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POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Indian Army, Article 370, Kashmir, Shehla Rashid

It's the economy: Kashmiris are being suppressed and Pakistan or ISIS is not the reason

Kashmir has suddenly been locked down, its people suppressed, its leaders held. But why now?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Security forces, Terrorism in kashmir, Indian Army, Amarnath yatra 2019

Amarnath Yatra Suspension: Given the Yatra's top-notch security, the threat perception was clearly huge

Our forces guarding the Amarnath Yatra do a stellar job while battling extraordinarily hard conditions. For the Yatra to thus be cancelled, despite such security, the danger had to be huge.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Indian Army, Jammu and Kashmir, Amarnath Yatra

Kashmir is paradise broken: Kashmiris are being subjected to strange mind games and stranger diktats by the govt

As pilgrims and tourists are asked to suddenly leave Kashmir, amidst a massive troop build-up, locals are on edge. Rumours multiply and the queues of panicked people are hellish.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Operation vijay, Kargil war, Indian Army, Artillery

Shooting Fire in Kargil: When India's determined artillery put the love of Allah in Pakistan's troops

Kargil was also won with the relentless artillery of the Indian army, which rained fire on the Pakistanis night and day, in an offensive last matched by its intensity only in World War 2.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
LoC, Pakistan Army, Indian Army, 20 years kargil

Kargil: How the best tribute to our Indian heroes came from an awestruck Pakistani

July 26 marks 20 years of the Kargil war which went on for 85 days and saw 537 Indian soldiers die. But only after they repulsed every Pakistani intruder, yard by yard, relentlessly.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Indian Army, LoC, Kargil Vijay Diwas, Kargil war

The Kargil Conflict of 1999: How Pakistan gave shape to its biggest military blunder

The Indian army needs to be forever vigilant against any Pakistani misadventure.

POLITICS

 |  Shiv Aroor and Rahul Singh  |  6-minute read
Indian Army, Pulwama attack aftermath, Pulwama and balakot, Balakot air strike

How the IAF hit Balakot

Presenting an exclusive edited excerpt from Shiv Aroor and Rahul Singh's book India's Most Fearless-2.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Cricket 2019 world cup, Indian Army, Balidaan badge, Virat kohli 2019 world cup

World Cup 2019: Why I've stopped watching India play cricket

Once known as the gentleman’s game, the sport has turned bats into weapons for hyper-nationalism and for advertising opportunities. This is now war, of a different kind.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
China’s people’s liberation army, Infantry, Ficv, Ministry of Defence

India’s Infantry Combat Vehicles project may just die from apathy

With the Army failing to convince the bureaucracy to push the project through, it will float in an eternal orbit.

LIFE

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Politics, IAF, Indian Army, Army

Very Few Good Men: Why don’t more politicians send their kids to the armed forces?

Apart from two political families, we have not seen any netas send their kids to the armed forces. Why not?