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Ajai Shukla: Nurturing shipyards: the case of HSL
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Ajai Shukla: Nurturing shipyards: the case of HSL

Hindustan Shipyard cannot be thrown to market wolves Ajai Shukla May 25, 2015 Last Updated at 21:29 IST Notwithstanding the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government's declared commitment to "Make in India", its procurement decisions adhere to this only ... Business Standard, 2 days ago
Ajai Shukla: Generals, quotas damage the army Business Standard, 1 month ago
Generals, quotas damage the army, 4 weeks ago

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Ajai Shukla: A wasted year

High amongst the reasons why almost a third of India voted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to power a year ago was the carefully presented image of a party that would safeguard national defence and pay attention to a long-neglected military. After ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago A wasted year  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Ajai Shukla: Needed - defence budgeting structures  Business Standard2 months ago
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Letters: The quota question

This refers to Ajai Shukla's column "Revive the army's warrior cult" (Broadsword, April 28). While the army has no reservations for recruitment, it appears to have excelled in imbibing the quota cult, so much so that its warrior cult is now suspect. ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago Letters: On a sound war footing  Business Standard1 month ago Ajai Shukla: Don't divide the army, Mr Parrikar  Business Standard1 month ago Don't divide the army, Mr Defence Minister  Rediff.com1 month ago

Letters: India's future Air Force

Ajai Shukla's column "'Make in India' on the guillotine," (Broadsword, April 14) raises several compelling questions, especially about the arbitrary scrapping of defence procurement tenders. However, to brand the Rafale deal a triumph for France, simply ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Letters: A price for safe skies  Business Standard1 month ago 19 Warbirds Of The Indian Air Force That Keep The Skies Safe  Indiatimes4 days ago

Headless DRDO is seriously worrying

Among the programmes suffering from this lack of leadership is the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft project. Ajai Shukla reports A sense of drift is palpable within the Defence Research & Development Organisation, which has been without a leader for three months since the ouster of its widely respected chief, Avinash Chander, on January 31. On that day, Defence Secretary R K Mathur was given additional charge of Chander's post of Secretary, Defence R&D, for three months. That period expired ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Ajai Shukla: 'Make in India' on the guillotine

Make in India" has a nice patriotic air to it, especially when Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells an international audience at the Aero India 2015 show in Bengaluru that "India will emerge as a major global centre for defence industry", with ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago India kills $20-B defense deal  Manila Times1 month ago Rafale deal: Modi's Parisian blunder  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Ajai Shukla: Making 'make' happen

India's defence industry needs to be hand-held if it is to supply defence equipment designed and built specifically for India Ajai Shukla March 16, 2015 Last Updated at 21:50 IST In the afternoon of November 10, within 10 minutes of occupying his new office ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Back in action! India gets 2 upgraded Mirage 2000 fighter jets

With the Rafale contract in limbo, the upgrade of IAF's Mirage 2000 and Jaguar fighters has become vitally important. Ajai Shukla reports Indian defence planners have breathed a sigh of relief as the first two Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 fighters being upgraded in France were handed over by Dassault and Thales to India's ambassador in Paris, Arun Singh. In July 2011, IAF signed a Rs 10,947-crore contract to upgrade its entire fleet of 51 Mirage 2000 fighters. This would extend the life of the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Defence minister's U-turn opens door for more Rafale fighters

Last week, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said buying 90 less Rafale fighter jets than the 126 planned earlier would save him money to buy more Tejas Light Combat Aircraft for the India Air Force. Ajai Shukla reports Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to France last month had signed an agreement to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets for over $6 billion (Rs 38,196 crore). Photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, in a television interview on Tuesday evening, ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago Is India trying to save Rafale at cost of Russia's 5G jets?  Rediff.com1 month ago

Modi@1: Is this what our armed forces were promised?

Image: The INS Vikramaditya was acquired by the United Progressive Alliance government. The National Democratic Alliance government merely received the ship post refit in Russia. Photograph: The Indian Navy 'The government has belied the hope that many harboured of change, efficiency and dismantling old practices as the defence ministry continues to pursue the same well-trodden and wasteful path.'Rahul Bedi paints a worrying picture as he examines the defence ministry's performance under ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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