Article 370 Revoking in Jammu & Kashmir is India’s Internal Reform: Should others be Concerned?

Sharing my analysis on the subject. Abrogation of Article 370 does not alter any LoC/LAC/IB/AGPL. It is purely internal matter.While the discomfort of Pakistan and to some extent China was unwarranted, but expected, it was regrettable that some segments of global media chose to carry propaganda stories, based on fake news propagated by interested parties. … Continue reading Article 370 Revoking in Jammu & Kashmir is India’s Internal Reform: Should others be Concerned?

Article 370 Revoked: What follows in Kashmir

Sharing my conversation with National Daily Hindustan Times on revoking of Article 370 and its impact on Kashmir, Pakistan, China, UNSC and more....... The conversation is being anchored by Senior Editor Aditi Prasad of Hindustan Times.(14 minutes video-clip) #Article370#JammuKashmir #Pakistan #SBAsthana #AditiPrasad #HindustanTimes https://www.hindustantimes.com/videos/india-news/separatists-will-try-to-ignite-kashmir-once-sec-144-is-removed-expert/video-RO1wWHGdRCG9NVG4w0jNVM.html?fbclid=IwAR3y4SdOuiS_xHfq3EesBLp1q6bxbTdUNPK_V83oejwRk7mmbjVeRb-GnXg

We Should Fix Our Aim Of Achieving Self Reliance in Defence Up To 80 Percent By 2030

Sharing my interview by Business World regarding Defense Manufacturing and Self Reliance in Defence to be focus of future Governments in India. The interviewer is Mr Manish Kumar Jha. The URL is placed below   http://bwdefence.businessworld.in/article/We-Should-Fix-Our-Aim-Of-Achieving-Self-Reliance-Up-To-80-Percent-By-2030-As-A-Reasonable-Goal-Gen-S-Asthana/11-04-2019-169082/?fbclid=IwAR0LFzCdz0psdC87hooP1I9IVjwkcdrmZ38eqJr7ZcA5TCcPOTi320Mnob0#.XK8_tpRJ05y.facebook (The views expressed are my personal views  and do not represent views of any organisation. Major General S B … Continue reading We Should Fix Our Aim Of Achieving Self Reliance in Defence Up To 80 Percent By 2030

How Secure will India be in 2019?

National Security has a wide span and needs to cover much wider period for meaningful analysis, but to be realistic about current security dynamics in the country, speculating the immediate trends under the existing realities may be a useful, because in high voltage political scenario in the country due to 2019 elections, the National Security … Continue reading How Secure will India be in 2019?

Jammu & Kashmir proceeds FIR against Army Officer in SC, despite Governor Rule

It is strange to find that the state of Jammu and Kashmir continues to proceed with the case of FIR against the Army Officer over Shopian case, despite Governor's rule,  Armed Forces Special Powers Act in place, and no sanction to proceed from Central Government. His convoy fired on attacking stone pelters on 06 March … Continue reading Jammu & Kashmir proceeds FIR against Army Officer in SC, despite Governor Rule