25th anniversary of Pokhran-II

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Challenges to Internal Security/Indigenization of Technology   Source: IE  Context: On May 11, 1998, codenamed Operation Shakti (literally, “strength”)/Pokhran-II, India conducted three nuclear bomb test explosions at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range.   Timeline of Operation Shakti/Pokhran-II:  Foundation of India’s nuclear programme laid by physicist Homi J Bhaba: Tata Institute …