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CAPFs as part of Theatre Commands

The armed forces have projected including select Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), mainly BSF and ITBP, deployed along the LOC and LAC, within the...

Global Impact of Israel-Palestine Clashes

Israel and Palestinians, in Gaza, are currently engaged in a conflict, which has every chance of escalation. The Hamas, which controls Gaza, backed by...

Confusion over talks within the Pak hierarchy

There appear to be contradictory views within the Pak hierarchy on dialogue with India. An Indian Express report stated that during a select Iftar...

Divergences between India and China on Ladakh

The CDS, General Bipin Rawat, stated at the Raisina dialogue, ‘I think India has stood firm on the northern borders and we have proven...

Playing with the Officer Cadre

A recent press report stated that the army is considering directly recruiting JCOs to fill vacancies in the officer cadre. They will be eligible...

Flip Flops from Pakistan

In end March, the Pakistan Economic Coordination Committee headed by the Finance Minister, Hammad Azar, met and recommended reopening of Indo-Pak trade. It suggested...

Stumbling blocks between India and Pak

General Bajwa, addressing the Islamabad Security Dialogue stated, ‘We feel it is time to bury the past and move forward.’ He added, ‘Kashmir dispute...

Are the Armed Forces serious on Theatre Commands?

Addressing the Combined Commanders Conference, Rajnath Singh stated, ‘We are working towards increasing jointness in the armed forces. The optimal utilisation of our resources...

Entry and Exit- Decoding the Chinese game

The disengagement process in Ladakh is well underway. This will be followed by de-escalation and finally de-induction, ending, hopefully, the most serious crisis which...

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