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Anil Bhat

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

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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

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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

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Acquiring Apache helicopters is good news for the Air Force

Hopefully, the entry of the Apache will begin a process of making good our glaring and long-standing deficiencies.

16 Sep 2019 6:49 AM

Indian Army beats seven nations to win Scout Masters

The Indian Army, which participated in the competition for the first time, fielded a team selected and trained by Southern Command.

19 Aug 2019 12:07 AM

Stealthily, the enemy sneaked into paradise

Even as an old soldier, he experienced again the fear of climbing the rugged heights.

09 Aug 2019 1:08 AM

Wounds fester, strife continues; dispute unsettled after 20 years

Operation Vijay was an intensification of Pakistan’s fourth war against India, which, since the late 1980s, continues till date.

29 Jul 2019 1:20 AM

Where Nehru failed, Vajpayee excelled

The admiral reveals how a statesman-like Prime Minister took pains to gain insights into its diverse Armed Forces.

05 Jul 2019 1:20 AM

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