A former Army officer, now a Learning and Development consultant, Author of 'Delhi Durbar 1911 - The Complete Story', 'Riding the Raisina Tiger', 'Brave Men of War - Tales of Valour 1965', 'In the Line of Fire' and 'Academy - Bonded for Life'. He was also part of the panel engaged by Ministry of Defence for writing official history of India's participation in First World War. Follow Rohit on Twitter @ragarwal
The value of being true to ‘Naam, Namak, Nishaan’ is ingrained in every individual to the extent that each would choose to die rather than disgrace or betray either of these
I served in the Indian Army for 20 years, and ‘liberal’ Sagarika Ghose is wrong – War is not ‘elite bloodlust’
This is in response to an extract from a book by Sagarika Ghose (socialite, daughter of the former Director-General of Doordarshan, wife of television personality Rajdeep Sardesai, and part-time columnist) published in The Wire
Discussion around ‘politicisation of Army’ deeply flawed: An apolitical army does not mean a disenfranchised Army
The politicisation of the Armed Forces is a phrase being bandied about a lot in the recent past.
Pakistan has painted itself into a corner today. It's continued employment of terrorists as ‘strategic assets’ in waging a proxy war against India stands exposed before the world.
In the face of war, maintain a balance between euphoria and despair - either won't last long.
Pulwama attack: Cries for avenging the blood of our men on one hand and the oblique targeting of the government by the opposition (after initial veneer of solidarity) on the other
“The answer is staring at your face”, the mendicant said, the wisdom gleaned from 60 years of misrule shining on his face. “Farm loan waivers.” He said.
Will she look back and wish she had given more time and thought to the matter?
The government needs to do some damage control and a year is long enough to do so