Articles in Book Excerpt: Hinduism & its Military Ethos

Bureaucratic Mischief with the Military!

Bureaucratic Mischief with the Military!

By: Air Marshal RK Nehra | Issue: Book Excerpt: Hinduism & its Military Ethos | Date: 09 Nov , 2018

When India became free, one of the first tasks was to evolve a new structure for management of the Defense set-up. Therefore, it would be relevant to enumerate the broad principles on which the...

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The Kargil Conflict does not qualify to be called a War

The Kargil Conflict does not qualify to be called a War

By: Air Marshal RK Nehra | Issue: Book Excerpt: Hinduism & its Military Ethos | Date: 30 May , 2018

It appears from newspaper reports that some Pakistani mujahideens (irregulars) occupied the Kargil heights sometime around April 1999. Later on, they were joined by regular Pakistan troops. Their...

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A British Private Company, raised a Private Army to conquer India!

A British Private Company, raised a Private Army to conquer India!

By: Air Marshal RK Nehra | Issue: Book Excerpt: Hinduism & its Military Ethos | Date: 09 Jan , 2018

It is a law of nature that all civilizations must finally decay and be replaced; Muslims were no exception. By the early 1700s, Muslims were bored and fatigued with their 500 years of continuous rule....

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India's China Syndrome

India's China Syndrome

By: Air Marshal RK Nehra | Issue: Book Excerpt: Hinduism & its Military Ethos | Date: 21 Oct , 2017

The first major test of the Indian armed forces came in 1962 when India was involved in a border conflict with China. In 1914, an Englishman, Sir Arthur Haney McMahon tried to define the border...

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Factors Affecting Outcome of War

Factors Affecting Outcome of War

By: Air Marshal RK Nehra | Issue: Book Excerpt: Hinduism & its Military Ethos | Date: 25 Apr , 2016

What were the causes for Hindu defeats? The simple and short answer is ‘Military non-performance of the Hindus’. To examine the reasons of that non-performance, we have first to understand the...

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The Indian Atom Bomb

The Indian Atom Bomb

By: Air Marshal RK Nehra | Issue: Book Excerpt: Hinduism & its Military Ethos | Date: 08 Oct , 2014

On 11 and 13 May 1998, India crashed into the exclusive and elitist club of the ‘Nuclear Haves’, with five nuclear blasts; the whole country was euphoric. Pakistan responded on 28 and 30 May...

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