• 12 July, 2024
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Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)
Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

Lt Gen KJ Singh, PVSM, AVSM & Bar, is former Western Army Commander and is currently the State Information Commissioner. He holds Maharaja Ranjit Singh Chair in Panjab University. He has had a stint as Advisor to CM and is a member of UT Advisory Council.


Articles Lists

ZORAWAR-INDIA’S LIGHT TANK: IS IT ENOUGH?

India has rolled-out Zorawar, described as Armoured Fighting Vehicle- Indian Light Tank (AFV-ILT) for trials and evaluation. The tank has been developed in fast-track mode in three odd years, after PLA fielded light tank and deployed them in Doklam in 2017 and in the ongoing unresolved imbroglio in

PAKISTAN- CLASHES ON WESTERN BORDER AND TERRORISM INFERNO WITHIN

Pakistan already battling grave and debilitating fiscal emergency is now getting mired in internal chaos and escalating tension on her Western border. Military-establishment has been utilising Eastern border with India to prosecute its diabolic K-2 (Kashmir and Khalistan) agenda coupled with deadly

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 characterized by an adventurous and industrious spirit, very visible and known to be punching, m

Pakistan – Withering State

Introduction.   Pakistan is witnessing probably the most dangerous implosion of institutions triggered by Imran Khan and his followers. Citadels and symbols of Army supremacy, residences of Corps Commanders, HQs, and even Mianwali airbase were plundered by crowds. Social media (SM) posts of mobs m

Fiscal Implosion In Pakistan Economy And Impact On Defence Spending

Pakistan has landed itself in fiscal maelstrom due to its profligate rentier mindset. The country's economy is on ventilator and is literally gasping for external bail-outs. The talks with IMF remain inconclusive and only lifeline has been China announcing $700 million loan to redress immediate fore

New Pakistan Army Chief – Mystery Deepens

Pakistan and whole world are waiting for nomination of the next Army Chief. General Qamar Javed Bajwa is due to retire after his extended tenure of six years on 28 November 2022. Pakistan PM, Shahbaz Sharif rushed to London with his Defence Minister, Khwaja Muhammad Asif, to confabulate with his exi

Emerging Challenges on Western Front

Western Command, the pivotal command on Western front celebrated, platinum jubilee, on 15 September.  It is opportune time to look beyond nostalgia and ceremonials, to take stock of operational dynamics and emerging challenges, on the Western Front. The review is also warranted because we have bela

Quad as Bulwark Against an Aggressive Dragon

There is heightened expectation as US President, Joe Biden is preparing to host the first, ‘in person’ Quad leaders’ summit, on 24th September 2021 at White House.  Besides host USA, others, Indian PM, Narendra Modi, Scott Morrison, Australian PM and Yoshihide Suga, Japanese PM have confirmed