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Shankar Roychowdhury

Shankar Roychowdhury | Looking back at 1971: How India cut Pak down to size

From India’s point of view, it was to pay Pakistan back for torturing its own population and consequently creating an added burden for India

16 Dec 2021 1:38 AM

It’s time to revise India’s strategy, pay back Pakistan in its own coin

India must understand that a change is coming more rapidly than some people may think.

16 Mar 2019 12:30 AM

Pulwama: Let forces respond, keep politics out

The Balakot facility was headed by a brother-in-law of JeM chief Masood Azhar.

27 Feb 2019 1:39 AM

State police-Centre confrontation can have dangerous fallout; defuse crisis

The Saradha-Narada cases are well known now, though interesting details continue to be regurgitated in the media as titillating titbits.

12 Feb 2019 12:13 AM

Soul-searching is needed: India’s ‘ship of state’ near breaking point

Elections 2019 promise to be a vitriolic event. The muddied flags of political parties can be cleaned by a simple rinse in any washing machine.

16 Jan 2019 1:07 AM

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Guns and violence in America & India: A study in contrasts

The respective constitutional positions of the two countries are totally opposite.

12 Jun 2018 3:40 AM

Is the Cold War starting all over again?

To a watching world it was a graphic demonstration of iron-fisted crowd control by the Israeli security forces, circa 2018.

30 May 2018 1:23 AM

If Syria implodes, India will be hit

India has the requisite resources and troops for these operations, in which our armed forces are enviably adept.

01 May 2018 5:54 AM

Threats to India grow, but do our netas care?

The entire episode should cause grave disquiet to all citizens at a time when the need for national security is paramount.

03 Apr 2018 12:48 AM

How long must IAF wait for its new fighter?

The PM himself pushed the deal through, seemingly oblivious of its tortured historical background.

20 Mar 2018 5:56 AM

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Time for strategy shift: Hit Pak where it hurts

Is it time to think of a “front foot” trans-border response to Pakistan?

16 Feb 2018 1:10 AM

The perils of hyper-nationalism

The armed forces are the very last bastion of the country’s composite identity and its national integrity.

25 Jul 2017 1:37 AM

Darjeeling stir: Is GJM a cat’s paw?

Darjeeling is deep inside India’s strategic “Chicken’s Neck”, which connects northeast India with the rest of the country.

27 Jun 2017 5:50 AM

Khaplang passes, but cause is alive

Though India’s Northeast may culturally be several worlds away from Kashmir, there are commonalities in the geopolitical environment of both.

13 Jun 2017 1:33 AM

J&K: No let-up in Pak proxy war

The Indian security establishment must never forget Pakistan’s politico-military payback strategy against India.

21 Mar 2017 2:36 AM

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In grim times, a way forward?

Kashmir is witnessing an uptick in militant and criminal activity, as in the recent spate of bank robberies in the Valley.

21 Feb 2017 1:10 AM

Saudis’ IMAFT: Tread cautiously

The aims of the new Islamic anti-terror alliance are somewhat reminiscent of another earlier but entirely different military alliance.

19 Jan 2017 3:59 AM

Secure cyberspace for Digital India

Electronic security of the demonetisation process is a high priority now, on par with other such threats to national security.

04 Jan 2017 2:47 AM

Govt’s thinking over Army ‘merit’ flawed

The selection of the Indian Army’s Chief of Staff is undoubtedly the exclusive prerogative of the government of the day.

22 Dec 2016 3:30 AM

Uri, Pampore, Nagrota... We must act

The ISI is now extensively utilising the same concept and methodology against India.

06 Dec 2016 3:46 AM

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