Theory of Karma

'As you sow, so shall you reap' is what the Karma is. In simple word it means action or deeds of a person repay him or her. We have seen or heard so many times about Karma. Whenever bad things happen to our family we would say its all because of...

Sex is a driving force and as per the theories of Hegel and Kant the driving force in a man's life. The philosophers also identified power as another driving force but added a rider that sex flowed from power. Sex and power is a heady cocktail and...

An army veteran has committed suicide and this has brought into focus the great divide that exists between reality and rhetoric. this was something bound to happen after what we saw when the Police in 2015 stormed the Jantar Mantar and manhandled...

The Indian armed forces consist of the Army. Airforce and Navy. All 3 arms trace their pedigree to of the Raja.  They do not draw any sustenance  from the Imperial Mogul force or any other Indian military formation. The British...

Worlds first Stealth Fighter

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_F-117_Nighthawk  When I visited the USA in 1998 as part of the air team we were quartered at one of the USAF bases. At one end (that area was kept off bounds) we could see dark bat shaped planes. They...

India became free when British rule lapsed in 1947. It was freedom granted by the British and duly passed by an act of the British Parliament. It was not a freedom won by any coercive action like a war of independence. The freedom was without a...

The Uri Attack and the Future of Kashmir

The  Kashmir problem has been festering for 69 years with no solution in sight. One can trace the genesis of this problem to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. This man, in one of the blunders of world history, took the matter to the United Nations and...

Trump vs Hillary; the last lap

The US presidential election held every 4 years is an event of great importance. Right from 1776 when George Washington became president a American selection has been held without fail every four years. Even when the country is in the midst of a...

Turkey has been a long time ally of the USA and a member of NATO since 1952. It is a nation with a population of 80 million and maintains the largest armed force in NATO. in short, it is a pivot of NATO. Turkey since the time of Kemal Ataturk has...

One of the principles of politics and world power equations is that they are never static,  but dynamic and change at no stated interval. Thus we saw the signing of the 1938 Munich Pact when Nevile Chamberlain the British premier announced...

 The US election build-up is in full swing. As is the practice, the battle is only between 2 mainstream parties namely the Republican party and the Democrat party. However, though there is no bar to standing  for election as an...

Photo from https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_P-8_Poseidon The Indian navy has a long and checkered history and was a creation of the English during the days of the Raj. When we say Indian navy, we talk of the navy from the days of...

Kashmir state was a part of the empire of Maharajah of Punjab, Ranjit Singh. Earlier it was a part of the Mughal empire and Jahangir the emperor loved the place and compared it to paradise on earth. Thus Kashmir was a part of India for many...

Background Pakistan never accepted the accession of Kashmir to India and insisted on a plebiscite in the valley to ascertain the wishes of the people of Kashmir. As was his habit, the Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru in his misguided zeal, agreed for a...

Ever since the Greeks launched a 1000 ships to bring back Queen Helen who had eloped with Paris, the Prince of Troy, to the modern age the potency of sea power as the route to the  domination of the world is stark and clear. The navy is the...

For a huge majority of Indians, life is a big constant struggle.  The rising cost of every single item of food items, clothing, housing. education of school and college children and so on, takes a big toll of their health and happiness. Be...

Introduction Indian history has great examples of the famous dictum by that great military thinker Baron Von  Clausewitz " Military power is an extension of the Political aim". A study will show that the great Indian empire builders like...

  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Legion( Field Marshal Erwin Rommel inspecting Indian troops of the India Legion in France 1944) One of the ironies of history is that a valiant group of soldiers who fought on the side of Germany...

India is the Laggard in South Asia

The Political Scenario  If one has a look at South Asia one can conclude that India by the very nature of its size should have been the dominant power. India is a giant and dwarfs all the nations around it viz Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma, Lanka,...

Islam entered India in the 10th century with the invasions of Mohamud of Ghazni. In 1525, the Muslim ruler Babur who had been expelled from his homeland came searching for a kingdom to rule in India. A year later in 1526, he founded his kingdom...

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