Balakot Strike: A Welcome Departure from Past Strategy of Restraint

Moving away from our traditional past restraint the Narendra Modi government recently decided to breach Pakistan’s air space and hit terrorist camps there. This is a significant departure from the country’s policy of not crossing the Line of Control (LoC). It is a big bold move, and as many would…

Hit Pakistan Where it Hurts Most and Win over Kashmiris

The unbridled angst and anger among people in India after the Pulwama attack on the CRPF convoy are understandable. The sight of the bodies of so many martyred Jawans wrapped in tricolor is overwhelming enough for all citizens of the country. Some of this pent-up emotion is even resulting in…

Somnath shrine, an experience of serenity

During an argument about who holds higher authority over the universe, Brahma (the creator) and Vishnu (the operator) witnessed the fiery incarnation of Lord Shiva. In an urge to find the start and the end of this infinite radiant light, piercing through the three worlds, both the gods are believed…

Bidding adieu to bharat ratna shri atal bihari vajpayee

Maut ki umar kya hai, do pal bhi nahi Zindagi silsila, aaj kal ki nahin It is ironical that the only words that come to my mind at this moment of deep loss are the ones written by the late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee himself. Since last evening, when the…