Growing malaise of the misuse of articles of uniform by veterans while appearing on television and public functions needs to be curbed – by peer pressure, or else by enforcing regulations on the issue.
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Crisis of Confidence
The crisis of command between the COAS and the environment is alarming, and needs to be resolved at the earliest.
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Heroes amongst us
A small initiative by a colony in Delhi to honour heroes among them during Diwali is something that is worth emulating.
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Penny foolish pound foolish …
The financial cost of keeping PMR out of OROP doesn’t seem to have been calculated by the govt.
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OROP – Constitutionally Speaking (A guest post by Akshat Agarwal)
Guest post by Akshat Agarwal, a budding lawyer In light of the recent controversy over the issue of One Rank One Pension (OROP), it may be pertinent to turn for guidance to the supreme law of the land, the Constitution of India. This document, drafted over thousands of hours of deliberation and discussion, provides the…
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Mirza Ghalib and the veterans
What is the similarity between Ghalib and veterans of armed forces? A common protest.
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Join the army – and die!
Foot in the mouth disease is a common affliction of the Indian politician. It comes in two basic forms – the ‘shoot and claim misquote’ and ‘shoot and apologize’. Dr Bhim Singh, the minister from Bihar was struck down by the latter when he asserted quite indignantly that “people join the army to die”. Of…
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