Articles By Brig Anil Gupta

Duplicitous Dragon could be Dodgy Again

Duplicitous Dragon could be Dodgy Again

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jun , 2020

The events of fateful night of 15 June in the vicinity of Patrolling Point 14 (PP14) in Galwan Valley may well turn out to be a watershed in the Sino-Indian relations on the Line of Actual Control...

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Dragon Dares through Treachery

Dragon Dares through Treachery

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jun , 2020

The gory events that took place at icy heights at the Galwan standoff point (PP 14) on the evening of Monday, 15 June, 2020 and carried on late into the night has exposed the true colour of the...

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Winning without Fighting: China’s Video War Fails

Winning without Fighting: China’s Video War Fails

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jun , 2020

Amidst the continuing military standoff in Ladakh and a series of failed bilateral meetings at varying military-diplomatic level China embarked upon the all familiar video war releasing one video...

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To Tame the Dragon Is Status Quo the Answer

To Tame the Dragon Is Status Quo the Answer

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Jun , 2020

The standoff at Doklam in 2017 is followed by another and bigger standoff in Eastern Ladakh in 2020 with defence analysts, diplomats and strategic experts predicting the frequency to be almost...

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Dragon Dares India: How to Face the Dragon

Dragon Dares India: How to Face the Dragon

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 May , 2020

In the ongoing battle of supremacy amidst the corona crisis between USA and China, the latter let loose its wolf warriors signifying China’s new, more robust diplomatic riposte against those...

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JK Domicile Rules: Win-Win for All

JK Domicile Rules: Win-Win for All

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 May , 2020

The Government of India on 05 August 2019, by abrogating controversial Article 35A of the Constitution of India undid the injustice done to the citizens of India against the spirit of the same...

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Vedic Culture New Paradigm Post Covid-19

Vedic Culture New Paradigm Post Covid-19

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2020

The chanting of Vedic prayer ‘Shanti Paath’ (Prayer of Peace) from Yajurveda at White House to seek mental peace and solace during the horrifying period of lockdown forced due to Covid...

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Let Pakistan Bleed Not India

Let Pakistan Bleed Not India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 May , 2020

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, then a member of the Ayub Khan’s military regime, proudly announced a thousand-year war against India while addressing the United Nations Security Council in 1965....

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The Lockdown Fatigue

The Lockdown Fatigue

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 May , 2020

As the end of 41-day nation-wide lockdown is nearing there are different voices and opinions emerging across the nation depending upon one’s means of livelihood, place of residence and...

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Let the Dragon Remain Pushed to the Wall

Let the Dragon Remain Pushed to the Wall

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Apr , 2020

While the world struggles to combat the deadly pandemic spread by the Chinese Wuhan virus named as Covid 19 and popularly being referred to as coronavirus, the dragon nation believed to be the...

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Terrorism and Pak Army - Two beneficiaries of Corona Pandemic

Terrorism and Pak Army - Two beneficiaries of Corona Pandemic

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Apr , 2020

While the entire world is struggling to fight the deadly corona pandemic which has almost crippled the world economy with experts fearing the downtrend in global economy to be worse than the...

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Brace Up for another Lockdown

Brace Up for another Lockdown

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Apr , 2020

Coronavirus couldn’t have hit the world at worse time than this. When there was a global economic slowdown and most major economies of the world including India were struggling, emerged the...

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There was No Need to Amend the Act

There was No Need to Amend the Act

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Apr , 2020

Ever since Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah assumed Prime Ministership of the erstwhile state of J&K, there was an apprehension among the people of Jammu & Ladakh about his intentions and secular...

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21-day Lockdown is the Last Hope

21-day Lockdown is the Last Hope

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Mar , 2020

At the risk of being labelled an alarmist, I would like to standby each and every word spoken by the Prime Minister during his nationwide 8pm address on Tuesday, March 24. It is very unusual for...

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Kashmir Summer 2020

Kashmir Summer 2020

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Mar , 2020

The nation waits with bated breath the summer of 2020 in Kashmir. This summer is going to be different from the past summers in many ways. It would be the first summer after the epoch making...

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Old Wine in a New Bottle

Old Wine in a New Bottle

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Mar , 2020

Sunday, 07 March 2020 will be flagged as a very significant date in the short history of newly formed Union Territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir (JK). On this day the first major political...

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Shaheen Bagh: Much More Than Meets the Eye

Shaheen Bagh: Much More Than Meets the Eye

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Feb , 2020

Shaheen Bagh has not only become a prominent landmark in Delhi but it has etched its name as an iconic movement in post- independence history of modern India. Ostensibly, Shaheen Bagh was chosen...

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Pakistan Fails Yet Again

Pakistan Fails Yet Again

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Feb , 2020

Despite its intensive lobbying and cosmetic measures to convince the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to take it off the Grey List in which it was placed in June 2018, the international watchdog...

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Fall of Soleimani - Rise of ISIS

Fall of Soleimani - Rise of ISIS

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Feb , 2020

Not very long ago, December 2017 to be precise, the world was celebrating the defeat of Islamic State (ISIS), deadly face of terror that had compelled the world powers with differing strategic...

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Are We Missing Woods for Trees?

Are We Missing Woods for Trees?

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jan , 2020

A recent statement of newly appointed Chief of Defence Statement Gen Bipin Rawat is being blown out of proportion. Like any concerned Indian, Gen Rawat had expressed his disquiet against growing...

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