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Exclusive! The mantra that handed the Indian Army victory in 1971
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Exclusive! The mantra that handed the Indian Army victory in 1971

Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam's book India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971 is an eye-opener.India's Wars gives the reader deep insights into little known aspects of combat, the sharp military minds that shaped battlefield tactics and the precision with which they were executed.Deeply researched and passionately written, Air Vice Marshal Subramaniam -- a fighter pilot who has commanded a MiG-21 squadron and a base comprising India's frontline fighter, the Sukhoi-30MKI -- offers a ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

Zimbabweans march as Mugabe's future in the balance

Thousands of protesters flooded Zimbabwes streets demanding Robert Mugabes resignation on Saturday in a movement organised by independence war veterans and backed by ruling party barons and the army. The mass turnout came after an unprecedented week which saw ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago President Mugabe's fate hangs in balance amid Zimbabwe coup confusion  Business Standard3 weeks ago
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'Military still the most powerful institution in Pakistan'

'It has a natural inclination to foster as much competition among civilian politicians as possible.' IMAGE: 'The appetite for the war on terror is rooted in a change in the approach of the military, not the civilian government.'Pakistan's army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters Hasnain Malik, head of equity research at Exotix Capital, tells Aditi Phadnis that if the general election in 2018 is conducted in a free, transparent and fair manner, it may rank ...
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Xi orders PLA to be combat-ready

Chinese President Xi Jinping has begun his second five-year term ordering the country's 2.3 million-strong military, the world's largest, to be absolutely loyal to the ruling Communist Party and intensify its combat readiness by focussing on how to win wars.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Xi begins 2nd term, asks PLA to be combat-ready  Rediff.com1 month ago Xi orders PLA to be combat-ready as he begins 2nd term  Mathrubhumi1 month ago CPC endorses 2nd term for Xi Jinping  Rediff.com1 month 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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'India should establish forward bases to advise militaries of neighbouring countries'

India should establish forward bases to advise armies of neighbouring nations, build special forces and enhance joint maritime patrols with the US in the Indian Ocean to meet security challenges, a US-based think-tank has recommended after the Dokalam-crisis ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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'India must talk to Kashmiri militants'

'In a complex conflict like Kashmir, you can't just ignore the militants when you talk of a permanent solution.' Two decades after she held office as the first United States assistant secretary of state for South Asia and Central Asia affairs, Robin Raphel perhaps remains the most disliked American diplomat at India's ministry of external affairs. Indian diplomats thought Raphel meddled excessively in Kashmir and believed she was pro-Pakistan. Raphel -- who also served as an advisor to then ...
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'China didn't expect India's military intervention in Doklam'

'The Chinese media was beside itself with rage that how can a country with one-fifth of its economic power and maybe one-third of its military power stand up to them and not allow them to wean away a small Himalayan kingdom.' Nitin A Gokhale -- author of the new book Securing India The Modi Way - Pathankot, Surgical Strikes and More and founder of Bharatshakti.in -- speaks to Rediff.com's Utkarsh Mishra about China, the Maoist menace and the Rohingya issue in the concluding part of the ...
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Xi wants China to be the world's top power

'Xi's emphasis on enhancing conventional military deterrence capabilities, joint operations and power projection are likely to increase friction points with India as with other nations,' points out China expert Srikanth Kondapalli. President Xi Jinping delivered a more than three hour-long speech at the beginning of the 19th Communist Party Congress at Beijing on Wednesday, October 18. As with previous congresses, the primary focus of this gathering as well is to direct ways to further the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago No successor in sight. Xi is China's unquestioned boss  Rediff.com1 month ago Xi China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Outcome of military strike against North Korea would be uncertain: Putin

[Russia], October 5 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the global military strike against North Korea to destroy its nuclear and missile programme might not succeed, because no one knows, where the military facilities are hidden. "Let us ...
 Sify2 months ago North Korea seeks military 'equilibrium' with US  Deccan Herald2 months ago UPDATE 2-India defends ties with North Korea in talks with Tillerson  Sify1 month ago
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