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Commenting on India’s Internal Matters

Commenting on India’s Internal Matters

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar |Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 25 March 2021

The Indian parliament, in retaliation to London’s actions sometime prior, discussed the case of racism in UK’s Oxford University, where Indian student, Rashmi Samant was forced to resign as...

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Self-Reliance in General Munitions and Energetics: Need for a Vision

Self-Reliance in General Munitions and Energetics: Need for a Vision

By: Lt Gen NB Singh |Issue: Vol. 36.1, Jan-Mar 2021 | Date: 25 March 2021

“It’s all right to aim high if you have plenty of ammunition.” — Hawley R. Everhart The current stand-off at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has once again highlighted the fact that...

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President Biden and the Making of a New US Policy on North Korea

President Biden and the Making of a New US Policy on North Korea

By: Sandip Kumar Mishra |Issue: Courtesy: IPCS | Date: 24 March 2021

The change of leadership in the US means that a new strategy on North Korea will be articulated. This article looks at the developments in this regard: the ways in which the Biden presidency could...

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The Taliban Ultimatum

The Taliban Ultimatum

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 March 2021

Amid the ongoing dialogues on Afghanistan involving the Taliban and new proposals by the US to jumpstart the intra-Afghan dialogue for bringing peace to Afghanistan and the region, the Taliban...

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Mahindra Defence to Manufacture World Class Armoured Tactical Vehicles for...

Mahindra Defence to Manufacture World Class Armoured Tactical Vehicles for...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 March 2021

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a major contract to Mahindra Defence Systems Limited (MDS) for the manufacturing of Armoured Tactical Vehicles (LSV) for the Indian Army for their recce...

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Pakistan’s Unholy Tryst with POJK

Pakistan’s Unholy Tryst with POJK

By: Ansh Choudhari |Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 23 March 2021

Not too long ago, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan will allow Kashmiris to decide between choosing to join Pakistan or remaining independent even after they vote in favour of...

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The US Defence Secretary’s first visit to India Affirmed: Indo-US...

The US Defence Secretary’s first visit to India Affirmed: Indo-US...

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 March 2021

Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, a retired Army general selected by Biden to run the Pentagon, is the first Cabinet member in the new administration to visit India. He met India’s Prime Minister...

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Are the Armed Forces serious on Theatre Commands?

Are the Armed Forces serious on Theatre Commands?

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar |Issue: Courtesy: Centre for Joint Warfare Studies | Date: 22 March 2021

Addressing the Combined Commanders Conference, Rajnath Singh stated, ‘We are working towards increasing jointness in the armed forces. The optimal utilisation of our resources and...

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114 Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft: Is there an Urgency for Procurement?

114 Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft: Is there an Urgency for Procurement?

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev |Issue: Vol. 36.1, Jan-Mar 2021 | Date: 22 March 2021

The ignominious drubbing of 1962 was a shock for the Indian military, which was unprepared for a war due to its being ill-equipped and having shortfalls in war-making materials and munitions....

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Resolving issues with Pakistan: The myths and the reality

Resolving issues with Pakistan: The myths and the reality

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 March 2021

Pakistan is smoking the peace pipe, yet again, and the doves in India are going into raptures as usual, insisting that the Government of India should immediately respond in a positive manner and...

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1971 War: Sinking of the KHUKRI

1971 War: Sinking of the KHUKRI

By: Vice Adm (Retd) GM Hiranandani |Issue: Book Excerpt: Transition to Triumph | Date: 21 March 2021

“The Story of the Pakistan Navy” has recounted the events as seen from the submarine HANGAR which sank the KHUKRI. HANGAR had sailed from Karachi on 22 November for a patrol off the Saurashtra...

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Bajwa’s Latest Jig – Dancing to Beijing’s Tune

Bajwa’s Latest Jig – Dancing to Beijing’s Tune

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 March 2021

Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan army chief is back to old tricks; dancing to Beijing’s tune as China sings peace without disengaging from Depsang, Gogra and Hot Springs in Eastern Ladakh. ...

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Aksai Chin: From Napoleon to Nehru

Aksai Chin: From Napoleon to Nehru

By: Mehul Singh Gill |Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 20 March 2021

The Sino-Indian border conflict is a lesser-known border conflict than the well-known Indo-Pak border conflict, having remained mostly in obscurity ever since the 1962 Sino-Indian war, with public...

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Afghanistan Abandonment 2021 by US to Taliban will be Geopolitical Suicide

Afghanistan Abandonment 2021 by US to Taliban will be Geopolitical Suicide

By: Dr Subhash Kapila |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 19 March 2021

“Geopolitical Suicide” would be the end-result of United States withdrawal of US Military Forces from Afghanistan by May01 2021, robbing United States of an irreplaceable vital “Strategic...

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History of Shipbuilding in India

History of Shipbuilding in India

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath |Issue: Vol. 36.1, Jan-Mar 2021 | Date: 19 March 2021

The India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020, held in December 2020, dealt with the “Congress of the History of Science in India from Shoonya to Mangalyaan”. The purpose of one of the...

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Electromagnetic & Plasma Artillery

Electromagnetic & Plasma Artillery

By: Capt Himanshu Yadav |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 March 2021

“We must ask whether our machine technology makes us proof against all those destructive forces which plagued and wrecked Roman Civilisation. Our reliance upon the power of science and...

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Increasing Cyber Threat

Increasing Cyber Threat

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar |Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 18 March 2021

The New York Times (NYT) in a recent article blamed a Chinese hacker group called ’RedEcho’ for the failure in Mumbai’s power grid on 12 Oct last year which led to a power failure, stopped...

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J&K: Governance should be result oriented; promises should be kept

J&K: Governance should be result oriented; promises should be kept

By: Col Jaibans Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 March 2021

In Jammu and Kashmir, security and politics are interlinked. Due to foreign sponsored terrorism and unrest, the security and law & order situation attains primacy. On many occasions political...

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The New Terror Tactics of Pakistan

The New Terror Tactics of Pakistan

By: Brig Anil Gupta |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 March 2021

Despite Pakistan undergoing the worst phase of its existence, it is unwilling and unrelenting as far as terrorism is concerned. Despite being on the grey list of Financial Action Task Force...

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Visibly Evolving Afghan Women’s Resilience, Strength and Ingenuity

Visibly Evolving Afghan Women’s Resilience, Strength and Ingenuity

By: Neelapu Shanti |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 March 2021

Afghan women are continuously attributing their stand on a strong foothold even though imbalanced societal norms since the Taliban era have discarded their rights throughout the millennia. Afghan...

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