Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Nayanima Basu

Nayanima Basu
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Nayanima Basu is a Senior Associate Editor with ThePrint covering diplomacy and strategic affairs. She can be reached at nayanima.basu@theprint.in. Follow her on Twitter @NayanimaBasu

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.
Representational image of a cargo ship | ANI

Modi govt gives major push to free trade pacts as exports, job creation become critical

Dismantling ‘tariff walls’ for easier access into the Indian markets is expected to be biggest challenge for govt’s FTA push, something that has haunted past administrations too.

Defence

File photo of Indian soldiers at Galwan on New Year | Twitter | @adgpi

A face-off in Galwan, 60 years ago: How border brinkmanship triggered 1962 India-China war

While 1962 Galwan incident is seen as trigger for war, many see it as an inevitable outcome of India-China diplomatic wrangling since 1959 after Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet.

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.