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Wars in India: Looking back at history

The Mahabharat was a civil war and no Indian really celebrates it. The Ramayan, on other hand, was a war.

15 Jan 2018 12:32 AM

China threat: Trap, penetrate, destroy

Things are vastly different today, thanks to the ongoing multilateral trade negotiations and bilateral proposals.

11 Jan 2018 1:46 AM

Watch out for ‘Land of Morning Warning’

Japan is universally known as the Land of the Rising Sun and the Korean peninsula as the Land of Morning Calm.

05 Jan 2018 12:10 AM

What’s behind Moscow’s new advisory to New Delhi over Beijing’s OBOR?

The South China Sea is not Chinese, there are several claimant littoral maritime states.

22 Dec 2017 1:06 AM

Wang’s ‘thoughts’: Beijing has clearly, brazenly spelt out its overseas doctrine

It should be noted Wang showed a lot of warmth on his arrival and gave a warning on his departure.

15 Dec 2017 3:28 AM


India vs China at sea: Why subs are critical

India has 14 imported subs as compared to 54 indigenous and 12 imported subs of the PLA Navy.

04 Dec 2017 12:25 AM

J&K status: Farooq’s line might be wrong, but look at other blunders

It reveals the psyche of self-demeaning and self-defeating sections of the leadership, either suffering from an inferiority complex or arrogance.

23 Nov 2017 2:02 AM

Migrants, refugees... Just look at our history!

India has repeatedly been invaded over ages. In the last 1,000 years alone, as many as 40 major invasions occurred.

13 Nov 2017 12:23 AM

Give the interlocutor a chance

One would, nevertheless, have condoned or ignored Pakistani malevolence had the violence ceased today.

01 Nov 2017 3:28 AM

Japan: Indian Navy’s best partner?

Abe’s dream to transform his country’s self-defence forces into a full-fledged military that can play a proper role in regional security.

25 Oct 2017 12:48 AM


Some questions that Beijing needs to answer

China often tends to forget it is a “people’s republic” and still in name a Communist nation, though of course it is all but capitalist in fact.

12 Oct 2017 12:12 AM

IAF at 85, but no indigenous fighter yet

HAL at present produces “eight platforms per year, which will go up to 16 from 2019-2020”.

03 Oct 2017 2:22 AM

Always on a mission: The Marshal that I knew

Safdarjung Airport was still the domestic flight hub of Indian Airlines Corporation, flying its Dakotas, till the early 1960s.

21 Sep 2017 2:08 AM

China trade: Rectify fault lines

The ongoing Sino-Indian trade imbalance is a danger signal.

18 Sep 2017 12:13 AM

Trump’s Afghan war: India must stay out

Why is fighting against Afghan tribals such a fatal attraction?

11 Sep 2017 1:29 AM


After Doklam, it’s time for a new beginning

It was not then a bilateral but a quadrilateral issue, imvolving the British, Tibetans, Chinese and Indians.

04 Sep 2017 12:39 AM

BRI to Brics: Monopoly vs competition

Brics is the forum of five competing powers, apparent bonding thereof, on the lines of the EU or G-7.

22 Aug 2017 12:48 AM

New China of 21st century is ‘Goebbelsian’

Why has China brazenly and defiantly violated India’s sovereignty and territory in connivance with military rulers of Pakistan?

14 Aug 2017 12:44 AM

‘Cruelty’ in uniform & Navy Act 1957

Fifteen years lapsed before the Armed Forces Tribunal Act 2007 came into being.

11 Aug 2017 12:48 AM

Is China losing its edge?

Finance being prosperity and firepower, destruction thereof, the external posturing of the Dragon is more than understandable and expected.

03 Aug 2017 5:37 AM