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Masood Azhar: Albatross around China’s neck

Masood Azhar: Albatross around China’s neck

By: Vikas Khanna | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 07 Apr , 2019

China is finding itself increasingly isolated due to its blind support to Pakistan in repeatedly thwarting the United Nations efforts to declare Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief, Masood Azhar, a...

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Pulwama: Pakistan’s reaction and India’s options

Pulwama: Pakistan’s reaction and India’s options

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 24 Feb , 2019

While coming to terms with the horrific terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama, Kashmir, it becomes important to see Pakistan’s reaction to the carnage that it has sponsored. Pakistan has...

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Pakistan’s vicious propaganda against Kashmir has no takers anywhere

Pakistan’s vicious propaganda against Kashmir has no takers anywhere

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 12 Feb , 2019

Pakistan’s propaganda against India is a 24/7 feature! It, however, peaks in the month of February with the sham of “Kashmir Solidarity Day” (KSD), an annual ritual since 1990 being observed...

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Army medical camps provide relief during harsh winters in Kashmir

Army medical camps provide relief during harsh winters in Kashmir

By: Jasbir Sarai | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 14 Jan , 2019

Kashmir is presently going through the period of Chilla-e-Kalan. This period represents the harshest 40 days of winter in the Valley marked by glaciated conditions with icicles hanging down from...

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Governors Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: The Challenge and the Ramification

Governors Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: The Challenge and the Ramification

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 10 Jul , 2018

The political churning witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir in mid-May has settled down into a new mould. It became quite apparent within the first few days that there was no possibility of any other...

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Mothers Influence will Discourage Youth from Pursuing the Path of Terrorism

Mothers Influence will Discourage Youth from Pursuing the Path of Terrorism

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 08 Jun , 2018

The unilateral suspension of operations during the holy month of Ramadan in Jammu and Kashmir has entered its third week now. Reports suggest that stone pelting and recruitment of youth into the...

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Politics of ceasefire: The nation cannot let down its security forces

Politics of ceasefire: The nation cannot let down its security forces

By: Vikas Khanna | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 29 May , 2018

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led central government’s decision to announce “suspension of operations” (ceasefire) in Jammu and Kashmir during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is a...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Heed the message of peace and reconciliation

Jammu and Kashmir: Heed the message of peace and reconciliation

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 26 May , 2018

The Union Government, on May, 16, declared “suspension of operations” (also termed as ceasefire) in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan! The initiative, taken at the behest of...

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The resurgence of Taliban and India’s response

The resurgence of Taliban and India’s response

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 21 May , 2018

The US has, off and on, made some tall claims of having reigned in the Taliban in Pakistan. These claims stand exposed as fatuous against the backdrop of the military success attained by the...

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Armed Forces Special Powers Act: The myth and the reality

Armed Forces Special Powers Act: The myth and the reality

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 25 Mar , 2018

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been witnessing an enhanced spiral of violence in the last month or so along the Line of Control (LOC) as also in the form of terrorist initiated activity in the...

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Initiative to de-radicalise Kashmir should come from the elders

Initiative to de-radicalise Kashmir should come from the elders

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 20 Mar , 2018

The killing of three local terrorists in a recent encounter in Kashmir, including one who was a B.Tech student has, once again, laid focus on the very significant issue of indoctrination of the...

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Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy: Changing Contours

Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy: Changing Contours

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 07 Mar , 2018

Pakistan is eliciting a renewed, more inimical and more negative interest the affairs of Kashmir of late. There have been a series of incidents in the last couple of months starting with the...

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CPEC: Falling under the weight of its own contradictions

CPEC: Falling under the weight of its own contradictions

By: Mehtab Karan Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 24 Feb , 2018

China is staring at big time trouble so far as its much vaunted China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is concerned! Its ambitious Belt Road Initiative (BRI) project was to be spearheaded by the...

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Catch the Pakistani bull by the horns

Catch the Pakistani bull by the horns

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 19 Feb , 2018

The terror machinery operating from Pakistan has reactivated itself in a big way. The fallout has been concerted ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LOC) and the International Border...

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Stone Pelting During Encounters: Does it Help?

Stone Pelting During Encounters: Does it Help?

By: Farooq Wani | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 06 Feb , 2018

The recent incident of stone pelting on an army administrative convoy of vehicles, which prompted a response of firing and led to the death of two young boys, has opened a debate on the growing...

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Mob Mentality: A New Normal in Kashmir that Leaders need to Challenge

Mob Mentality: A New Normal in Kashmir that Leaders need to Challenge

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 03 Feb , 2018

The Shopian incident of 27 January wherein an Army convoy was attacked by nearly 200 stone pelters has set in motion yet another unpalatable sequence of events. The political reaction to the...

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Pakistani Repression: Local Protests in Gilgit-Baltistan Merit Global Attention

Pakistani Repression: Local Protests in Gilgit-Baltistan Merit Global Attention

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 31 Jan , 2018

Gilgit-Baltistan, is once again witnessing a public insurgence against the repressive Pakistani regime. For more the three months now, since early November 2017, the local people, especially...

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Will China walk the talk on Terror?

Will China walk the talk on Terror?

By: Vikas Khanna | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 21 Sep , 2017

Unpredictability seems to be the mantra of China’s foreign policy! To everyone’s surprise, China joined hands with the four other BRICS nations and endorsed the Xiamen declaration that named...

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Pakistan must Dismantle Terror Infrastructure or face International Isolation

Pakistan must Dismantle Terror Infrastructure or face International Isolation

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 26 Aug , 2017

The pressure on Pakistan to put a cap on proliferation of terror from its soil is on the rise. Yet another indictment has come in the form of the US Country Report on Terrorism (CRT) 2016. The...

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Army Super-40 initiative provides road map for youth development

Army Super-40 initiative provides road map for youth development

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 19 Jun , 2017

Amidst the environment of despondency that has enveloped Kashmir for quite some time now, the recently declared result of the IIT-JEE Advance examination has brought happy tidings. A record nine...

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