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India’s budget shortfall is thwarting modernisation

8th August 2019 - 03:24 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi

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India’s defence budget for April 2019-March 2020 presented by the re-elected government has fallen short of expectations, with planned modernisation of the military i likely to be delayed.

According to the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) think tank: ‘If the requirement of new schemes is added, the ...

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