Indian Army: News

27 May 2023


Army steps up security across Manipur amid fresh violence reports

The Indian Army and Assam Rifles have stepped up security across Manipur amid reports of fresh violence in the state.

25 May 2023

Amit Shah

'Will visit Manipur, talk to people for peace': Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said he will visit Manipur in a few days amid fresh violence in the state over the Meitei community's demand for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status.

22 May 2023


Manipur: Curfew reimposed, Army called in again after fresh violence

Indian Army and paramilitary personnel were dispatched to Manipur after fresh clashes were reported in the capital Imphal on Monday afternoon following days of peace, NDTV reported.

16 May 2023


CBI books defense journalist Vivek Raghuvanshi over espionage charges 

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday registered an espionage case against defense journalist Vivek Raghuvanshi under Official Secrets Act (OSA).

14 May 2023


J&K: Encounter breaks out in Anantnag between terrorists, security personnel

An encounter reportedly broke out on Sunday between terrorists and security personnel in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

13 May 2023


Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army reportedly foils Pakistan's infiltration bid 

The Indian Army soldiers on Saturday thwarted an infiltration bid in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, ANI reported, quoting an Army source.

09 May 2023


Standard uniform for brigaders, above-rank officers from August 1: Report

The Indian Army has decided that brigaders and above-rank officers will wear a common uniform from August 1, irrespective of their appointment and cadre, PTI reported, quoting official sources.

NIA raids multiple locations in J&K to dismantle terror network

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is carrying out raids across multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir.

08 May 2023


One-way air ticket out of Manipur now costs Rs. 30,000

Several air carriers, including AirAsia and IndiGo, have hiked their ticket prices in the wake of the sudden increase in demand as hundreds of people rush to flee violent-struck Manipur.

06 May 2023

Indian Navy

Indian Army grounds 'Dhruv' choppers after recent J&K crash: Report

Two days after a hard landing in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar killed one technician and injured two pilots, the Indian Army has reportedly decided to ground its entire fleet of indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv.

06 May 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Rajnath Singh visits J&K's Rajouri amid ongoing encounter

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday reached Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri, a day after five Indian Army soldiers were killed in the region, amid an ongoing encounter between security forces and terrorists there, reported NDTV.

05 May 2023


Manipur: 9,000 displaced as tensions prevail, mob attacks BJP MLA

Tensions prevailed in Manipur amid ethnic violence between tribals and the majority Meitei community.

04 May 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Two LeT terrorists killed in encounter in Baramulla

Two terrorists were reportedly killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district in the early hours of Thursday.

24 Apr 2023


India, China hold border talks ahead of SCO meeting

The Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China held the 18th round of Corps Commander talks on Sunday to resolve tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

23 Apr 2023

Poonch district

J&K: Northern Army commander visits Poonch terror attack site

After a deadly ambush claimed the lives of five Indian Army personnel in the dense forest region of Bhata Dhurian in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, Northern Army commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi visited the site of the terror attack on Saturday.

22 Apr 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 12 detained so far in Poonch terror attack

At least 12 individuals were detained for questioning on Friday in relation to the deadly ambush of five Army soldiers in the dense forest region of Bata Doriya in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir.

21 Apr 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Poonch terror attack: Army releases names of martyrs

The Indian Army released the names of the five soldiers martyred in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday.

20 Apr 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 4 jawans dead as Army truck catches fire

Four Indian Army jawans died after their truck burst into flames in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday. The incident took place near the Bhatta Durian Forest in Bhimber Gali (BG) Sector.

20 Apr 2023


Assam: Indian Army personnel to learn Mandarin at Tezpur University

The Indian Army and Assam's Tezpur University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday to train soldiers in Mandarin, reported The Hindu.

17 Apr 2023


Military station shooting: Accused was allegedly sodomized by fellow jawans

Allegations of sodomy and sexual assault have surfaced following the arrest of the Indian Army jawan accused of killing four soldiers at the Bathinda military station in Punjab last Wednesday.

17 Apr 2023


Military station shooting: Bathinda Police arrests Army jawan

The Bathinda Police in Punjab have reportedly apprehended an Army jawan named Gunner Desai Mohan in connection with the military station shooting that claimed the lives of four jawans last week.

14 Apr 2023


Centre refuses sanction to prosecute Armymen for Nagaland civilian killings

The Defence Ministry's Military Affairs Department refused to sanction the prosecution of the 30 Indian Army commandos accused of killing 13 civilians in Nagaland's Oting in 2021, the Nagaland Police told the Mon district and sessions court.

12 Apr 2023


Punjab: 4 killed in firing at Bathinda military station

As many as four people reportedly lost their lives in a firing inside the Bathinda military station in Punjab on Wednesday around 4:35am.

04 Apr 2023


Sikkim: 7 dead in massive avalanche, several feared trapped 

Seven people, including a child, are feared to have died, while several more are feared trapped after a massive avalanche struck Sikkim's Nathu La mountain pass on Tuesday, according to NDTV.

29 Mar 2023


Government to push 3 Bills in 4 working days

The Central government seeks to push three Bills in Parliament with four working days left in the current session.

25 Mar 2023

Amit Shah

Centre decides to reduce 'disturbed areas' under AFSPA in northeast

Union Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah on Saturday announced that the central government decided to reduce the jurisdiction of "disturbed areas" in Nagaland, Assam, and Manipur under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, or AFSPA.

Can't confirm: US on providing India intelligence about China's incursion

A new report has claimed that for the first time, the Pentagon provided crucial real-time intelligence to the Indian Army, which helped India tackle the border incursion by China in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang sector in December last year.

16 Mar 2023

Arunachal Pradesh

Indian Army helicopter crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 2 pilots missing 

An Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashed in the Mandala Hills region of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. Two pilots— a Lieutenant Colonel and a Major— are missing, reported NDTV.

27 Feb 2023

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC rejects petitions challenging Agnipath Scheme's constitutional validity 

The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Agnipath Scheme for entry into the Indian Armed Forces.

20 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Barring LoC, Centre considers withdrawing Army from Jammu and Kashmir

Over three years after revoking the special status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union government is reportedly mulling withdrawing the Indian Army from the Kashmir Valley entirely, with the exception of the Line of Control (LoC).

15 Feb 2023

Aero India

Indian start-up displays jetpack suit at Aero India 2023

The 14th edition of the Aero India exhibition in Bengaluru, which began on Monday, showcases India's indigenous defense equipment and innovations.

04 Feb 2023

Agnipath Scheme

Agnipath scheme: Indian Army changes recruitment process for Agniveers

The recruitment process to select Agniveers in the Indian Army under Agnipath Scheme has been modified.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: Made-in-India weapons systems flaunted at parade

On the occasion of the 74th Republic Day of India, the armed forces displayed the country's indigenously manufactured hi-tech equipment.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: Navy's IL-38SD aircraft makes first and last flypast

Indian Navy's Ilyushin IL-38SD (sea dragon) aircraft, which completed more than 40 glorious years of service to India, flew over the Kartavya Path for the first and last time during Thursday's Republic Day celebrations.

24 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Disagree with Digvijaya Singh's remarks over surgical strikes: Rahul Gandhi 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he disagreed with the remarks made by his party colleague Digvijaya Singh over the Indian Army's 2016 surgical strikes on terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

21 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 5 dead after mini-bus falls into gorge in Kathua

At least five individuals lost their lives, and more than 15 others sustained multiple injuries after a mini-bus drifted off the road and fell inside a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.

15 Jan 2023

Mahindra Scorpio

Indian Army's green-colored Mahindra Scorpio Classic spied: Check design

Homegrown SUV maker Mahindra has received an order of 1,470 units of the Scorpio Classic from the Indian Army. The specially-modified SUVs were spotted at a dealer's yard in a unique green paint scheme.

15 Jan 2023

Army Day

In a first, Army Day parade moves out of Delhi 

The Army Day parade, traditionally held in Delhi, has been moved to Bengaluru in Karnataka on Sunday.

15 Jan 2023


Indian Army Day 2023: Meaning, significance, and celebrations

Saluting the real heroes of India, today and forever!

13 Jan 2023


ISRO images reveal Joshimath sank 5.4 cm in 12 days

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) released satellite images of Joshimath, the town in Uttarakhand that's slowly sinking due to land subsidence.

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