US President Barack Obama celebrates after delivering his acceptance speech in Chicago on Thursday—AFP

US President Barack Obama celebrates after delivering his acceptance speech in Chicago on Thursday—AFP

US President Barack Obama celebrates after delivering his acceptance speech in Chicago on Thursday—AFP

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.