Articles in Net Edition

Oil - Gainers and Losers

Oil - Gainers and Losers

By: Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jan , 2017

Introduction ​A fluctuation in the world oil market manifests itself on nations in a myriad of ways; an increase in the price leads to inflation in the oil-importing nations, whereas...

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Social Media: The New Shoot and Scoot Weapon

Social Media: The New Shoot and Scoot Weapon

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jan , 2017

Social Media, it seems, is the new weapon of choice for those who seek attention of their seniors, the government and the nation at large, with instant stardom thrown in for good measure. While...

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2017...A Year of the Media

2017...A Year of the Media

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jan , 2017

The first fortnight of the new year has been rather sedate; what with the northern hemisphere experiencing a severe cold wave and Barrack Obama bidding tearful farewell to the White House, making...

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Khanderi: The Second of Indian Navy’s Scorpene’ Class Stealth Submarine

Khanderi: The Second of Indian Navy’s Scorpene’ Class Stealth Submarine

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jan , 2017

Khanderi, the second of Indian Navy’s Scorpene’ class stealth submarine, was ‘launched’ by the Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri, Dr Subhash Bhamre paving the way for her sea trials. Admiral...

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Soldiers Fall Victim to Unrelenting Slander

Soldiers Fall Victim to Unrelenting Slander

By: Sudip Talukdar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jan , 2017

Nothing could have been more sordid, slanderous or shocking than the unprecedented attack on the Army in a prime time debate on a popular English news channel. It marks the murkiest depths to...

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De-radicalization – Alien Word or Playing Kho-Kho?

De-radicalization – Alien Word or Playing Kho-Kho?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jan , 2017

The west coined a unique term called “violent extremism” implying that action needed to be taken once the extremist turned violent. Now take the Sarin Gas attack on the Tokyo Subway on 20...

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When Indian Media Covers International Relations...

When Indian Media Covers International Relations...

By: Martand Jha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jan , 2017

Analysing international relations, issues related to security, strategy, defence and geo-politics is not a child’s play that anyone can do. One needs a solid understanding of international...

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Masood Azhar: An Albatross around India’s Neck

Masood Azhar: An Albatross around India’s Neck

By: V.B.N. Ram | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jan , 2017

On every occasion the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is unable to sanction Maulana Masood Azhar under the UNSC Resolution 1267 – the ISI in Pakistan, its clergy and the Pakistani Taliban...

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The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa flies MiG-21 type-96...

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa flies MiG-21 type-96...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jan , 2017

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa is on a visit to Air Force Station, Utarlai from 12 to 14 January 2017. This is his first visit to a forward operational base as the Chief...

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China’s counterspace program to gain parity with the US

China’s counterspace program to gain parity with the US

By: Harsh Vasani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jan , 2017

In the study of Geopolitics, scholars have come to accept outer space as the “fourth frontier of war” that has the potential to decide the course of a war. In the highly “informatised”...

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