India is among the top-five nations in the world in terms of military capability on most parameters. As per SIPRI, its defence spending was US$51bn in 2015, the sixth highest but significantly lower than the top-two globally with
the USA at US$596bn and China at US$215bn.
In terms of land systems, India has the fourth-highest number of heavy battle-ready tanks after Russia, China and the USA. At 1.3m, India’s active military personnel is the third highest in the world, while China has the highest number of active military personnel at 2.4m. India also has good missile capability with Prithvi missiles, for short-range (less than 600km) surface-to-surface attacks; Agni missiles, for long-range (up to 8,000km) surface-to-surface attacks; Akash and Trishul missiles, for surface-to-air attacks; and Dhanush missiles, for sea-to-sea and sea-to-surface attacks. Also, Brahmos missiles are cruise missiles with a range of 300km that can be launched from Read more
The first opinion poll survey conducted in Mar 2016 by Lokniti-CSDS on the upcoming Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly election in 2017 suggests that no single party will be able to get a majority on its own in a 402 seat assembly. The BJP under Narendra Modi as Prime Minister and Amit Shah as its President is headed for a Massive Defeat.
The survey results suggest that people are fairly satisfied with the SP Government’s development work and a large number of respondents feel that developmental work under the SP Government has improved compared to the previous regime. However, the respondents feel that the law and Read more
Despite having won significant majority (c.64%) in the 2014 Lok Sabha (LS) elections, Narendra Modi led NDA had only 24% seats in the Rajya Sabha (RS) – the upper house. For NDA, this lack of majority in the RS has translated into delays in implementation of legislations such as GST (Goods and Services Tax), Land acquisition bill, etc.
Recently, the budget session of Feb-May 2016 saw improved co-ordination between political parties resulting in clearance of multiple legislations such as real estate bill and bankruptcy bill among others. We believe that such co-operation Read more
The Prime Minister of India seems to have finally come to terms with how bad the situation in the banking sector
is. His extended presence in New Delhi also seems to have galvanised Parliamentary activity. The penny seems to have
finally dropped on Modi that he needs to spend more time in India rather than being the External Affairs Minister of India.
In the second half of the Budget Session, most experts in New Delhi as well as an eminent member of the Opposition are of the opinion that the Bankruptcy Code is likely to be passed in the second half of the Budget Session Read more
The Web has grown due to open architecture. We being Web Developers have figured out way to Download and Print Netaji Read more
Here is the First Part of the Complete 100 Files pertaining to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Declassified by the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shir Narendra Modi minutes ago on the birth anniversary of Shir Netaji. Since the official Website of NetajiPapers is not hosted on cloud, the website won’t scale like Gmail or twitter and is thus cracking under pressure. For your convenience, we are just hosting links to the files and request you to open and study only one file at a time so that others can also get a chance. Read more