Chinese intrusions declined by 10% this year, says official

Context: There has been a 10% decline in the number of Chinese transgressions this year. Highlights The presence of Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has also…

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Shekatkar committee

Context: The government recently reviewed the implementation of ambitious reform initiative for the Indian Army based on recommendations of a committee headed by Lt Gen (retd) DB Shekatkar. Shekatkar Committee was tasked…

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Manipur People’s Protection Bill, 2018

Context: The Manipur People’s Protection Bill, 2018 seeks to regulate the entry and exit of “outsiders” on the lines of the British-era inner-line permit system prevalent in three other north-eastern states: Arunachal Pradesh,…

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Manipur, where incursions by Myanmar soldiers are on the rise

Context: Border disputes in the northeast are usually associated with China’s claim on Arunachal Pradesh and alleged intrusion by Chinese soldiers. The 1,643-km border with Myanmar along Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and…

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The cost of deterrence

Context: Earlier this month, India marked the 20th anniversary of the nuclear tests at Pokhran, which signalled its de facto status as the sixth nuclear power nation of the world.…

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