During Independence Day speech the Prime Minister of India announced that India will have Chief of Defence Staff in its Defence Establishment. In that context I am sharing my views on the subject, in response to the questions by Senior Editor Aditi Prasad of National Daily Hindustan Times. (6 minutes video-clip) by Hindustan Times #ChiefofDefenceStaff #PossibleJointStructures #SBAsthana #AditiPrasad #HindustanTimes https://www.hindustantimes.com/videos/india-news/decoding-pm-modi-s-decision-to-appoint-chief-of-defence-staff/video-IBmT7ZQCRFshLeAli0wliJ.html?fbclid=IwAR26i2izg-yELkZb7EvPWka8iM-FBeKnOo1CKqXwuGwG7tqpKXBdZbVu3ls
I am sharing with friends my interview by Global Review, (Germany). The interviewer is Ralf Ostener. The Interview has been taken in English, published in German language. Although I am attaching the URL of publication below, but there could be errors due to language translation twice. The interview covers a wide canvas from Indian aspiration, its Military capabilities, … Continue reading Interview with General Asthana: „In the existing circumstances Indian Military can fulfill its roles successfully“ Global Review(Germany)
A fresh wave of speculations and discussions has triggered recently about Integrated Theatre Commands in India, when some media sources broke the news of notifications wherein an officer of one Service can exercise direct command over personnel of other two Services. The subject is an old debate which reignited after China created Integrated … Continue reading Does Indian Military requires Apex Level Restructuring and Integrated Theatre Commands like US and PLA?