Articles By Bharat Verma

Pakistan's Fault Line

Pakistan's Fault Line

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 22.1 Jan - Mar 2007 | Date: 09 Jun , 2014

The so-called land of the pure, Pakistan, on its creation in 1947 had approximately 13 percent minorities residing within an Islamic population of 76 million. In its unholy fervour to achieve...

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हमारा नहीं पाकिस्तान का हित...

हमारा नहीं पाकिस्तान का हित...

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Courtesy: www.jagran.com | Date: 02 Jun , 2014

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने दक्षेस सदस्य देशों को अपने शपथ ग्रहण समारोह...

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सेना और व्यवस्था में न पनपे...

सेना और व्यवस्था में न पनपे...

By: Bharat Verma | Date: 15 May , 2014

पाकिस्तान के एक जनरल ने कहा था- ‘अगर भारतीय सेना टूट जाए, तो भारत को तोड़ा जा...

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Chinese are coming…

Chinese are coming…

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol. 28.2 Apr-Jun 2013 | Date: 05 May , 2014

After the Mughals and the British, it now appears to be China’s turn to encircle, enslave and make India a surrogate power. Apparently, China firmly believes that two tigers cannot live on the...

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'The P-17 Frigates, heralds a paradigm shift in the design'

'The P-17 Frigates, heralds a paradigm shift in the design'

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 25.2 Apr-Jun 2010 | Date: 27 Apr , 2014

Interview with Rear Admiral KN Vaidyanathan, Director General Naval Design Shivalik, the first Ship of the P-17 Class, appears different from earlier designs of IN ships. What are the major new...

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How Antony's incompetence has left India's defences in a mess

How Antony's incompetence has left India's defences in a mess

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Courtesy: Rediff.com | Date: 12 Mar , 2014

In the past seven years Defence Minister A K Antony’s incompetence has ensured that India’s military capability rapidly shrinks. Primarily, the tax-payer spends money on appointing the defence...

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Blueprint to tackle Maoists

Blueprint to tackle Maoists

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 11 Mar , 2014

THE BIG PICTURE Confronted with the Maoist menace, Civil Administration’s incompetence is making mountain out of a molehill by suggesting induction of the military. The threat posed by the...

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The Fake Military Coup

The Fake Military Coup

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Feb , 2014

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should order investigations by a retired Supreme Court Judge into the fake military coup propagated by former Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma maligning and...

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2014 में रक्षा की प्राथमिकताएं

2014 में रक्षा की प्राथमिकताएं

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Courtesy: Rashtriya Sahara | Date: 06 Jan , 2014

हमारे देश में हर चीज के साथ ही असंगत दृष्टिकोण अपनाया जाता है। हम मुकम्मल...

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Slow Pace of Army Modernization

Slow Pace of Army Modernization

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jan , 2014

Strange as it may seem, Indian genius can successfully launch multiple satellites or a spacecraft to Mars but seems hopelessly ill-equipped to develop a basic armament such as a rifle, carbine or...

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India must counter China's imperial ambitions

India must counter China's imperial ambitions

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 24.4 Oct-Dec 2009 | Date: 23 Nov , 2013

New Delhi cannot afford to sit around while others plot its destruction. Surrounded with sullied strategic environment and the spreading fire that engulfs the region, New Delhi can either...

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Military: The Grid of Violence

Military: The Grid of Violence

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol. 28.4 Oct-Dec 2013 | Date: 11 Nov , 2013

Violence unleashed upon a nation can only be met by developing the capability to counter the violence. In the twenty-first century, unless societies with deep-rooted beliefs in non-violence and...

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घुसपैठ भारत की कमजोरी

घुसपैठ भारत की कमजोरी

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Courtesy: Rashtriya Sahara | Date: 09 Oct , 2013

केरन सेक्टर में घुसपैठ का खुलासा 23 सितम्बर को हुआ लेकिन पाकिस्तान की यह...

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Strategy for incremental influence in Asia

Strategy for incremental influence in Asia

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 17.4 Oct-Dec 2002 | Date: 03 Oct , 2013

In the unfolding geopolitical scenario, two major forces are driving the world today: modernisation and globalisation on one hand and terrorism on the other. The attacks on America on September...

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The Chinese Game Plan

The Chinese Game Plan

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol. 28.3 Jul-Sep 2013 | Date: 26 Aug , 2013

With the opening of two fronts against New Delhi, Beijing will, in collusion with Islamabad, repeat ‘1962’ in the near future on an enlarged scale. The ‘peace’ witnessed in Kashmir for...

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China's 'New Cold War' puts democracies in danger

China's 'New Cold War' puts democracies in danger

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 25.4 Oct-Dec 2010 | Date: 06 Jul , 2013

The spread of two authoritarian streams, Chinese communism and the Islamic fundamentalism, in combination or otherwise, threaten the survival of democracies in Asia. First, Beijing deftly sucked...

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How India can acquire great power status?

How India can acquire great power status?

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 23.1 Jan-Mar 2008 | Date: 29 Jun , 2013

Due to New Delhi’s slavish use of ‘carrot’ since Independence, without any equilibrium with the ‘stick’, the great power potential of India lies in tatters. In fact it threatens to...

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End the neglect of the Military

End the neglect of the Military

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol. 28.1 Jan-Mar 2013 | Date: 26 Apr , 2013

Growing threat perceptions call for urgent sprucing up of the military machine which has been grossly neglected in India so far. The Pakistan Army’s strategy in the near future will be based...

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India's Shrinking Military Capabilities

India's Shrinking Military Capabilities

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 26.2 Apr-Jun 2011 | Date: 20 Feb , 2013

Indian military capabilities shrink rapidly while the threats multiply. Instead of removing poverty, the politician turned poverty into business of vote-bank-politics. Result: Sixty-two years...

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Unmaking of a great power in the making…

Unmaking of a great power in the making…

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 27.3 Jul-Sep 2012 | Date: 20 Jan , 2013

Sixty-five years after Independence, the ‘functional anarchy’ is now increasingly becoming dysfunctional as disorder spreads across the Union of India. Midway, even before she could rise and...

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