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Ajai Shukla: Generals, quotas damage the army

A soldier cannot justifiably demand faster, easier promotions based on frequent field tenures

Ajai Shukla: 'Make in India' on the guillotine

The French have been rewarded for their obstinacy with exactly what they wanted - an order for fully built Rafales without technology transfer

Ajai Shukla: Don't divide the army, Mr Parrikar

Internal simmering in the army has come to a boil after the govt tries to retain a discriminatory promotions policy

Ajai Shukla: Making 'make' happen

India's defence industry needs to be hand-held if it is to supply defence equipment designed and built specifically for India

Ajai Shukla: Needed - defence budgeting structures

Imaginative budgeting requires a top-down approach, where strategic demands determine procurement priorities

Ajai Shukla: How Rafale is killing the air force's future

Air force brass is ignoring a project to develop a fifth-generation fighter for fear it will take attention away from buying the Rafale

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