Courage and Conviction: An Autobiography is an autobiographical book by Indian General Vijay Kumar Singh. It was first published by Aleph Book Company in In it, Singh criticises various situations in which he was involved, including VK Singh now speaks out in his autobiography ‘Courage and Conviction’ on. Courage and Conviction has ratings and 15 reviews. Mansoor said: VK Singh was a unique Indian Army Chief as he stood out in news for. Courage and Conviction has 1 rating and 0 reviews. General V. K. Singh served in the Indian Army for 42 years, retiring as Chief of Army Staff on 31 May.

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Courage and Conviction: An Autobiography

The book, unfortunately, is riddled with narratives of virtue signalling that try to exonerate Gen Singh in controversies that eventually plagued him during his time as Chief. Certified BuyerHyderabad. A Military History, Arjun Subramaniam 4.

Ibru Sidd rated it liked it Nov 28, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 14, Nischay rated it really liked it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Now that you are not shackled by uniform and your yourself are in politics what steps have you taken to tackle and improve our position both countrymen and spe An account of a true soldier and noble citizen Book more or less is description of every armed forces officer.

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After reading the book, I pondered to myself — the author has said so many things in his book, but what is the cardinal message he is trying to convey? Brijesh sequeira rated it did not like it Dec 15, convuction The other prisoners and my men had all been watching this little drama unfold.


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Considered one of the world’s foremost experts in counter-insurgency operations, he is also dingh for the convictiion stand he took on many issues during his tenure, from arms procurement to the deployment of the army against the Maoists. Customers who bought this item also bought. The realization hit me suddenly: Certified BuyerNew Courate. Don’t have a Kindle? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. To view it, click here. Our leaders will show will and conviction to bring transparency and faith in the system.

His distinguished career saw him on the front lines of combat in the Indo-Pak War ofwhich led to the creation of Bangladesh, and in Sri Lanka as part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force. The autobiography, unlike many from sub continental military figures, is very well written and composed.

Interesting Facts about the Book: Get more of your favourite news delivered to your inbox Subscribe Please enter a valid email address. He has also authored The Long Road to Siachen: There was nothing to be said, so I moved away, leaving at least one Pakistani soldier to ponder the v, of it all.

The book takes you through a roller coaster ride at the end where Gen Singh talks about one after the other controversies that kept propping up. Visit our Help Pages. His passion for the ordinary soldier and conviction to do what is right bleeds couarge. I personally vj his tenure and dedication in various army training institutes to hone the skills of the officers. This book excerpt outlines how saucy, edgy Fastrack was conceived out of the Titan stable and evolved into a Saab, phear [fear] dar hota hai!


Courage and Conviction: An Autobiography by V.K. Singh

Candid, compelling and occasionally controversial, this is the story of a straight-talking soldier not afraid to stand by his convictions Interesting Facts About the Book Gives the reader hitherto untold stories about the Generals experiences during the IPKF operation in Sri Lanka, the Bangladesh War with Pakistan, Operation Bluestar and anti-insurgency operations in Kashmir and the Northeast Reveals information about bribery and corruption scandals in the armed forces connviction his tenure as Chief of Army Staff Gives the full story about various lobbies who tried to victimize him over the issue of his falsified date of birth Gives a worrying picture of how senior officers in the armed forces are constantly harassed by top bureaucrats.

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