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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ashok K. Mehta

Maj Gen (Retd.)

Articles by Ashok K. Mehta

Amsterdam Diary

Amsterdam Diary

Dec 18, 2019 Ashok K. Mehta

Line Of Northern Disturbances

Line Of Northern Disturbances

Sep 18, 2019 Ashok K. Mehta

From Younghusband’s foray, the Simla Conference and their contentious legacy barbing Sino-Indian ties, this...

Bhutan Diary

Bhutan Diary

Mar 27, 2019 Ashok K. Mehta

Himalayan range, Valleys, Buddha statues: In Outlook this week, a diary from Bhutan.

Burnt Leaves Of The Chinar

Burnt Leaves Of The Chinar

Mar 19, 2019 Ashok K. Mehta

A comprehensive study of Kashmir looks at its history, the conflict, the irretrievable tangle of interests...

Berlin Trialogue Diary

Berlin Trialogue Diary

Nov 08, 2018 Ashok K. Mehta

A former major general's diary from Berlin trialogue between India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Resumption Of India-Pak Dialogue Can Be Ruled Out Till 2019 Elections

Resumption Of India-Pak Dialogue Can Be Ruled Out Till 2019 Elections

Sep 19, 2018 Ashok K. Mehta

Resumption of the on-off dialogue process started in 1997 can be ruled out. This has become hostage to India...

The Cart Can’t Pull The Horse

The Cart Can’t Pull The Horse

May 16, 2018 Ashok K. Mehta

And the Defence Planning Committee can’t really improve defence management

Sri Lanka Diary

Sri Lanka Diary

Apr 06, 2017 Ashok K. Mehta

A country ravaged by 30 years of brutal war and savage terrorism is today fast becoming the tourist hub of...

A Spitfire For The Monster’s Hiss

A Spitfire For The Monster’s Hiss

Feb 09, 2017 Ashok K. Mehta

Managing China through Pakistan, while keeping the border peaceful, is held up as India’s goal. That, and...

Talking The Walk

Talking The Walk

Aug 11, 2016 Ashok K. Mehta

Our Pak policy: neither big stick, nor soft dialogue

The Talking Fist

The Talking Fist

Feb 15, 2016 Ashok K. Mehta

Parrikar and Doval talk, but terror demands action

House Of Cards

House Of Cards

Nov 09, 2015 Ashok K. Mehta

The two old enemies grapple with Kashmir and terror

Hong Kong Diary

Hong Kong Diary

Oct 19, 2015 Ashok K. Mehta

Hong Kong is one of the most lucrative destinations for Nepali youth though it is not easy to get a work...

Tehran Diary

Tehran Diary

Jul 20, 2015 Ashok K. Mehta

Tehran holds a mirror for New Delhi to emulate its Swachh Iran reality: no garbage, no beggars, no stray...

Is The Coup Finally Upon Us?

Is The Coup Finally Upon Us?

May 12, 2014 Ashok K. Mehta

The Indian army has stayed out of politics, till now. Gen V.K. Singh’s entry will muddy the tradition.

Date Of Rebirth?

Date Of Rebirth?

Oct 07, 2013 Ashok K. Mehta

In l’affaire Singh, the biggest casualty is national security

Mongolia Diary

Mongolia Diary

Jul 01, 2013 Ashok K. Mehta

From beer to hotel chains, Brand Genghis rules. Ulaanbaatar has the highest per capita vodka consumption

Blood And Guts

Blood And Guts

Dec 31, 2012 Ashok K. Mehta

Aayo Gorkhali. The 4/5 Gorkha Rifles had a grand reunion.

The Khukri Chronicles

The Khukri Chronicles

Nov 21, 2011 Ashok K. Mehta

A Gorkha battalion celebrates 125 years of valour in war

Sri Lanka Diary

Sri Lanka Diary

Oct 03, 2011 Ashok K. Mehta

Jaffna, the spiritual and intellectual capital of Sri Lankan Tamils, still wears a battle-scarred look,...