Category Archives: Asia

What Amarinder alias Capt. Amarinder Sinh of Patiala thinks of himself?

Dr. Awatar Singh Sekhon Amarinder of Patiala alias Captain (R) Amarinder Sinh of the former Sikh State of Patiala thinks of himself, when he criticized the Honorable Harjit Singh, Defense Minister, Government of Canada, of the Right Honorable Justin Pierre

Let me begin by giving a brief roundup of activities on the foreign policy front

Please note MoFA spokesperson’s response to N smuggling reports in India… This week marks the 2nd death anniversary of Kashmiri leader Burhan Muzaffar Wani, who was brutally killed by Indian occupation forces on 8 July 2016, marking another dark chapter

Growing vulnerabilities India’s Maoist insurgency in the red corridor

By Taimur Khan On June 27, 2017, the FARC of Colombia handed over its guns/weapons to the United Nations (UN), making the Indian Maoists the largest group of Communist fighters besides the YPG of Syria. Ranging from 8,000 to 10,000

Mastering the art of politicization

By Maj Gen (R) Ashok K Mehta Surgical strikes have been used to the hilt by the BJP which prides itself on its commitment to the military and national security. With the launch of the video, it is at it

Fear of Khalistan

India demands UK to disallow Social Justice meet India has issued a demarche to the UK protesting a meeting convened in London by separatist organization Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) next month. The meeting has been called with an intention to

Is US president officially in charge of India’s foreign policy now?

By Syed Zafar Mehdi The megalomaniac man in the White House has embarked on an economic offensive against the Islamic Republic of Iran, with Tuesday’s announcement that the US State Department intends to cut off all Iranian oil exports by

Bottom line – A wound too deep

Major Gogoi’s incident is a proof of the erosion of value system in the army By Pravin Sawhney It takes a special kind of talent to make news for the wrong reasons twice in barely 13 months. And when the

After discouraging year, US officials expect review of Afghan strategy

The United States is preparing to undertake a review of its strategy in Afghanistan, US officials told Reuters, a year after President Donald Trump begrudgingly agreed to extend America’s involvement in the 17-year-old war. Officials said Trump has shown signs

AI-Khanoum A Greek city in North – East Afghanistan

By Alexander Hamer In 1961, King Mohammed Zaher Chach of Afghanistan was on a hunting trip in Takhar province of north-east Afghanistan. It was during this expedition that he stumbled across the remains of an ancient settlement. Three years later,

IS spectre spooks Afghanistan

Regional powers need to come together for a peaceful settlement of the conflict Top intelligence officials of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan recently met to discuss an anti-ISIS strategy but India wasn’t invited By M K Bhadrakumar The wheel has