July 10, 2020

Ashok K. Mehta

Maj Gen (Retd.)

  • Amsterdam Diary
    Amsterdam Diary

  • Line Of Northern Disturbances
    Line Of Northern Disturbances

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

  • Bhutan Diary
    Bhutan Diary

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

  • Burnt Leaves Of The Chinar
    Burnt Leaves Of The Chinar

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

  • Berlin Trialogue Diary
    Berlin Trialogue Diary

    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

    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

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

  • Sri Lanka Diary
    Sri Lanka Diary

    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

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

  • Talking The Walk
    Talking The Walk

    Our Pak policy: neither big stick, nor soft dialogue

  • The Talking Fist
    The Talking Fist

    Parrikar and Doval talk, but terror demands action

  • House Of Cards
    House Of Cards

    The two old enemies grapple with Kashmir and terror

  • Hong Kong Diary
    Hong Kong Diary

    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

    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?

    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?

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

  • Mongolia Diary
    Mongolia Diary

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

  • Blood And Guts
    Blood And Guts

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

  • The Khukri Chronicles
    The Khukri Chronicles

    A Gorkha battalion celebrates 125 years of valour in war

  • Sri Lanka Diary
    Sri Lanka Diary

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

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