Lt Gen Shokin Chauhan Nepal’s relationship with China’s first recorded official engagement dates back to the middle of the seventh century, when Nepal’s armed forays into Tibet led to Chinese intervention favouring the latter. It resulted in the signing of the Sino-Nepalese Treaty of 1792, which provided a tribute-bearing mission from Nepal to China every five years as a … [Read more...] about China in Nepal: The Indian perspective
Lt General Satish Dua The government of India has recently issued a notification regarding appointment of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). According to this notification, the CDS may be appointed from among serving as well as retired three or four star rank officers from all three services — Army, Navy and Air Force — subject to their being less than 62 years of age. This … [Read more...] about Chief of Defence Staff : An imperative for the Indian Armed Forces
Maj Gen C P Singh (Retd) “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a country: One is by the sword; the other is by debt" John Adams (2nd U.S. President) “Parvane ko nahi pata ki jis shamaa se who lipat raha hai, wahi usko jalaa kar raakh kar degi.” Have you heard of this famous Bollywood line about fatal attraction of the moth to a flame? Similar is the … [Read more...] about The Chinese Debt Trap
Sant Kumar Sharma Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, KP in short, is a province of Pakistan where Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) has a clear majority. It is Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party which holds 94 out of 145 seats in the state legislature. Some days ago, there were local body elections in KP and surprisingly, PTI was easily beaten by Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s Jamaat Ulema … [Read more...] about With Miltablishment support waning, Imran may not survive 2022 as PM
Col Lalit Chamola, SM ( veteran) I was heartbroken, extremely sad and on the verge of crying when the news of the untimely and tragic death of my dear friend, General Bipin Rawat, in the helicopter accident was flashed on 8 December, 2021. In my grief, I also witnessed the response of my fellow Indians from all parts of the country irrespective of the class, caste, … [Read more...] about Farewell to the General – am I seeing a changing India?