Maj Gen C P Singh, Retd It gives me great pride as Indian to say that India is the only country in the world that liberated Bangladesh with surrender of fully armed one Lakh Pakistani troops in just 14 days. Even superpowers have failed to do that. The war in Ukraine has gone beyond 75 days, much against the expectations of the world and certainly, that of Russia. … [Read more...] about Ukraine: Who wins! Who cares!!
Maj Gen C P Singh, Retd India took a balanced stance at the UN Security Council on 31 January 2022, when the Ukraine Crisis discussion was put to vote. India abstained from voting in UNSC demonstrating neutral position. That reflects India’s predicament in the current East European standoff. Today, the world is becoming a global village. The conflicts no longer remain … [Read more...] about East Europe stand-off and India’s Dilemma
Maj. Gen. C P Singh, (Retd) ‘You can change friends, but you can’t change your neighbours.’ What does one do when some rogue people come and occupy one's neighbourhood? People who give a damn to the rules of civilized society, harbour outlaws, threaten the neighbours, deal in contrabands and do all things wrong to disturb the peace and tranquillity of the area. First, … [Read more...] about The turmoil in Afghanistan and its impact on India
Dr. Simrit Kahlon The macabre game plan of Pakistani terrorist Hafiz Saeed is in full swing. His recent release from “House Arrest” by a Pakistani court on grounds of lack of evidence has opened yet another chapter in his already colourful history. It proves that this criminal is not only above the government but also the instrument of law in Pakistan. In that country such an … [Read more...] about Hafiz Saeed is a bigger threat to the world than to India
Jasmine Brar An All Party Conference (APC) has recently been held at Islamabad, Pakistan, to formulate a National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorism. PM Nawaz Sharif has hailed this as historic solidarity among the political parties to challenge a national security threat. Even as the meeting was going on, terror mongers in Pakistan were busy initiating a maritime terror … [Read more...] about Pakistan sponsored terror: India must prepare for a long haul
Prabhakar Gupta Indo-China relations, of late, have been dominated by instances of intrusion into Indian territories by soldiers of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA). The first such intrusion that caught the media eye was in mid-April 2013, a little before the first visit of the new Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to India. The matter dragged on for about 20 days and culminated … [Read more...] about Engaging the Dragon a decade hence
S Ranjan The negotiation for the resumption of the supply to the allies’ forces in Afghanistan through Pakistan is still going on. The Pakistan’s political class intended to play the anti-US card in the election year for which reason it closed down the supply route after the death of 24 of its soldiers in an air attack by the NATO air force on a Pakistan – Afghan border post, … [Read more...] about Why Pakistan is desperately trying to placate the Americans