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Why protests against Agnipath scheme for entry in the armed forces don’t make sense Taaza Khabar News 22 Jun 2022 Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

https://taazakhabarnews.com/why-protests-against-agnipath-scheme-for-entry-in-the-armed-forces-dont-make-sense/ Why protests against Agnipath scheme for entry in the armed forces don’t make sense Taaza Khabar News 22 Jun...
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Is Agnipath the answer to all problems The Excelsior 20 Jun 2022 Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/is-agnipath-the-answer-to-all-problems/ Is Agnipath the answer to all problems The Excelsior 20 Jun 2022           The press conference last week, presided...
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Agnipath scheme has its reasons, but government should have initiated it as a pilot project First Post 15 Jun 2022 Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

https://www.firstpost.com/opinion/agnipath-scheme-has-its-reasons-but-government-should-have-initiated-it-as-a-pilot-project-10797931.html Agnipath scheme has its reasons, but government should have initiated it as a pilot project First Post 15 Jun...
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Veterans left in the lurch as pension system fails The Statesman 31 May 2022 Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

https://epaper.thestatesman.com/3491631/Kolkata-The-Statesman/31-ST-MAY-2022#page/7/2 Veterans left in the lurch as pension system fails The Statesman 31 May 2022           The latest government experiment...
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Why India needs a Chief of Defence Staff more than ever before First Post 09 May 2022 Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

https://www.firstpost.com/opinion/why-india-needs-a-chief-of-defence-staff-more-than-ever-before-10649181.html Why India needs a Chief of Defence Staff more than ever before First Post 09 May 2022           It...
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Artillery must not be ignored The Excelsior 09 May 2022 Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/artillery-must-not-be-ignored/ Artillery must not be ignored The Excelsior 09 May 2022           The Washington Post in an article dated 30th...
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Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw turns 108 on 3rd April, I salute you Sam, never seen another like you!! by Col A J Bahadur (Retd)
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Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw turns 108 on 3rd April, I salute you Sam, never seen another like you!! by Col A J Bahadur (Retd)

Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw turns 108 on 3rd April. I had the opportunity of meeting Sam a number of times...
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Revisiting Bangladesh War by Maj Gen Abhi Parmar (Retd)
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Revisiting Bangladesh War by Maj Gen Abhi Parmar (Retd)

It was 11th of Dec and the war in East Pakistan was gathering momentum. 71 Mtn Bde was making steady...
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STRIVE organises General Bipin Rawat Memorial lecture at Lucknow (India)
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STRIVE organises General Bipin Rawat Memorial lecture at Lucknow (India)

STRIVE organized the first General Bipin Rawat memorial lecture at the Surya Auditorium on 16 March 2022. This annual feature...
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Atmanirbhar Bharat Strive Webinar 28 Feb 22, Hotwash by Lt Gen Dushyant Singh (Retd)
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Atmanirbhar Bharat Strive Webinar 28 Feb 22, Hotwash by Lt Gen Dushyant Singh (Retd)

General Atmanirbhar Bharat in the present global geopolitical context has assumed even more salience. Russian intervention in Ukraine which probably...
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Remembering General Sunith Francis Rodrigues by Maj Gen Abhi Parmar (Retd)
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Remembering General Sunith Francis Rodrigues by Maj Gen Abhi Parmar (Retd)

Remembering Gen Rodriguez. Roddy as he was popularly known was the Chief Instructor (CI) in DSSC while I was doing...
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IN MEMORY OF MY DEAREST FRIENDS GEN BIPIN RAWAT AND MRS MADHULIKA RAWAT by Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma 
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IN MEMORY OF MY DEAREST FRIENDS GEN BIPIN RAWAT AND MRS MADHULIKA RAWAT by Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma 

As the Gorkhali music reached its crescendo, Bipin took off to do his Gorkhali Jhamre dance on his haunches, with infectious...
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Studio Warriors by Lt Gen Bhopinder Singh (Retd)
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Studio Warriors by Lt Gen Bhopinder Singh (Retd)

A dated and stereotypical construct of a warmongering and blood-lusting Hun who thunders, bristles, and snarls-even resorting to street expletives-at...
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Decoding the defence budget The Statesman 08 Feb 2022 Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

https://epaper.thestatesman.com/3376341/Kolkata-The-Statesman/08TH-FEBRUARY-2022#page/7/2 Decoding the defence budget The Statesman 08 Feb 2022           The current budget allocations by the Finance Minister indicated...
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Yes, I am the Soldier’s Beret,  by Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal, Retd
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Yes, I am the Soldier’s Beret, by Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal, Retd

https://youtu.be/MjPVf7xMB88 The first time you connected with me was when you joined the Academy   To most people, I am...
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On Last Man Ki Baat of 2021, PM Recalls IAF Pilot Gp Capt Varun Singh, SC’s Letter to his School
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On Last Man Ki Baat of 2021, PM Recalls IAF Pilot Gp Capt Varun Singh, SC’s Letter to his School

  https://youtu.be/4KOxmSpYNZ0 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to the memory of Group Captain Varun Singh, SC -...
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An Ode to 52 years in the Army  by  Maj Gen Abhi Parmar (Retd))
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An Ode to 52 years in the Army by Maj Gen Abhi Parmar (Retd))

52 years back this day we proudly took our first step into a totally new world . A world we...
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Well fought Varun now Gone Forever  by Maj Gen Abhi Parmar, VSM (Retd)
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Well fought Varun now Gone Forever by Maj Gen Abhi Parmar, VSM (Retd)

  Well fought Varun now gone forever Who never said die never said never You had the guts to challenge...
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Honouring Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat Some boots are hard to fill First Post 11 Dec 2021 Maj Gen Harsha Kakar

https://www.firstpost.com/india/honouring-chief-of-defence-staff-general-bipin-rawat-some-boots-are-hard-to-fill-10203061.html Honouring Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat: Some boots are hard to fill First Post 11 Dec 2021...
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Manipur Ambush: Madness Or A Method? – OpEd By Nilesh Kunwar
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Manipur Ambush: Madness Or A Method? – OpEd By Nilesh Kunwar

Incidents of terrorists ambushing security forces in India’s North East aren’t uncommon and nor does their barbaric practice of murdering...
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