Articles By Danvir Singh

Indian Airborne Troops Script History

Indian Airborne Troops Script History

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Apr , 2016

On the eve of April 22, 2016, at Bamanwali, 60 km from Nal Air Field near Suratgarh, the Indian Army and the Air Force displayed highest levels of joint-man-ship. The Agra based 50 Para Brigade...

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Myanmar Elections and Impact on the Region

Myanmar Elections and Impact on the Region

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Mar , 2016

In the words of Thant Myint-U, “China and India have always been separated not only by the Himalayas, but also by the impenetrable jungle and remote areas that once stretched across Burma. Now...

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Dhanush 155mm Artillery Gun: A “Make in India” Marvel

Dhanush 155mm Artillery Gun: A “Make in India” Marvel

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 30.2 Apr-Jun 2015 | Date: 13 Mar , 2016

Dhanush as an artillery system has proved to be one of the best amongst its class. A 45 Calibre towed gun system capable of targeting at long ranges incorporating autonomous laying features and...

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A Quick Glance at the Defence Budget 2016-17

A Quick Glance at the Defence Budget 2016-17

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Mar , 2016

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his third Union Budget. With an eye on supporting the small tax-payer and the small investor, the Minister announced a slew of schemes, and income tax...

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Siachen Glacier also known as The Third Pole

Siachen Glacier also known as The Third Pole

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Feb , 2016

As I write, the nation prays for Lance Naik Hanumanthappa’s speedy recovery. His condition continues to be critical. This brave soldier continues to battle for his life, admitted in the ICU. His...

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Flight from Kabul to Delhi Stops at Lahore: Modi’s Diplomatic Master Stroke

Flight from Kabul to Delhi Stops at Lahore: Modi’s Diplomatic Master Stroke

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Dec , 2015

The Indian Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi on Dec 25, 2015 surprised all by a simple tweet. He said he was going to stop over at Lahore, to wish his Pakistani counterpart, Mr Nawaz Sharif a happy...

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Indira Gandhi – Shiek Abdullah 1974 Agreement

Indira Gandhi – Shiek Abdullah 1974 Agreement

By: Danvir Singh | Date: 28 Nov , 2015

Appendix – H In 1974 Indira–Sheikh accord was signed by on behalf of Sheikh Abdullah and then Prime Minister of India, Smt. Indira Gandhi whereby Sheikh became the chief minister of Jammu and...

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Russian Domination of the Syrian Battleground

Russian Domination of the Syrian Battleground

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 30.4 Oct-Dec 2015 | Date: 25 Nov , 2015

For the past so many years, the NATO had been making all decisions about war and peace unilaterally but now the situation appears to have changed. The most striking part of the Russian campaign is...

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Jawaharlal Nehru – Shiekh Abdullah 1953 Agreement

Jawaharlal Nehru – Shiekh Abdullah 1953 Agreement

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Book Excerpt: Kashmir's Death Trap | Date: 09 Nov , 2015

Appendix – G After the Constituent Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir arrived at its main decisions, representatives of the Indian government and the State met to discuss their implications. This...

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Nepal at Dangerous Cross Roads

Nepal at Dangerous Cross Roads

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Nov , 2015

Nepal police on 2nd Nov opened fire killing a 19-year-old student from Darbhanga in Bihar. The police opened fire near the border to stop Madhesi protesters from reoccupying a bridge in the...

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In reply to General Pervez Musharraf

In reply to General Pervez Musharraf

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Oct , 2015

In an interview with a popular Pakistani TV channel, former Pakistani dictator General Pervez Musharraf equated 26/11 master mind Hafiz Saeed to RSS and Shiv Sena chiefs. As per this tyrant just...

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Letter by Maharaja Hari Singh to Governor General of India, Lord Mountbatten

Letter by Maharaja Hari Singh to Governor General of India, Lord Mountbatten

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Book Excerpt: Kashmir's Death Trap | Date: 22 Oct , 2015

Appendix – A Dated: 26 October 1947 My dear Lord Mountbatten, I have to inform your Excellency that a grave emergency has arisen in my State and request immediate assistance of your...

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Countering the Pakistani ‘K’ propaganda

Countering the Pakistani ‘K’ propaganda

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Oct , 2015

As an annual ritual just like in the past, this year too, during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meet, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mr Nawaz Sharif raised the Kashmir issue. Be it any...

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Strategic Airlift Capability for India

Strategic Airlift Capability for India

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Aug , 2015

India’s security challenges along with the growing economic needs and interests thereon will result in a continuous shift and changing profiles of threat and power equations. Its area of...

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An effort to Imortalise Yakub Abdul Razak Memon

An effort to Imortalise Yakub Abdul Razak Memon

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jul , 2015

Yakub Abdul Razak Memon was executed by hanging on 30 July 2015 at 0630 IST in Nagpur jail. About 257 people were killed and over 700 injured in a series of explosions that rocked Mumbai on...

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Pakistan’s Terror Attack in Gurdaspur

Pakistan’s Terror Attack in Gurdaspur

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jul , 2015

Yet again the Pakistani terrorists struck at dawn on July, 27 this time in Gurdaspur. They were eliminated in a twelve hours long gunfight which left eight persons dead including a Superintendent...

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Understanding the Manipur Ambush That Killed 18 Indian Soldiers

Understanding the Manipur Ambush That Killed 18 Indian Soldiers

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Jun , 2015

An Indian Army convoy carrying 46 soldiers was ambushed in Moltuk valley at Parolong in Chandel district of Manipur bordering Mayanmar at 0830 hours on June 04, 2015. Eighteen soldiers of 6th...

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Modi talks to China looking Straight into Her Eyes

Modi talks to China looking Straight into Her Eyes

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 May , 2015

Days before the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to leave for China on a three-day state visit, India formally registered a protest against the recently signed $46 billion China-Pakistan...

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Modi’s Impending visit to China

Modi’s Impending visit to China

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 May , 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit China from 14 to 16 May this month. ‘Hometown diplomacy’, took President Xi Jinping to Modi’s home state when he visited India last...

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Nepal Quake: Risk of Loosing the Perception Battle

Nepal Quake: Risk of Loosing the Perception Battle

By: Danvir Singh | Date: 29 Apr , 2015

The former Army Chief, General Bikram Singh in one of his speech to a select gathering had said, “More often than not, the first responder to a national crisis, the Army’s professionalism was...

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