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Nirmala Sitharaman meets James Mattis
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Nirmala Sitharaman meets James Mattis

Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman receives US Defence Secretary James Mattis in New Delhi. Ajai Shukla in his column for Rediff.com, writes, "When United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis meets his Indian counterpart, Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Tuesday, it will be a first handshake between an unusually powerful American incumbent and a greenhorn Indian one. General Mattis is a vastly experienced combat soldier who has commanded an infantry battalion in Iraq in 1991, an ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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DefMin sacks 13 officers for 'non-performance'

Action has been taken according to a memorandum that requires 'periodic review of performance of government servants'.Ajai Shukla reports. In an unprecedented move, the defence ministry sacked 13 officers of the Ordnance Factory Board on Thursday, August 31, for non-performance. This is a revolutionary move in a ministry where decision-making is glacial and bureaucrats recount, only half humorously: 'Officers get sacked for taking controversial decisions; no officer has ever been sacked for not ...
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Soldiers' morale at Doklam sky high

'The situation in Doklam has plateaued; militarily, the Chinese know they can do nothing here,' an Indian general tells Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Indian soldiers patrol the border with China. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters With China's defence ministry warning New Delhi that 'restraint has its bottom line', Indian Army officers participating in the Doklam faceoff have provided first detailed accounts of how the situation has evolved. They say the Doklam bowl -- which is disputed between China and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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In Uttar Pradesh, gangrape survivor ends life after Baghpat police fails to take action despite Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's orders

A 16-year-old gangrape survivor ended her life over alleged police inaction in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat on Saturday. What's shocking is the fact that the local police failed to initiate any inquiry in the case despite strict orders from Chief Minister Yogi ...
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Don't deport Rohingyas: Citizens write to Modi ahead of SC hearing

The Narendra Modi government must lead a "global response" to the "humanitarian tragedy" that is unfolding in Myanmar's Rakhine and prepare a "bold vision" that addresses the needs of thousands of Rohingya who have fled their homes in the wake of violence that has gripped the state.That is the crux of a letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and signed by 51 eminent citizens. The two-page letter was released by human rights organisation Amnesty International India and deals ...
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Can Sitharaman get the defence dinosaur moving?

The defence minister has 20 months to learn the military's ethos, culture and to publicly bat for an organisation that feels increasingly marginalised and underappreciated, notes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman understands the working of a helicopter at the Naliya air base in Gujarat. Photograph: Kind courtesy @nsitharaman/Twitter Early morning on May 24, 2004, when Pranab Mukherjee, the surprise defence minister of the surprise United Progressive Alliance government ...
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Does the military need Armed Forces Tribunals?

The AFT was intended to reduce military related cases in civil courts.Instead, the backlog in defence-related cases has increased from 9,000 to 16,000 after the AFT's creation.Ajai Shukla reports.   In an important move towards reforming departmental justice across the board, but especially for the military, the Supreme Court issued the central government a show cause notice on August 25, asking why its recently promulgated rules for the Armed Forces Tribunal should not be struck down. The ...
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Lockheed Martin's F-16 or Saab's Gripen E: Which will be India's next fighter?

With both aircraft likely to meet the IAF's performance requirements, the winning bid could be the one that offers the lowest cost and the best industrial proposal.Ajai Shukla reports. Lockheed Martin, the world's biggest defence vendor, which is pitching strongly to sell the Indian Air Force its new F-16 Block 70 fighter, says if India chose its fighter, an Indian production line would churn out 3 to 4 F-16s every month. "We want to create the capacity to build three or more aircraft per ...
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The Ladakh Scouts, Indian Army's snow warriors

President Ram Nath Kovind presents the President's Colours to the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre today, August 21.These are normally presented to units that distinguish themselves consistently over decades.The Ladakh Scouts became a regular army regiment only in June 2001 after its stunning performance in the Kargil conflict, notes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: The Ladakh Scouts, the youngest army regiment, is a godsend as they are genetically conditioned for high altitudes, with physiological ...
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Indian Army divisions move to Sikkim-Tibet border

The operational alert allows troops to get acclimatised to high altitudes, renovate the bunkers and trenches from which they would fight, break out ammunition, and carry out the coordination needed to fight an integrated defensive battle.Ajai Shukla reports. Although army planners are not expecting a Chinese attack on the disputed Doklam bowl, where some 150 Indian soldiers have been in an eyeball-to-eyeball face-off against some 40 Chinese border guards since June, the army is taking no ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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