Ashok K Mehta

Ashok K Mehta

 

Ashok K Mehta is a retired Lt General of the Indian Army. He writes extensively on defence matters and anchors Defence Watch on Doordarshan 

Heads or tails, Oli wins. Or, does he?

Heads or tails, Oli wins. Or, does he?

Wednesday, 02 June 2021 | Ashok K Mehta

Our neighbourhood is in turmoil, democratically and constitutionally, but the ruling political powers there need to learn their lessons as well Call it a quirk of fate, constitutional fallibility or inspired interpretation of law, that every time the dice was rolled, it was Victory Oli facilitated by comrade in manipulation, President...

Time to set our house in order

Time to set our house in order

Wednesday, 10 February 2021 | Ashok K Mehta

The Government has missed a legitimate opportunity to repair the frail Defence Budget which is unfit to meet the Pakistan-China dual threat China’s pithy, almost dismissive, response to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s connect between the border and bilateral ties has escaped notice. In reply to Jaishankar’s multiple complaints about China’s...

Arunachal intrusions a big cause for worry

Arunachal intrusions a big cause for worry

Wednesday, 27 January 2021 | Ashok K Mehta

The Chinese troops have been intruding with impunity into India's territory across the undefined LAC and unrecognised McMahon Line The ninth round of military commanders’ dialogue last week — after an unusually long gap of nearly three months — confirmed the stalemate in east Ladakh, though a new commander who has...

Opportunistic Oli?

Opportunistic Oli?

Thursday, 14 January 2021 | Ashok K Mehta

China’s mission is to prevent a formal split in the NCP after Parliament dissolution but the Nepal PM says he wants to be ‘a real friend of India’ Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is in New Delhi for the 6th Meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission. The invitation was given before Nepal Prime...

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13 June 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Be smart, keep cool

13 June 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

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13 June 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

WeeklyNatter

13 June 2021 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

World Wide Web of Artificial Intelligence

13 June 2021 | Akshat Tyagi | Agenda

The vaccine solution

13 June 2021 | Sonu Shivdasani | Agenda