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Ex-DRDO chief VK Saraswat slams Shivshankar Menon for 'erroneous' remarks on A-SAT tests during UPA regime
India

Ex-DRDO chief VK Saraswat slams Shivshankar Menon for 'erroneous' remarks on A-SAT tests during UPA regime

Former NSA Shivshankar Menon’s comments that UPA never sought permission to test an A-SAT missile are 'erroneous', said ex-DRDO chief Dr VK Saraswat.

A-SAT test ahead of polls bid to shift focus from bread-and-butter issues: PM seeks to benefit from nationalism debate
Politics

A-SAT test ahead of polls bid to shift focus from bread-and-butter issues: PM seeks to benefit from nationalism debate

The EC will decide whether Narendra Modi's speech on Mission Shakti violated the Model Code of Conduct, but there is little doubt that the move was a political one.

Mission Shakti approved in 2016; scientists worked round-the-clock to meet deadline, says DRDO chief G Satheesh Reddy
India

Mission Shakti approved in 2016; scientists worked round-the-clock to meet deadline, says DRDO chief G Satheesh Reddy

As a responsible nation we wanted to be sure all space assets were safe and all the debris decayed fast, added DRDO Chairman Reddy.

Successful A-SAT test announcement shows PM, BJP keen to shift narrative to national security before polls
India

Successful A-SAT test announcement shows PM, BJP keen to shift narrative to national security before polls

The fact that Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Mission Shakti’s success in a televised address before the nation gives the development an overt political colour

With A-SAT test, India takes leap in space defence: Mission Shakti can nullify Chinese cyber attacks at time of war
India

With A-SAT test, India takes leap in space defence: Mission Shakti can nullify Chinese cyber attacks at time of war

A-SAT strikes can nullify the usual space-based cyber attacks which, according to Chinese strategists, constitute the first stage of 'comprehensive war'