The Indian Navy commissioned warship INS Kolkata arrives at Qingdao Port for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy on April 21. Photo: Reuters

India’s stingy budget for its navy is not consistent with the country’s security or economic objectives

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The Indian Navy commissioned warship INS Kolkata arrives at Qingdao Port for the 70th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy on April 21. Photo: Reuters
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An Indian student with peace messages written on his hands takes part in a “Hiroshima Day” peace rally in Mumbai. Photo: EPA-EFE
Ankit Panda
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Ankit Panda

India’s rethink on ‘no first use’ nuclear policy won’t surprise China or Pakistan

  • Recent comments by India’s defence minister highlight the evolution of New Delhi’s thinking and the mutual scepticism between it and its two biggest rivals, writes Ankit Panda

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An Indian student with peace messages written on his hands takes part in a “Hiroshima Day” peace rally in Mumbai. Photo: EPA-EFE
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