Harsha Kakar

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a retired Major General.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Is there a leadership failure in Indian Army?

The force loses about a 100 soldiers per year to suicides, mostly related to pressures emanating from unresolved family disputes.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why barring Nawaz Sharif from politics could bring more troubles for Pakistan

Political turmoil in any nation impacts its economy and our neighbour is no exception.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

VOICES

 |   10-minute read

End of Sharif era: Is Pakistan facing another military dictatorship?

Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa now has all the cards and keeping them close to his chest.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

It’s easy to criticise Kashmir policy as part of Opposition, Mr Chidambaram

Seventy years of talks and still no solution implies that it was a wrong approach from the start.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Doklam standoff: It's not just with India, China is rubbing everyone the wrong way

New Delhi supporting Thimphu in countering Beijing's bullying tactics is justified.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Amarnath Yatra attack will only embolden Army's resolve to eliminate terrorists

The critics need to learn from the common yatris who believe that since the Army is involved in security, the yatra is no threat.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

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There is a simple solution to India-China Sikkim standoff, but it’s not easy

It is possibly the only answer to save egos and restore peace.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

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Did India's surgical strikes escalate ceasefire violations with Pakistan?

Drawing conclusions from statistical figures may be incorrect.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

US declaring Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist is a one up for India's war against terrorism by Pakistan

New Delhi's decision not to resume dialogue with Islamabad is now justified.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Modi-Trump meet: New US strategy in Afghanistan will involve India

While being aware that India is unwilling to contribute boots on the ground, there are many more areas for the country to participate in.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha