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Why India's defence preparedness is hollow ?

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Asked by Cartoon Network, 02 Apr '12 12:20 pm
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I do not believe it is hollow. Let us not believe everything he said.
Answered by Francisco, 02 Apr '12 12:30 pm

 
  
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The recent controversy surrounding the alleged attempt to bribe the Army chief for procuring military trucks and his leaked letter to the prime minister describing the hollowness in defence preparedness has once again raised a vital question on the probity and transparency in defence procurement, and the readiness of the defence forces to meet the ultimate eventualities for which billions of dollars of tax-payers' money are spent year after year.

The concern needs to be addressed not because it is raised by the chief of the third largest army of the world, but for safeguarding country's national security at a time when India's [ Images ] neighbours, particularly China is undertaking a massive military modernisation with a defence budget which now officially exceeds $100 billion (India's latest defence budget is $40.4 billion).

Defence preparedness has three vital, inter-related components: plan, budget and procurement. In the case of India there are glaring gaps in all these el ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 02 Apr '12 12:21 pm

 
  
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Politicization of every institution on the pretext of parliamentary supremacy made the defense preparedness not up to the mark that of the well developed nations.
Answered by Bala krishna, 21 Nov '13 10:37 am

 
  
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If any one wants to strengthen the army immediately corruption charges will be leveled against him/her
Answered by SREENIVAS, 22 Aug '12 04:36 pm

 
  
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Let`s not forget that hollowness is also an important military strutegy.
Blackhole can destroy every other force, you see !
Answered by Prakash Chandra, 02 Apr '12 08:26 pm

 
  
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It is not right as we have won many battles as well as our borders are still well maintained
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 02 Apr '12 01:28 pm

 
  
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Due to lack of internal defence productive infrastructure thereby requiring foreign vendors for many items which leads to dependancy on outsiders. This in time of war could be very dangerous. hence india's defence preparedness is hollow.
Answered by canaqa, 02 Apr '12 12:42 pm

 
  
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It may not be actually hollow, but then as per the chief's letter, it may appear to be like that
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 02 Apr '12 12:25 pm

 
  
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India itself is hollowing :)) u knw like halloween
Answered by madhavi, 02 Apr '12 12:22 pm

 
  
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