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Emerging Bhutanese Intransigence

The recent statements of Bhutanese Foreign Minister Tandi Dorji indicating substantial progress in their boundary talks with China is a serious cause of concern for India. The minister indicated the…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

The Chinese Intransience During Foreign Ministers’ Meet At Goa SCO Summit

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in September 2022 at Samarkand, Uzbekistan resulted in China accepting withdrawal from Gorga-Hot Spring Area (PP-15) on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

‘Eroding Basis Of Bilateral Relations’ – Chinese Policy Is Institutional!

On 27 April 2023, on the sidelines of the SCO Defence Ministers Meeting, the Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in as clear and candid manner as can be told the…

By Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma

China’s Real Interest in the Mountains is not Land, It’s Water

China’s real interest in the mountains is not LAND, it is the WATER.  China-India tensions in the Himalayas is shifting from confrontation and sabre-rattling over contested border territory to a…

No Room for Error—Wargaming to Thwart China’s Aggression

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace"                              …

By Levina

A War With China – Is India Prepared?

Col Grant Newsham’s new book “When China Attacks: A Warning to America,” is a wake-up call for the United States. The book argues that the dispute between the US and…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

‘Threat in Being’ at LAC- Are India-China Macro Bilateral Ties on Track?

Zha Liyou, China's Consul-General at Kolkata recently stated that "macro bilateral ties" with India are coming back on track. Another senior Chinese diplomat in India has called the border situation…

By Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma

A Line Divided: The Frayed Edges Will Remain

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released its Annual Report 2021-22 on March 13. The report notes: "Since April-May 2020, the Chinese side undertook several attempts to unilaterally alter the…

By Lt Gen D S Hooda (Retd)

Repealing The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)1958 In The NE: Is This The Right Time?

On September 11, 1958, a law (Armed Forces Special Powers Act) was enacted to deal with the ongoing disturbed situation in the Naga Hills, which were then part of Assam.…

By Lt Gen Shokin Chauhan (Retd)

India’s Three Wars

On January 18, 2023, Chinese President Xi Jinping held a video conversation with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops. He inspected the combat readiness of the troops stationed at Kunjirap…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

BRO conducts final break through blast of Nechiphu Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh

Border Road Organisation (BRO) conducted final “break through blast” to mark the successful completion of excavation work of the Nechiphu Tunnel, in Arunachal Pradesh on May 20, 2022. Director General…

BRO conducts final blast concluding all excavation on Sela Tunnel Project

The final blast for the 980-metre long Sela Tunnel (Tunnel 1) was conducted by Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry through an e-ceremony from New Delhi on…