Indian Military Reforms: Delays, Dispassion and Dissociation

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will attend the Combined Commanders’ Conference in Karwar in March 2023. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Anil Chauhan will also be present. It is expected that the Indian military leadership will take decisive steps towards creating the much-awaited military theatre commands during this meeting. Three services are likely to … Continue reading Indian Military Reforms: Delays, Dispassion and Dissociation

Hypersonic Program of India: Hype or Rewarding

In September 2020, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) tested its Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle or HSTDV. During the test, the HSTDV attained a speed of Mach 6 for 23 seconds. Hurrah, India, had crossed a milestone and joined the elite club of nations with such a technology. Today there is a race between nations to … Continue reading Hypersonic Program of India: Hype or Rewarding

India’s Offensive Against China Should Be in the Grey Zone

Grey zone is not a fixed concept but a hypothetical place between peace and war. Until now grey zone activities were generally restricted to psychological warfare, subversion of political systems, and covert paramilitary and information operations. China and Pakistan are expanding that envelope. While I was writing this article, a never heard of development was … Continue reading India’s Offensive Against China Should Be in the Grey Zone

When India Goes to War With China 

It is an open secret that China challenges everything India sets its eyes on, be it cooperation with Quad partners (the United States, Australia, Japan), international organizations like United Nations, WHO, or designating a terrorist organization. India, a Quad member and a close ally of the United States, has become the biggest eyesore for China. … Continue reading When India Goes to War With China 

Strike China and Save the World: Part 1 – The Timing 

Employing force to contain aggression is a well-known strategy. The timely dominance of an aggressor can save a nation from a very painful future. India has seen this first hand in the last 1000 years or so. In the recent past too, with the collapse of the Soviet Union, people thought that the concept of … Continue reading Strike China and Save the World: Part 1 – The Timing 

When the Hunters Became the Hunted: The Galwan Valour

15 June 2021 is the 1st anniversary of the Galwan Valley clash. Chinese treacherous design had once again raised its ugly head. However, instead of falling prey to the Chinese design and running for the cover, the Indian troops took the Chinese head-on and reportedly unleashed a reign of terror, unheard of in modern military … Continue reading When the Hunters Became the Hunted: The Galwan Valour

TIME TO EXPLOIT DECEPTIVE CHINA’S FAULT LINES

Today every free country is looking at China in disbelief. The CPC and XI Jinping have opened up a number of fronts, more than they can afford. China faces humongous challenges in the aftermath of the pandemic. Unemployment is going through the ceiling, and demonstrations against the government are on the rise. PLA veterans are … Continue reading TIME TO EXPLOIT DECEPTIVE CHINA’S FAULT LINES