1962 War

  • Report on 1962 war released to rid India's induced delusion: Maxwell 01-04-2014 06:40 PM

    Beijing: Veteran Australian journalist Neville Maxwell has said he decided to release a classified 1962 Sino-Indian war report to rid Indian opinion of the "induced delusion" that India was the "victim of an unprovoked surprise Chinese aggression". Parts of the still-classified Henderson Brooks Report (HBR), accessed by Maxwell, have found...
  • Why Brooks report on political mishandling of defence during China war matters today 18-03-2014 05:11 PM

    In the five decades since the 1962 war with China and its aftermath, the report of the Brooks-Bhagat committee, which criticised the defence and intelligence establishment's handling of the border dispute, has become a red-taped, quasi-mythical object of tremendous political import. Any discussion about it is inevitably connected to the...
  • 1962 war report irrelevant, says Congress after row over Nehru's role 18-03-2014 01:49 PM

    A large section of the still classified Henderson Brooks Report which indicts former Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and top government officials for India's failure in the 1962-Sino Indian war has been made public. ...
  • 1962 Sino-Indian war: My Henderson Brooks Albatross 18-03-2014 11:27 AM

    Those who gave me access to the Henderson Brooks Report when I was researching my study of the Sino-Indian border dispute laid down no conditions as to how I should use it. That they would remain anonymous went without saying, an implicit condition I will always observe, otherwise how the...
  • Report blaming Nehru for India's defeat in 1962 war made public 18-03-2014 08:32 AM

    New Delhi: A large section of the still classified Henderson Brooks Report which indicts former Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and top government officials for India's failure in the 1962-Sino Indian war has been made public. The report on the 1962 Sino-Indian War has been uploaded on the internet by...
  • 1962 war veterans unsurprised by Chinese incursions 28-04-2013 09:26 AM

    Ladakh: As China remains inside the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control, CNN-IBN tracked down the brave scouts who stood face to face with the Chinese platoon in the 1962 war. Many from Leh fought the Chinese in the 1962 war and many were taken prisoners of war...
  • Forgotten heroes of 1962 war demand justice from a apathetic govt 14-12-2012 10:19 AM

    CNN-IBN has launched a campaign to recognise the efforts of the forgotten heroes of the 1962 Sino-Indian war. All they want is a memorial and more importantly, some respect. It was our point of debate on 'India at 9' on Thursday night. ...
  • Heroes of Rezang La honoured by CNN-IBN 13-12-2012 11:51 PM

    The heroes of Rezang La got a standing ovation for their bravery and sacrifice when honoured by CNN-IBN. ...
  • Chinese daily blames India for 1962 war 13-12-2012 11:24 AM

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  • Sam Manekshaw recounts his best war memories 27-06-2008 04:44 PM

    Lincoln, (Christchurch): The first unofficial ODI between India A and New Zealand A was abandoned due to unfit pitch at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval on Tuesday. Umpires Phil Jones and Wayne Knights were left with no option but to abandon the game just six overs into the New Zealand innings,...