Harsha Kakar

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a retired Major General.

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.

POLITICS

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Why the violence in Islamabad has a resonance in India's Panchkula

The deployment of army in both cases was delayed as authorities weighed the political cost of action.

POLITICS

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Farooq Abdullah's comments on Kashmir must be ignored

National Conference leader has been struggling to save face.

VOICES

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

VARIETY

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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.

VOICES

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