The 26/11 frame is an apt one to survey and take stock of India’s readiness and/or vulnerabilities today. Sheer shock and awe ensured it was a day of reckoning for India’s internal security apparatus: its strengths and weaknesses were on public display.
The SC judgment comes at a time when the armed forces are grappling with a huge number of cases where officers are being prosecuted for “stealing the affections of a brother officer’s wife”—the common euphemism for adultery.
Speaking at a seminar marking the 20th anniversary of India's heroics against Pakistan in Kargil, Rawat said: "In future, even conventional conflicts are likely to have a large asymmetric component leading to now what is being termed 'hybrid war'.
The Army's reaction came hours after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's office tweeted a letter, saying unscrupulous personnel have gained from disability benefits provided by the government to disabled soldiers.
Dhoni, who is an Honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Parachute Regiment of Territorial Army, wore gloves with 'Balidan Badge' during India's ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 opener against South Africa at Rose Bowl, Southampton on Wednesday
While there is a possibility that MS Dhoni might have worn these gloves with the regimental dagger insignia of the para forces earlier also, it did get a lot of traction on social media after photos of the same emerged during the India-South Africa match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Wednesday