Articles By Brig Anil Gupta

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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Defensive Action or Unnecessary Provocation-Trump’s Dilemma

Defensive Action or Unnecessary Provocation-Trump’s Dilemma

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

2020 is an election year in the USA. President Donald Trump is trying for a second term. The American public will definitely review his performance before giving him a second chance. As far as...

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Popular Front of India - Snake in the Backyard

Popular Front of India - Snake in the Backyard

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

The country witnessed organised loot and arson in different parts of the country post the promulgation of Citizenship Amendment Act, CAA-2019. The protestors were ill-informed but highly charged...

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Good Bye 2019, Welcome 2020 - National Security Perspective

Good Bye 2019, Welcome 2020 - National Security Perspective

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Dec , 2019

From election to election, year to year, we Indians have got used to live with hope, hoping for the better. Every New Year begins with lots of hope but usually ends in dismay. However, of late...

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No Relationship between CAA and NRC

No Relationship between CAA and NRC

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Dec , 2019

Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) has nothing in common but yet the propagandists are spreading rumours and creating scare nationwide leading to...

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J&K:  For New Narrative to Succeed Winning Confidence is the Need

J&K:  For New Narrative to Succeed Winning Confidence is the Need

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Dec , 2019

Time ticks very fast and so does the mood of the people. The initial euphoria over the abrogation of Articles 35A, 370 and reorganisation of the state is fast dying down with stark realities...

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Election of Rajapaksa rings alarm bells in India

Election of Rajapaksa rings alarm bells in India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Nov , 2019

In keeping with the trend world over, Sri Lankans have also chosen a hard-liner as their next President, though the voting pattern is divided with the minorities voting overwhelmingly against him...

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Ayodhya Verdict upholds Idea of India

Ayodhya Verdict upholds Idea of India

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Nov , 2019

The landmark “Ayodhya Verdict”: the unanimous judgement delivered by the learned five-judge constitutional bench of the nation’s revered “Temple of Justice” headed by the Honourable...

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J&K’s New Map Ruffles Many Feathers

J&K’s New Map Ruffles Many Feathers

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Nov , 2019

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India issued a new political map of India on 02 November 2019, which has not only rattled Pakistan but also ruffled many feathers including a shut up...

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Baghdadi is Dead, It is Final Now

Baghdadi is Dead, It is Final Now

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Nov , 2019

Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the notorious chief of dreaded global jihadi terrorist organisation Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIS) is finally dead. In a daring night raid at his hide out north of...

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J&K: Apple Terrorism

J&K: Apple Terrorism

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

Pakistan, its proxies and sympathisers had hoped that post 05 August there would be a mass uprising and blood bath in Kashmir Valley and the adjoining areas south of PirPanjal drawing the...

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Imran Khan Niazi at UNGA- Need to Read between the Lines

Imran Khan Niazi at UNGA- Need to Read between the Lines

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Oct , 2019

The ignominy Pakistan recently suffered at the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session should be enough for the nation to hang its head in shame but on the contrary Pakistani’s are...

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POJK: Pakistan’s New Achilles Heel

POJK: Pakistan’s New Achilles Heel

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Sep , 2019

The dramatic events of 5 August this year not only took the Indian Parliament followed by the entire nation by surprise but also sent shock waves across the border to our belligerent neighbour....

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Bifurcation of J&K - Clearing the fog

Bifurcation of J&K - Clearing the fog

By: Brig Anil Gupta | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Aug , 2019

Article 370 and 35A having been consigned to flames and become part of history, it is time to rejoice and understand the dynamics of new political and security dimensions of the historic decision...

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