Indian armed forces

The Sudden Death of a Protest

Siddharth Singh

The government had learned its lesson and moved fast to quell the violent agitation against the Agnipath scheme with a tailored message and effective action

The War India Can Win

The PLA looks impressive in ceremonial parades, but unlike the Indian Army it has no battlefield experience

2020 Is Not 1962

And China will realise why the hard way if it chooses the military option against India

Is It the End of the Road for Maoists?

The Road to Jagargunda: The Indian state’s final push in the Maoist heartland. A special report from Dantewada (Photos: Raul Irani)

The Submarine Leak

Is a structurally unmodified Scorpene worth the risk?

Defence Deals: Scam-Scarred and Not Really Battleworthy

More murky defence deals mean another long lull in the purchase of crucial equipment for the armed forces


The trouble with recruitment to the Indian armed forces is this: it demands medical fitness, but your fitness may depend on someone’s whim


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