Profile of Ashok K. Mehta
Only a political solution can end dogged LTTE hope for another fight
Kabul Intercontinental is packed with Afghan seminarists debating ‘Empowering Afghan Press for Transitional Justice’ and ‘Subnational Public Administration Reforms’. Cloud nine stuff for jirga lovers.
During my October 2010 club crawl, I counted ten of the best military and civilian clubs, cheek by jowl on the most expensive real estate in the heart of London’s West End.
Says nothing new on the malaise in Indian strategic and defence planning
Last time, I visited Bangladesh, then East Pakistan, it was as part of the Indian Army Liberation Forces, invited by the government in exile in support of the Mukti Bahini which had revolted against West Pakistan...
If you were to visit Brussels today, you couldn't tell that, for nearly a year, Belgium has not had a government--and no one seems to mind too much.
Jaffna, the spiritual and intellectual capital of Sri Lankan Tamils, still wears a battle-scarred look, despite government and army efforts to rebuild it
A Gorkha battalion celebrates 125 years of valour in war
Aayo Gorkhali. The 4/5 Gorkha Rifles had a grand reunion.
From beer to hotel chains, Brand Genghis rules. Ulaanbaatar has the highest per capita vodka consumption
In l’affaire Singh, the biggest casualty is national security
The Indian army has stayed out of politics, till now. Gen V.K. Singh’s entry will muddy the tradition.
Tehran holds a mirror for New Delhi to emulate its Swachh Iran reality: no garbage, no beggars, no stray animals on the streets.
Hong Kong is one of the most lucrative destinations for Nepali youth though it is not easy to get a work permit.
The two old enemies grapple with Kashmir and terror