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
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...
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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...
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...
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...