Articles by Prakash Katoch
Apr 23, 2018
Narendra Modi to meet Xi Jinping: 'Reset' in India-China ties must be viewed in context of Beijing's track recordNo agenda has been announced for the Modi-Xi meet, but discussions could include Doka La, peace along the LAC, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), India’s NSG membership, trade and commerce, Chinese investments in India and more
Apr 13, 2018
India must be wary of Chinese threat via Nepal; ignoring Beijing's intelligence infiltration is at New Delhi's own perilChinese are past masters in pushing their anti-India agenda via Nepal in a manner that KP Oli can do little about. New Delhi must remain wary of the threat.
Mar 26, 2018
Col Hunny Bakshi case reveals how UPA-II misled nation; govt must step in to shatter syndicate compromising Indian forcesThe Colonel Hunny Bakshi case offers a chance for Narendra Modi to shatter the syndicate that compromised India's national security
Mar 19, 2018
Tango or not, India must remain steadfast with China; Beijing's call for 'friendship' could be another ployXi Jinping wants China-centric Asia which requires subjugating India. Instead of getting mesmerised by the serpent's gaze, New Delhi should focus on its fangs
Mar 14, 2018
Negative defence budgets in ‘actual terms’ are hollowing out India’s armed forcesMajor General BC Khanduri-led Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence lambasts the Indian government for inadequate defence budget allocations.
Feb 23, 2018
Assam's demographic mess engineered from outside and within: Bipin Rawat has just stated the obviousGeneral Bipin Rawat is right to say that it will be problematic to segregate illegal immigrants in Assam, especially since a corrupt machinery has been providing documentation to illegal migrants for decades now
Feb 15, 2018
India invests big on security at army camps, but equipment acquisition process should be expeditedLast week's attack on the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu appears to have jolted the defence ministry out of its slumber, getting it to approve a Rs 1,487 fund to boost security and fortify its bases
Feb 14, 2018
Mehbooba Mufti's call for talks with Pakistan is absurd; the answer is to take war into enemy territoryIt is unclear how will talks make Pakistan stop exporting terrorism, while Mehbooba Mufti should also realise that channels of talk are not wholly shut between India and Pakistan
Feb 10, 2018
Sunjwan army camp attacked: No point in chasing elusive peace with Pakistan; better if India pays back in same coinDoes it occur to our policy makers that the timing of the latest attack at Sunjwan is to show to countries being visited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India "absorbs" terrorist attacks while Pakistan plans the next one
Jan 19, 2018
India test-fires Agni-V: China is irked by New Delhi's strategic deterrence against potential mischief by BeijingIndia successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-V Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) from the Abdul Kalam island, off the coast of Odisha.