 2020

Categories for Spotlight

  • Reigniting AFSPA

    April 28, 2019 4:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Diwali is once a year but fireworks equivalent to 10 years during Diwali have been fired in run up to general elections 2019 – not actual firecrackers but through verbal abuse. But the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) starts... View Article

  • The Congress Manifesto 2019: A Charter to Weaken India

    April 15, 2019 3:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Sitting in Opposition from 2004-14, I used to listen to the tall promises in the Congress Budgets.  An early lesson that I gave to myself was “Don’t go by what is said, the devil is always in the details”.  In... View Article

  • The Fourteen Reforms of Narendra Modi’s Government

    April 1, 2019 2:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Five year is not a long period in the life of a nation. It can, however, be a turning point in its direction for progress.  1991 was an important watershed in Indian history.  Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was confronted... View Article

  • Balakot and future of Proxy War by Pakistan

    March 22, 2019 3:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The objective of the Indian Air Force strike at Balakot on 26-February-2019 was to insulate India from jihadi terror orchestrated by Pakistan and to purge India of jihadi terrorism. Indian patience died after the Pulwama terrorist attack, wherein 44 CRPF... View Article

  • What its Advisor Must Tell the Congress Party on National Security

    March 12, 2019 3:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Congress President has announced appointment of Lt. Gen. D.S. Hooda (Retd.) and a committee headed by him to advise the Party on National Security Policy. Lt. Gen. Hooda is an experienced and distinguished former officer of the Indian Army.... View Article

  • Defence Budget 2019-20 Not Based on Threat Perception

    February 25, 2019 1:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Surprisingly, not considering the threat perception the defence budget for the fiscal 2019-2020 has been merely increased by 6.87 per cent to Rs. 3,18,93 crore against last year’s allocation of Rs. 2,98,418 crore, notwithstanding expectations of a major hike when... View Article

  • Budget 2019

    February 25, 2019 1:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  • A New Messiah in Kashmir!

    February 10, 2019 12:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Shah Faesal recently quit Indian Administrative Service (IAS). He has been since much in news, primarily because he is a Kashmiri Muslim and belonged to the J&K cadre wherein he served for 10 years. His topper status in the UPSC... View Article

  • Need of Lakshaman Rekha for retired Judges

    January 25, 2019 3:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The practice of criticising judgement or decision of any sitting judge by the retired judge must have some limits. To comment on a judgement is different from its criticism. Recently, retired justice of Supreme Court A.K.PATNAIK went to media to... View Article

  • 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Delhi HC Awards Life Term To Congress Leader Sajjan Kumar

    January 10, 2019 3:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    To begin with, it has been a long and gruelling wait of 34 long years for the survivors of 1984 anti-Sikh riots to finally see one big leader Sajjan Kumar being sentenced to life term by Delhi High Court in... View Article