• 21 February, 2024
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IS IT TIME TO WEAPONISE THE QUAD ?

The May 2020 forward deployment along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by the PLA in Eastern Ladakh is China’s ‘HIMALAYAN BLUNDER’ of immense Geopolitical and Geostrategic dimensions which will…

By Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia (Retd)

The PLA Soldier: The Man Behind The Machine

When the South China Morning Post wrote a rather surprising piece on the new selection criteria for PLA recruits, one particular condition – “Any applicant – even for non-combat positions…

By Maj Gen Mandip Singh (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)

‘Project Zorawar’ Light Tank: A New Sentinel For India’s High-Altitude Borders!

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By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (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

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)

Sino-Indian War: Are We Prepared?

As they say ‘War’ is never a solution to a problem as it is a barbaric activity which only results in loss of lives and property/land. Both the parties persecuting…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

The Yangtse Standoff : With or Against the Run of Play

One of the highlights of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar are some of the results against the run of play. A perfectly balanced game suddenly goes in favour…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Deciphering Military Signals Emanating from China’s 20th Party Congress

There has been the usual high symbolism and loaded political rhetoric of Chinese leadership that was witnessed during the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Comrade Xi Jinping’s…

By Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav (Retd)

Chinese President Xi meets PLA troops connected with Ladakh standoff during his Xinjiang tour

Beijing, Jul 16 (PTI) Chinese President Xi Jinping, who made a rare visit this week to the restive Xinjiang region which borders Ladakh, met the troops and officers stationed there and…

Under PM Modi, India more likely than in the past to respond with force to Pakistani provocations: US Intelligence

Washington, Mar 8 (PTI): Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is more likely than in the past to respond with military force to any real or perceived Pakistani provocations, the…

India’s relations with China going through very difficult phase’: Jaishankar

Munich, Feb 19 (PTI). India's relations with China right now was going through a "very difficult phase" after Beijing violated border agreements, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday, underlining…