Defence reforms: time to execute the vision3 min read 22 Dec 2015, 10:48 PM IST
India needs quick movement on reforms in defence services and industry
In 1967, ahead of the fourth general election, the New Delhi correspondent for The Times (London), Neville Maxwell, emphatically concluded that “the great experiment of developing India within a democratic framework has failed... society is going to slip out of reach of an ordered structure of civil government and the army will be the only alternative source of authority and order". Maxwell, a sympathizer of the Chinese Maoist revolution, was never taken seriously in India and his prediction was proven wrong.
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