Harsha Kakar

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a retired Major General.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

Army chief Bipin Rawat should speak more: The nation needs to know

Finding a political angle in the statements of the Army chief exploits the silence of the Army.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Modi govt is risking India's security by telling Army to rebuild Elphinstone bridge

Moving the Army away from its primary task is a desperate measure it should avoid.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

J&K autonomy: Chidambaram deserves brickbats, but PM Modi is wrong to politicise 'martyrs'

The BJP government seeks to project its support to the armed forces and success in the surgical strike, solely to gain votes.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

Govt's stand on non-functional upgradation has hit armed forces morale

For those who respect and have faith in the forces, let the authorities know that it cannot play with those who serve the nation.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

Suicides and fratricide: Indian Army takes care of its soldiers, stop maligning it

It is easy to criticise for those who have not worn the uniform.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

VOICES

 |   6-minute read

Why downgrading the military will hit the Modi government hard

The nation and its people will pay it back in the same coin in the next elections.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Pakistan can't blame India or US for its failures in Afghanistan

The neighbouring country has spoilt its chances of making a difference in Kabul by supporting terror.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Surgical strike proved India's dominance over Pakistan, but attacks won't stop

The Line of Control is and will always remain active, irrespective of agreements and local-level talks.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

VOICES

 |   3-minute read

Stop maligning Indian Army by revisiting Major Gogoi human shield controversy

Let's bury the incident and respect the Army for its role, rather than just seeking an opportunity to find fault and criticise it.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why Pakistan was left isolated at UNGA

For the nation that continues in its belief of using terror groups as an instrument of state policy, the doors are slowly closing.

Harsha Kakar
@kakar_harsha