Harsha Kakar

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a retired Major General.

POLITICS

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Prime Minister's Office wants Indian Army to pick up garbage: Where's your outrage now?

Every time such decisions are taken, the soldier who has been deployed feels insulted.

Harsha Kakar
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POLITICS

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Russia's support to BRICS declaration is tying down Pakistan

The statement officially listed terror groups emanating from Pakistani soil.

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POLITICS

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Why Farooq Abdullah has 'no expectation' from Rajnath Singh's visit to J&K

A burning Valley and rise in militancy would provide an opportunity to National Conference to demand fresh elections, which it could hope to win.

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POLITICS

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What Nirmala Sitharaman must do for the armed forces

Her appointment as full-time defence minister comes at a crucial time for the military.

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POLITICS

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Ram Rahim rape verdict: Indian police is a shame

Politicians are easy targets, whereas those responsible are ignored.

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POLITICS

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Ram Rahim verdict: Haryana violence is a policing disaster

If the Army can succeed, whereas similar armed central police forces cannot, we lack training and motivated manpower.

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POLITICS

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Why Army honoured and reinstated Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Purohit

Those accusing the Indian Army for not doing enough must realise that it refused to suspend or terminate his services throughout the period of his arrest.

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POLITICS

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Why Donald Trump's South Asia policy will only drag on

US' current policy is only old wine in a new bottle.

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VOICES

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Can UN sanctions contain North Korea?

Kim Jong-un is paranoid about his regime's security and survivability. He has no concern for his people, who continue to starve.

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POLITICS

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Why Article 35A isn't good for Kashmir

Legally, the Article can be questioned as it denies residents their basic rights under the Constitution.

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@kakar_harsha