Indian army soldiers on patrol after a battle with armed militants. Photo: AFP
Ajai Shukla
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Ajai Shukla

‘Surgical strikes’: As Modi plays politics with Indian army, soldiers pay with their lives

More soldiers are dying as the prime minister fetishises the army and draws political capital from military operations while resisting peace efforts and doing little to actually strengthen defence

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Indian army soldiers on patrol after a battle with armed militants. Photo: AFP
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