D S Hooda

The writer retired as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Indian army’s Northern Command

Articles By D S Hooda

At digital war

India might lose the cyber space face-offs unless IT infrastructure of the military is indigenised soon.

New target in the Valley

There is a concerted effort to pressurise J&K police. Security forces must not fall into trap of a tit-for-tat fight

The new front

Cyber warfare is a growing threat — countries like China are expanding their capabilities. India must prepare for every eventuality, with the military at the forefront.

Walk like a great power

India must negotiate US-China rivalry based on nothing but its self-interest.

The people’s way out

Can the civil society of J&K take a leading role to stem the slide of its youth towards radicalisation?

Doklam foretold

India’s future global status will be determined by its competition with China

In Valley, no magic bullet

Government must think about tougher challenge in J&K — killing terrorism, not just terrorists

Lesson from Israel

Those who invoke Israeli army example in J&K must educate themselves about its code of ethics

Valley’s lost middle ground

Let us not look for final solutions — just a way to bring back a semblance of calm. Trust the army to do its job, including dealing with any aberrant behaviour