• 11 July, 2024
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Eastern Ladakh

The Strategic Ladakh Range

Something extraordinary happened south of Pangong Tso (lake) in the night of August 29, 2020; the ‘Special Frontier Force’ (SFF), also known as Establishment 22 or Vikas Regiment occupied the…

By Claude Arpi

Resolving Siachen Dispute Amid LAC Standoff with China

India and Pakistan got independence in August 1947 in compliance with Independence Act 1947 passed in UK Parliament on 18 July 1947. The terms and conditions set forth for integration…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

Crying Need for an Indian Bridge on Pangong Tso

Recent satellite images indicate advance preparation and commencement of construction for another bridge over Pangong Tso, which will be capable of sustained movement of armoured vehicles, mechanised infantry vehicles and…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

India’s Diplomatic Boycott of the Winter Games – A Slap on China’s Wrist

China’s decision to make Army Colonel Qi Fabao who fought with Indian forces in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh in June 2020 an Olympic torch bearer at the Winter Games…

By Kanwal Sibal

LAC : China’s Strategic Misadventure

China reinforcing her strategic misadventure along the India - China Line of Actual Control (LAC) passed a new ‘Land Border Law’ on 23 October 2021, effective 01 January 2022. The…

By Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia (Retd)

LAC – Condescending China Faces a Resolute India

The 13th round of talks at Moldo (Chinese side), on 10 October 21 between Lt Gen PGK Menon, Corps Commander 14 Corps and his counterpart the South Xinjiang Military District…

By Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia (Retd)

Operations in Kailash Range – An Year On: India’s Strategic Resolve Demonstrated

Operations in Kailash Range - An Year On: India’s Strategic Resolve Demonstrated Lieutenant General  Vinod Bhatia (Retd) Achieving strategic, operational and tactical surprise, India occupied the operationally important heights of…

Indian Army’s counter-terrorism division deployed to tackle China on Ladakh front

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Seeking to tackle the Chinese forces, the Indian Army pulled out units engaged in counter-terrorism operations in the Northern Command area to deploy them…

Himalayan Blunder 2020: This Time It’s China

Himalayan Blunder 2020: This Time It’s China One year after a course of related strategic events is perhaps just the right time to take stock and analyze those aspects of…

Discerning China’s Game Plan

Discerning China's Game Plan “Let China sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world” - Napoleon Bonaparte Exactly a year ago, China in a surprise move occupied Finger…

Chinese military drills near Ladakh region, Indian Army keeping a close watch says Gen Naravane

There have been a number of reports confirming presence of large number of Chinese PLA troops in depth areas opposite Ladakh. The PLA units have been deployed for training, but…

Second Wave – India at War

Second Wave - India at War It is odd that the possible perpetrator of an activity being investigated becomes the judge and jury deciding whether the perpetrator (himself) was responsible…