The military knows very little about the world of journalism and has no plan in place to learn more, says Ajai Shukla The world's fourth most powerful military worries that negative media coverage is eroding its image. For decades after 1947, even through the humiliating rout by the Chinese in 1962, India's press placed the military on a pedestal. Foreign correspondents who rode into Dhaka with the Indian military in 1971 described our jawans fondly, even admiringly. This is no ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Ajai Shukla: Get the military a media plan - Sify, 1 week ago
Since the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike in 2008, India's security czars have summed up New Delhi's Pakistan policy as follows: there are many Pakistans; we will deal with each appropriately. In other words, the government in Islamabad does not speak ...Smart Investor, 1 month ago
In September 2012, the Ottawa based Atlantic Council, alleged to have links with Pakistan's ISI, announced the signing of an agreement to demilitarize Siachen as part of Confidence Building Measure between India and Pakistan. This agreement was ...Sify, 2 weeks ago
The Indian Navy is on its way to becoming a major air force, with the fleet air arm having achieved several landmarks this year, reports Ajai Shukla. In May, the first MiG-29K squadron was commissioned at the INS Hansa in Goa, with 20 world-class Russian fighters. In August, the first indigenous aircraft carrier, the INS Vikrant, was launched at Kochi. Later this month, Russia will hand over the INS Vikramaditya, formerly the Admiral Gorshkov, which will supplement the INS Viraat to become the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
There is speculation that China released the White Paper on Tibet in a hurry after a Spanish court agreed to hear charges of genocide against former Chinese president Hu Jintao. Ajai Shukla reports It is never easy to read the Chinese tea leaves. On Tuesday, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in China from Moscow for a two-day state visit, Beijing released a White Paper on Tibet that accuses “the 14th Dalai Lama and his clique in exile” in India of conducting separatist ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
New Delhi, Oct. 1: Prasar Bharati has requested the Centre to free the news sections of Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) from bureaucratic control and get them run by media professionals instead. The proposal, part of a larger plan aimed at ...Calcutta Telegraph, 2 months ago
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