Jaibans Singh The Indian media has been carrying reports about the Union Government considering a phased withdrawal of the Indian Army from the hinterland of the Kashmir Valley. These reports are based on a series of articles and editorials that The Indian Express has carried on the subject. The base for this news in The Indian Express has been formed by an article … [Read more...] about Downsizing Army deployment in J&K: Caution and deliberation is necessary
Jaibans Singh On 8 December, at 1220 hrs a MI 17 V5 Helicopter carrying General Bipin Rawat, first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Indian Armed Forces, crashed in District Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, about 20 kms from Wellington and burst into flames. He was going to Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) Wellington to deliver a lecture. Accompanying the General was his … [Read more...] about J&K will remember General Bipin Rawat as a friend and well wisher
Lt. Gen. PS Mehta (Retd) At the time of partition of the country, if the accession of Jammu and Kashmir to the Indian Union had taken place in a timely manner, Pakistan would have faced difficulty in invading J&K. Unfortunately that did not happen! By October 1947, Pakistan backed ‘Tribal invaders’ commenced their march towards Srinagar allowing Jinnah to boast that … [Read more...] about Kashmir Confused!!
Defenceinfo Bureau Report Colonel Santosh Mahadik, SM, the Commanding Officer (CO) of 41 Rashtriya Rifles was killed in a fierce encounter with terrorists who had infiltrated from across the border and were hiding in the Manigah forests of district Kupwara, North Kashmir. The officer made the supreme sacrifice while leading his troops in the operation from the front. Even as … [Read more...] about Brave heart Colonel martyred in counter terrorist operations in Kashmir