Overlooking the principle of seniority in appointing the army chief could open door for future political interference in the armed forces.
The following article appeared in The Quint. Original can be accessed here. Gen Dalbir Suhag, the present army chief is due to retire at the end of this month. However, in a surprising break from past practice, the name of his replacement has not yet been announced. As things stand, Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, the
The government shouldn’t hesitate to use the logistic and manpower resources of the Armed forces to alleviate sufferings of people over the Demonetisation
Dear Mr Patel, This is in response to your piece published in today’s TOI under a presumptuously named column ‘AakaarVani’. I’m writing this to correct you on some factual and a lot of perceptual errors that seem to behind almost every sentence in the piece. I’m writing in the hope that you may correct these,
A small initiative by a colony in Delhi to honour heroes among them during Diwali is something that is worth emulating.
Large number of support cadres are strangling the armed forces instead of supporting them
A military operation has tactical and strategic aims. What were the strategic aim of the strikes under UPA?
On A Wednesday, a common man took on terrorists on celluloid. On another, the Indian Army took on many more in real life.
What are the options before the service chiefs in view of MoD overruling their reservations on the 7th Pay Commission anomalies?
This is a follow up of a prior post on the issue of online intimidation by journalists, specially of serving armed forces officers. I was witness to a similar incident, where a pair of journalists ganged up upon someone, apparently a serving officer. It started when the officer objected to one of them linking