South Asia and Beyond


Mission Lanka On Fast Track

Engagement at the highest levels between India and Sri Lanka which began soon after the Gotabaya Rajapaksa-led government took charge in November last year will get a leg-up with National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval visiting Colombo on Saturday. It is a measure of the importance New Delhi attaches to its ties with the strategically […]Read More

PM’s Military Plainspeak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised even the most cynical national security analyst by not just appointing a Chief of Defence Staff end of last year but going a step further by creating a Department of Military Affairs (DMA) under the Ministry of Defence to coordinate and integrate the three armed forces to improve their combat […]Read More