Lieutenant General PRAKASH KATOCH (Retd)

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DRDO Biggest Hindrance To Atmanirbharta In Defence

DRDO Biggest Hindrance To Atmanirbharta In Defence

Rediff.com26 Mar 2024

DRDO's failures over the decades have contributed significantly to India becoming the world's biggest weapons importer, points out Lieutenant General Prakash Katoch (retd).

Time To Establish Diplomatic Relations With Taliban

Time To Establish Diplomatic Relations With Taliban

Rediff.com25 Jan 2024

The Taliban government in Afghanistan is not going anywhere. That being the case, why is the hesitation to establish formal diplomatic relations with the Taliban? asks Lieutenant General Prakash Katoch (Retd).

BBC, Modi And The Sunak Factor

BBC, Modi And The Sunak Factor

Rediff.com27 Jan 2023

Keeping the contents of the BBC documentary aside, Rishi Sunak's response needs to be viewed in the backdrop of Britain's historically close relations with Pakistan, argues Lieutenant General Prakash Katoch (retd).

Imran Khan's Naya Pakistan is KAPUT

Imran Khan's Naya Pakistan is KAPUT

Rediff.com21 Feb 2022

The Pakistani military may shortly give Imran Khan the boot, substituting him with another puppet, predicts Lieutenant General Prakash Katoch (retd).

Our inward looking policy has cost us dearly

Our inward looking policy has cost us dearly

Rediff.com4 Jan 2016

What India has failed to acknowledge is that sub-conventional war is the name of the game and irregular forces have emerged with greater strategic value over conventional and even nuclear forces, and reliance purely on conventional force and diplomacy is grossly inadequate, says Lt Gen Prakash Katoch (retired).

How India can fight cyber terror

How India can fight cyber terror

Rediff.com24 Apr 2015

Like China, India needs to encourage 'hacker clubs' in view of the challenges of virtual terrorism, says Lieutenant General Prakash Katoch (retd)