Current China-India Face-off on LAC: An interview of Major General S B Asthana, (Veteran) by International Affairs Review

Sharing an interview of mine by International Affairs Review on current India-China LAC Face-off and Indo-Nepal border issue and future options. (9 min read). While all its strategic contenders are still busy combating COVID-19, China has unfairly used it as an opportunity to assert itself on multiple fronts, including India China borders. The URL of … Continue reading Current China-India Face-off on LAC: An interview of Major General S B Asthana, (Veteran) by International Affairs Review

Newspapers/Articles/News Items/Newsportals quoting Major General S B Asthana (Veteran)

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/other/decoding-pm-modis-decision-to-appoint-chief-of-defence-staff/vi-AAFTron https://xiaomi.dailyhunt.in/news/india/hindi/suryaa+english-epaper-suryaa/army+veterans+welcome+cds+appointment-newsid-156705274?mode=wap https://www.daijiworld.com/news/newsDisplay.aspx?newsID=659015 https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/other/decoding-pm-modis-decision-to-appoint-chief-of-defence-staff/vi-AAFTron https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2019/feb/13/contract-signed-frontline-soldiers-to-get-much-needed-assault-rifles-soon-1938022.html https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2019/jun/18/after-rajnaths-intervention-centre-restores-provision-of-ration-in-kind-for-military-officers-in-1991914.html https://scroll.in/article/894621/readers-comments-dragging-a-militants-body-is-not-part-of-the-indian-armys-standard-procedure http://www.businessworld.in/article/Information-Warfare-Is-Global-Reality-Major-General-Shashi-Asthana/09-08-2019-174616/ http://indianobserverpost.com/News-Detail.aspx?Article=126&WebUrl=web https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2019/feb/23/kashmiri-youths-make-a-beeline-for-army-posts-1942603.html https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/srinagar-hotel-case-army-court-holds-major-gogoi-guilty-118082800023_1.html https://www.aninews.in/news/national/general-news/nepal-decides-not-to-join-first-bimstec-military-exercise-in-india201809082210130001/ https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2019/mar/15/veterans-seek-governments-pay-benefits-1951372.html https://www.pressreader.com/india/the-new-indian-express/20190223/282033328478234 https://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2019/jun/05/pakistan-military-to-cut-defence-budget-amid-economic-crisis-1986300.html http://sainiksamachar.nic.in/englisharchives/2011/nov16-11/h6.htm

COVID-19 added a new dimension to ‘Undeclared Third World War’ A detailed Analysis

Sharing the detailed analysis on the subject published as Strategic Perspectives on the website of United Service Institution of India for April-June, 2020. The recent sabre rattling and posturing in South China Sea and Taiwan Strait, alleged Nuclear test by China, Elephant walk by US Forces followed by deployment of naval ships of US and … Continue reading COVID-19 added a new dimension to ‘Undeclared Third World War’ A detailed Analysis

Syria: Miles to go before peace, but will power play let innocents get respite (Updated)

Sharing an article of mine in Hindi Newspaper Hindustan,  regarding Syria, which is becoming a playground for power play between domestic, regional and extra regional forces.  The situation is no different after two years of the prediction, with Turkey driving the Kurds out, US pull out and abandoning Kurds after using them in  their fight … Continue reading Syria: Miles to go before peace, but will power play let innocents get respite (Updated)

Gender Equality in Indian Military: Road Ahead!

Backdrop It is said that in progression of society, change is the only constant factor, and everything else is a variable, including the agents for change. The recent decisions of the Honorable Supreme Court (SC) on 17 February and 17 March regarding grant of permanent commission(PC) to Women Officers (WO) are welcome judgements, seen as … Continue reading Gender Equality in Indian Military: Road Ahead!