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Veterans introspect over cadet beating video

Colonel Vinay Dalvi, a former APTC instructor has solicited feedback from the community of veterans on the incident and drawn varied thoughtful responses, all of which censure the misconduct.

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Opinion: No country for old soldiers

In which Major Navdeep Singh takes India’s higher defense leadership apart for the treatment meted out to veterans by the institutions meant for their welfare.

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Rolls-Royce reported for using agent in India

If the charges against Rolls-Royce are proved correct, there could be serious consequences for the Indian Air Force and navy. Here’s the how and why.

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Navy chief falls on his sword

Regrettably, Admiral Joshi’s resignation will remain nothing more than the honorable action of a morally upright and responsible professional.

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Abe lifts India-Japan ties to new highs

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has moved swiftly to convince New Delhi into an entente which is obviously directed at the containment of China.

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US-2i amphibious aircraft acquisition process underway

The India-Japan Joint Working Group (JWG) have held preliminary meetings to initiate the process for acquisition of the ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft for the Indian Navy.

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Indian diplomacy fails numbers test

The latest batch of 36 officers is the largest in the history of the Indian Foreign Service, adding to the nearly 900 odd IFS officers which comprise the Indian diplomatic corps.

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Profile: Pak president elect Mamnoon Hussain

Mamnoon Hussain has made a virtue of remaining low profile and the consensus is that he has simply been rewarded with the position by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his loyalty.

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Bangladesh envoy meets Modi

This meeting is significant as Karim is the first envoy of a Muslim majority country to meet Modi and is also a sign of growing international recognition of the Gujarat chief minister’s influence on national issues in New Delhi, in this case the Land Boundary Agreement.

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Replacing the MiG-21

It’s time for the defense ministry and IAF to question whether there is any aircraft that can replace the MiG-21 on the horizon, keeping in mind existing acquisition programs.

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