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Manvendra Singh

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The writer is a former MP from Rajasthan

IAF infighting squeezes Army at Siachen
Mon, Nov 24, 1997

NEW DELHI, Nov 23: A government of India oversight, and subsequent Cabinet waffling over resolving the flying pay dispute has caused an unp...

LTTE’s India links were far more dubious than are made out to be
Fri, Nov 14, 1997

NEW DELHI, November 12: Soldiers are the only innocents in politics. So it seems from the tale of a distraught father looking for his Army-...

LTTE’s India links were far more dubious than are made out to be
Thu, Nov 13, 1997

NEW DELHI, November 12: Soldiers are the only innocents in politics. So it seems from the tale of a distraught father looking for his Army-...

IAF can strike out militants
Mon, Nov 03, 1997

NEW DELHI, NOV 2: The never-before published war Doctrine of the Indian Air Force has stated that although it is not structured for low-int...

A nation subverts itself — The UN seat India doesn’t deserve
Wed, Sep 24, 1997

A Jammu and Kashmir Rifles battalion lost eight soldiers in an ambush to the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Issac-Muivah) group at...

Sacrifice is a matter of fact & not sentiment for the men in uniform
Thu, Aug 21, 1997

NEW DELHI, Aug 20: In an age of disheartenment, armed forces of India continue to fight and die for its security, whether it be Marine Comm...

Defence chiefs lost seats in a midnight row
Wed, Aug 20, 1997

NEW DELHI, Aug 19: In the continuing saga of affront to the services, another chapter was added, ironically on the occasion of celebrating ...

Coast Guard Act amendment Bill put on hold
Sat, Aug 16, 1997

NEW DELHI, Aug 15: While some thought they were too Draconian other believed them to be infringing upon fishing rights and thus the navalis...

MHA refuses to pay for Rashtriya Rifles’ upkeep
Tue, Aug 12, 1997

NEW DELHI, Aug 11: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) owes approximately Rs 950 crore to the Army for the expenditure incurred on the raisi...

Malik’s elevation marks a decisive shift
Sun, Aug 03, 1997

NEW DELHI, Aug 2: The elevation of Lt Gen V P Malik as the next Chief of Army Staff heralds a new phase in the changes underway in the Army...

Check on India’s chem arms under way
Sat, Aug 02, 1997

NEW DELHI, August 1: With the entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the submission of India's stockpile, the countr...

Bring back self-esteem — Supreme Commander Narayanan
Fri, Jul 25, 1997

India's armed forces have a new Supreme Commander, their ninth since the Republic was born. While President K.R. Narayanan will be assuming...

Landmines come under fire for claiming innocent lives
Tue, Jul 22, 1997

NEW DELHI, July 21: The Asian leg of events leading up to an international treaty to ban the use of anti-personnel mines (APMs) got underwa...

India may not back total landmine ban
Mon, Jul 21, 1997

NEW DELHI, July 20: The Asian leg of events leading up to an international treaty to ban the use of anti-personnel mines (APMs) gets underw...

Pakistan still building up lethal chemical weapons
Thu, Jul 10, 1997

NEW DELHI, July 9: While India has signed, deposited its instrument of ratification and submitted the details of its chemical weapons stock...

From trenches to campus
Sun, Jun 29, 1997

They say in the 2nd battalion of the Maratha Light Infantry (MLI) that you could tell the time of the day by observing the movements of the...

Delhi to unveil chem arms stockpile today
Thu, Jun 26, 1997

NEW DELHI, June 25: One of the country's best kept secrets is to be uncovered tomorrow at The Hague when India discloses its stockpile of w...

Army commissions in-house study on `running amok’ cases
Fri, Jun 20, 1997

NEW DELHI, June 19: A para-trooper, an officer and a gentleman, Colonel Raj Attawar was one of the stars of his Parachute Regiment. ``He wo...

The last republicans
Thu, Jun 12, 1997

Names have not been changed to protect anybody's identity, and there is no question of characters fictitious, bearing resemblance to those ...

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