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Kashmir: Time to smell the coffee

Kashmir: Time to smell the coffee

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Oct , 2019

There is a lot of talk about widespread dissatisfaction within the state of Jammu and Kashmir, especially in the Kashmir Valley, with regard to the reorganisation of the state into two manageable...

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Defence against Drones

Defence against Drones

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Oct , 2019

The Houthi drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abaqiq and Khurais oil facilities on September 14 have once again brought forth the deadly dimension of this type of disruptive threat. Not that this...

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The Relevance of Geography and History in the Maritime Domain

The Relevance of Geography and History in the Maritime Domain

By: Dr Sundaram Rajasimman | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 06 Oct , 2019

Command Her! If you can’t command her, control her. If you can’t control her, dominate her. If you can’t dominate her, maintain presence and deny her to others. Oh! The sea is a wild child!...

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Terror’s Third Dimension

Terror’s Third Dimension

By: Col US Rathore | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Oct , 2019

In a recent bid to revive militancy in Punjab, Pakistan has tried to smuggle in arms and ammunition from across the border, in multiple sorties using drones. The cargo was meant for the Khalistan...

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R&AW and Bofors

R&AW and Bofors

By: B Raman | Issue: Book Excerpt: The Kaoboys of R&AW | Date: 28 Sep , 2019

I was posted in Geneva as Counsellor in the Permanent Mission of India (PMI) to the UN organizations based in Geneva from April 1985 to May,1988. I handled work relating to the International...

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Army roots for a new, vibrant Ladakh post reorganisation

Army roots for a new, vibrant Ladakh post reorganisation

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Sep , 2019

The monumental decision taken by the government of India to amend Article 370 of the constitution and simultaneously reorganise the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories (UTs) has...

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Article 371: A mirror of sensitivity of Indian federalism

Article 371: A mirror of sensitivity of Indian federalism

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Sep , 2019

As a part of Chapter XXI of the Constitution of India, Article 371 grants temporary, transition and special provisions to 11 States – Maharashtra, Gujarat, Nagaland, Assam, Manipur, Andhra...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Look to the future

Jammu and Kashmir: Look to the future

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Sep , 2019

It is a month and a half since the decision to reorganise the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories (UTs) was taken. The government has announced that these UTs will become...

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Valley Traders on Terror Radar - and what is needed

Valley Traders on Terror Radar - and what is needed

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Sep , 2019

No sooner did NSA Ajit Doval state that not one bullet had been fired in J&K past one month, two Urdu-Punjabi speaking terrorists struck at the house of wholesale fruit trader Abdul Hamid Rather...

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Integrating Madrassa Education

Integrating Madrassa Education

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Sep , 2019

It is no secret that the deep state of Middle East and the West were behind the installation of Mohamed Morsi as President of Egypt following the Egyptian Revolution in 2011. Morsi led the...

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Government is determined to strengthen democracy and usher development in J&K

Government is determined to strengthen democracy and usher development in J&K

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Sep , 2019

“We as a nation, as a family, have taken a historic decision. A system due to which brothers and sisters of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh were deprived of many rights and which was a big obstacle to...

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Depoliticizing Kashmir is the way out

Depoliticizing Kashmir is the way out

By: K.N. Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Sep , 2019

Upturning of a plethora of Kashmir political rubble accumulated over seventy years is the sum and substance of Governor’s recent interview to some pressmen. It is for the first time that the...

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‘No First Use’ is Not Sacrosanct: Need a Theatre-Specific Posture for...

‘No First Use’ is Not Sacrosanct: Need a Theatre-Specific Posture for...

By: A Vinod Kumar | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 05 Sep , 2019

What would be the response of India if it comes across credible intelligence that Pakistan is preparing to launch nuclear-armed missiles as a means to escalate military hostilities? Would India...

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Combating Information Warfare of Adversaries Post Abrogation of Article 370

Combating Information Warfare of Adversaries Post Abrogation of Article 370

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Aug , 2019

•  Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir revoked on August 06, 2019, making J&K and Ladakh two separate Union Territories, is history. •  Pakistan politically rattled, and in reckless irrational...

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Is there no way to checkmate vicious proxy war against India?

Is there no way to checkmate vicious proxy war against India?

By: Sudip Talukdar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Aug , 2019

A vicious full blown proxy war has already broken out against India following the abrogation of articles 370 and 35A, on a scale and intensity seldom experienced by the nation in more than 70...

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Article 370 gone, Winning Hearts Essential

Article 370 gone, Winning Hearts Essential

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar | Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 24 Aug , 2019

Article 370 is now history. Despite all the crying and howling by Pak, nothing will change. Imran worked overtime seeking to call international leaders for support. Most responses were muted and...

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J&K: “Experts” should take back seat; let the people decide their future...

J&K: “Experts” should take back seat; let the people decide their future...

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Aug , 2019

The situation in Jammu and Kashmir has been more or less stable ever since the legislative process for reorganisation of the state and necessary amendments to Article 370 has been approved by an...

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Article 370 had nearly killed Kashmiriyat

Article 370 had nearly killed Kashmiriyat

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Aug , 2019

In February India struck Balakot because Jihadis were being programmed by JeM under the patronage of Pak military to be pumped across the Line of Control (LC) into India. Six months after, India...

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Politics over J&K Lockdown and Way Ahead

Politics over J&K Lockdown and Way Ahead

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Aug , 2019

Politicization of the J&K lockdown has been gaining momentum with those opposing government move counting days and hours. The crescendo can be expected to rise with each passing day. Absence of...

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The Emptiness of Red Fort Republicanism

The Emptiness of Red Fort Republicanism

By: Rahul Shivshankar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Aug , 2019

•  There are several reasons to look beyond the Lal Qila symbolism of Independence Day On August 15, India will mark its 73rd Independence day. Delivering his 6th consecutive address Prime...

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