Begins by comparing current assessments in India about China not really going to war, despite its fiery rhetoric, in ridicule with Pt. Nehru’s facile assumption likewise pre-1962 leading to his downfall. It goes on to question the assessment of some security experts in India that India enjoyed advantage in mountain warfare because of acclimatisation of its troops, mentioning assessments of the 3:1 to 9:1 ratio of troops required by the attacking side in particular. And then cites a Hindustan Times report on ammunition shortage etc highlighted by a recent CAG Report.
The item concludes on a different note altogether:
According to a “Financial News” of India report of the 7th, the SJM, an extreme Hindu nationalist right-wing organization, called on people not to use Alibaba invested PayTM. PayTM is the “Indian version of Alipay”.