Articles By Nilesh Kunwar

The Mysterious Helicopter ‘Crashes’ in Balochistan

The Mysterious Helicopter ‘Crashes’ in Balochistan

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Sep , 2022

Despite pathbreaking advances in technology to obviate malfunctioning of machinery, incidents of equipment failure do occur, and helicopters are no exceptions. However, when two military...

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Ladakh Standoff: Beijing’s Muscle-Flexing Backfires

Ladakh Standoff: Beijing’s Muscle-Flexing Backfires

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Sep , 2022

Many views are being expressed regarding the disengagement of Indian army and Peoples Liberation Army [PLA] from Gogra Heights-Hot Springs area near Patrolling Point-15 [PP 15] in Eastern Ladakh....

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Battle of Dograi: Reminisces of a War Veteran

Battle of Dograi: Reminisces of a War Veteran

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Sep , 2022

Like all infantry officers, Captain [later Colonel] Harendra Kumar Jha who was commissioned in ‘Third Battalion of the Jat Regiment’ [3 Jat] of Indian Army in December 1962, had yearned to see...

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Pakistan’s ‘Terrorist Hunting’ Season

Pakistan’s ‘Terrorist Hunting’ Season

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Date: 20 Sep , 2022

When it comes to any terrorism related issue, Pakistan insists on taking the high moral ground and never tires of repeatedly reminding the world about its participation in the most extensive war...

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Ladakh Stand-Off and Indian Army’s Commendable Response

Ladakh Stand-Off and Indian Army’s Commendable Response

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Sep , 2022

Though reassuring, New Delhi’s recent statement that both India and China have “agreed on disengagement in the area of Gogra-Hot Springs [PP-15]” doesn’t mean that existing perceptional...

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Pakistan’s Selective Human Rights and Islamophobia Concerns

Pakistan’s Selective Human Rights and Islamophobia Concerns

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Sep , 2022

Four years ago, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights [OCHCR] released a“Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir: Developments in the Indian State of Jammu...

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Islamabad’s Embargo on Indo-Pak Trade- Who Loses?

Islamabad’s Embargo on Indo-Pak Trade- Who Loses?

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Sep , 2022

The massive floods that have hit Pakistan couldn’t have come at a more inopportune time. Struggling to keep its economy afloat by relying on the lifebuoy of international loans, the widespread...

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Indian Army’s Unmatched Resilience

Indian Army’s Unmatched Resilience

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Aug , 2022

While the nation was celebrating ‘Azadika Amrit Mahotsav’ [grand celebration of Freedom’s Nectar] to commemorate India’s 75th Independence Day, on the icy heights of Siachen Glacier, an...

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Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Aug , 2022

Wednesday’s killing of three Pakistan backed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including self-styled LeT commander Lateef Rather] in the Waterhail area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir is...

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Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Aug , 2022

From an ordinary public event disruptor to waging Pakistan sponsored armed insurrection in J&K [in the course of which he was actively involved in killing security forces personnel and innocent...

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Article 370 Abrogation: An Appraisal

Article 370 Abrogation: An Appraisal

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2022

August 5 marks the third anniversary of the center’s decision to abrogate Articles 370 and 35[A] of the Indian Constitution, and though it’s still too early to comprehensively comment on the...

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Balochistan: Yet Another False Encounter of the ‘Routine’ Kind

Balochistan: Yet Another False Encounter of the ‘Routine’ Kind

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jul , 2022

When armed gunmen of Baloch Liberation Army [BLA] abducted Lt Col Laiq Baig Mirza of Pakistan army and his cousin Umer Javed on the night of July 12/13, Pakistan army launched a swift rescue...

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Kargil War: Good, Bad and the Ugly!

Kargil War: Good, Bad and the Ugly!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Date: 21 Jul , 2022

Since war begets nothing but death and destruction, to say that it also brings out some good may appear paradoxical. Yet, despite the bestial behaviour displayed by Pakistan army during the...

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Kargil War 1999: Capture of Point 5770 -'Navdeep Top'

Kargil War 1999: Capture of Point 5770 -'Navdeep Top'

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jul , 2022

Background 23 years may have passed by, but memories of the exemplary valour exhibited and sacrifices made by the Indian armed forces during ‘Operation Vijay’ are as fresh in everyone’s...

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Amarnath Flash Flood and Indian Army’s Rescue Efforts

Amarnath Flash Flood and Indian Army’s Rescue Efforts

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jul , 2022

Last Friday’s flash flood of unprecedented magnitude on the route from Baltal to the Amarnath shrine in J&K that completely obliterated a base camp site of devotees was so sudden and substantial...

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An Apprehension and Surrender in J&K

An Apprehension and Surrender in J&K

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jul , 2022

Coming on the heels of locals apprehending two armed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including a self-styled commander’ responsible for many terror attacks and bomb blasts] in Tukson Dhok...

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Disciplining Detractors, the Pakistan Army Way!

Disciplining Detractors, the Pakistan Army Way!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Date: 04 Jul , 2022

It’s again a bouquet of good and bad news as well as a set of amazing coincidences from Pakistan that border on the para-normal. The bad news is that the car in which senior Pakistani...

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Defeating Pakistan Army’s Proxy War in Kashmir

Defeating Pakistan Army’s Proxy War in Kashmir

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Jul , 2022

Pakistan army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s post-Article 370 abrogation rant that “Pakistan Army firmly stands by the Kashmiris in their just struggle to the very end,” and that “We are...

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Pakistan: Land of 'Disappearances' and 'Reappearances'

Pakistan: Land of 'Disappearances' and 'Reappearances'

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jun , 2022

Pakistan is a strange land where people seem to be ‘appearing’, ‘disappearing’ and ‘reappearing’ all the time. While this strange occurrence follows no discernable pattern, but it...

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Defaming the Army: Rawalpindi Strikes Back!

Defaming the Army: Rawalpindi Strikes Back!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2022

After having repeatedly warned the public “not to drag Pakistan armed forces and their leadership in [the] ongoing political discourse in the country,” Rawalpindi finally got down to walking its...

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