Dinesh Kumar

DRDO has much to answer for its poor performance

On paper the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) comes across as formidable. It is currently engaged in about 70...

Indian Navy has a submarine problem

In 1999, the year when the Kargil War was fought, the then BJP-led NDA government cleared a 30-year plan to...

India wasted opportunity to settle Pak problem in ’71

Every year, 16 December 1971 gets remembered for being a historic day in the subcontinent’s military, diplomatic, intelligence and political...

Use Wagah to project India’s soft power

It is cited as the world’s most spectacular border ceremony and also the only one of its kind. Every evening,...

India needs an upgraded, two-front Air Force

The recent standoff between the Indian and Chinese Armies at Doklam reinforced India’s need to develop and maintain the capability...

India’s higher defence management needs to be restructured

Late last month, the government announced measures to reduce the non-operational flab of the Army and increase its combat capability...