Hindu devotees hold a placard and pray to pay tributes outside a temple in Ahmedabad to victims of Allahabad stampede- PTI

Hindu devotees hold a placard and pray to pay tributes outside a temple in Ahmedabad to victims of Allahabad stampede. PTI

Hindu devotees hold a placard and pray to pay tributes outside a temple in Ahmedabad to victims of Allahabad stampede. PTI

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.