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Overdrive To Minimise Cost Of Defence, Restructuring Should Not Compromise Operational Effectiveness: Maj Gen Asthana

There is no question that Indian Armed Forces needed that twitch of modernization and restructuring in the times that are changing the dimensions of warfare. The Integrated Theater Commands (ITC) is designed to do so. Some formulations are already up on the ground-- restructuring to address some of these aspects was done, with formulation of HQ Integrated Defence Staff, Andaman and Nicobar Command and Strategic Force Command (SFC). But make no haste, says military veteran Major General S B Asthana as speaks with BW Businessworld's Defence Editor Manish Kumar Jha on the ITC -- its complexity and the conflict within. It is about the training and equipment that must fulfill the spirit of jointness in building command.

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That Illusive Double Digit Growth-What Will Drive The Indian Economy

As India fends for resources to fight a virus and keep the economy on an even keel, it also looks beyond the pandemic and the targeted $5 trillion GDP. Are the country’s strategies and policy framework on track? BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha speaks to economists across the political divide for a realistic assessment of the state of the economy

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This Govt. Is Clueless, My Advice Is Borrow And Spend-- P. Chidambaram

The economic growth statistics of the last financial year underplay some economic indicators like FDI and GST collection. The GDP numbers released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) show a 7.3 per cent contraction of the Indian economy over FY2020-21 ‒ the worst in over 40 years. Along, we must subject FDI to a closer analysis. Where are we headed in terms of economic planning and how do we reorient our growth story? And, crucially, what about India's youth dividend turning in bubble? Former Union Finance Minister and Congress member of Parliament, P. Chidambaram discusses these and other lacunae in planning with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha.

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Non-Automotive Engine Business Will Continue To Grow: Greaves Cotton MD

The company's automotive engine business fell 22 per cent to 29,665 units during the March quarter over the same period last year, while for full fiscal it slipped by a massive 63 per cent to 94,658 units as compared to 2,52,495 units in FY20, as per the presentation.

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Nuclear Energy: A Critical Pillar Enriching India-Russia Relationship

India-Russia relations have not only stood the test of time but have also seen an increasing convergence of interests in the post-cold war era upheaval.

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India signs USD 50 mln LoC agreement to boost Maldives' maritime capability

India signs USD 50 mln LoC agreement to boost Maldives' maritime capability

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8 Chinese fighter aircraft enter Taipei's air defense zone as Taiwan appoints US-trained defence minister

8 Chinese fighter aircraft enter Taipei's air defense zone as Taiwan appoints US-trained defence minister

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Furore over Rahul Gandhi's questions on defence in Parliamentary panel's meeting

Furore over Rahul Gandhi's questions on defence in Parliamentary panel's meeting

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RJD slams Centre over house arrest of J-K leaders

RJD slams Centre over house arrest of J-K leaders

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Govt deceived people with Union budget 2021-22, ignored middle class: Shashi Tharoor

Govt deceived people with Union budget 2021-22, ignored middle class: Shashi Tharoor

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Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for 'reducing pension of soldiers'

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for 'reducing pension of soldiers'

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Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two C-130J Super Hercules with three NDRF teams sent for rescue operations

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Two C-130J Super Hercules with three NDRF teams sent for rescue operations

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Government plans to handover India's assets to its 'crony capitalist friends', alleges Rahul

Government plans to handover India's assets to its 'crony capitalist friends', alleges Rahul

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Watch out for increase in healthcare, defence expenditure, says Chidambaram ahead of Union Budget 2021

Watch out for increase in healthcare, defence expenditure, says Chidambaram ahead of Union Budget 2021

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Defence Minister launches revamped portal on gallantry award recipients

Defence Minister launches revamped portal on gallantry award recipients

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