Articles in Courtesy: Uday India

The Rafale Deal and after

The Rafale Deal and after

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 15 Sep , 2018

The Rafale deal was again in the news recently. The periodicity is often (in fact always) linked to the political situation in the country. This time, the hue and cry was synchronized with the...

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The Rafale Saga

The Rafale Saga

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 03 Sep , 2018

The Modi government’s decision to purchase  Rafale fighter jets from France  continues to be shrouded in controversy. There are now allegations that the deal is marked by overpricing and crony...

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“Under Governor’s rule in J&K you will see a difference”

“Under Governor’s rule in J&K you will see a difference”

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 21 Jul , 2018

“We must understand the fact that radicalisation is not confined to only the Valley, but it is a global phenomenon. I can say that at global level, this radicalisation has increased at a rapid...

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Doklam Standoff: A case of Chinese duplicity

Doklam Standoff: A case of Chinese duplicity

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 19 Jul , 2017

Consistency has never been a virtue for the Communist rulers of China in settling their border disputes with the neigbours. They have used different principles for different countries. And this...

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Why the Human Rights of Soldiers not Respected in India?

Why the Human Rights of Soldiers not Respected in India?

By: Sanjeev Sirohi | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 16 Jun , 2017

Martyrdom of two brave soldiers – Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh of Indian Army and Head Constable Prem Sagar of BSF – who were recently badly mutilated and beheaded by Border Action Force of...

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Recommendations to Curb Menace of Terrorism in India

Recommendations to Curb Menace of Terrorism in India

By: Sunil Gupta | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 23 Feb , 2017

Though there are many kinds of terrorist activities across the globe and their root causes are as varied, without beating around the bush it can be said that the kind of terrorism that most...

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Towards a Sustainable Defence Industry

Towards a Sustainable Defence Industry

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 06 Jan , 2017

Last fortnight, this magazine, and digital newspaper Bharat Niti, organised, in association with Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) a national conference on Defence...

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A SAARC sans Pakistan

A SAARC sans Pakistan

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 05 Nov , 2016

In the following pages, a regular contributor to this magazine, who happens to be veteran journalist of the country, has described why the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)...

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Riding the Dragon

Riding the Dragon

By: Nilabh Krishna | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 25 Jan , 2016

Territorial disputes in the South China Sea continue to be a source of tension and potential conflict between China and other countries in the region. Beijing’s intention to exert greater control...

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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria attacks in Paris: A shift in strategy?

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria attacks in Paris: A shift in strategy?

By: EN Rammohan | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 18 Dec , 2015

The massacre in Paris on November 13, following bombings in Beirut, Lebanon and the downing of a Russian passenger jet over Cairo all claimed by the ISIS reveals a terrorist organisation that has...

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PoW in Tibet

PoW in Tibet

By: Maj Gen KK Tewari | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 31 Aug , 2015

In 1962, Maj. Gen. K.K. Tewari was Commander Signals of the 4 Infantry Division based in Tezpur, Assam. On October 20, 1962, as he was visiting his forward troops, the Chinese attacked India. He...

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Crossing the Prohibited Line

Crossing the Prohibited Line

By: Madhumanti Sen Gupta | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 22 Jul , 2015

Four-time US president, Franklin Roosevelt could never forget his ancestral roots—in Denmark and in France. As I am putting down my thoughts on this topic, his famous words ring in my ears:...

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Thinking Beyond Pakistan

Thinking Beyond Pakistan

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 17 Jul , 2015

Many friends and colleagues have wondered why I have not commented on the recent parleys between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at Ufa in Russia last...

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Terrorism: Emerging Patterns and Tentacles

Terrorism: Emerging Patterns and Tentacles

By: A K Shrivastava | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 15 Jul , 2015

What has raised its ugly head is the unfortunate occurrence of well co-ordinated and simultaneous strikes by the determined, indoctrinated ‘soldiers’ turned suicide bombers. If one has to...

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India’s Defence Budget cast in the old mould

India’s Defence Budget cast in the old mould

By: Col US Rathore | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 16 Mar , 2015

Defence has got INR 2,46,727 crore (USD 40.07 billion), which is roughly 1.73 per cent of India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 13.88 per cent of the total Central expenditure. If this is...

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As the Western Powers Withdraw: Afghanistan at a Crossroads

As the Western Powers Withdraw: Afghanistan at a Crossroads

By: EN Rammohan | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 24 Jan , 2015

The withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan has left the troubled country in an undecided state. NATO alone had 1, 30,000 troops on the ground. By the year’s end this number will become...

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Bengaluru’s Terror Horror

Bengaluru’s Terror Horror

By: S A Hemantha Kumar | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 23 Jan , 2015

By synchronising serial IED blasts IM had plans to draw North-South Blood Corridor on Republic Day Bengaluru-Hyderabad-Nagpur-Bhopal-New Delhi was the “bloody” route The success of...

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Cyber Security: A Sine Qua Non

Cyber Security: A Sine Qua Non

By: Sudhanshu Jain | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 25 Nov , 2014

The recent cyber attack originating from Pakistan with regard to the exodus by the people of the northeast and the tepid response from the government are worrying causes for the people of the...

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Chinese Nuclear Submarine Surfaces in Colombo

Chinese Nuclear Submarine Surfaces in Colombo

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 22 Nov , 2014

India is being squeezed simultaneously from the land and the sea. We need to await the unveiling of the third dimension—air. Indian experts should be engaged in deciphering air. Would it be...

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The 1962 lessons

The 1962 lessons

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 20 Oct , 2014

China invaded India in 1962. Though there is a view that the exact date of invasion was October 10, the most acceptable one is October 20, 1962. The war ended on November 19, 1962, following the...

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