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K V Priya

K V Priya

The road ahead for India’s first Chief of Defence Staff

The road ahead for India’s first Chief of Defence Staff

January 11, 2020

General Bipin Rawat is the first sitting Chief of Army Staff to be appointed as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) post. Retiring general Rawat, on December 31, 2019, was appointed the first tri-service chief with effect from January 1, 2020. Several challenges await the first CDS.

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Modi’s myriad challenges

Modi’s myriad challenges

January 9, 2020

After storming into office for a second time with a thumping majority, challenges for Narendra Modi’s government has not wilted in any way. Instead it has taken myriad forms…

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Assaults in Indian campuses

Assaults in Indian campuses

November 30, 2019

India is on third spot after Turkey and China in terms of assaults on higher education community. Violent altercations between students, security forces and off-campus groups, and actions against scholars critical of those in power, is on rise.

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Bullet train project: stop, stall and scrap?

Bullet train project: stop, stall and scrap?

November 29, 2019

What will be the fate of multi-million dollar projects in Maharashtra including the bullet train after the recent political quake that decimated BJP out of office?

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Govt tells Air India: Be privatised or perish

Govt tells Air India: Be privatised or perish

November 28, 2019

Privatise or else perish, is the new mantra from the Modi government in its renewed attempt to sell the debt-laden national airline - Air India.

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Disinvestment overdrive

Disinvestment overdrive

November 23, 2019

The Modi government is on a mission mode to disinvest its stakes in profitable state-run enterprises in strategic sector. Will it just bridge the fiscal gap? Or will it also revive Indian economy is a million-dollar question?

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India, US preparing 2+2 Dialogue next month

India, US preparing 2+2 Dialogue next month

November 18, 2019

Key defence pacts are likely to be inked between US and India during the dialogue in Washington next month. A brief report about the significance of the same.

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Battling air pollution

Battling air pollution

November 18, 2019

Breathing in India’s national is getting bad to worse with the onset of winter. As stakeholders grapple with different solutions, air in Delhi reaches toxic level pushing Delhites to a brink of health disaster.

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Ram temple dispute: a timeline

Ram temple dispute: a timeline

November 9, 2019

On November 9, the five-member Constitution bench led by the chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi cleared the way for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya.

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RCEP races ahead, India opts out

RCEP races ahead, India opts out

November 7, 2019

Flagging domestic concerns-fears of heightened trade deficit and a perceived threat to small producers, agriculture, including dairy and poor free trade record India opted out of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

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India weighs trade curbs on Turkey, Malaysia

India weighs trade curbs on Turkey, Malaysia

November 4, 2019

Leveraging its economic power and global standing against countries that are crossing its core national interests the Modi government is vigorously mulling to use trade curbs.

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Sun And Sand

Sun And Sand

November 1, 2019

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