Articles By Lt Gen Ashok Joshi (Retd) and Col Anil Athale (Retd)

Time for a Women Empowerment Commission for the Armed Forces!

Time for a Women Empowerment Commission for the Armed Forces!

By: Lt Gen Ashok Joshi (Retd) and Col Anil Athale (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2021

Thomas Hobbes, a sixteenth century English Philosopher and one of the pioneers of the ‘Realist’ theory in his work ‘Leviathan’ has described ‘Man in state of nature’. He says that in...

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Women in the Army: Upside Down Logic!

Women in the Army: Upside Down Logic!

By: Lt Gen Ashok Joshi (Retd) and Col Anil Athale (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Sep , 2021

In our haste for making armed forces gender ‘neutral’ and provide equal opportunity to woman, we seem to have embarked on a spree to make drastic changes in our institutions and recruitment...

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Immediate Need: National Government

Immediate Need: National Government

By: Lt Gen Ashok Joshi (Retd) and Col Anil Athale (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Mar , 2020

The loss of nearly one crore and 80 lakh Indians during just two years ending in 1920 due to the pandemic Spanish Flu that struck towards the end of the Great War is a sobering reminder: one in...

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