Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
Topic1965 war

Topic: 1965 war

Shastri-Ayub Tashkent pact ended 1965 War. And brought Russia into South Asian politics

The Tashkent pact set the stage for Indian and Pakistani militaries to start withdrawing troops. Those days, tough negotiations could still end with a game of golf.

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).

The truth of Galwan must come out, unlike the 1965 battle with Pakistan in Khemkaran

A key question surrounding the Galwan clashes is that if the soldiers were carrying weapons, as informed by S. Jaishankar, then who gave orders not to use them?

Role Adnan Sami’s father played for Pakistan in 1965 that has landed his Padma Shri in row

Adnan Sami's father, Flight Lieutenant Arshad Sami Khan, was part of the raid by Pakistan Air Force that destroyed Pathankot air base during 1965 war.

Rs 30,000 pension soon for men who fought in 1965, 1971 wars but didn’t get absorbed in Army

2,000 short-service & emergency commissioned officers played big roles in India-Pakistan wars. Army Commanders' Conference discussed a pension scheme for them.

India remembers 1965 PVC winner Abdul Hamid, and here’s how many Pattons he really smashed

Even govt authorities & Army can’t agree on how many Pakistani Patton tanks Param Vir Chakra awardee Abdul Hamid ‘killed’ before his death on 10 Sept 1965.

Pakistan’s stock market to stop trading tomorrow to mark start of 1965 war with India

The move to repeatedly suspend trading on the bourse is part of Imran Khan’s wider strategy of attempting to harden international opinion against India.

Why the Pakistani deep state sponsors terrorism in India

Peace with India would be very expensive for the Pakistani army and come in the way of its idea of Pakistan.

When mule-drivers, villagers and NCC cadets hunted down elite Pakistani paratroopers

The amazing thing is how this is a chapter in the 1965 war where chroniclers of both sides agree. Both say the operation was...

Why Pakistan is so desperate to claim 1965 war a ‘victory’ with annual 6 Sept parades

Because it’s the only war it didn’t lose to India. It was a stalemate, with both tired sides short of firepower, ideas and nerve. Some...

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Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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