Countering Pakistan

 Countering Pakistan India has lacked a coherent and consistent policy to counter Pakistan or resolve the Kashmir problem. It is high time that we evolved such a policy. Indian public sentiment is rightly against a reactionary or pacifist policy against Pakistan. In this blog an attempt is made to recommend Read more…

SSB is Not Chakravyuh

SSB is Not Chakravyuh In “Mahabharat” Abhimanyu had to cross 8 gates of “Chakravyuh” created by Kauravas to succeed. A popular perception of SSB aspirants is that their state is similar to Abhimanyu and they have to cross the 3 obstacles of Psychology test, GTO and Interview to succeed. This Read more…

Importance of Conference in SSB

Perspective of Assessors We, as assessors, consider the conference as the fourth technique of assessment. For assessors it is very important. Let me explain: Each technique, “Interview”, “GTO” & “Psychology” has certain strengths & weaknesses. For example by the interview technique I could not comprehensively assess the ‘physical courage’ of Read more…

Budget 2019 & Indian Economy: Random Thoughts Morality of Interim Budget? As per convention the government should have presented only a ‘vote of account’ and not an interim budget because Modi government’s tenure ends on 26 May 2019. Thus from 01 Apr to 26 May is a period of less Read more…