Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, senior fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, and Anand Ranganathan, scientist and author spoke with the Minister of Defence, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman for Swarajya Conversations. From the Nirav Modi scandal to the capital expenditure of the military, to the Rafale deal, to India’s nuclear doctrine and the BJP’s chances in the 2019 elections, Ms Sitharaman spoke on all of that and more.
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