Jaibans Singh Every year, 15 January, is celebrated as Army Day in India. On this day, the first Indian officer, General (later Field Marshal) KM Cariappa, took over as commander-in-chief of the Indian Army. The nation had every reason to be proud to have an Indian at the helm of its forces. It is customary for the incumbent Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army to … [Read more...] about Security of the Nation is in safe hands of the Indian Army
Dr. Simrit Kahlon India and Pakistan armies have agreed to cease firing along the Line of Control (LoC) from midnight of February 24-25, 2021. The agreement has been reached through deliberations of the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMO) of the two countries. “The two sides reviewed the situation along the Line of Control and all other sectors in a free, frank … [Read more...] about Pakistan should also cease its social media propaganda in J&K
Farooq Wani The unilateral suspension of operations during the holy month of Ramadan in Jammu and Kashmir has entered its third week now. Reports suggest that stone pelting and recruitment of youth into the fold of militancy has witnessed a downward trend. The slightly positive response of the separatists to the governments offer for talks has added positivity to the … [Read more...] about Mothers influence will discourage youth from pursuing the path of terrorism
Dr. Simrit Kahlon The Union Government, on May, 16, declared “suspension of operations” (also termed as ceasefire) in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan! The initiative, taken at the behest of the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, is designed to facilitate a peaceful holy month for the people of the state, especially so in Kashmir. The move has elicited a mixed … [Read more...] about Jammu and Kashmir: Heed the message of peace and reconciliation
Dr. Simrit Kahlon Diwali is traditionally celebrated by the Pakistan army with a fervour that far exceeds what is seen in India. While in India the celebrations entail bursting of crackers, the Pakistan army rains artillery shells on the border areas of Jammu and Kashmir and derives great pleasure in causing untold misery to the hapless inhabitants of the area during the … [Read more...] about India should remain prepared to counter Pakistan’s pig-headedness
Simrit Kahlon It has been many months now that India and Pakistan are trying to come to grips with the potentially explosive situation of cease fire violations along the line of control and the international border. The beheading of an Indian army soldier in the beginning of this year (2013) and killing of one more was the precursor to a situation that has worsened over the … [Read more...] about The line of control is awaiting a statesman
Simrit Kahlon The beautiful valley of Kashmir and its courageous people have seen some very bad times; they faced the challenges with utmost resilience and emerged unvanquished. A concerted effort to intimidate them with terror, an assault on their culture and way of life, an attempt to subjugate their spirit, all have come to naught. In the last few years, their … [Read more...] about Peace in Kashmir: So near and yet so far!!