What if Nehru was still the PM in 65?
What if Nehru had been at the helm of affairs in the 1965 war? Would he have been able to do as well as Shastri did? Or would he have repeated the follies of ’62?
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Another Open Letter to COAS
Dear General, A lot of ink has flown since my last open letter to you of 1st July 2011. Some of it on papers passing through desks of MoD, some on the Public Interest Litigation submitted to Supreme Court, and a lot of it on national dailies and tabloids. The air waves are also agog…
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An open letter to the COAS
Dear General, As the head of an organization like the Indian Army, you represent many things to many people. To the serving officers and soldiers, you are a role model. To them, you stand for excellence of the highest order. You withstood the vagaries of operations and peacetime soldiering successfully, with elan, to reach the…
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Baa Baa Black Sheep
As scandal after scandal involving senior army officers surface, there is urgent need for systemic reforms.
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Mandalisation of the Army
The ills of pro rata system for promotion.
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