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Anil Bhat

Book Review | Joining the dots to complete Partition puzzle

Whatever it resulted in was a course of events for which India is dearly paying till date

01 May 2022 12:55 AM

Book Review | China’s geopolitical risks are more in southeast than west, southwest

The book tries to formulate well-researched geopolitical imperatives for China and predicts Chinese responses

27 Mar 2022 12:40 AM

Book Review | Who’s who in the New Great Game that has started in Afghanistan

The US abandoning Afghanistan to let it fall to the Taliban is one of the greatest catastrophes of the 21st century

20 Feb 2022 3:45 AM

Book Review | The many unknown acts of the great Bengal tragedy

Mughals grabbed resources and richer land in the form of eastern Bengal and converted its residents into their own faith

29 Jan 2022 6:44 PM

Book Review | Communists & ultranationalists: China, India fell out 6 centuries back

Having learnt the lessons of history better than India, China bided its time and positioned itself to humiliate India whenever possible

26 Dec 2021 1:38 AM


Book Review | Crouching Elephant, Hidden Dragon: This history is not to be repeated

The resulting shortcomings in dealing with the Chinese have cost India dearly in terms of its security and progress

20 Nov 2021 7:55 PM

Book Review | Dragon rising: How India can help world

The well-researched book takes a bird’s eye view of the challenges that a rising and basically belligerent China presents to the world

24 Oct 2021 2:59 AM

Book Review | Rare and inspiring accounts from the 1971 war theatres

A serious drawback for India is that for over 74 years since its independence, its actual history has not been taught in school

12 Sep 2021 2:32 AM

Book Review | Achievements in India’s defence research despite many odds

The Defence Science Organisation was formed in 1956 for initiating studies and development of futuristic weapon systems

01 Aug 2021 2:11 AM

Book Review | War fiction, which resembles fact

The story of induction into Sri Lanka and coping up with the fears of mines is narrated through conversations

23 May 2021 11:27 AM


Book Review | Worst version of China to world

Secondat has very well encapsulated a wide array of subjects, revealing much which is impactful for the Chinese public and the world

25 Apr 2021 9:45 AM

Book Review | Navy’s 1971 covert exploits make for breathless reading

Conceived by a few hard core professional IN officers in 1971, Operation X was innovatively conceived and meticulously planned and executed

14 Mar 2021 4:46 AM

Book REVIEW | A captain’s frank perspective on an unjust and devious war

A Ridge Too Far is a catchy but apt title reminiscent of A Bridge Too Far authored by Cornelius Ryan and made into a movie

17 Jan 2021 9:37 AM

India’s BrahMos cruise missile flies farther, faster than others

The name is derived from India’s Brahmaputra and Russia’s Moskva rivers.

04 Feb 2020 1:40 AM

India-Bangladesh border meet takes place amidst NRC, CAA

The DG level talks between India and Bangladesh, continuing since long, are held twice every year — once each in India and Bangladesh.

06 Jan 2020 2:14 AM


Vijay Divas at India’s National War Memorial for the first time

Independent India was destined for many wars. Independence itself was closely followed by the first India-Pakistan war of 1947-48.

16 Dec 2019 6:21 AM

India-Japan ministerial meet with a focus on Indo-Pacific

The ministers also concurred to proceed with coordination for the first India-Japan joint fighter aircraft exercise in Japan.

09 Dec 2019 12:53 AM

With giant strides in self-reliance, DRDO set to galvanise the forces

The interceptor, a Prithvi Defence Vehicle (PDV) Mark-II, had a hit-to-kill capable kinetic kill vehicle.

13 Nov 2019 1:40 AM

British made sure India lost Gilgit, PoK

On China, Nehru, along with India’s second defence minister, V.K. Krishna Menon, made another huge mess.

18 Oct 2019 1:33 AM

Sino-Indian posturing on talks table, terrain and high seas

Much of the Sino-Indian relationship is about posturing, in order to keep the ties going smoothly.

25 Sep 2019 1:09 AM