TJ Reddy

Wing Commander TJ Reddy was a Category 'A' Fighter Controller who actively participated in 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pak wars. He was awarded Vishisht Seva Medal by President of India for his role as a Fighter Controller in Western Sector. He was also awarded CAS Commendation. He is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. He was among the Directing staff at Air Defence College and Air Force Academy. Three of his four sons also served and like him voluntarily retired as Wg Cdrs. He is presently President of AP & Telangana Branch of Air Force Association, recognised by Ministry of Defence. He is settled at Hyderabad.

    TJ Reddy

    Indo China Standoff: De-escalation a long haul
    Indo China Standoff: De-escalation a long haul

    It has taken 10 rounds of diplomatic and military level talks between the two neighbors India and China for the disengagement process to begin in the...

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 15 March 2021 5:30 AM GMT


    Reforms in Armed Forces:  Pay, Pensions and Beyond
    Reforms in Armed Forces: Pay, Pensions and Beyond

    The share of defence pensions pay and allowances have gone up from 49 percent in 2011-12 to 61 percent in 2020-21.

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 12 Dec 2020 3:03 AM GMT


    India-China Standoff : Favoured Options to deal with the Dragon
    India-China Standoff : Favoured Options to deal with the Dragon

    There were three recent developments in the Indo-China Standoff – (a) the Indian Army has occupied six new heights of the Magar hill, Gurung Hill,...

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 28 Sep 2020 7:52 AM GMT


    Opinion: Make India Stronger, The only option to deal with the Dragon
    Opinion: Make India Stronger, The only option to deal with the Dragon

    In the present standoff, since the disengagement process and de-escalation have been happening at a very slow pace, India cannot afford to disengage...

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 29 Aug 2020 5:48 AM GMT


    World fights on two fronts, India on two more
    World fights on two fronts, India on two more

    By Wing Commander T.S. Reddy (retd) The world is not only witnessing the first recession to be triggered by a pandemic but also the ‘sharpest decline...

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 4 Aug 2020 5:57 AM GMT


    How Vayupuri, an old soldiers home dealt with COVID-19 pandemic ?
    How Vayupuri, an old soldiers home dealt with COVID-19 pandemic ?

    Hyderabad: Nestled between Neredmet and A S Rao Nagar on the road towards ECIL, lie the unusual residential colony of Vayupuri. It has leafy...

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 20 May 2020 7:25 AM GMT


    Criminal Justice System in the Armed Forces
    Criminal Justice System in the Armed Forces

    Hyderabad: The recent cases of violence against women in various parts of the country have triggered protests from citizens across the country. The...

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 27 Feb 2020 5:31 AM GMT


    The many nuances of  appointing a CDS
    The many nuances of appointing a CDS

    The present government, following its security-related move by revoking Article 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir made a similar announcement. The...

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 25 Sep 2019 7:35 AM GMT


    Balakot strike highlights the role of a fighter controller
    Balakot strike highlights the role of a fighter controller

    Indian Air force squadron leader Minty Agarwal, the fighter controller on ground radar who helped wing commander Abhinandan to take down the Pak F-16...

    By TJ Reddy  Published on 15 Aug 2019 6:37 PM GMT


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