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Chinese ‘Spy Ship’ at  Hambantota – A Security Nightmare for India & South Asia
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Chinese ‘Spy Ship’ at  Hambantota – A Security Nightmare for India & South Asia

China docked its ‘spy ship’ in the Hambantota port in Sri Lanka for several days. Despite India’s reluctance and insistence against this decision, Sri Lanka allowed the ship to be docked, buckling down under Chinese pressure. This move has several tactical and strategic consequences on the South Asian region and especially on India’s influence in the […]

Agnipath – The Truth & the Way Forward
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Agnipath – The Truth & the Way Forward

(This article was first published on Nizam Today. Re-published with permission) The Agneepath scheme announced by the government recently has invited extreme reactions from a section of people, both within the armed forces and outside, with some – from within the forces too – going to the extent of claiming that one of the most […]

Pulwama terror attack: How India responded
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Pulwama terror attack: How India responded

In one of the deadliest terror attacks on Indian security forces, 44 CRPF personnel were martyred on February 14, 2019. A Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist drove an explosive-laden SUV into a convoy of vehicles carrying CRPF troops on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. As the entire world, including China, condemned the terror attack, India summoned Pakistan’s top envoy and lodged […]

China encroaching Nepal – One fence at a time!
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China encroaching Nepal – One fence at a time!

A report of a task force instituted by the Nepalese government accuses China of encroaching into its territory. It is the first time there have been official claims from Nepal of Chinese interference in its territory. The nearly 1,400km border between Nepal and China-occupied Tibet was laid out in a series of treaties signed in the early […]

What is the Theatre Command system?
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What is the Theatre Command system?

The theatre command system is intended to bring better synergy between the three branches of the armed forces. Instead of separate commands for the army, navy, air force, a unified command will be set up to be led by a single commander. The military assets that are usually split under separate centres of command will […]

The next Chief of Defence Staff of India- Tasks & Challenges
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The next Chief of Defence Staff of India- Tasks & Challenges

The death of General Bipin Rawat has thrown the challenge of choosing the next Chief of Defence Staff to the government and the defence establishment. In the revamped military structure of the Indian Defence establishment, the post of CDS is of pivotal importance. Though there are no fixed rules, the government decides the next CDS […]

NGO files petition in SC to stop widening of roads that reach Indo-China border, instead tells army to airlift!
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NGO files petition in SC to stop widening of roads that reach Indo-China border, instead tells army to airlift!

Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India and the founder of the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) Colin Gonsalves has filed a petition to stop the widening of roads that connect the Char Dham in Uttarakhand as it will cause adverse impact in the hilly region resulting from the felling of trees. The Char […]

US UK and Australia Submarine Deal (AUKUS): Its reflection on the Region and India
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US UK and Australia Submarine Deal (AUKUS): Its reflection on the Region and India

New partnership will include deepened cooperation between the U.S., U.K. and Australia across emerging security areas such as cyber, artificial intelligence, quantum technology and undersea capabilities.
President Biden has made addressing competition and aggression from China a central focus of his foreign policy. For this they have sacrificed other policy goals and regions.
India is fighting terror, authoritarian regime in the neighbourhood, and has to up its cyber, artificial intelligence, quantum technology and undersea capabilities.
India is fighting to stop forced debt traps, forced droughts, fighting terror and standing with the world for justice. If India is not in AUKUS then who?

QUAD Navies participate MALABAR-21 Naval Exercise
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QUAD Navies participate MALABAR-21 Naval Exercise

Indian Navy is participating in the sea phase of Exercise Malabar 2021 from 26 – 29 August 2021 along with the US Navy (USN), Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Malabar series of maritime exercise commenced in 1992 as an IN-USN Exercise. In 2015, JMSDF joined Malabar as a […]