"Attempts to create riff between Army, police won't work"
and ammunition to the world especially the smaller countries. Though, the programme is well intended but it further delayed bureaucratic clearances.
The CAG has expressed surprise that majority of the procurement cases from other than Ordnance Factory Board and which were initiated by Army headquarters during 2009-13 were pending as of January 2017.
LARGEST ARMS IMPORTER YET SPENDING LESS Though, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India is the largest arms importer in the world. Between 2012 and 2016, India accounted for 13 per cent of global arms imports.
But, noted strategic thinker, Ian Bremmer recently said that India is among the few countries, which were spending more on infrastructure than on defence preparedness. Bremmer wrote on Twitter: "Under @narendramodi, India now spends more on infrastructure than defense. One of the only countries to do so." matter with the GOC 15 corps, who assured action against the accused personnel.
A Police spokesman yesterday said that Friday at 2200 hrs, some Army officials after performing Darshan, reached Sonamarg on the way back and wanted to proceed to Srinagar. However, they were stopped by police Naka as the Road Opening Party (ROP) had been withdrawn and cut off time for movement of Yatra vehicles was over.
These Army men forcibly after breaking the barrier moved towards Gund, where they were again stopped by the SHO of Police Station Gund and his men and were taken to Police Station Gund, in order to avoid any ugly scene on the roadside.
He said it was then an Army officer with his men from the nearby Army Unit entered Police Station and had a heated argument with the SHO, resulting in scuffle between the Armymen and the policemen, in which some policemen received minor injuries. (AGENCIES)
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