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The Chinese will keep pushing India'

'India will keep trying to avoid conflict.''This is the moment when we draw a line in the sand.' IMAGE: General Manoj Mukund Naravane, chief of the army staff, in Ladakh, June 24, 2020. "I hope the government wakes up, understands that the way they have been handling security and strategic affairs. They don't have the luxury of time," strategic affairs expert Sushant Sareen -- Senior Research Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and author of Corridor Calculus: China-Pakistan Economic ..., 1 week ago

'If any Chinese comes with a baton or barbed wire, shoot the chap dead'

'I don't see how any Indian government or any Indian military leadership can now ask the soldiers to patrol without weapons.' IMAGE: People's Liberation Troops at the Line of Actual Control. Photograph: Reuters   "We are much closer to a bigger conflict now than we have ever been in the past," strategic affairs expert Sushant Sareen -- Senior Research Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and author of Corridor Calculus: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor & China's comprador model ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Congress eyes dy CM's post in Maharashtra

'Who else will solve these issues if not the chief minister?''Who else shall we take our complaints to?' IMAGE: Ashok Chavan, left, with Uddhav Thackeray, centre, and Sharad Pawar, right, during the discussions to form the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra. Photograph: ANI With ministers from the Congress in the Uddhav Thackeray government going on record with their grievances about how the party feels neglected and sidelined in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, the Congress appears ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

COVID-19 deaths: Why Supreme Court order is important

'There is a special benefit in the matter being taken up by the Supreme Court rather than the high courts.''The orders of the high courts are limited, but the Supreme Court order is binding upon everybody.' Ashwani Kumar, the former Congress MP and advocate whose letter to the Supreme Court -- about the undignified way in which COVID-19 patients and deceased were being treated -- was taken suo moto cognizance of by the apex court on Friday. The Supreme Court has asked state governments to ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Post lockdown: SAVE! SAVE! SAVE!

'People can start making a safety net, and that safety net should be at least three months of your monthly salary.''If somebody is earning Rs 25,000 then s/he should have at least Rs 75,000 in her/his bank account, so that if anything like this (lockdowns) happens in the future, they are not struggling.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Gaurav Chopra's IndiaLends, an online fintech platform that connects borrowers and lenders, conducted an online survey recently to find out the impact ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Cyclone Nisarga: Mumbai, Thane, Gujarat safe

'Cyclone Nisarga will pass Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Panvel, Navi Mumbai by a safe distance.' IMAGE: Uttan beach in Thane. Photograph: PTI Photo "All the northern parts of coastal Maharashtra like Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, will escape the brunt of cyclone Nisarga, as it goes deep into land its intensity decreases," Air Vice Marshal G P Sharma (retd), President, Meteorology and Climate Change, Skymet Weather Services -- which provides weather forecasts and solutions -- tells Prasanna D ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

'The fiscal stimulus is zero'

'If the government spends Rs 10 lakh crore this year, then you would be looking at a GDP growth of minus 5 per cent.''If you do not do this, you will be looking at GDP growth between minus nine and minus 10 per cent.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ At his third press briefing since the COVID-19 pandemic began gnawing at the Indian economy on May 22, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das announced that the RBI would lend money to banks (repo rate) at 4 per cent, which stood at ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

'Average wind speeds will be about 90 km per hour'

'It could rain about 200 mm in short span of time.' IMAGE: Dark clouds gather in the sky over Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Photo "Starting from the entire Konkan coast -- Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Alibaug -- going further north towards Mumbai, suburbs of Mumbai, be it Navi Mumbai, Panvel, Thane, Kalyan and going up to Dahanu and Palghar (will be affected by Nisarga," Air Vice Marshal G P Sharma, President, Meteorology and Climate Change, Skymet Weather Services, tells Prasanna D Zore/ AVM ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

COVID-19 delays India's second aircraft carrier

For about three more years, the Indian Navy will have to make do with its lone carrier -- the Russia-built INS Vikramaditya.Ajai Shukla reports. IMAGE: The INS Vikramaditya, currently India's only aircraft carrier. Photograph: Prasanna D Zore/ The long wait for India's first indigenous aircraft carrier, the INS Vikrant, is set to be even longer. Senior naval sources say the COVID-19 pandemic has set back the start of trials by at least six months -- perhaps more if the lockdown and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Don't charge migrants for bus/train back home, says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that migrant workers wanting to return to their home states will not be charged train or bus fares and those stranded across the country will be provided food free of cost by the authorities concerned.   IMAGE: Rajkumar Rajbhar, who used to earn Rs 500 per day at a construction site in Mumbai, is willing to settle for even 'basic income' at his village, but won't come back to Mumbai after the lockdown is lifted. Photograph: Prasanna D Zore / ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago See: Why these migrants won't come back to Mumbai  Rediff.com1 month ago
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