Sunday, 26 June, 2022
Topic1965 India-Pakistan war

Topic: 1965 India-Pakistan war

Failure of India-Pakistan military leadership was a common factor in 1965 War: Gen VP Malik

Shiv Kunal Verma has managed to knit together the political and the military aspects of the extremely complicated 1965 War in his new book 'A Western Sunrise’, writes Gen VP Malik (retd).

Modi and Hasina to inaugurate historical rail link, closed during 1965 war, at summit

New Delhi and Dhaka will also look at strengthening connectivity between Bangladesh and the northeastern states, says Vikram Doraiswami, the Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh.

Pakistan never ‘surrendered’ in 1971. Kashmir, 26/11, Parliament show why

India’s armed forces have to be modernised and strengthened in conventional terms, not so much to prosecute war, but more to avert one — by deterring the enemy.

It took Pakistan three defeats to understand the flaw in its war strategy against India

The Pakistan Army has travelled down the strategy lane with a martial pride and hubris that made them believe they were the best fighting army of the world.

‘For just a bloody cannon’: How a MiG-21 nearly took down a PAF Sabre on debut for IAF in 1965

The story of the debut of IAF’s MiG-21 in the 1965 India-Pakistan war and its memorable encounter with Pakistan Air Force's Sabres on 4 September.

1965 Sargodha attack: How IAF hit Pakistan’s most protected base & destroyed 10 aircraft

Sargodha was probably the most well-defended air base in Asia. It was also Pakistan's most strategic base as it had the highest density of PAF's assets.

As Brig Nisar passes away, read how he led Pak artillery to break Indian attack in Chawinda

India ignored an elementary principle – it is not enough to neutralise defenders on the objective without, at the same time, rendering impotent the guns supporting them.

To war or not to war with Pakistan: Strategy, not public mood, should drive Modi govt

A Kargil-type conflict could cost up to Rs 1,800 crore per day; on social terms, we are in the most polarised time to get into a war.

When Lt Col Adi Tarapore showed rare courage and Army ate Pakistani sugarcane in 1965 war

On the 52nd anniversary of the 1965 war, here’s an excerpt from Amarinder Singh and Tajinder Shergill’s book ‘The Monsoon War: Young Officers Reminisce’.

How the Indian army went deep into enemy territory to take the Haji Pir pass in 1965 war

On the 52nd anniversary of the 1965 war, here’s an excerpt from Amarinder Singh and Tajinder Shergill’s book ‘The Monsoon War: Young Officers Reminisce’

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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