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Recovering our National Ethos and Self-Confidence: A Single Decisive Gesture...

Recovering our National Ethos and Self-Confidence: A Single Decisive Gesture...

By: Jay Bhattacharjee |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 January 2024

The inauguration of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on the 22nd January 2023 marked the end of a national odyssey that lasted for many centuries and saw innumerable twists and turns. There were periods...

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From Digital Divide to Digital Dividend? ASER (Annual Status of Education...

From Digital Divide to Digital Dividend? ASER (Annual Status of Education...

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 January 2024

Introduction The Right to Education (RTE) in public schools from the age of 6-14 for children of all Indian citizens was made a fundamental right in 2004 through an amendment in the Constitution...

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Foreign Policy through the Prism of Hindsight

Foreign Policy through the Prism of Hindsight

By: Brig Deepak Sinha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 January 2024

It goes without saying that at one time or the other we have all been victims of that old adage “20/20 hindsight”– the ability to clearlypick holes on past choices! Incidentally, the phrase...

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Al Qaeda sympathizer Bangladesh Nationalist Party attempts to destabilize...

Al Qaeda sympathizer Bangladesh Nationalist Party attempts to destabilize...

By: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 January 2024

Al Qaeda and Hezbollah sympathizer ultra-Islamist Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) with active participation of its jihadist and pro-Caliphate ideological allies has started a dangerous plot...

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Iran-Pakistan Cross Border Strikes exposes Washington’s Duplicity

Iran-Pakistan Cross Border Strikes exposes Washington’s Duplicity

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 January 2024

Washington univocally condemned Tehran’s cross border strike against alleged bases of anti-Iranian Sunni terrorist group Jaish al-Adl [JuA] in the Panjgur district of Balochistan as it...

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French Mercenaries and the Ukrainian War

French Mercenaries and the Ukrainian War

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 January 2024

The Russian army carried out a precise attack on the mercenary base in Kharkiv, the building was completely destroyed, the Ministry of Defense of Russia announced. “On the evening of January 16,...

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Taiwan Election Results brings Embarrassment for China

Taiwan Election Results brings Embarrassment for China

By: Ravi Srivastava |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 January 2024

 Under Shadow Taiwan’s Presidential elections have generated considerable interest globally thanks to its ongoing tussle with China. The elections held on the 13thJanuary 2023, returned the...

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Sri Lankan Navy enters Red Sea 

Sri Lankan Navy enters Red Sea 

By: Dr Punsara Amarasinghe |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 January 2024

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe zealously announced that his government would deploy the Sri Lankan Navy in the Red Sea to defend the trade ships from Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in...

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Countering Hypersonics

Countering Hypersonics

By: Col Mandeep Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 January 2024

In 2023, several reports appeared in the media after the supply of Patriot missiles to Ukraine claiming repeated shooting down of Russian Kinzhal hypersonic missiles by Ukraine using the...

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Red Sea Crisis

Red Sea Crisis

By: Col RN Ghosh Dastidar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 January 2024

On 07th October 2023 Hamas terrorists raided Israel and killed nearly 1200 Israelis including over 300 military personnels. In retaliation Israel launched a massive offensive on Gaza which now...

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The Republic @ 74: The Quest for Economic Democracy

The Republic @ 74: The Quest for Economic Democracy

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 January 2024

Granville Austin, the renowned constitutional expert in his seminal book ‘Working a Democratic Constitution’ considered the Indian Constitution as a seamless web, with three strands that are...

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Scindias’ connection with Subahs of Delhi and Lahore: A Saga of Valour and...

Scindias’ connection with Subahs of Delhi and Lahore: A Saga of Valour and...

By: Arunansh B. Goswami |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 January 2024

Most of what is now the state of Haryana was part of the Subah of Delhi during the Maratha Empire. Haryana the state itself was constituted on November 1, 1966, as a result of the partition of the...

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The Last Election in Taiwan and Cognitive Warfare

The Last Election in Taiwan and Cognitive Warfare

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 January 2024

Republic of China (Taiwan) held its general elections on 13 January – its 8thdirect election to elect its 16thPresident, Vice-President &113 Legislatures. This election is significant from a...

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Can the ‘Stateless Ambassadors’ be a Hope for Afghan People?

Can the ‘Stateless Ambassadors’ be a Hope for Afghan People?

By: Neelapu Shanti |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 January 2024

The world realises, that a terror free and a stable Afghanistan, due to its geo-strategic  importance, is a must to ensure peace and stability in the region and the world. In an effort to bring...

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Book Review: Pakistan Invasion on J&K (1947 – 48) Untold stories of victims

Book Review: Pakistan Invasion on J&K (1947 – 48) Untold stories of victims

By: KN Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 January 2024

This work falls in the category of oral history but with conspicuous differences. It is not a tell-tale story: it is a piece of classical research entailing a stupendous effort of collecting...

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FRCV: Avoiding the Technology Trap

FRCV: Avoiding the Technology Trap

By: Lt Gen (Dr) NB Singh |Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 12 January 2024

The war in Ukraine has shown how technology has changed the battlefield. The combined might of the reconnaissance-strike complex has paralyzed both sides by causing immense attrition of men and...

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Russian Decoy KH-55 Missile A Failure

Russian Decoy KH-55 Missile A Failure

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 January 2024

The Russian tactics of using “decoy” KH-55 missiles to bait Ukrainian air defence to know their location and force it to expand its stockpile proved to be a failure. Ukraine realised the...

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Bridging Realities: South Asia's Strategic Position Amidst the...

Bridging Realities: South Asia's Strategic Position Amidst the...

By: Nikhil Sahu |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 January 2024

Introduction  On October 7, 2023, an unforeseen event transpired as Hamas launched 5,000 rockets at Israel within a concise 20-minute timeframe, and simultanously launched a ground assault against...

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Air Power in Joint Operations

Air Power in Joint Operations

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev |Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 10 January 2024

The IAF’s squadron strength is less than three-fourths of its sanctioned strength and its stated doctrine mandates it to carry out its own strategic tasks, endeavour to gain air dominance in...

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Pakistan: Why Baloch Lives Don’t Matter

Pakistan: Why Baloch Lives Don’t Matter

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 January 2024

Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar obnoxious remark that “Advocates of terrorists in Balochistan should go and join them if they are convinced on the veracity of their...

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