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Freeze the Chief of Defence Staff concept: It was the need of the hour 10 years ago

Apr 12, 2016

Freeze the Chief of Defence Staff concept: It was the need of the hour 10 years ago

A single-point military advisor’s post in the form of Chief of Defence Staff was proposed by the Kargil Review Committee headed by K Subrahmanyam (father of present foreign secretary S Jaishankar), and endorsed by the follow-up group of ministers report #Pranab Mukherjee #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Ministry of Defence #Robin Dhowan #George Fernandes #Dalbir Singh #K Subrahmanyam #chief of defence staff #Chiefs of Staff Committee #Naresh Chandra Committee #Kargil Review Committee
Bihar's CM Nitish Kumar elected as the new JD(U) chief; replaces Sharad Yadav

Apr 10, 2016

Bihar's CM Nitish Kumar elected as the new JD(U) chief; replaces Sharad Yadav

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was on Sunday elected as JD(U) President, a move that would put him in complete command of the party as its seeks to expand beyond the state and prepares for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. #Mayawati #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Samajwadi Party #Lok Sabha #Mulayam Singh Yadav #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #BSP #Sharad Yadav #NDA #George Fernandes #JD(U) #Babulal Marandi #K. C. Tyagi #JD(U) President #Janata Parivar
Book Excerpt: Sriram Karri's 'Autobiography of a Mad Nation'

Aug 15, 2015

Book Excerpt: Sriram Karri's 'Autobiography of a Mad Nation'

As the nuclear scientist President of India tries to figure out if this young man is indeed guilty of an apparently senseless murder, the book unfolds against a political canvas of modern India. #BookExcerpt #LK Advani #George Fernandes #Sriram Karri #Autobiography of a Mad Nation
Karma bites back: JD(U) rebels back Sharad Yadav, take on Nitish

Jun 16, 2014

Karma bites back: JD(U) rebels back Sharad Yadav, take on Nitish

It’s a full-grown battle between Nitish and Sharad in Bihar with the rebels lending their support to their party’s national chief against the former. #Politics #Rajya Sabha #PoliticalPlay #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Sharad Yadav #NDA #George Fernandes #JD(U)
 CBI files closure report in Barak missile deal

Dec 24, 2013

CBI files closure report in Barak missile deal

It was alleged that Fernandes' associate Jaya Jaitley and others had received a bribe of Rs 2 crore in the Rs 1,150 crore Barak missiles deal in 2000. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #CBI #Indian Navy #DRDO #George Fernandes #Samata Party #Cabinet Committee on Security #Admiral Sushil Kumar #Barak AMD Systems #Israel Aircraft Industries
To Jaya Jaitly, others in Tehelka sting: Preying on Tejpal now is opportunism

Dec 12, 2013

To Jaya Jaitly, others in Tehelka sting: Preying on Tejpal now is opportunism

Tarun Tejpal’s personality, character, functioning, actions, mistakes, however objectionable, do not make all those caught on the Operation West End tapes innocent. #Goa #Rape #Sexual harassment #Tarun Tejpal #Tehelka #George Fernandes #Jaya Jaitly #Defence Deals #Shoma Chaudhury #Section 376 #Think Fest #criminal amendment #operation Westend
 Kejriwal turns 'giant killer', comparison with George Fernandes

Dec 08, 2013

Kejriwal turns 'giant killer', comparison with George Fernandes

Dikshit (75) has the distinction of being the longest-serving woman chief minister in independent India. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Sheila Dikshit #PoliticalPlay #Arvind Kejriwal #States #George Fernandes #Aam Admi Party
Sena, BJP slam govt for failure to protect 'Vikrant'

Dec 05, 2013

Sena, BJP slam govt for failure to protect 'Vikrant'

Opposition Shiv Sena and BJP have targeted the Congress-led government in Maharashtra and the Centre for "inability" to maintain the decommissioned aircraft carrier Indian Maritime Ship Vikrant. #Congress #NewsTracker #Shiv Sena #Indian Navy #NCP #defence ministry #George Fernandes #Shekhar Sinha #Western Naval command #IMS Vikrant