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Should Ansari, Singh have attended Aiyar's dinner?
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Should Ansari, Singh have attended Aiyar's dinner?

'While the meeting on December 6th was perfectly legal, was it ethical?' asks Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: Then vice-president Hamid Ansari with artistes dressed as Rama and Laxman as then prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh, left, looks on during the Dussehra celebrations in New Delhi in 2009. Photograph: B Mathur/Reuters Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'dinner diplomacy' on December 6 is in the eye of the storm after the prime minister made use of it to target the Congress party. The dinner -- ... Rediff.com, 1 hour ago
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India will always remember Indira with gratitude

'She preserved national unity against great odds.'Military historian Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) discusses if Indira Gandhi's reputation as India's toughest prime minister is well deserved.A special feature to mark the centenary of her birth. IMAGE: Then prime minister Indira Gandhi with Homi Sethna, right, then chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, and K C Pant, then minister of state for defence, left, at the site of India's first nuclear explosion in Pokharan, Rajasthan.MUST READ: How Indian ...
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Is General Bajwa ready to take over Pakistan?

'What we are today witnessing is the final act of the Pakistani army trying to retain its turf,' argues Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).   It is surprising that major events in our neighbourhood are largely ignored by our media. One refers to the unseating of Nawaz Sharif as Pakistan's prime minister and his and his daughter Maryam's subsequent indictment on corruption charges. Parallel with this, one has seen the military's increasing hold on the government apparatus in Pakistan. General ...
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Marathas wanted to 'liberate' Hindu holy sites

Contemporary records speak of Chhatrapati Shivaji's resolve to liberate Hindu holy places, and the later Maratha rulers carried forward his legacy, Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) reveals in a forthcoming book. IMAGE: Ruins of the original Kashi Viswanath temple under the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi. Photograph: Oasis.54515, kind courtesy Wikimedia Commons Effective Mughal control over large parts of India died with Aurangzeb in 1707. In the words of Lord Macaulay, 'Soon after Aurangzeb's death ...
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What 26/11 taught us about Pakistan

'Peace talks with Pakistan are like accepting a dinner invitation from cannibals and hoping to return alive,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: A visual that will not fade away. Mumbai's iconic Taj Mahal hotel is shrouded in smoke and fire during the 26/11 terror attacks.Photograph: Reuters As the country marks the ninth anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, there is much that has changed and much that hasn't. Surely, the country is better prepared to face a similar attack ...
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Surgical strikes changed the game for India

'The Pakistani denial was the greatest triumph of this strategy.''From now onwards Pakistan will always have to factor in the Indian reaction when it decides to back non-State actors like LeT,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). Exclusive: How the surgical strikes were planned  Nearly 30 years ago, I was posted along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector, the area where much of the firing incidents have been taking place of late. It was December, it was Christmas time and we had ...
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