Indian Army: News

08 Jun 2024

Amazon Prime Video

Netflix India to develop series on historic IAF military operation

Netflix India is set to develop a series based on "Operation Safed Sagar," a significant mission executed by the Indian Air Force during the 1999 Kargil War.

18 May 2024

Delhi Police

Congress candidate Kanhaiya Kumar attacked during campaign, thrown ink

The Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from North East Delhi, Kanhaiya Kumar, was assaulted and had ink thrown at him while campaigning in the New Usmanpur area of East Delhi on Friday.

17 May 2024

Kabir Khan

Kartik Aaryan unveils 'Chandu Champion' poster, teases war sequence

Actor Kartik Aaryan shared a new poster for his forthcoming film Chandu Champion on social media on Friday.

04 May 2024

Indian Air Force

5 IAF personnel injured in militant attack in J&K's Poonch

Five soldiers of the Indian Air Force (AIF) were injured after militants opened fire on an IAF vehicle convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch area on Saturday evening.

01 May 2024

Manipur

Manipur: Meitei women group frees 11 men detained by Army

A women-led group known as "Meira Paibis" confronted the Indian Army and forced the release of 11 miscreants who had been detained with arms and ammunition in Manipur's Bishnupur district on Tuesday.

24 Apr 2024

Bandipora

J&K: Army personnel injured in clash with terrorists in Bandipora

Two Indian Army personnel were wounded during a clash with terrorists in Bandipora, a district in Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday.

19 Apr 2024

Indian Air Force

All-women Indian military crew completes sailing expedition

A team of twelve women officers from the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force has completed a 27-day sailing expedition in the Arabian Sea.

04 Apr 2024

Indian Air Force

IAF Apache chopper damaged during emergency landing in Ladakh

An Apache helicopter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) sustained damage during an unplanned landing in Ladakh on Wednesday, ANI reported.

19 Mar 2024

Atmanirbhar Bharat

Explained: Army's STEAG unit to pioneer AI, 6G technologies

The Indian Army has set up an advanced unit, known as the Signals Technology Evaluation and Adaptation Group (STEAG).

12 Mar 2024

Maldives

Indian troops begin withdrawing from Maldives after Muizzu's order

India has begun pulling out military personnel from the Maldives, following orders from the island nation's new president, Mohamed Muizzu.

08 Mar 2024

Manipur

Army officer kidnapped in Manipur, fourth incident since clashes began

An army officer was abducted on Friday from his home in Manipur, marking the fourth such incident since ethnic violence erupted in the northeastern state in May last year.

01 Mar 2024

Israel

Belgian Malinois: Special Forces' top pick

Belgian Malinois are deemed the most intelligent canines due to their independence, problem-solving abilities, quick responsiveness, and adeptness at reading humans.

28 Feb 2024

Manipur

Manipur commandos stage 'arms down' protest after abduction of officer 

Imphal West Police Commando personnel staged a "guns down" protest on Wednesday after armed miscreants allegedly abducted an additional superintendent of police from his home in Imphal East District, Manipur.

28 Feb 2024

Manipur

Manipur Police officer abducted by 200 gunmen, rescued

Amid the ongoing ethnic violence in Manipur, a senior police official was abducted by a group affiliated with the Meitei tribe in Imphal East district on Tuesday.

04 Feb 2024

Anti-Terrorism Squad

Indian Embassy employee in Russia arrested for spying for Pakistan

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has reportedly arrested an Indian Embassy employee in Russia's Moscow on charges of spying for Pakistan's intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

02 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

US approves sale of 31 MQ-9B armed drones to India

The United States (US) has approved the sale of MQ-9B drones to India in a deal worth nearly $4 billion (approximately Rs. 3,314 crore).

29 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

31 all-Indian tunes to reverberate at Beating Retreat ceremony today

Republic Day celebrations will culminate on Monday evening with the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, New Delhi, featuring 31 captivating Indian tunes played by military and paramilitary bands.

15 Jan 2024

Uttar Pradesh

Army Day 2024: How is this year's parade different

The capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, is abuzz with excitement as it is set to host a grand parade to celebrate the 76th Army Day of the Indian Army on Monday.

13 Jan 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

Army convoy attacked in J&K's Poonch, search operation underway

Massive search operations have been launched in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district after terrorists attacked Indian Army vehicles in the area on Friday evening.

31 Dec 2023

Defence Ministry

Indian Navy enhances maritime security amid attacks on vessels

The Indian Navy said that it has enhanced maritime surveillance efforts in the central and north Arabian Sea and augmented force levels after the recent attacks on merchant vessels operating in the region.

31 Dec 2023

United Arab Emirates

India, UAE announce joint military exercise 'Desert Cyclone 2024'

The first edition of the joint military exercise "Desert Cyclone 2024" will kick off on Tuesday (January 2), marking a significant milestone in the strategic collaboration between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India.

27 Dec 2023

Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh addresses Army amid J&K civilian death row

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

25 Dec 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir: Army chief stresses 'professionalism' amid alleged civilian deaths

Chief of the Army Staff Chief General Manoj Pande visited the Rajouri-Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, wherein he instructed commanders to conduct operations in the "most professional manner."

24 Dec 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Retired senior cop shot dead inside mosque by terrorists

A retired senior police officer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday morning, the police said.

23 Dec 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Army foils infiltration bid in Akhnoor, 1 terrorist killed

The Indian Army on Saturday revealed it foiled a major infiltration attempt by four heavily armed terrorists near the International Border (IB) in Khour of Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor district.

 J&K: CRPF issues advisory for troops after Poonch ambush

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has reportedly issued a high alert a day after the death of several Indian Army personnel in a terrorist ambush in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

21 Dec 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Army truck ambushed in J&K's Poonch district; 3 personnel killed

Terrorists opened fire on an Indian Army truck transporting jawans in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch area on Thursday. Three Army personnel were killed while three others were injured.

19 Dec 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu rains: 3 dead, high alert in 4 districts

At least three people were reportedly killed and three more are feared dead in Tamil Nadu after heavy rainfall wreaked havoc in the southern districts of the state.

15 Dec 2023

Defence Ministry

BEL jumps 3% on securing Rs. 5,300cr defence contract

The Defence Ministry on December 15 inked a significant contract worth over Rs. 5,300 crore with state-owned Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for the acquisition of electronic fuzes for the Indian Army.

13 Dec 2023

Rajasthan

Diya Kumari: The rise of Rajasthan princess in politics

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Bhajanlal Sharma, a first-time MLA, as the chief minister of Rajasthan. It also chose Diya Kumari and Premchand Bairwa as the deputy chief ministers.

30 Nov 2023

Indian Air Force

Defense Ministry approves acquisition of 97 Tejas, 156 Prachand helicopters

In a major boost for India's military and defense production, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has reportedly cleared the acquisition of 156 Prachand Light Combat Helicopters and 97 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighters.

28 Nov 2023

Agnipath Scheme

Mumbai: Agniveer trainee found dead in Indian Navy hostel

A 20-year-old woman undergoing Agniveer training reportedly died by suicide at an Indian Navy hostel in Mumbai's Malwani, the police said on Tuesday.

28 Nov 2023

Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi tunnel rescue: All 41 trapped workers successfully pulled out

After 17 days of excruciating rescue operations, all 41 workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi were finally pulled out to safety.

28 Nov 2023

Bollywood

'The Bull': Salman Khan-Karan Johar's next starts filming in 2024

Get ready for a thrilling reunion, as Salman Khan and Karan Johar will team up after 25 years for an action-packed film titled The Bull.

27 Nov 2023

Uttarakhand

Let's not lay timelines for Uttarkashi rescue: NDMA official Hasnain 

As the tunnel rescue operation in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi entered the 16th day, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) member Lieutenant General (retired) Syed Ata Hasnain said the collapsed tunnel's geology was unpredictable.

26 Nov 2023

Uttarakhand

Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Indian Army to undertake manual drilling task

The rescue work to save 41 workers trapped inside the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi suffered another setback after the auger machine got stuck while drilling on Saturday.

24 Nov 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Why Rajouri, Poonch are becoming hotspots for terrorists

The border districts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) have turned into hotspots for Pakistan-backed terrorism over the past two years (since October 2021).

23 Nov 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Rajouri encounter: 2 terrorists killed in J&K

Security forces killed two Pakistani terrorists, including a highly ranked Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist, during an encounter in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on Thursday, according to the Public Relations Office (PRO) Defence.

22 Nov 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 4 Army personnel killed in encounter with terrorists

Four Indian Army personnel, including two officers and two jawans, were killed in an encounter with terrorists in the Rajouri area of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

17 Nov 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 5 LeT terrorists killed in encounter in Kulgam

At least five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were reportedly killed in an encounter with security forces in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

11 Nov 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Encounter breaks out in Pulwama, no casualties so far

An encounter reportedly broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Parigam village of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday.

26 Oct 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

5 terrorists killed during encounter in J&K's Kupwara district

Five terrorists were killed in an encounter with security personnel on Thursday in the Kupwara district's Machhal sector of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

23 Oct 2023

Rahul Gandhi

After RaGa's 'insult' charge, Army clarifies emoluments to fallen Agniveer

The Indian Army has reportedly sought to clarify the confusion surrounding the financial aid provided to the family of Agniveer Gawate Akshay Laxman, who lost his life on duty in Siachen on Saturday.

Army's 'Dhruv' choppers receiving major safety revamps: Sources

After being grounded over safety concerns earlier this year following a series of accidents, India's Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv is reportedly receiving a design upgrade to bolster flight safety.

16 Oct 2023

Punjab

Agniveer's 'suicide' controversy: No military honor per rules, says Army

Amid a major ongoing controversy over not according a guard of honor to Agniveer recruit Amritpal Singh, the Indian Army reportedly clarified on Sunday that he died by suicide by shooting himself on sentry duty.

14 Oct 2023

Israel

Indian Army closely studying Israel-Hamas war to improve strategy: Report

The Indian Army is closely studying the recent multi-pronged attacks on Israel by the Hamas group, aiming to learn valuable lessons and improve India's defense strategies, The Hindu reported.

09 Oct 2023

Sikkim

Sikkim: Operation underway to rescue stranded tourists from Lachen, Lachung

Nearly a week after a cloudburst triggered devastating flash floods in Sikkim, the first batch of people stranded in the Lachen and Lachung towns were airlifted successfully by the Indian Army on Monday.

06 Oct 2023

Sikkim

Sikkim: 19 dead, 103 missing; another glacial lake burst threat

The death toll in the Sikkim flash floods rose to at least 19, including six Army personnel who went missing on Wednesday. As many as 103 people are still missing, including 16 soldiers.

05 Oct 2023

Sikkim

Sikkim flash floods: 14 dead, 22 armymen among 102 missing

Flash floods in Sikkim have claimed 14 civilian lives so far, while 102 people are missing, including 22 Army personnel.

04 Oct 2023

Sikkim

Sikkim: 23 soldiers missing as cloudburst triggers flash flood

As many as 23 Indian Army personnel went missing in Sikkim on Wednesday after a cloudburst over Lhonak Lake triggered a flash flood in the Teesta River in Lachen Valley.

30 Sep 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 2 terrorists killed as police, Army foil infiltration bid

Security forces on Saturday claimed to have killed two terrorists during an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara's Machilt sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

27 Sep 2023

Assam

Help tortured, made to eat garbage by Army major, wife

An Indian Army major and his wife have been arrested in Assam for allegedly torturing their 16-year-old domestic worker for two years, The Sentinel Assam reported.

19 Sep 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Anantnag anti-terror operation ends, LeT commander's body found

The week-long anti-terror operation in the Gadol forest area of Jammu and Kashmir's (J&K) Anantnag district has reportedly ended, and top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Uzair Khan has been gunned down.

18 Sep 2023

Anantnag

Anantnag encounter enters day 6: Charred body of terrorist found

Security forces have intensified their search operation in the dense forests of Anantnag district's Gadol in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as the encounter with terrorists entered its sixth day on Monday.

17 Sep 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

100 hours and counting: Anantnag encounter enters day 5

The gunfight between terrorists and security forces in the dense forests of Anantnag district's Gadol in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) entered its fifth day on Sunday.

14 Sep 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Anantnag encounter was revenge for our leader's death, claims LeT

A colonel, a major of the Army's Rashtriya Rifles unit, and a deputy superintendent of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Wednesday.

13 Sep 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Army, police personnel injured in gunfight with terrorists

Two Army personnel and a Jammu and Kashmir Police officer were reportedly injured during an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's (J&K) Anantnag district on Wednesday.

07 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

G20 Summit: Army conducts mock drill, 1,000 cops deployed

The security forces in Delhi are on their toes as the G20 Summit, to be held in the national capital over the weekend, approaches.

26 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi-Xi BRICS meeting: Differing statements cast doubts over LAC de-escalation 

India and China issued conflicting statements about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping's meeting at the BRICS Summit, raising doubts about the progress made in de-escalating tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), The Indian Express reported.

22 Aug 2023

Pakistan News

2 terrorists killed in Balakote but no surgical strike: Government

The Defence Ministry on Tuesday refuted reports of a surgical strike on Pakistan. It, however, stated that the Indian Army thwarted a terrorist infiltration attempt in Jammu and Kashmir's Balakote Sector.

19 Aug 2023

Accidents

Ladakh: 9 Army personnel killed as truck falls into gorge

At least nine Indian Army personnel, including an officer and eight soldiers, were reportedly killed in Ladakh on Saturday evening.

15 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Monsoon fury: Landslides kill 50+ in Himachal, 3 in Uttarakhand

Heavy rains wreaked havoc in Himachal Pradesh, causing landslides and destroying homes, killing over 50 people.

12 Aug 2023

Manipur

BJP ally calls for 'surgical strike' to resolve Manipur issue

National People's Party (NPP) leader M Rameshwar Singh has said that defense operations such as a "surgical strike" should be carried out to end the issue of "illegal immigrants and militants" in Manipur permanently, PTI reported.

05 Aug 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 3 soldiers dead in encounter with terrorists in Kulgam

At least three army personnel reportedly lost their lives in an encounter with terrorists in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

27 Jul 2023

Rajnath Singh

'Belligerent rhetoric': Pakistan responds to Rajnath Singh's 'LoC crossing' remark

Pakistan on Thursday condemned Defense Minister Rajnath Singh's remarks that India is ready to cross the Line of Control (LoC) to maintain dignity and honor, reported PTI.

19 Jul 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Poonch: Killed terrorists were Pakistani nationals, reveal identity cards

The identity cards of four terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday revealed that all of them were Pakistani citizens, reported the Hindustan Times.

15 Jul 2023

Indian Navy

Delhi: Army, Navy's nonstop efforts to halt Yamuna flooding

The Indian Army and Navy are reportedly working day and night to resolve the flood crisis that has engulfed key areas of Delhi.

10 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

Fact check: Did Army jawans, passengers push start a train?

A viral video on social media—showing Indian Army personnel, police, railway staff, and passengers pushing and moving a train—claimed the transport stopped abruptly and people united to assist the loco driver.

01 Jul 2023

Sunny Deol

'Gadar 2': Indian Army grants NOC to Sunny Deol's film

Sunny Deol is set to transport his fans back to the golden days with the highly-anticipated upcoming film, Gadar 2, next month.

27 Jun 2023

Manipur

Manipuri women 'interfering' with operations, says Army after releasing militants

The Indian Army has appealed to people in Manipur to support its efforts to restore peace in the strife-torn state. It said women activists are "deliberately blocking routes and interfering in the operations of security forces."

26 Jun 2023

Manipur

More than 70% guns still missing in violence-hit Manipur: Report

Security forces deployed in violence-hit Manipur are facing the tough task of maintaining law and order in the state as they can't operate optimally in tense zones.

25 Jun 2023

Manipur

Manipur: Women-led mob forces Army personnel to release 12 militants

Security forces were reportedly forced to release 12 Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) militants after a mob of nearly 1,500 people, led by women, in Imphal East's Itham village surrounded them and thwarted the Indian Army's combing operation in the violence-stuck Manipur.

23 Jun 2023

Kupwara

Kupwara: Security forces foil infiltration bid, 4 terrorists killed

In a joint operation conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police and the Indian Army on Friday, four terrorists were killed in the Kala Jungle of Machhal sector while they were reportedly trying to infiltrate from Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) in Kupwara.

22 Jun 2023

Manipur

Manipur: 3 injured in suspected IED blast in Bishnupur district

At least three people were injured as new incidents of violence, including a suspected blast in a parked vehicle, were reported on Wednesday in two districts of violence-hit Manipur.

20 Jun 2023

Manipur

Manipur: SC refuses to urgently hear plea seeking Army's control

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to urgently hear a petition filed by the Manipur Tribal Forum seeking protection of the Kuki tribe by the Indian Army.

17 Jun 2023

Manipur

'Manipur needs urgent attention': Ex-Army chief on retired officer's tweet

Former Chief of Army Staff General (Retired) Ved Prakash Malik has sought "urgent attention" to the situation in Manipur, where ethnic violence broke out on May 3.

16 Jun 2023

Kupwara

J&K: 5 foreign terrorists killed in encounter in Kupwara

Five foreign terrorists were killed after an encounter broke out between them and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara on Friday, ANI reported, quoting Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar.