Mission Shakti
Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

Is it the EC that is confused, or the people?

Confusion is a useful tool before election time. But is it the Election Commission that is confused, or do the people have the institution’s purpose all wrong? The EC was once perceived to be the ne...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 03.04.19

How will destroying a satellite help us?

Sir — The government has proudly announced the success of Mission Shakti — India shot down a low earth-orbit satellite with the help of anti-satellite missile technology. Yet, one cannot help but ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 02.04.19

A-Sat debris risk: Nasa

India’s anti-satellite test last week created 24 debris pieces that rose higher than the International Space Station and increased the small debris impact risk to the ISS, Jim Bridenstine, the head ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.19

The BJP's weaponisation of language

A day after the nation-stopping announcement about the success of Mission Shakti, a name befitting the prime minister himself, he was campaigning in Meerut. There he said that ‘this chowkidar’ has...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

India  /  Published 31.03.19

Four generations have made same promises on poverty but nothing happened: Modi

In an apparent dig at Congress' minimum income poll promise and the Gandhi family, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said its four generations had made the same promises but nothing happened, and...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.03.19

Govt has taken measures to set up 'chowkidar' in space: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government had taken measures to set up a 'chowkidar' in space and asked people to vote for a government that can take concrete decisions and not just r...
By PTI in Jeypore (Odisha)

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.19

A shot timed to perfection

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.03.19

Geopolitics and polls seen in Shakti timing

A mix of concerns relating to global geopolitics and the upcoming general election may have influenced India’s decision to conduct its anti-satellite missile test, analysts said on Thursday amid sug...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.03.19

'Ideal if officer, not minister, makes announcements'

Former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said that any unavoidable announcement once the model code of conduct has kicked in should ideally be made by an official and not the minister so t...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.03.19

Mission Shakti in the global space defence race

The author is a consultant with The Takshashila Institution...
By in New Delhi


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