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Tukre-Tukre Gang: Delhi to Begusarai

Tukre-Tukre Gang: Delhi to Begusarai

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 April 2019

The Tukre-Tukre forces have travelled from JNU to Begusarai in Bihar, taking the electoral route to subvert and splinter India. The Tukre-Tukre enterprise is a mélange of anti-national forces,...

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Denigrating the Armed Forces

Denigrating the Armed Forces

By: Col (Dr) P K Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 April 2019

Surprisingly, the opposition political parties have started making disparaging remarks against the Armed Forces and casting aspersions on their cross border strikes for narrow selfish political...

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DSDBO Road completed – but what of the scam and the northeast?

DSDBO Road completed – but what of the scam and the northeast?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 April 2019

India has completed the 255-km Darbuk-Shayok-Daulat Beg Oldie (DSDBO) section of the road between Leh and Karakoram (KK) Pass, as mentioned in recent media reports. The road actually ends at DBO,...

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Peace in Afghanistan: Can US Recipe be cherished in Afghanistan ever?

Peace in Afghanistan: Can US Recipe be cherished in Afghanistan ever?

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 April 2019

After several rounds of US Taliban Peace Talks in Doha, the reluctantly agreed upon ‘so-called intra-Afghan dialogue’ scheduled on April 19, 2019 was abruptly cancelled on April 18 amid...

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Sri Lanka’s bloody carnage, ISIS and more

Sri Lanka’s bloody carnage, ISIS and more

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 April 2019

The horrendous Easter Sunday bombing in Sri Lanka have claimed 359 killed till last count including 49 foreigners and some 600 injured. St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, St Sebastian’s Church in the...

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Imran Khan: A worried and disillusioned Prime minister

Imran Khan: A worried and disillusioned Prime minister

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 April 2019

A series of events that have taken place recently are indicators of the very precarious security situation in Pakistan. The country is plagued with a series of small wars taking place across...

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Improvised Air Defence Weapons: An Emerging threat or Much Ado about nothing?

Improvised Air Defence Weapons: An Emerging threat or Much Ado about nothing?

By: Col Mandeep Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 April 2019

On April 19, 2019, Yemen rebels shot down a Chinese-built medium-altitude and long-endurance Wing Loong drone with a surface-to-air missile. The drone, operated by Saudi Arabia, was reportedly on...

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Indian Army Downsizing: Strategically Imprudent

Indian Army Downsizing: Strategically Imprudent

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 23 April 2019

The Indian Republic to attain and sustain the status of a credible predominant military power in South Asia and to ascend the aspirational ladder of emerging as a Major Global Power needs a 2...

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Zanskar Deserves Justice

Zanskar Deserves Justice

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 April 2019

Zanskar is a sub-division of Kargil district of Ladakh Region, the cold desert of India. It is a sparsely populated Buddhist dominated area which has the distinction of being one of the three...

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Jinping-Azhar – and the UFU Ultimatum

Jinping-Azhar – and the UFU Ultimatum

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 April 2019

It is amusing to see news reports that for fear of being isolated on the issue of exercising ‘technical hold’ on terrorist mullah Masood Azhar by the UN, China will change course. Nothing of...

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Is Arab League Still Relevant?

Is Arab League Still Relevant?

By: Manish Rai |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 April 2019

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...

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Strategic Chabahar port is win-win for India, Iran and Afghanistan

Strategic Chabahar port is win-win for India, Iran and Afghanistan

By: Jai Kumar Verma |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 20 April 2019

China, the world’s second largest economy, thinks that India may soon  challenge its supremacy not only in Asia but also in the world arena. Hence it encircles India through a ‘string of...

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

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

By: Col JK Achuthan |Issue: Vol. 33.4 Oct-Dec 2018 | Date: 18 April 2019

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...

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Indian Air Force Strike Power Needs critical Augmentation

Indian Air Force Strike Power Needs critical Augmentation

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 18 April 2019

The Indian Air Force spectacular and dramatic deep penetration strikes on Pakistan terror camps at Balakot on February 26 2019 by India’s valiant ‘Air Warriors’ enabled by bold & decisive...

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Poor political leadership continues to plague J&K

Poor political leadership continues to plague J&K

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 April 2019

As the people of Jammu and Kashmir get on to vote for their representatives in the Parliament, it becomes relevant here to dwell on the report card of the esteemed Members of Parliament (MPs) of...

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

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

By: Dr Sundaram Rajasimman |Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 16 April 2019

China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project, a sub-set of its China Dream and centered on its flagship project – the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is likely to help...

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India’s Defence Forces: A 5 Years Review

India’s Defence Forces: A 5 Years Review

By: Danvir Singh |Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 16 April 2019

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...

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Russian International Army Games 2019

Russian International Army Games 2019

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 April 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...

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Mission Shakti and Space War

Mission Shakti and Space War

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 April 2019

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...

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Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 April 2019

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...

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