Four ITBP commandos, who repulsed an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province last year, have been accorded the President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) on the eve of the Republic Day here.
Former Army Chief General VP Malik has observed that India must step up the vigil along the Chinese border in Arunachal Pradesh as its eastern neighbour might try to "forcefully occupy" Indian territories.
Admitting that Kargil intrusion
was a result of intelligence failure, former Army Chief Gen
(Retd) V P Malik said a repeat of 1999-like attack
cannot be ruled out as long as Pakistan Army continues its
proxy war against India.
Former Army chief VP Malik, who
led the Army during the 1999 Kargil war, has said casualties
in the conflict could have been reduced had DRDO "not come in
the way" in the acquisition of weapon-locating radars.
Accusing former Pakistan
military ruler Musharraf of "telling lies", former Indian Army chief VP Malik on Saturday said that the Pak
gen seemed to change his perceptions and actions on
Kargil war before different audiences.