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Subir Bhaumik

Subir Bhaumik

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Deployment of maritime surveillance aircraft P8Is in the H...

P-8I maritime aircraft of Indian Navy India is planning to use the maritime surveillance aircraft P-8I in the Himalayas and the Thar Desert....

Indian Army's 'Tour of Duty' proposal is both wasteful and...

I saw three episodes of the 'Tour of Duty', an American military television drama series based on events in the Vietnam War, that ran for th...

Indian economy in free fall

Indian economy is in free fall without a parachute. The Japanese investment bank Nomura has lowered its GDP growth forecast for India to a negative 5...

Despite threats to public health, defense budgets will go...

James Robinson, co-author of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail and Director of the University of Chicago’s Pearson Insti...

Another Mujib killer nabbed?

Risaldar Moslehuddin in 1975; suspected Moslehuddin now. Indian agencies have arrested an octogenarian Muslim man from the border town of Bon...

India's Rakhine dilemma

In a bid to ensure the early operationalization of the ambitious Kaladan multimodal transport project, India may be getting sucked into Myanmar’...

COVID appears to strengthen militaries’ grip on Asian gove...

Bangladeshi troops patrol virus hit Dhaka It may be too early to predict a return to military rule in many Asian countries that are fledgling...

Insensitive Modi forces the poor to go on a ‘Long March’

In the 1930s, China's legendary Chairman Mao Zedong took his Red Army on a ‘Long March’ across China to save the fighting forces of his Co...

NSCN (IM) revives old demands putting Indian government in...

The Indian government has refused to accept two 'core demands' of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah), causing huge uncertainty a...

India pulls up US agency for doing unauthorized Nipah viru...

Manipal Centre for Virus Research The Indian government has pulled up the US government's Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for fun...

India in the Myanmar muddle

Arakan Army trainees Desperate to complete the ambitious US$ 484 million Kaladan Multimodal Project and get it operational, India may be getting...

Is India really prepared for a two front war?

Gen. Bipin Rawat's only contribution as Indian army chief has been his frequent rhetoric in trumpeting India's capability to fight a two-front war wit...

It is not in BJP’s DNA to learn lessons from the rout in D...

Modi and Shah in a fix The BJP's landmark defeat in the Delhi State Assembly elections this week is both symbolic and substantive. It was the...

From Rebel to Peacemaker

Zoram Thanga is Chief Minister of India's tiny North Eastern state of Mizoram. A former rebel leader, Zoram Thanga, returned to normal life, and polit...

India’s great federal crisis

The “federal crisis” is the greatest crisis faced by the Indian federation since it was created from the British Indian Empire in 1947. Tw...

Kashmiri medical students denied Bangladesh visa

Nearly 350 Kashmiri students headed for Bangladesh to undergo medical education are stranded in Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati and Agartala for nearly a mon...

US expected to drag India into its conflict with Iran

2+2 dialogue between India and US The escalation of the US-Iran conflict following the Trump-ordered drone strike that killed Iran's Pasdaran...

Tripura to plant tea on No Man’s Land along Bangladesh bor...

The State-owned Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) is planning to put up tea plantations on “No-Man’s Land” all along the St...

India’s saffron brigade caught in a nut cracker

The updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the sensitive northeastern state of Assam followed by the enactment of the Citizenship Amen...

Lt. Gen. Naravane likely to be India’s first Chief of Defe...

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane, the current Indian army vice-chief, is likely to take over as India’s first Chief of Defense Staff. C...