Could The Indian Air Force Have Tilted The Scales In The 1962 War With China?

China and India are both continent-sized countries with populations of over one billion people, making the prospect of a China vs. India conflict a potentially international disaster. At the present time, both countries are focused on domestic problems and furthering their economic development. However, China and India have conflicting ambitions and an unresolved border dispute that may draw them into conflict. In such an event, wheeled armor could figure prominently, as such vehicles are lighter and therefore better suited to the high roads of the Himalaya than tracked armor.

In addition he also wrote a lot of non-fiction works that included Kanhoji Angrey (1959), Puars of Dewas Senior (1962), and Chhatrapatis of Kolhapur (1971). He also wrote a highly authentic account of the assassination of Gandhi in the book’ The men who killed Gandhi’.

While people were relishing the antics of Angry Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor, one man dared to rise above the horizon and compete with these already proclaimed veterans. He knew he didn’t offer the best roles. He knew he wasn’t the best actor. What he did know is that he was driven by a passion yet to be matched by anyone in the world of cinema.

Just before the annexation of the Punjab the British created the first Sikh regiment. These regiments came in handy during the 1857 mutiny when the Sikhs sided with the British against the mutineers. In the siege of Lucknow and the defense of Arrah the Sikhs displayed their loyalty and bravery and won their first 2 battle honors.

Track and field events consist of the speed races and the events of brawn and strength like the hammer throw, javelin and discuss throw. There is also the marathon and the decathlon. But a look at the record books will show that only one name consistently pops up, Milkha Singh. It is a matter of eternal shame for the Indian nation that apart from Milkha Singh no other man made a mark in any event at the international level in any track and field sports for close to a hundred years.

John masters was an Anglo Indian who served in the British Indian Army Registration and we are indebted to him for some racy and wonderful novels that are set in the Indian setting. One of his more famous books is Bhowani Junction which was also made into a Hollywood film with Ava Gardner and Stewart granger.

Unfortunately, the soldiers who constitute this army have been seriously let down by their earlier Chief, General Deepak Kapoor. The charges against General Kapoor are serious enough and merit a court of inquiry and perhaps even a court martial under the Army Act 1950.

Man Singh however lives on after his death. As a memory and tribute to him a temple dedicated to him at his native village Rathor in Agra district, is constructed. Thousands regularly pay their respects to the messiah of the poor. He was indeed a special dacoit or ‘Daku’.