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Agnipath – The Truth & the Way Forward
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Agnipath – The Truth & the Way Forward

(This article was first published on Nizam Today. Re-published with permission) The Agneepath scheme announced by the government recently has invited extreme reactions from a section of people, both within the armed forces and outside, with some – from within the forces too – going to the extent of claiming that one of the most […]

Reminiscences of Emergency: Those 16 Days In The Interrogation Room
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Reminiscences of Emergency: Those 16 Days In The Interrogation Room

Right under the light of 1000 watt electric bulb, question came one after the other. “Where is Bhaskar Rao?” The time when Bhaskar Rao, ಈone of the main organizers of Rashtreeya Swayamsevak Sangh, traveling across the length and breadth of Kerala, anchoring sangh activities against the emergency declared by Mrs. Gandhi.. had reached Alappuzha as […]

Pragmatism in Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s views on Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
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Pragmatism in Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s views on Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

Few years after independence, it became evident that Indian Foreign Policy and diplomacy under Nehru did not bear the intended fruits. The relationship with other countries post-independence did not reflect the Indian character or civilisational values. However, there were many leaders like Dr. B.R.Ambedkar, Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, K.M.Munshi and others who thought with an […]

Technology-led growth, Ease of doing business, Infrastructure and Digital Transformation are the key pillars of India’s current economic recovery: PM Modi at BRICS Business Forum
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Technology-led growth, Ease of doing business, Infrastructure and Digital Transformation are the key pillars of India’s current economic recovery: PM Modi at BRICS Business Forum

PM Narendra Modi addressed the BRICS Business Forum 2022 and said that Technology-led growth, Ease of doing business, Infrastructure and Digital Transformation are the key pillars of India’s current economic recovery. He said that when the whole world is focusing on post-COVID recovery, the role of BRICS countries will continue to remain very important. Speaking on […]

The ‘Agnipath’ transformation – A huge Change management challenge for the Indian Defence Forces
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The ‘Agnipath’ transformation – A huge Change management challenge for the Indian Defence Forces

On 14th June 2022, Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh along with chiefs of the Indian Armed Forces made public a short-term recruitment scheme in defence Services named Agnipath. It was not an announcement of an additional scheme but a change in the military recruitment policy of soldiers which forms the major strength of the […]

Maharanas, The Untold Story of One Thousand Year Resistance of the Sisodiyas Of Mewad Against Islamic Invaders
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Maharanas, The Untold Story of One Thousand Year Resistance of the Sisodiyas Of Mewad Against Islamic Invaders

Any Islamist apologist or pseudo-liberal historians in Bharat who claim that the invading Muslim horde from the hot deserts of Arabia and later from Central Asia could have easily converted the Sanatanis of Bharat to Islam are lying. Arguments such as Hindus are still the majority in India because Islam is a religion of peace […]

Rescue Missions Post 2014 – Indicator of India’s revamped Foreign Policy
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Rescue Missions Post 2014 – Indicator of India’s revamped Foreign Policy

Introduction The current events in Ukraine have again posed the question of safety of the large Indian diaspora living abroad. However, this is also a case study here about the Indian government’s success in rescuing its citizens in distress. How did India transform itself from a non-aligned balancing power into a nation that is assertive […]

Achievements of foreign policy the basis for progress and development at home – Dr S Jaishankar
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Achievements of foreign policy the basis for progress and development at home – Dr S Jaishankar

The achievements of foreign policy in stabilizing the neighbourhood are very much the basis for progress and development at home, Minister of External Affairs Dr S Jaishankar has said. He was addressing the St. Stephen’s- MRF Distinguished Alumni Lecture in New Delhi. Talking on what a ‘good’ foreign policy means to the average person, Dr […]