• 19 April, 2024
Geopolitics & National Security



India conducted an Anti-Satellite (ASAT) weapon test on March 27, 2019, as part of Mission Shakti. After the US, Russia, and China, India became the fourth state in the world…

By Air Cmde SP Singh (Retd)

J&K Battle Of Narratives

On 6th May 23 Pakistan FM on G20 event in Srinagar said “We will respond to this in time, and they will remember it”[i]. On same day LeT/PAFF released a…

By Maj Gen Roopesh Mehta, SM,VSM

Punjab – Seeking Way Forward In Simmering Crisis

Introduction Role models like Rishi Sunak, PM of the UK, and Ajay Banga, recently appointed President of World Bank, bolster Punjab’s image, giving it a larger-than-life narrative. The community is…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

The Crisis In Manipur : An Assessment

“The situation in Manipur has not yet been resolved, the violence not yet abated and the actual truth not yet clear. Much of the narrative you hear about the violence…

By Lt Gen Shokin Chauhan (Retd)

G20 In Srinagar : Threats And Opportunities

With two days left for the G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting in Srinagar on May 22-24, 2023, national and international focus on this unusual event is becoming rife. There are…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Time For Review Of ‘No First Use’ Nuclear Policy

Since the launch of nuclear strikes by the USA on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 06 Aug 1945 and 09 Aug 1945 in Japan resulting in unprecedented destruction,…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

India Under Attack

Threats as commonly understood in India have usually been those arising from China, Pakistan, and terrorism as the main ones. But there is another threat that has been brewing nearly…

By Vikram Sood

Faux Pas In Punjab

History, as Karl Marx said, “repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce”. What we witnessed in the 1980s was a tragedy when, as has been rightly said, there was…

By Prakash Singh

Grey Zone Warfare – Need for Inoculating India

“It is not a matter of what is true that counts, but a matter of what is perceived to be true.”                                                                            ― Henry Kissinger The sense of justice, equality…

By Pavithran Rajan

Punjab: On The Boil Again

Punjab—the land of saints and seers, the granary of India, nursery of the nation’s exceptionally gallant soldiers and outstanding sportspersons--- appears to be once again, sliding to the brink of…

By Lt Gen Kamal Davar (Retd)

An Internal Security Challenge Brewing in the Northeast

A class 12 student from Manipur needed money for an outing with his friends, so he decided to approach a woman who had offered him Rs 1000 per “soap case”…

By Levina

Minimizing Casualties on Indo-Bangladesh Borders

India shares over 15000 Km of borders with its seven neighbours. The circumstances leading upto independence and partition gave rise to many new borders and ever since then India has…

By Sanjiv Krishan Sood