Harsha Kakar

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a retired Major-General of the Indian Army and author of the book, Harsha Kakar writes.

POLITICS

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What government setting panel headed by Ajit Doval for defence planning means for armed forces

The system may work only if all involved move forward in a coordinated manner and the organisation meets at frequent intervals.

POLITICS

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Kim Jong-un’s China visit: What could be in store for the rest of the world

For China, a unified Korea with close ties to the US is undesirable, as it could enhance threat perceptions and have the US at its doorstep.

VOICES

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Stop these attacks on the Indian Army

Those who lack knowledge on a subject should avoid commenting.

VARIETY

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Indian Army is facing a serious shortage of funds: Is the government listening?

Any laxity in military preparedness, opens the door for adventurism by New Delhi's adversaries - China and Pakistan.

POLITICS

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Budget 2018: Sadly, Modi government has let down Indian soldiers

National security and development of military power has been given a short shrift, when elections appear to be around the corner.

VOICES

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Why is the Indian Army becoming a target in Kashmir?

The J&K Police, on the orders of the state government, has registered an FIR against Army major for Shopian firing.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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VOICES

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India-Pakistan 1971 war: Insulting Army is wrong

Rejoinder to Garga Chatterjee's article in Firstpost.

VOICES

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This Vijay Diwas, Modi government must end the war its against Indian soldiers

It hurts the common Indian to see war veterans or their widows battling for their rights.