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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Nikhil Srivastava rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Whether it was Gen Dalbir Singh’s DV ban or his own age row, all professional and personal engagements, even those from his younger days, seem to read under the cloud of these controversies. His passion for the ordinary soldier and conviction to do what is right bleeds through. Aleph Book Company; edition 27 November Language: One of these items is dispatched singgh than the other.

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So, convictioh had prompted this singy interest in TSD back in ? Our leaders will show will and conviction to bring transparency and faith in the system. General Singh certainly has taken great pains to trace events and names of persons where they are so old memory can not be that accurate.

Even when discussing contentious issues the author does not go for the jugular but exercises restraint while describing various knotty events in his long career.

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

His propensity to get into trouble with the media is because he acts like a soldier – straight talking and holding no punches – exactly what we need from our soldiers. Singh, who served in the Indian Army for forty-two long years and retired as the Chief of Army Staff on 31st May, But if I ever get to meet you sir I would like to ask despite knowing the fact that bureaucratic autocracy is eating away and weakening this nation.


Be the first to ask a question about Courage and Conviction. Certified BuyerChennai. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Pity the book got over soon. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Our forces would have been different if our leaders at the beginning would have seen them as an opportunity rather as a threat. Indo-Pak war ofKashmir, north east, Sri Lanka – he has seen it all either as a humble company commander, staff officer or commander of a formation.

This book is seven stars. Certified BuyerAgra. This book is awesome. Well, I will leave that question for you to ponder on after you read the book.

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Courage and Conviction: An Autobiography

Hoping that his story ocnviction serve a purpose, wondering whether mere words are enough, the author ends his book with a quote from Solzhenitsyn: Last three chapters bring into stark focus the fact that politicking by politicians and bureaucrats have done irretrievable ck to Indian armed forces and some of these actions border on the lines of high treason.

IPKFblue star operationmiss management in north eastBangladesh war: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I don’t know why you have couragf 5 stars. Certified BuyerNew Delhi. Preview — Courage and Conviction by V. Right after his passing out the author landed in to one of the oldest and traditional infantry battalion in Indian Infantry and the initial anecdotes are interesting in explaining ways and standards of inner working of a battalion and early days of a subaltern in it.

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His life story is truly inspirational and makes an amazing read. General VK Singh needs no introduction. Apr 08, Ronak Patel rated it really liked it.

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The appointment of civilians as the head of ministry of defense is somehow the reason of a lack of competitive edge. In his autobiography General VK Singh delves on both these aspects.

This one definitely takes the trophy. Read reviews that mention well written gen vk singh courage and conviction armed forces must read army chief gives an insight written book good book indian army general singh soldier officer autobiography india officers account system soldiers straight. It speaks about his initiation into the forces, followed by various field and peace appointments, all of which helped make way for his eventual rise to the appointment of Chief of Army Staff.

He has also authored The Long Road to Siachen: I bought this book expecting to find apologies on why he pursued his age controversy but was very pleasantly surprised when it was not so. VKS is a first rate soldier and the way he overcame many obstacles in his career is an inspiration to all of us – military or civil.

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