K.S Nair writes on military history with a focus on the Indian armed forces. His books include Ganesha’s Flyboys (Anveshan, 2012) and The Forgotten Few (HarperCollins 2019). His forthcoming book, December in Dacca (HarperCollins, 2022), brings a new approach to India’s involvement in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971.
On festive occasions, it showered flower petals, dressed itself up to look like an elephant
By K.S Nair Published on 2 April 2022 6:42 AM GMT
Russia’s war in Ukraine is, in some ways, like (then West) Pakistan’s war in what was then East Pakistan, soon to become Bangladesh, in 1971.
By K.S Nair Published on 17 March 2022 11:32 AM GMT
The Mi-17 has accomplished numerous transport, rescue and combat missions during its service in the Indian Air Force and more widely.
By K.S Nair Published on 8 Dec 2021 3:30 PM GMT
Hyderabad: Air Vice-Marshal C.V. Parker, MVC, VM, is the only living recipient of the Maha Vir Chakra, India's second-highest gallantry decoration,...
By K.S Nair Published on 13 Feb 2021 12:45 PM GMT