Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicIndia-Pakistan war

Topic: India-Pakistan 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.

‘Didn’t know I’d live to get this’ — 1971 PoW, Vir Chakra awardee receives Vijay Mashaal torch

Brigadier Hamir Singh (Retd), who was a young captain during the 1971 war against Pakistan, was honoured as part of India’s celebrations to mark 50 years of the victory.

Army restores India-Pakistan war hero Brigadier Usman’s grave that was ‘vandalised’ in Delhi

On 26 December, the grave of Brigadier Mohammad Usman located in south Delhi’s Batla House Qabristan, was found damaged.

Army to restore India-Pakistan war hero Brigadier Usman’s ‘vandalised’ grave in Delhi

The Army wrote to Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday seeking permission to carry out repairs of the grave, which was found damaged by miscreants in Delhi's Batla House Qabristan.

Indian Army’s dash to Dhaka in 1971 was operational brilliance. It holds lessons for Ladakh

Dhaka had 30,000 defenders against 3,000 of Indian Army. But such is the impact of threatening the centre of gravity that General Niazi agreed to surrender.

How Indian armed forces can defeat Pakistan in less than a week

To do that, you should first define victory, know when to declare it, have a decisive conventional edge, and stop flying MiG-21s.

How Pakistani Lt Col Nisar Ahmed won over Indian peers after stalling their advance in 1965

The Monsoon War by Capt Amarinder Singh & Lt Gen Tajinder Singh Shergill detail how outgunned Nisar Ahmed—who died last month—stalled Indian advance into Sialkot.

Balakot shows India needs to take its technological military edge beyond Pakistan’s reach

Pakistan has bridged the gap as far as relative technological edge is concerned, and India’s numerical edge will be in play only in long-duration war.

Kitney aadmi thhey? The most juvenile question to arise from the 90-hour India-Pakistan war

India needs to invest in its military to scare Pakistan to peace and work on its own people to understand the realities of war.

India’s 1971 victory a reminder that wars don’t end conflicts

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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