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The Crumbling State Of Denial

The government’s official narrative now stands exposed with the disclosures reportedly made by the CAPF officers.

Contingency Plans – What If India’s Top Leadership Is Wiped Out...

Nuclear warfare is under no obligation to follow a prescribed progression. It is therefore imperative to have contingency plans in place even for scenarios like a Nuclear Strike Wiping Out Top Leadership in Delhi?

What New Opportunities Are There For Indian Women?

Indian women who have been fighting for a more equitable distribution of responsibility and authority are beginning to see results. Read on

How About A National Honour For The Supreme Sacrifice?

How About A National Honour For The Supreme Sacrifice? More so when a wounded soldier gets 'Parakram Padak' while a Soldier Killed in Action due to wounds sustained goes unhonoured. How Ironic?

An Uncanny Silence On Chumar, Paved The Way For Tragic Galwan...

Galwan clash was the most grave confrontation after the October 20 1975 ambush by the Chinese at Tulung La in which four Assam Rifles personnel lost their lives

An Army Officer’s Wife Refuses To Get Cowed Down, Puts Up...

It's indeed a pity to see what we have become. In the Capital itself, an Army Officer's wife has to put up a lone fight while her hubby is posted on the Border

Politicisation Of The Armed Forces Is Not About Their Joining Politics

The apolitical nature of the army has been a great boon for our democracy. It is both good and fortunate, particularly when we look at the troubled history of our neighbour. Read on..

Boarded Out, Of Duty Not Out Of Life | Armed Forces

While the commissioning of a hundreds of new officers is celebrated each year, there are few, who would have given their all to be commissioned as officers in the Indian Armed Forces, but fate had other plans and they get boarded out on medical grounds

Killed in Action, Buried Under Rules

In times of war and not before, God and Soldier we adore. But in times of peace and all things righted, God is forgotten and the Soldier slighted.

Why Are Politicians Fearful When The Army Chief Speaks?

Speaking at the ‘Six Sigma Healthcare Leadership Summit’ last week, the army chief, General Bipin Rawat, stated, ‘Leaders are not those who lead people...

Need Of The Hour – A Gutsy Defence Minister

The elections have concluded, results are almost out, and government formation will be the next stage. Amongst the various portfolios to be announced afresh,...

Piggybacking The Armed Forces For Political Gains – India Elections 2019

I wish this election season would end soon. I am not anxious about who will form the next government or to know who our...

How Low Can The Politicians’ Stoop? Elections 2019

In a deplorable incident during voting in Jabalpur on 28th April, the army was dragged into an avoidable controversy. Based on the directions of...

MHA Vis-A-Vis MoD – Time For National Leadership To Take Note

There are two ministries responsible for security forces in the country. The MHA has under it all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and the...

Problems With Use Of Human Shield And Collective Punishment

One day, my daughter who was then studying in fourth or fifth standard was very upset when she came back from her school. When...

End Of Sahayak System In Army – SC Puts Central Govt...

With technology revolutionising and shaking the cushy environs in which many entities had been thriving, Saturday's Court query doesn't come as a surprise to many....

War Of Words – Allahabad HC Orders Release Of Kulbhushan Jadhav...

With the sentiments of entire India at stake, the release of Kulbhushan Jadhav is imminent. The Allahabad High Court today disposed of a PIL...

Politicians Fight It Out Over Army Chief’s Appointment

With an already tense political scenario over the recent Demonetisation issue, the appointment of the Army Chief could not have come at the worst...