• 16 May, 2022
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Lessons from a Conference Hundred Years Back

This year marks the centenary of the Washington Naval Conference which was held in the capital of the United States from November 1921 to February 1922. This Conference, well known…

By G S Iyer

Sardar KM Panikkar : A Maritime Visionary

A great historian, statesman, educationist, diplomat, journalist and bilingual writer, Kavalam Madhava Panikkar (1895-1963) has been consigned to history as having given the wrong advice to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru…

By TP Sreenivasan

Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw Too Deserved a Farewell with Honour  

On 06 February 2022 as the nation mourned the passing away of Lata Mangeshkar who apart from a well-known singer of international repute was also an awardee of Bharat Ratna,…

By Lt Col JS Sodhi (Retd)

Peoples Liberation Army and the Irony of the ‘Unmourned’ Soldiers!

On 22 March 2019, Chinese President Xi Jinping laid a wreath at ‘The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Tomba del Milite Ignoto) at Rome, Italy. This monument is dedicated to…

The Indian People Deserve to Know More about the Victory in Indo-Pak War 1971

Six years ago, was the 50th anniversary of the Indo-Pak Conflict 1965. Even as a second-generation officer and having served 40 years in the Indian Army, I thought I did not…

Legacy and Relevance of General Zorawar Singh – A Forgotten Legend

2020 saw India taking a stand against China on the edges of Ladakh, amid a military build-up from both the sides; a few realise that India’s borders with Tibet are all…

Lessons from the Cholas: Ensuring Order for Peace, Trade and Prosperity

History is often a teacher of both profound truths and profound obstinacy; we need to study periods of Indian history that can inspire us to think beyond our boundaries and…