He had spent most of the last few nights setting up ambushes on likely infiltration routes but had ended up empty handed. Last night was yet another long sleepless night spent in the forested area
“And choose Kalsang as the official leader of Tibetan people ?” Namdol put his mug on the table and asked pointedly. He had been working with Indian agencies for most of his adult life and probably knew about their inner working more than many actual employees.
28 August 2019. New Delhi, India The Monsoon of 2019 had been more humid than usual with more heat than rains. Indian National Security Advisor Ajay Dhumal started sweating as soon as he stepped out of his air-conditioned car and started walking towards the office of Indian Defence Minister Maadhvan Kamat in the expansive South […]
7 August 2019, Kathmandu, Nepal The Nepalese national election results were declared 2 days back. Nepali Praja Sangh led Uttam Maharaj, had won 108 seats to emerge as the single largest party but was still short of majority by 30 seats in the 275 seat House of Representatives. Nepal Communist Party led by Srijan Mathi […]
25 June 2019. Hanoi, Vietnam Lai Pa island chains were a small group of 5 uninhabited reef islands roughly 45-50 km east of the Vietnamese mainland and slightly further from the Chinese coast. Of the 5 islands, 3 got submerged underwater during high tide. The biggest among them was 1.5 km in length and 800 […]
Chapter 2 17 June 2019, Kupwara, Kashmir The window panes in the room shook violently as a grenade exploded just outside the adjoining house. There were sounds of more gunshots, then silence. One of four Para soldiers of the counter-terrorist team in the room peeked outside trying to make sense of the situation. There was […]
Chapter 1 14 May 2019 Monyakshu, Near Nagaland-Myanmar Border Vinayak Barua sat idly in his old Gypsy while he waited for his contact. The meeting was supposed to take place at s 21:30, late enough for most of the village to start making preparations for a good night’s sleep and not late enough for people […]
UPDATE: The whole story is finished and available as e-book and paperbacks on links provided below. You can read first 10 chapters and excerpts from two more describing the two-front war on the links at end of this post. Total number of words is 1.43 lakh in 37 chapters, of which last 7-8 chapters with […]