1. "Why Nirmala Sitharaman Is A Solid Choice For Defence Minister" - By Nirupama Soundararajan, The Livefist Defence on 7th September 2017
  2. "India’s New ‘Raksha Mantri’ Needs to Bring a Dose of Defence Economics to the Table" - By Nirupama Soundararajan & Dnyanada Palkar, The Wire on 4th September 2017