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Archana Masih

Archana Masih frequently contributes military features to Rediff.com. You can read some of her features in the related links alongside. You can e-mail the author at archana_masih@rediffmail.com

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'Pak-China Have Shifted Focus From K To J'

'Pak-China Have Shifted Focus From K To J'

Rediff.com3 days ago

'The Galwan clash in 2020 resulted in a large number of troops being moved from J&K to Eastern Ladakh which caused a thinning of deployment in the Jammu area.'

'Desh Se Bada Kuch Bhi Nahi Hai'

'Desh Se Bada Kuch Bhi Nahi Hai'

Rediff.com5 days ago

'He fulfilled his farz to his country,' a grieving mother says of Major Mustafa Bohara who was awarded the Shaurya Chakra, the nation's third-highest medal for gallantry in peacetime. 'He fulfilled his farz to his country,' said his proud mother of her soldier son.

'He Was Alive, But A Captive Of The Chinese'

'He Was Alive, But A Captive Of The Chinese'

Rediff.com10 Jul 2024

'On October 12-13, he started shivering from fear in his tent.' 'That was the time he wrote a letter to my mother to conduct Ganeshji's Atharvashirsha.' 'The moment he finished writing that letter, he told us, he felt serene calmness.'

'India Has Become More Aggressive With China'

'India Has Become More Aggressive With China'

Rediff.com10 Jul 2024

'China will do everything to hamper our ability to be a competitor.' 'China wants every country in the region to be subservient and we are the biggest stumbling block.'

'Dalit Women Set The Agenda Of This Election'

'Dalit Women Set The Agenda Of This Election'

Rediff.com26 Jun 2024

'They were very vocal on the defence of the Constitution, reservation, SC/ST Act and democratic rights.'

'Hindutva Can't Be Written Off'

'Hindutva Can't Be Written Off'

Rediff.com26 Jun 2024

'There is a huge constituency that upholds this ideology.' 'Hindutva will remain relevant in our public life in the near future as an ideology and in politics as well.'

The Soldier Who Became A Legend

The Soldier Who Became A Legend

Rediff.com20 Jun 2024

On the 25th anniversary of the battle that made his war cry 'Dil Maange More' part of national lore, we republish that feature to salute Captain Batra's ultimate sacrifice for the nation.

'Congress Will Collapse Without Gandhis'

'Congress Will Collapse Without Gandhis'

Rediff.com19 Jun 2024

'What matters is policies, not personalities like Priyanka, Rahul or Modi.'

'Like Everything, There's A Limit To Hindutva'

'Like Everything, There's A Limit To Hindutva'

Rediff.com13 Jun 2024

'The inauguration of the Ram temple was the pinnacle of the BJP's religious politics.' 'Politics is dynamic. What goes up has to come down.'

'UCC May Be Kept On Backburner'

'UCC May Be Kept On Backburner'

Rediff.com13 Jun 2024

'Modi 3.0 will have more balanced policies like one saw in Modi's first term.'

What Amritpal Singh's Victory Means For India

What Amritpal Singh's Victory Means For India

Rediff.com7 Jun 2024

'The victory is an expression of agrarian distress and social turmoil.'

The Fauji Candidate From Mumbai

The Fauji Candidate From Mumbai

Rediff.com16 May 2024

Meet IAF Veteran Bhopinder Singh Saini from the Viro ke Vir Indian Party.

'I Had Never Asked For Votes Before'

'I Had Never Asked For Votes Before'

Rediff.com10 May 2024

BJP candidate Rajeev Chandrasekhar's wife and son who keep themselves far from the political limelight reveal what it is like to campaign for the first time.

Will Thiruvanathapuram Elect Tharoor A 4th Time?

Will Thiruvanathapuram Elect Tharoor A 4th Time?

Rediff.com24 Apr 2024

24 hours before campaigning ends in Thiruvanathapuram, Archana Masih/Rediff.com discovers Shashi Tharoor and his BJP rival Rajeev Chandrasekhar are busy getting their message across to voters.

Meet The Youngest Dalit Lady Candidate

Meet The Youngest Dalit Lady Candidate

Rediff.com24 Apr 2024

'If people don't see you, they might be hesitant, but once they see you, they are confident that this is the person they will vote for,' says political debutant Shambhavi Choudhury, 25, alumnus of the Lady Sriram College and the Delhi School of Economics.

'I Am Here To Be With My People'

'I Am Here To Be With My People'

Rediff.com10 Apr 2024

>Rohini Acharya, Lalu Yadav's daughter who donated her kidney to her father in December 2022, is on her introductory campaign trail in the constituency that has been represented by her father four times.

'The electorate is not allowed to think'

'The electorate is not allowed to think'

Rediff.com5 Apr 2024

'The moment a new election comes, new guarantees are announced.' 'The BJP is adept at diverting people's attention.'

'As long as one is friendly with the BJP...'

'As long as one is friendly with the BJP...'

Rediff.com5 Apr 2024

'One is happy. The moment one starts criticising the BJP, ED, IT and CBI comes to one's house.'

'There's concrete proof of corporate-political nexus'

'There's concrete proof of corporate-political nexus'

Rediff.com29 Mar 2024

'Isn't it obvious? Do you have a doubt? There is so much data that shows that there is quid pro quo.' 'There are many instances of donations being given after the raids, donations being given before the award of a contract and many other permutations and combinations.'

'Democracy is not a destination'

'Democracy is not a destination'

Rediff.com29 Mar 2024

'Democracy cannot be taken for granted. It has to be fiercely guarded.'

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