Articles in Courtesy: Uday India

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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Research in China

Research in China

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 24 Sep , 2014

It was recently reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was extremely unhappy about the state of affairs at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). According to the Times of...

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The role of Pakistan in the Taliban insurgency

The role of Pakistan in the Taliban insurgency

By: EN Rammohan | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 09 Sep , 2014

The name Afghanistan means the land of the Afghans. The origins of the name Afghan remain unclear. Its use dates from the 18th century, when Pashtun tribes began to carve out a region of Central...

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Unchecked Infiltration

Unchecked Infiltration

By: Shib Shankar Chatterjee | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 05 Mar , 2014

Muhammad Jamil Rehman, a trader, who had come to India to get his mother treated, was one of those, who preferred to stay back, for thorough health check-ups of his mother in India, where medical...

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India’s First Supersonic Jet MiG-21

India’s First Supersonic Jet MiG-21

By: Joydeep Dasgupta | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 27 Dec , 2013

Every one of us wants to fly high above the sky and therefore our fascination towards the sky always remains in our dreams and therefore we keep watching aircraft and feel envy of them. There...

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Submarines: Pride of Oceanic Depths

Submarines: Pride of Oceanic Depths

By: Joydeep Dasgupta | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 24 Dec , 2013

Aircraft carriers and other warships are all visible platforms on sea. However, navies worldwide operate vessels that are largely unseen, which lurk undetected beneath the sea but are capable of...

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Is al-Qaeda Waning?

Is al-Qaeda Waning?

By: Col US Rathore | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 01 Oct , 2013

Al-Qaeda came into being in 1988-89, in Peshawar, Pakistan. The nine-year-long Soviet occupation of Afghanistan had turned into an ignominious retreat at the hands of Mujahedeen and Taliban. These...

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The Chinese Dream is Over: The Seven Perils

The Chinese Dream is Over: The Seven Perils

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 25 Sep , 2013

On August 19, an important meeting was held in Beijing during which President Xi Jinping called for a renewal of China’s focus on Marxist ideology. Xi was addressing a national conference on...

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Reading China on Sino-Indian Border Issue

Reading China on Sino-Indian Border Issue

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 06 Aug , 2013

The Chinese communist leadership has perfected the act of saying things and giving signals, leaving it to the other side to decipher and understand Their internal speeches and documents are...

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Revoking AFSPA would be a folly

Revoking AFSPA would be a folly

By: Sunita Vakil | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 30 Mar , 2013

The new phase of violence that has swept Kashmir once again highlights the fact that the overall situation remains on knife’s edge. Militants disguised as cricketers killed five paramilitary...

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China’s New Himalayan Thrust

China’s New Himalayan Thrust

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 03 Feb , 2013

Recent views of some Indian experts studying China are persuading the strategic community that China is very likely to attack India in 2012. This view has apparently begun to influence some in...

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UPA-Samjhauta-Saeed Nexus Exposed!

UPA-Samjhauta-Saeed Nexus Exposed!

By: Rajinder Puri | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 31 Jan , 2013

Home Minister Mr. Sushil Kumar Shinde addressing his party’s brainstorming Chintan Shivir at Jaipur almost immediately after Mr. Rahul Gandhi  – with impetus of changing the culture and...

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Will Xi Junior have courage for return of Dalai Lama?

Will Xi Junior have courage for return of Dalai Lama?

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 04 Jan , 2013

This is the stanza of a poem written by a 17-year-old Tibetan nun, Sangay Dolma before she took the fatal decision: Dolma set herself on fire in front of a Chinese government office at Tsekhog,...

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Towards Better Ties: But nothing to show forward movement

Towards Better Ties: But nothing to show forward movement

By: Sunita Vakil | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 30 Dec , 2012

The road to Indo-Pakistan detente taken in the recent past has seen pleasant surprises keeping the peace process chugging along. The bilateral talk between the two countries last week to...

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Deportation issues for Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants

Deportation issues for Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants

By: Kahnu Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 29 Dec , 2012

Gadaharishpur Panchayat is a stunningly green and beautiful patch of land on the periphery of coastal Erasama Block of Jagatsinghpur District populated by Bengali-speaking Muslims, accused of...

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Dead soldiers guard international border!

Dead soldiers guard international border!

By: Shib Shankar Chatterjee | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 21 Dec , 2012

Inmates of the Border Security Force (BSF) of Khalpara International Border Out Post (IBOP) have been facing a number of unwanted incidents for a long time. This came to light after an incident...

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China: Need For Hard Options

China: Need For Hard Options

By: Bharat Karnad | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 18 Nov , 2012

I think one thing that strikes me very starkly when I contemplate China vis-a-vis India is the historical sense of humiliation, which has not been mentioned so far. The Chinese are very...

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Chinese Economy: A Ticking Time Bomb!

Chinese Economy: A Ticking Time Bomb!

By: Dr.Subramanian Swamy | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 17 Nov , 2012

Before I get to the economy of China I would like to say it is not a question whether we like China or not. It is our neighbour. Because of our policy errors we have them right on our border. We...

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Standing up to the Dragon

Standing up to the Dragon

By: General V K Singh | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 15 Nov , 2012

When we talk of China, I will talk of two things. One is how we look at China today and second thing is what it is that was in 1962 and whether it is something that we can put it in future from...

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Maoists as political prisoners?

Maoists as political prisoners?

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 27 Sep , 2012

Two recent judicial pronouncements form West Bengal Courts have very dangerous implications for the country’s security and integrity. The first one was by the High Court and second was by a...

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