Is Arab League Still Relevant?

Is Arab League Still Relevant?

The Arab League, commonly known as the League of Arab States, was formed in 1945 for the purpose of aligning the Arab nations for matter of mutual interest and concern. Foundations of League were laid by The Alexandria Protocol of 1944 issued by representatives of Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Transjordan (Now...

Learning from Our Enemy: An Analysis of the Losses in the 1948 Indo-Pak Kashmir War

Learning from Our Enemy: An Analysis of the Losses in the 1948 Indo-Pak Kashmir War

The propensity of the Indian military leadership for trusting the Pakistani War Machine and leaving vital localities such as Ledi Galli and Pir Kanthi abandoned during heavy snowfall months fearing inclement weather casualties, is unpardonable. The same weather and logistical difficulties exist on both sides and the...

India’s Defence Forces: A 5 Years Review

India’s Defence Forces: A 5 Years Review

Though present dispensation has utilized the available meager resources quiet diligently-achieving far more in much less. Lest we lose sight, it would be very much in context to mention about the presentation made by Vice Chief, Lt Gen Sharad Chand to Parliamentary Committee last year. In which, he had expressed an...

Is Arab League Still Relevant?

Is Arab League Still Relevant?

The Arab League, commonly known as the League of Arab States, was formed in 1945 for the purpose of aligning the Arab nations for matter of mutual interest and concern. Foundations of League were laid by The Alexandria Protocol of 1944 issued by representatives of Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Transjordan (Now...

Russian International Army Games 2019

Russian International Army Games 2019

Russia’s Defence Ministry is making vigorous preparations for the International Army Games ‘ARMY-2019’ which are scheduled to be held from August 3 to August 17, 2019. As per available information till now, a total of 10 countries are participating; these being Russia, India, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Iran,...

Qureshi bares Pak plan of another Pulwama

Qureshi bares Pak plan of another Pulwama

The foreign minister of Pakistan, SM Qureshi, in a press briefing emphatically maintained that India will launch an offensive into Pakistan between April 16 and 20, and will stage a Pulwama type suicide attack to serve as excuse for the offensive. …the probability of a Pulwama type attack sponsored by Pakistan’s...

Learning from Our Enemy: An Analysis of the Losses in the 1948 Indo-Pak Kashmir War

Learning from Our Enemy: An Analysis of the Losses in the 1948 Indo-Pak Kashmir War

The propensity of the Indian military leadership for trusting the Pakistani War Machine and leaving vital localities such as Ledi Galli and Pir Kanthi abandoned during heavy snowfall months fearing inclement weather casualties, is unpardonable. The same weather and logistical difficulties exist on both sides and the...

Mission Shakti and Space War

Mission Shakti and Space War

27 March, 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a live broadcast to the nation on March 27, 2019, stated that India had shot down a low-earth orbit satellite in space, propelling itself into an elite club of nations. He also said that intent of DRDO’s ‘Mission Shakti’ is to defend India’s space assets, not to...

Congress Manifesto on Reforms towards National Security (Un)Justified

Congress Manifesto on Reforms towards National Security (Un)Justified

Besides emphasis on job creation, farmers’ distress, poverty elimination by giving Rs 72,000 per annum to the poorest families, single moderate GST rate and minorities’ welfare, the Congress has laid lot of emphasis on the national security reforms in its manifesto released on 2 April for the 2019 parliamentary...

Kishtwar Killing Part of a Bigger Game Plan

Kishtwar Killing Part of a Bigger Game Plan

The broad daylight cold blooded murder by jihadi terrorists of a devoted Rashtriya Swayam Sevak (RSS) leader and his police guard in Kishtwar town of Jammu cannot be treated as a stray incident but it is part of a bigger game plan. In the last six months, it is the second such incident in the area. The evil intent of...

Reigniting AFSPA

Reigniting AFSPA

Diwali is once a year but fireworks equivalent to 10 years during Diwali have been fired in run up to general elections 2019 – not actual firecrackers but through verbal abuse. But the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) starts the verbal war anytime, though this time it was ignited with the Congress Manifesto for...

Operation ‘Sunrise’

Operation ‘Sunrise’

News of India conducting a ‘Third Surgical Strike’ in Myanmar has suddenly exploded in media on March 14-15. Over the last three years, all Indian military operations are prefixed with ‘surgical’. Operation ‘Sunrise’ was reportedly a joint operation with the Myanmar Army (Tatmadaw). This operation from...

India’s Defence Forces: A 5 Years Review

India’s Defence Forces: A 5 Years Review

Though present dispensation has utilized the available meager resources quiet diligently-achieving far more in much less. Lest we lose sight, it would be very much in context to mention about the presentation made by Vice Chief, Lt Gen Sharad Chand to Parliamentary Committee last year. In which, he had expressed an...

Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

The design bureau VR-Technologies, subsidiary of Rostec’s Russian Helicopters holding company, presented a mockup of the light multi-purpose helicopter VRT500 at the Fuorisalone exhibition (part of the Milan Design Week, held April 8–14). The helicopter model is presented at the exhibition of ItalDesign, which was...

Kalyani Group and Thales to develop the Next Generation of Defence Systems Capability in India

Kalyani Group and Thales to develop the Next Generation of Defence Systems Capability in India

Kalyani Group and Thales have formalized a new collaboration for the design, development and manufacture of next generation weapons systems for the Defence and Law Enforcement sectors in India and abroad. The collaboration between Kalyani Strategic Systems Ltd. (KSSL) and Thales will leverage Thales’s more than 100...

Interviews / Spotlight

Poor political leadership continues to plague J&K

Poor political leadership continues to plague J&K

As the people of Jammu and Kashmir get on to vote for their representatives in the Parliament, it becomes relevant...

From Teaching to Learning a Lesson: China’s Nightmare in Pakistan

From Teaching to Learning a Lesson: China’s Nightmare in Pakistan

China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project, a sub-set of its China Dream and centered on its...

Masood Azhar: Albatross around China’s neck

Masood Azhar: Albatross around China’s neck

China is finding itself increasingly isolated due to its blind support to Pakistan in repeatedly thwarting the United Nations efforts to declare Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief, Masood Azhar, a global terrorist. The United States’ decision to discuss the issue of Azhar in the open UN General Assembly has put China in a very embarrassing situation. Frustrated by China’s stubbornness in not...

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War politics, state sponsored terror against Hazaras’ in Balochistan

“You know and I know the ‘War Politics’ that are being played out against the Hazara community in Balochistan. The eighth largest Army in the world and a nuclear power is deployed in every street of the Province in combat fatigues, still terrorists strike at will, so where is the state, does anybody have an answer? You are Baloch, where is your self respect? Policemen have been killed; have you ever caught even one killer of such...

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Guard of Honour

The Chief of the Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Air Marshal Gavin Neil Davies inspecting the Guard...

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Tri-Services troops of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Command

The Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman with the Tri-Services troops of Andaman & Nicobar...

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Visit of Chief of the Naval Staff French Navy

The Chief of the Naval Staff French Navy, Admiral Christophe Prazuck meeting the Chief of Naval Staff,...

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Ex AVIAINDRA-18

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa in a group photograph with the IAF and Russian...

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Occasion of Vijay Diwas

The Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba, the...

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