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Pathankot Attack: India is missing the woods for the trees

Pathankot Attack: India is missing the woods for the trees

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 06 Jan , 2016

It has been a gloomy beginning of the New Year for India and its security forces. Seven soldiers and a civilian have been killed in terrorist initiated violence in Pathankot, Punjab, while four...

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Time for Sharif to stand up and be counted

Time for Sharif to stand up and be counted

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 30 Dec , 2015

The impromptu visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Pakistan to greet his counterpart Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his birthday has taken the world by surprise. In fact it has created a...

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Curbing recruitment of Kashmiri’s as terrorists

Curbing recruitment of Kashmiri’s as terrorists

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 25 Dec , 2015

The graph of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a lot of fluctuation in 2015. The number of terrorist initiated incidents of violence has remained controlled, in fact, less than the...

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Human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir: Fact versus fallacy

Human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir: Fact versus fallacy

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 10 Dec , 2015

On December, 10, World Human Rights Day will be observed. This date coincides with the adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly...

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Black days in Kashmir: Facts versus Fiction

Black days in Kashmir: Facts versus Fiction

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 30 Oct , 2015

The separatists of Jammu and Kashmir have declared October, 27 as a “Black Day.” On this day in 1947, the Indian Army landed in Srinagar airport and, against great odds, saved the people of...

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Kashmir reeling under a terrorist initiated gang war

Kashmir reeling under a terrorist initiated gang war

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 22 Sep , 2015

A pall of fear and gloom has enveloped the Kashmir Valley due to the spate of killings of local terrorists under mysterious circumstances. The blame is, invariably, being placed on the security...

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Foreign interference in J&K: A challenge for new government

Foreign interference in J&K: A challenge for new government

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 05 Feb , 2015

Recent statements by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) indicate that both have agreed upon the shape their coalition, which is likely to be announced soon,...

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Ceasefire violations: Hostile Pakistan is facing international isolation

Ceasefire violations: Hostile Pakistan is facing international isolation

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 17 Jan , 2015

The cross border firing by Pakistan along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir is attaining unacceptable proportions. The Indian Army Chief, General Dalbir Singh, in the course of...

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Pakistan sponsored terror: India must prepare for a long haul

Pakistan sponsored terror: India must prepare for a long haul

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 06 Jan , 2015

An All Party Conference (APC) has recently been held at Islamabad, Pakistan, to formulate a National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorism. PM Nawaz Sharif has hailed this as historic solidarity...

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The distorted debate on AFSPA

The distorted debate on AFSPA

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 20 Nov , 2014

Election fever has overtaken Jammu and Kashmir; the contest is expected to be more competitive than ever. Political parties are, therefore, coming up with tried and tested and also new strategies...

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Defence Policy: Preparing for the unknown

Defence Policy: Preparing for the unknown

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 21 Oct , 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first address to the combined commander’s conference went beyond the inane utterances that one has got used to in the last few years. Mostly, such meetings were...

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Ceasefire Violations: Cut the Melodrama Please

Ceasefire Violations: Cut the Melodrama Please

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 13 Oct , 2014

Within a day of the much touted lull in ceasefire violations, Pakistan has stuck again; this has put paid to the hype created by the Indian media about the Pakistan army retracting, tail between...

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It is time to wrest the initiative from Pakistan

It is time to wrest the initiative from Pakistan

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 06 Oct , 2014

There seems to be no stopping Pakistan from digging its own gave on the Kashmir issue.  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faced considerable embarrassment for his unfortunate address to the...

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Sharif’s UN speech: His Master’s Voice

Sharif’s UN speech: His Master’s Voice

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 27 Sep , 2014

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, once again, brought up the issue of Kashmir in the United National General Assembly (UNGA). He said that the “veil cannot be drawn over the core issue of...

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Indo-China Relations: The bottom line is military might

Indo-China Relations: The bottom line is military might

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 17 Sep , 2014

A leadership change took place in China in March, 2013; this was a once in a decade transition. The recent parliamentary elections in India gave a clear majority to a single party with a strong...

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Double cross and deceit by the Pakistan army

Double cross and deceit by the Pakistan army

By: Dr Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 05 Sep , 2014

Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, is a very lonely man today; undoubtedly he would also be sad, dejected and depressed by the manner in which he has been let down by the generals of his...

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Ceasefire Violations: Is Pak Army trying to regain its confidence?

Ceasefire Violations: Is Pak Army trying to regain its confidence?

By: Mehtab Karan Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 27 Aug , 2014

Pakistan!! Trying to figure out this nation is by far the most elusive challenge for a political or a military analyst! What makes this nation tick? How is it staying afloat given its...

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Kashmiris are being hijacked!

Kashmiris are being hijacked!

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 24 Jul , 2014

The government in the centre has been there barely two months and a segment of the so-called prime-movers of the Kashmir valley, political leaders and intelligentsia, have started voicing a...

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Indian Army: A national asset

Indian Army: A national asset

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 15 Jan , 2014

The Indian nation celebrates Army day on January, 15 every year with great fervor. January, 15 has been chosen for this event due to its historical significance. It was on this day in 1949 that...

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