Articles By Neeraj Mahajan

Battle of Normandy: The Turning Point in World War II

Battle of Normandy: The Turning Point in World War II

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2024

80 years ago the Battle of Normandy also known as D-Day on June 6, 1944 was a significant landmark in World War II when Allied forces launched a massive invasion on Nazi-occupied Western Europe...

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Blue Helmets - 76 Years of UN Peacekeeping

Blue Helmets - 76 Years of UN Peacekeeping

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Jun , 2024

In the last 76 years the UN peacekeepers nicknamed Blue Berets or Blue Helmets have bargained for peace, hope and stability – often at the risk of their lives in some of the worst conflict zones...

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Memorial Day: A Day to remember the brave men and women who died fighting...

Memorial Day: A Day to remember the brave men and women who died fighting...

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jun , 2024

Every year, the last Monday of May is commomerated as Memorial Day in the United States. It is a solemn day to remember the brave men and women who laid down their lives for the United States of...

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The ‘Invisible Ghosts’ who paved the path for allied victory in World War II

The ‘Invisible Ghosts’ who paved the path for allied victory in World War II

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Mar , 2024

“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are...

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MIRV Technology - Are we heading towards a MAD world

MIRV Technology - Are we heading towards a MAD world

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Mar , 2024

On 11 March 2024 the Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired an indigenously developed missile with multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle...

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NATO Demonstrates Unity and Resolve with Steadfast Defender 24

NATO Demonstrates Unity and Resolve with Steadfast Defender 24

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Mar , 2024

All 31 NATO Allies and Sweden are conducting a major exercise – Steadfast Defender 2024 – from January 22nd to May 31st, 2024 to test the Alliance’s ability to quickly deploy forces and defend...

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Beyond Rotor Blades: Will eVTOL and sVTOL reshape Military Aviation

Beyond Rotor Blades: Will eVTOL and sVTOL reshape Military Aviation

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Feb , 2024

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...

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Cognitive Warfare – The Battlefield of the Future

Cognitive Warfare – The Battlefield of the Future

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Nov , 2023

The nature of warfare has changed. The human mind is now a new domain of war. So far wars have been fought in five domains namely – air, land, sea, space and cyber – now we have the sixth...

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The Middle East Quagmire: Israel's Ongoing Quest for Peace

The Middle East Quagmire: Israel's Ongoing Quest for Peace

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Oct , 2023

Israel is a nation fraught with geopolitical tensions, boasting more adversaries than allies. It is a relatively small country, encircled by formidable and hostile neighbours. Following its...

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Nijjar Murder: Why did the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance Allow it to Happen?

Nijjar Murder: Why did the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance Allow it to Happen?

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Oct , 2023

 On 18 September 2023, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau triggered a diplomatic war of words between India and Canada, by alleging that the government of India was involved in the killing of...

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The G-20 Summit and Indo-US strategic partnership

The G-20 Summit and Indo-US strategic partnership

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Sep , 2023

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States in June last and President Joseph R. Biden’s visit to New Delhi to attend the recently concluded G-20 leader’s summit has added a new...

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Top 10 most fearsome Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs)

Top 10 most fearsome Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs)

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Sep , 2023

Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) are powerful long-range missiles designed for delivering nuclear or conventional payloads over vast distances. They are capable of traveling...

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Chandrayaan-3: What would landing on the lunar South Pole mean for India and...

Chandrayaan-3: What would landing on the lunar South Pole mean for India and...

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Aug , 2023

On 14 July 2023, Chandrayaan-3 India’s third spacecraft began its 384,400-kilometre journey towards the Moon atop the medium-lift Launch Vehicle Mark-III (LVM3) rocket, positioning India as a...

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India Responds to Turkey in Trouble: Proactive Diplomacy at its Best

India Responds to Turkey in Trouble: Proactive Diplomacy at its Best

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Vol. 38.1, Jan-Mar 2023 | Date: 25 Apr , 2023

An Unmitigated Disaster On February 06, 2023, three earthquakes in quick succession, one after another, measuring 7.8, 7.6 and 6.0 in magnitude on the Richter scale, woke up the people of Turkey...

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International Day for Mine Awareness – why should India bother?

International Day for Mine Awareness – why should India bother?

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Apr , 2023

According to an estimate, there are thousands of landmines planted by Pakistan in J&K in the 1947, 1965, and 1971 wars. Though the wars are over– the mines or silent killers are still buried...

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50 years of the Vietnam War

50 years of the Vietnam War

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Date: 29 Mar , 2023

In 2012, President Obama signed a presidential proclamation, designating March 29 as the National Vietnam War Veterans Day to ‘thank and honour’ the US Army Vietnam Veterans for their sacrifice....

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Finally, is Pakistan paying the price for its sins?

Finally, is Pakistan paying the price for its sins?

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Mar , 2023

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. The...

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From dependence to domination - a new India is rising like a phoenix

From dependence to domination - a new India is rising like a phoenix

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Feb , 2023

 “India today is touching new heights and transcending them too. This new height is the reality of New India,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while inaugurating the 14th edition of...

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Turkey Earthquake: Proactive diplomacy at its best

Turkey Earthquake: Proactive diplomacy at its best

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Date: 13 Feb , 2023

On 6 February 2023, three earthquakes in quick succession – one after another –measuring 7.8, 7.6, and 6.0 in magnitude on the Richter scale woke up the people of Turkey and Syria fast asleep...

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Firepower needs willpower:

Firepower needs willpower: "GOCO” – free gifts for private sector

By: Neeraj Mahajan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2019

•  The Indian Army is facing an acute deficiency of ammunition and spares. Almost 60-70 % of the army’s inventory is out-of-date and unserviceable due to lack of spares for repair,...

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