Minorities throughout history have suffered at the hands of those who influence power and manipulate public policies and opinions to entice hate, biasness, and discrimination. Aiding such actions with technology can have disturbing implications.
To save human lives, allopathy is a necessary form of medication available. This is the time to have an informed debate and expose the people who deviously use India’s cultural ethos and traditional Indian medicinal system to suit their agenda.
Two years ago, on April 21, 2019, eight suicide bombers affiliated with the Islamic State (IS)-linked local jihadist groups National Towheed Jamaat (NTJ) and Jammiyat-ul Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) carried out deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, targeting luxury hotels and Catholic churches.Two years after this violence, the clamour for decisive action has risen across Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Modi stressed ‘the importance of enhancing indigenisation in the national security system, not just in sourcing equipment and weapons but also in the doctrines, procedures and customs practiced in the armed forces.
This issue brief examines the MoD’s latest allocations along with the recommendation of the 15th Finance Commission which was specifically tasked to find a solution to the perennial shortage of funds for India’s defence and security modernisation.