D. Padma Kumar Pillay

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  • Col (Dr) D.P.K. Pillay is Research Fellow at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile.

    Maldives ministers’ anti-India remarks spark diplomatic row

    January 11, 2024

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Col D.P.K. Pillay’s article ‘In deep water’ has been published by Blitz India Media on 11 January 2024.

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    Creation of Bangladesh is enduring reminder of how the UN fails

    December 30, 2024

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Col DPK Pillay’s article ‘Creation of Bangladesh is an enduring reminder of how the UN fails’ was published in 24-30 December 2023 issue of Sunday Guardian.

    Global Piracy on Decline, But New Threats Emerge

    December 28, 2023

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Col D.P.K. Pillay’s perspective piece ‘Global Piracy on Decline, But New Threats Emerge’ has been published by Blitz India Media on 28 December 2023.

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    Creation of Bangladesh is enduring reminder of how the UN fails

    December 24, 2023

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Col D.P.K. Pillay’ article ‘Creation of Bangladesh is enduring reminder of how the UN fails’ has been published in The Sunday Guardian on 24 December 2023. The article is about the use of Article 99 of the UN Charter by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Gaza. India's experience as the world turned a blind eye on the genocide in Bangladesh shows how the world operates—it is not on 'Just or Unjust' or 'Moral or Immoral' terms, says Col Pillay.

    Israel–Hamas Conflict: Between Legitimate Combat and Inadmissible Violence

    The complexity of the challenge in the Israel–Hamas conflict should not deter from the need to uphold humanitarian law and minimise the suffering of civilians by both the protagonists.

    November 28, 2023

    Israel isn’t the first to violate laws of war. But we owe Gaza an experiment in negotiations

    November 23, 2023

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Col DPK Pillay’s article ‘Israel isn’t the first to violate laws of war. But we owe Gaza an experiment in negotiations’ has been published in ‘The Print’ on 23 November 2023.

    The article describes the slippery slope between legitimate combat and inadmissible violence as seen in Gaza.

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    COVID-19 and Lessons from ‘Triple Lock’: COVID Containment Strategy of Kerala Police

    This Article reviews Kerala’s efforts to check the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) without additional expenditure or infrastructure and employing the state police forces. This was remarkable in the face of the fact that healthcare systems were stretched the world over and were struggling beyond capacity to treat the number of people affected by the virus. To add to the overstretched healthcare systems, there were reports of attacks on healthcare workers and facilities. The state of Kerala was among the first to report a coronavirus case in January 2020.

    March-April 2023

    Evolution of Indian Army the harbingers of change

    June 19, 2023

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Col DPK Pillai’s article ‘Evolution of Indian Army the harbingers of change’ has been published in Blitz India on 19 June 2023.
    Exposure to wars in Europe brought a new awakening and confidence in Indian soldiers that they were ready to take on the world, and they did, says Col Pillay.

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    Thimayya of India: A Man for All Seasons

    April 21, 2023

    Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Col DPK Pillay’s article ‘Thimayya of India: A Man for All Seasons’ has been published in ‘Arbit Today’ of Hindi Daily ‘Rashtradoot’ on 21 April 2023.

    One of the most loved generals of the Indian Army, General Thimayya is not only an Indian military hero, he is also a hero of the Korean War, says Col. Pillay.

    A Need for an Autonomous Agency for Overseas Development Assistance

    There is a need for India to establish an autonomous agency to execute overseas development assistance programmes.

    March 15, 2023

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