Indo-Pakistani wars: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Pakistan’s assertion on Kashmir ignored at South Asian Speakers’ Summit

In yet another diplomatic victory for India and continuing the trend of international embarrassment for Pakistan, the South Asian Speaker’s Summit unanimously supported India on the entire Kashmir issue.  What has happened? The South Asian Speakers Summit was being held in Male, the capital of the island nation of Maldives. The South Asian Speakers Summit ..

Line of Control

The Line of Control (LoC) is a ceasefire line and not an international boundary. Under international law, it is defined and protected by a bilateral treaty, the 1972 Simla Agreement, executed in writing between India and Pakistan following the 1971 war, and subsequently ratified by both parliaments. The Shimla agreement makes it clear that the ..

UNSC and Kashmir Conflict

Recently the UNSC held a closed-door meeting on the situation in Kashmir. Even though no official communiqué was released, it is said the attempts by Pakistan and its all-weather ally China to internationalise the issue did not gain much traction. This is seen as a diplomatic victory to India which time and again has stated ..

Paramjit Singh appointed as new Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of Indian Army

Lt Gen Paramjit Singh, who has vast experience in counter-terror operations, will be the next Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army. He will succeed Lt Gen Anil Chauhan on October 15. Currently, he is serving as General Officer Commanding of the Army’s Nagrota-based XVI Corps. As DGMO, Lt Gen Singh will ..

U V Singh authors book “Indo-Pak Relations : Beyond Pulwama & Balakot”

The book titled “Indo-Pak Relations: Beyond Pulwama and Balakot” has been authored by Dr. U V Singh. The book deals with the fundamental causes of the Indo-Pak conflict—why it is difficult, if not impossible, to have peace between the two neighbors. Also it explores the short spurt of Pulwama-Balakot stand-off or a game of one-upmanship.