Articles by Prakash Katoch
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.
Jan 17, 2018
Union Budget 2018: Why India needs annual defence allocation of 3% of GDPThe higher defence set up and the MoD continue to be sans military professionals because the government remains straight-jacketed in the time wrap of the bureaucracy.
Jan 02, 2018
Donald Trump's message exposes Pakistan's double standards but Islamabad may up the ante of terrorism against IndiaIndia must focus on the fact that the Pakistani military will up the ante of terror attacks on India to divert attention from the country's internal happenings. This is a war India must be fully prepared for
Nov 25, 2017
Hafiz Saeed walks free in Pakistan: India needs to get over No Action Talk Only syndrome, will policymakers oblige?Hafiz Saeed being set free by Pakistan is no surprise. He was anyway only under house arrest and provided protection. That does not mean outsiders were not allowed to meet him, he could not confer with the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Pakistani military and his coterie of radical rodents: Same as Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who as per Pakistani media, was being given the red carpet by the Pakistan military in prison before he was ‘set free’ on bail.