Col. Inderesh Kumar Jain (R)

The writer is a veteran of the Indian Army with almost 36 years in uniform. He has commanded an armoured regiment and has held important command, staff and instructional appointment in the Army.

Extension to the Coas

Monday, 10 June 2024
The extension given by the GoI to the COAS on 26 May 24 under the relevant sections of the Army Rules of the Army Act, 1954 is surprising to say the least, and would definitely warrant a moment of our time for deliberation.

Whither The Moon

Sunday, 27 August 2023
I am a little discombobulated (for want of a better word). The last few days, leading on to the buildup for Chandrayaan’s touch down on the lunar surface,...

Honour Thine Braves

Thursday, 31 August 2023
I write this with a burgeoning sense of gloom at the continuing denigration and the de’gringolade of the Defence Services of India over time; for any number...


Saturday, 11 February 2023
They say that in life there is no black/white, but only shades of grey, and contingent upon your particular predilection, you are free to choose your direction....

Ethos In The Services

Tuesday, 24 May 2022
I write more to assuage my angst and probably only to reassure myself that GOD is in his Heaven and all is well with the world. I refer to current state...