Tokyo Trials: Defining Dissent by an Indian Judge

Tokyo Trials: Defining Dissent by an Indian Judge

Introduction The Nuremberg trials were held by the Allies against representatives of Nazi government for carrying out invasion of other countries and atrocities committed against their citizens from November 1945 to October 1946. The International Military tribunal in a unanimous verdict concluded that Nazi Germany had...

Ukraine's Retreat from Avdiivka and its Implications on Russia-Ukraine War

Ukraine's Retreat from Avdiivka and its Implications on Russia-Ukraine War

The fall of Avdiivka is the first major gain for Russian forces since May of last year. The recent decision by Ukrainian Commander-in-Chief Oleksandr Syrskyi to withdraw units from Avdiivka in the Donetsk region has changed the dynamics of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and bears a significant impact on the geopolitical...

On the way to the modernisation of Indian naval power

On the way to the modernisation of Indian naval power

India is determined to modernise its navy to meet the security demands of a vast coastline and the crucial Indian Ocean Region (IOR). Submarine-launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) is to be test-fired in March as part of the modernisation programme of the Indian navy. Primarily, India’s maritime security is focused on China...

Tokyo Trials: Defining Dissent by an Indian Judge

Tokyo Trials: Defining Dissent by an Indian Judge

Introduction The Nuremberg trials were held by the Allies against representatives of Nazi government for carrying out invasion of other countries and atrocities committed against their citizens from November 1945 to October 1946. The International Military tribunal in a unanimous verdict concluded that Nazi Germany had...

Ukraine's Retreat from Avdiivka and its Implications on Russia-Ukraine War

Ukraine's Retreat from Avdiivka and its Implications on Russia-Ukraine War

The fall of Avdiivka is the first major gain for Russian forces since May of last year. The recent decision by Ukrainian Commander-in-Chief Oleksandr Syrskyi to withdraw units from Avdiivka in the Donetsk region has changed the dynamics of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and bears a significant impact on the geopolitical...

Will Tides Turn in Russia’s Favour?

Will Tides Turn in Russia’s Favour?

As the war in Ukraine completes two years, Russia seems emboldened by success in capturing Avdivka and seems to be advancing westwards near Avdiivka, Bakhmut, Donetsk City, Robotyne and Krynky, besides capturing settlement of Pobeda. It is showing intent to unlock the frozen conflict, which was witnessing only standoff...

On the way to the modernisation of Indian naval power

On the way to the modernisation of Indian naval power

India is determined to modernise its navy to meet the security demands of a vast coastline and the crucial Indian Ocean Region (IOR). Submarine-launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) is to be test-fired in March as part of the modernisation programme of the Indian navy. Primarily, India’s maritime security is focused on China...

The Space Frontier

The Space Frontier

There was a perceptible commotion in the US on Valentine’s Day with Mike Turner, Chairman of the US House intelligence committee, urging the White House to declassify intelligence on a serious national-security threat. American media houses said it concerned a Russian space-related nuclear system, not yet deployed,...

China’s Artificial Intelligence Powered Drones

China’s Artificial Intelligence Powered Drones

In 2019, Global Times published an article on possible use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its drone programme. It was then believed by Chinese military experts that integrating AI with drones to make these as ‘fighter drones’ was possible and that it would allow them to “fly on their own, identify targets and...

India’s War on Terrorism Ecosystem in J&K

India’s War on Terrorism Ecosystem in J&K

There’s a general misapprehension amongst many that terrorism can be effectively eradicated solely by using the ‘fighting fire with fire’ strategy and killing or apprehending terrorists through application of military force. However, while military action is undoubtedly essential to curb terrorist activities, it can...

Remembering Shivaji The Great

Remembering Shivaji The Great

“A few distant centuries ago, on a nondescript day I can barely imagine Upon what craggy hilltop, within a dense sunless forest O sovereign Shivaji Lightning-like, across your forehead, there flashed The thought from above- “With a singular religious thread, this torn up, fragmented Bharata, I shall bind in...

Emerging Focus on Islands in Pacific

Emerging Focus on Islands in Pacific

The 21st century is spoken of as the century of the seas. Globalization of trade and commerce and the increasing liberalisation and interlinking of economies towards the end of the last century and the fact that bulk of trade takes place via maritime routes, has raised the relevance of maritime domain. Dwindling...

Beyond Rotor Blades: Will eVTOL and sVTOL reshape Military Aviation

Beyond Rotor Blades: Will eVTOL and sVTOL reshape Military Aviation

There was a time when people used to say – sky is the limit. Not anymore. The skies of tomorrow promise to be abuzz with new breeds of aircraft, reshaping the landscape of military aviation. While armed forces continue to rely upon conventional aircraft to meet their operational requirements, the point to be noted is...

DEFSEC 2024: Securing Tomorrow: Innovations in Defence & Security

DEFSEC 2024: Securing Tomorrow: Innovations in Defence & Security

DEFSEC 2024, the premier conference dedicated to defense and security, is set to convene on 23rd February at Holiday Inn Aerocity, New Delhi. This highly anticipated event will bring together leading experts, innovators, and policymakers from around the world to explore the latest advancements, challenges, and...

DRDO carries out successful flight trials of High-speed Expendable Aerial Target ‘ABHYAS’

DRDO carries out successful flight trials of High-speed Expendable Aerial Target ‘ABHYAS’

Four flight trials of High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) – ABHYAS were successfully carried out by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur in Odisha during January 30 to February 02, 2024. The trials were conducted with four different mission objectives in a...

Interviews / Spotlight

J&K: Doda Students Reject Religious Polarisation Attempt

J&K: Doda Students Reject Religious Polarisation Attempt

Just the other day, a young Pakistani girl in the city of Lahore went to an eatery wearing a modest dress...

Majority of Ukrainians believe, Zelensky is continuing a wrong war

Majority of Ukrainians believe, Zelensky is continuing a wrong war

While more than 83 percent of Ukrainians believe Volodymyr Zelensky is continuing a wrong war where it is...

A Reasoned And Well Thought Out Approach Towards Fitness In The Army - Musings From A Veterans'...

A Reasoned And Well Thought Out Approach Towards Fitness In The Army - Musings From A Veterans'...

Backgrounds A recent story in the print media, made a very caustic observation on the physical fitness standards of the Army and lifestyle diseases, which is whittling its human capital. To arrest this trend , of falling standards and diseases it has been reported that, in a knee jerk response to the situation, the higher authorities have instituted measures, in terms of two additional tests...

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The only question is can Xi Jinping and his advisors be swift and agile enough to change the tide and restore the trust in the ailing Dragon?

We are entering the Year of the Dragon. It is said that the next 12 months will be energetic; the year may give rise to celebrations and grandiose projects and may even be auspicious for marriage, birth and new beginnings, but it may also be a time of surprises when opportunities can be grasped or lost. Natural disturbances can also be expected. The element presiding over the coming year is Wood which: “gives an animal mobility and...

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DRDO carries out successful flight trial of Autonomous Flying Win

DRDO carries out successful flight trial of Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator, in Karnataka...

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Glimpses of 77th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort

Glimpses of the full dress rehearsal of the 77th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort, in New Delhi...

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77th Independence Day

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh hoisting the National Flag on the occasion of 77th...

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Commissioning Ceremony of INS Mormugao

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh inaugurates of commissioning ceremony of INS Mormugao,...

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Vijay Diwas

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh paying homage to the fallen heroes at National War Memorial...

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