Monday, 27 June, 2022
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Topic: Pakistan Army

Indian Army chief’s assertion on LoC ceasefire ‘clearly misleading’, says Pakistan Army

The remarks came after Gen Naravane had said that the ceasefire on LoC continued to hold 'because we have negotiated from a position of strength'.

I hugged India, ignored US in security policy, but that’s theatrics: Pakistani Gen Twitter

My friends, your General Twitter is telling you for the 5000th time. There is no deal with Nawaz Sharif. I like Imran Khan and only hold talks with Pakistani Taliban.

Support for TTP growing in mainland Pakistan. Fewer options before army, govt

Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, whose roots go back to the Red Mosque in Islamabad and TTP founder Baitullah Mehsud, has become one of the biggest security challenge.

Pakistan’s apology to Bangladesh is a thorn in the throat. Neither can move past it

India's CAA and its short-sighted approach towards Muslim populations in the neighbourhood gave Pakistan an opportunity to re-initiate ties with Bangladesh. But it's not enough.

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).

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa polls, Bajwa, Opposition and other signs Imran Khan won’t last till 2023

Local body election trends are sometimes opposite to what a state-level polling may throw up. But that happens in democracies. Pakistan is different.

Pakistan lost the 1971 war, but its project of Islamist violence won the larger conflict

What did India gain from 1971 victory? It now faces a country with an uncertain future in the East and a Pakistan that is ever more committed to using violence.

Pakistan can’t be Saudi Arabia or Iran. So it’s inching towards Talibanisation

Tragically, the dark days of General Zia’s brutality in Pakistan seem lighter today.

Gen Bajwa can bet on Pakistan’s divided politics. Imran Khan’s defiance will lead to nothing

It's unfortunate that no one in Pakistan government and opposition will capture this opportunity and join hands to push back the army chief for good.

Pakistan Army transfers ISI chief Faiz Hameed, appoints him as Peshawar Corps Commander

Hameed, considered close to Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, was made the ISI head at a crucial time due to many security challenges. His replacement hasn't been announced yet.

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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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