Vice President of India Hamid Ansari delivered the 5th K Subarhmanyam Lecture at the India International Centre on 14 February 2017. Here's the full text of his speech. It is a privilege to be invited to talk about a legendary personality of our times who, it ... catchnews.com, 1 week ago
In a few days time, it will be a year since terrorists attacked the IAF base in Pathankot.Since that attack, terrorists have targeted other military installations, most recently in Uri and Nagrota.'More needs to be done in less time,' says Vivek Gumaste.'A sense of urgency is crucial if the BJP wishes to fulfil its promise of tough, no-nonsense, governance in matters of security.' We can vociferously condemn in the harshest possible terms the wanton savagery of the cowardly terrorists who ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'In the present era of strategic uncertainty and rapidly changing threats, no military professional disputes the necessity of a joint planning staff for the planning and conduct of joint operations,' notes Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). Ending the speculation caused by the unexplained delay in the announcement of the new army and air force chiefs, the government approved the appointment of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat and Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa to the two posts, respectively, on ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Why is the Central government delaying the appointment of General Dalbir Singh Suhags successor as the Chief of Army Staff? Defence circles are rife with speculation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi may finally appoint a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) - a ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago Why has the army chief not been appointed yet? Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'The devious minds across the border will test us to the hilt, but in the course of that will offer us opportunities for which we must be prepared,' says Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd), who commanded the Uri Brigade, the Baramulla Division and the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps. At the outset it is important to clarify that the term fidayeen is being used in this essay as a means of convenience. It does not sanctify the sneak actions of terrorists. The fidayeen phenomenon is not new to ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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