Author: Shankar Kumar

Sitharaman to visit US next month, her long wish list includes drones, helicopters, missiles’ purchase

Sitharaman to visit US next month, her long wish list includes drones, helicopters, missiles’ purchase

As Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prepares to visit the US in the first week of December, her agenda includes not only high-tech defence products that India will purchase under the government to government deal, but also issues related to the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement(BECA) and CAATSA. Due to fast[Read More…]

Political crisis in Lanka: President Sirisena comes under pressure over dissolution of parliament while US, Japan block aids

Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena has dissolved parliament and has called snap election in the country for January 5, forcing his political rival and deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to challenge the President’s decision in the country’s Supreme Court. Is the Sri Lankan President’s move aimed at scoring political points for[Read More…]

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