Maj. Gen. C P Singh

Maj Gen C P Singh is a scholar soldier accredited with MA, MSc, LLB, MBA, M Phil (Def Mgt.) and M Phil. (International Strategic Affairs). An avid reader and prolific writer, he is a Social Activist, Career Consultant and Motivational Speaker.

Latest Articles

Officers but not gentlemen: life at co-ed NDA

On 18 Aug 2021, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India ruled that girls should also be inducted into Armed Forces through NDA, Khadakwasla, Pune

IAF: guardian of the Indian aerospace

The Indian Air Force employs over 1,400 aircraft and about 170,000 personnel, for standing tall as the ‘Sentinel’ of the Indian Aerospace.

Need to select merit over caste-based reservation

As India positions itself to celebrate 75 years of Independence we need excellence in all spheres and not mediocrity. It should be ensured that...

Lessons corporate leaders need to learn from warfare

There are many lessons that the corporate leaders need to learn from the Armed forces to succeed in the fiercely competitive cut-throat business environment

Post-COVID laziness – an addiction

COVID  has not only changed our life but also our living patterns and ripped the social fabric apart. Initially, when the lockdown happened, everyone was very euphoric about the ‘Work from Home’ concept. It gave the working class, a sense of freedom from dressing up, freedom from pollution and traffic jams while travelling to the office and freedom from strict office timings.
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Turmoil in Afghanistan: Options for India

As if Pakistan and China were not enough, the Taliban taking over Afghanistan further adds to the problems. India would perforce have to engage with its neighbours for lasting peace and yet be fully prepared for turbulent times ahead.
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Chinese foreign policy: My way or No way

China is the only country, in the world today, having an expansionist strategy. It wants to settle the border disputes at own terms.
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Is the Judiciary trying to run the country?

Delhi High Court passed an order that no advocates will be stopped/ checked by a police officer during the lockdown. Are the advocates immune from COVID? Isn’t it a favour to own brethren?

Armed Forces: When hit by worst, use the best!!

A pandemic like COVID strikes mankind, probably once in a Century, as per the historical evidence. The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has...
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India – a dominant power in the Indian Ocean

Given the geopolitical nuances within the Indian Ocean, the Indian Navy must transform itself into a blue water navy. For that to happen, it will have to first become a builder’s navy and achieve nation-building through shipbuilding. Buying naval equipment is very costly and navies are not built in a day.
Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD)

QUAD- the new superpower to counter China’s arm-twisting

In the past eighteen months, there has been series of interesting developments defining the contours of the emerging new world order. The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD) has now emerged as a crucial alliance and becoming a countervailing force to the increased belligerence and hegemony of China.
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A country of speed breakers

I often find the eight lanes being blocked by police barricades, parked trucks/buses, protestors, agitators, social processions and vendors, leaving only one lane for traffic, leading to traffic jams and snarls. But who cares?
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Why is Pakistan dancing to China’s tunes?

China never gives anything free. Islamabad will have to return $21.8 billion of commercial loans and $7.75 billion taken as bilateral debt to Beijing by 2023. Pakistan needs to repay China more than double the amount it owes the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Considering the dismal state of Pakistan’s economy over the past several years it is doubtful if Pakistan can ever return the loans.

Soldiering down the ages

Flags do not fly because the wind moves them, they fly because of the last breath of each soldier who died protecting them

Pakistan on the verge of self-destruction?

The future of Pakistan is bleak due to its self-inflicted injuries. The condition of Pak is critical with financial bankruptcy, sectarian violence, impending Afghanistan US pull out, Saudi Arabia and several Muslim nations sidelining Pak and above all becoming a slave to China already under global backlash.

Cancer and Corona: Why do people die even before death knocks...

Corona and Cancer are twins with almost similar effects. Cancer comes slowly, and stays longer while corona comes fast like a storm, and disturbs everything. The morbidity in case of cancer is higher. Corona has lesser fatality but still, it creates panic. Glimpses from the life of a survivor who celebrated his birthday, wedding anniversary, Christmas and New Year in the Hospital.

The body temple

We are endowed with a great immune system that has been designed evolutionarily to keep us healthy. The immune system is our body’s natural defence system. It’s an intricate network of cells, tissues, and organs that band together to defend our body against invaders.

Remembering Operation Vijay – in Kargil

The whole Nation salutes the valour and sacrifices of Bravehearts who did the Impossible at Kargil

Indo-Nepalese joint-family and the jealous neighbour

India and Nepal are inseparable. Thousands of people in India and Nepal cross the open border every day to work. India remains Nepal’s dominant trade partner, accounting for approximately 60-65% of all trade. These are all the more reasons why both India and Nepal need to reset their ties.