Articles by Prakash Katoch
Jun 05, 2018
Govt's decision to open military cantonments endangers national security, empowers corrupt defence estatesNirmala Sitharanman's unilateral order to open all 62 military cantonments to public evoked plenty of euphoria and victory parades by certain MPs and MLAs.
Jun 04, 2018
To solve Kashmir conundrum, India needs political will to carry 'irregular war' into enemy territoryIndia needs the political will to carry the irregular war fought in Jammu and Kashmir into enemy territory, not mere talking of ‘surgical strikes’ for electoral purposes
May 22, 2018
Narendra Modi-Vladimir Putin informal summit: An exercise aimed at resetting bilateral ties, timed for strategic balanceNarendra Modi needed to reset India's relations with Russia, while simultaneously balancing India's ties to the US. This is what Sochi Summit was aimed at.
May 21, 2018
China begins mining near Arunachal border: Beijing's quest for resources, land sets up clash with New DelhiChina’s hunger for natural resources, minerals and energy are well known: Which it is ruthlessly pursuing in its own territory and abroad.
May 02, 2018
Shopian school bus pelted: Outrage serves little purpose, addressing radicalisation in Valley need of hourThe Kashmir Valley, and south Kashmir, in particular have plunged into the throes of radicalisation.
Apr 30, 2018
Dissent of Twinkle Khanna's auction of Akshay Kumar's Rustom naval costume is naive and misplacedThere is a difference between a uniform a soldier wears and a duplicate or a costume that Akshay Kumar wore in Rustom.
Apr 28, 2018
Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet: Discussions don't mean much unless China aligns its actions with wordsThe six meetings between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping had all the trappings of what the Chinese call Tǎng zài hóng dìtǎn shàng – laying on the red carpet.
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