Wednesday, 28 September 2016
editorial 'Nuclear safety partnership' carried by the newspaper recently. The newspaper argues, among other things, that "as compared with Pakistan India may do better economically or amass huge stockpiles of conventional weapons but where it cannot outmatch Pakistan is nuclear potential. And this very potential, also called nuclear deterrence; is the guarantee for peace and stability in South Asia. Were it not there, the protagonists of Cold Start Doctrine in New Delhi would have opted for another bout with Pakistan. But when told that it would be befittingly countered with battlefield nuclear weapons, sanity returned from where it was itching to take off."