It is time for a dispassionate analysis of the Indian Offset Partner (IOP) provisions enshrined in the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 that is said to be the basis of the Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) between India and France and the signing of the Rafale deal.
The Air Force has hit an all-time low of 31 fighter squadrons vis-a-vis government authorized 42 squadrons even as India is at one of the worst geo-political hotspots of the world with two nuclear neighbors.
With the Union Cabinet’s ordinance, instant triple talaq is now a punishable offence with a three-year jail term. How long can 7 crore citizens of this country be ignored and discriminated against? The tide is turning.
While capturing foreign markets, the Chinese were carefully protecting their own by high tariffs. It has to be said to the credit of President Trump that he has called the Chinese bluff, and bluntly told the Chinese that this won't do.
Under the pretext of '#urbannaxals', police barged into a central university campus, raided Dalit intellectual Prof Satyanarayana's house, and seized all his academic work. A student recounts the ordeal.