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Myanmar's transition process and India-Myanmar relations
Jul 13, 2015

Myanmar's transition process and India-Myanmar relations

A question that merits a sharper assessment is the impact of Myanmar's transition process on India-Myanmar relations. Security cooperation between the two countries since Myanmar's transition has definitely scaled up. The most visible demonstration is Indian Army's recent cross-border operation.

Name games Beijing plays with New Delhi
Apr 09, 2024

Name games Beijing plays with New Delhi

Timing chosen by China to resuscitate the boundary dispute is important. It hopes that the border row may find resonance in the public debate before the polls

New blitzkrieg or no war
Jun 05, 2017

New blitzkrieg or no war

The Indian Army is more than a match for its Pakistani counterpart, but tardy modernisation means it has little punching power. Plus, there dangles the threat of a nuclear response.

New complexity emerges with ISIS footprint in Kashmir
Nov 29, 2017

New complexity emerges with ISIS footprint in Kashmir

Kashmir is not new to ISIS flags being waved in the valley; however, the number of instances of this is negligible.

No retreat from Russia: Strategic autonomy and interests are synonymous
Mar 09, 2022

No retreat from Russia: Strategic autonomy and interests are synonymous

Should India condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as it threatens the global order or should it continue to factor in its core interests?

Operation Safed Sagar: Enduring relevance
Jul 04, 2024

Operation Safed Sagar: Enduring relevance

During the Galwan crisis, the IAF applied Kargil lessons in air defence, offensive power, and support, coordinating closely with the Army. These lesso

Post Doklam, army needs reforms that have been stalled for decades
Sep 02, 2017

Post Doklam, army needs reforms that have been stalled for decades

Instead of restructuring its existing combat forces, the army is merely tinkering around with the problem by shaving off marginal costs.

Pulwama terror attack, nuclear weapons and the India-Pakistan conflict dyad
Feb 18, 2019

Pulwama terror attack, nuclear weapons and the India-Pakistan conflict dyad

India must consider military retaliation, as further inaction will only go on to reinforce Pakistan’s nuclear deterrence.

Sino-India border dispute: India should err on the side of caution
Jan 16, 2023

Sino-India border dispute: India should err on the side of caution

India should remain wary about Chinese presence on its borders despite Chinese assessments stating otherwise

Strengthening the C4ISR capabilities of India’s Armed Forces: The Role of Small Satellites
Jun 15, 2020

Strengthening the C4ISR capabilities of India’s Armed Forces: The Role of Small Satellites

Small satellites have gained considerable importance in recent years. Although small spacecraft have existed for decades, their military applications have recently gained prominence owing to technological advances in their development and integration into the armed services of the major spacefaring countries across the world. This paper analyses the significance of small satellites in the C4ISR capabilities of the three service branches of the In

Terror attacks: Repeated wake-up calls for the Army
Dec 06, 2016

Terror attacks: Repeated wake-up calls for the Army

The attack that killed seven military personnel in Nagrota is a loud wake up call for the Indian Army

The Agnivir Scheme: Only the test of fire will make fine steel
Jun 27, 2022

The Agnivir Scheme: Only the test of fire will make fine steel

The reforms that the Agnipath scheme entails will help revolutionise the Indian defence system.

The Army's law can be harsh but going soft can make things worse
May 30, 2018

The Army's law can be harsh but going soft can make things worse

Major Leetul Gogoi was commended when he broke the law by taking a Kashmiri civilian hostage. Now, the army is holding a second court of inquiry for another alleged act of indiscipline or worse.

The Indian Air Force and an increasing HADR mandate
May 12, 2020

The Indian Air Force and an increasing HADR mandate

The primary role of the Indian defence forces is to safeguard the nation’s sovereignty from external threats, but when called upon, they are equally

The LoC Fence is bad Strategy
Dec 28, 2004

The LoC Fence is bad Strategy

In the Robert Frost poem the narrator¿s neighbour tells him ¿good fences make good neighbours,¿ but he asks, ¿Before I built a wall I'd ask to know/What I was walling in or walling out.¿ However, in the case of the barbed wire fence that has been constructed on the Line of Control (LoC) by the Indian army, no one appears to have asked this question.

The STEAG: A new development in the army’s technological capabilities
Apr 30, 2024

The STEAG: A new development in the army’s technological capabilities

The STEAG is a step in the right direction to ensure effective communications and bridge the gaps in the Indian Army’s capabilities

There is an answer to Modi’s enigma on Galwan
Jun 24, 2020

There is an answer to Modi’s enigma on Galwan

Modi’s efforts appear prescient, but the answers to the questions he posed remain equally elusive. How do you maintain stability on a border that h

Think creatively to offset funds crunch in defence
Jan 31, 2020

Think creatively to offset funds crunch in defence

The defence budget is shrinking. The CDS can play a key role in ensuring the most efficient use of resources

Uri attack: There are no military options that will give India the outcome it wants
Sep 19, 2016

Uri attack: There are no military options that will give India the outcome it wants

In Pathankot and again in Uri, we have seen the perimeter breached too easily.

Vostok-22: Challenges of Diplomatic Promiscuity
Sep 04, 2022

Vostok-22: Challenges of Diplomatic Promiscuity

But New Delhi's decision to send a contingent of the Indian Army for the September 1-7 Vostok 2022 military drill in Russia's far east has raised eyebrows, particularly in the West that is trying to isolate Moscow after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is a major exercise involving more than 50,000 troops and 5,000 weapons units, including 140 aircraft and 60 warships, with the participation of troops from China, India, Laos, Mongolia, Nicar

What Xi should do
Oct 10, 2020

What Xi should do

Settle the border with India. With increasing US pressure, it is in China’s interest.

Why 'surgical strikes' are a slippery slope for India
Sep 30, 2016

Why 'surgical strikes' are a slippery slope for India

For the uninitiated, surgical strikes are limited and lightning fast incursions into enemy territory meant to neutralise tactical threats.

Will the brouhaha over Major Aditya help the Army?
Feb 14, 2018

Will the brouhaha over Major Aditya help the Army?

While Ms. Sitharaman’s flip-flops have seriously damaged the credibility of the Central Government, sadly the wishy-washy comments of the Northern Army Commander, as well as the lack of any public statement from the Army Chief in support of his troops, has not helped matters.

अंतरराष्ट्रीय: कांगो में भारत के ‘शांति’ मिशन को झटका
Aug 13, 2022

अंतरराष्ट्रीय: कांगो में भारत के ‘शांति’ मिशन को झटका

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अग्निपथ योजना की संरचनात्मक क़मियों को कैसे दूर किया जाए?
Sep 07, 2022

अग्निपथ योजना की संरचनात्मक क़मियों को कैसे दूर किया जाए?

अग्निपथ योजना कागज पर संभव प्रतीत हो सकती है लेकिन व्यवह�

अग्निपथ योजना से जुड़े सामाजिक और राजनीतिक प्रभावों की पड़ताल
Jun 23, 2022

अग्निपथ योजना से जुड़े सामाजिक और राजनीतिक प्रभावों की पड़ताल

आर्थिक गुण के लिहाज़ से अग्निपथ योजना में कुछ कसर रह सकती

अग्निवीर योजना: अग्निपरीक्षा से ही हासिल होंगे फ़ौलादी नतीजे!
Jul 04, 2022

अग्निवीर योजना: अग्निपरीक्षा से ही हासिल होंगे फ़ौलादी नतीजे!

अग्निपथ स्कीम से जुड़े सुधारों से भारतीय रक्षा प्रणाली म

आख़िर क्यों ‘अग्निपथ’ योजना का विरोध भारत के लिए एक चेतावनी की घंटी है?
Jul 31, 2022

आख़िर क्यों ‘अग्निपथ’ योजना का विरोध भारत के लिए एक चेतावनी की घंटी है?

भारत में व्याप्त बेरोजगारी संकट पर रौशनी डालता अग्निपथ य

आत्मनिर्भर भारतासाठी नागरी व लष्करी सहकार्य
Jan 15, 2024

आत्मनिर्भर भारतासाठी नागरी व लष्करी सहकार्य

भारताचा इतिहास आणि विचारधारा लक्षात घेता, भारताने व्याप�