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27 Sep 2017


Indian troops battle Naga insurgents along Indo-Myanmar border

A firefight broke out between Indian Army troops and Naga insurgent group NSCN(K) along the Indo-Myanmar border in the early hours of Wednesday.

Indian troops rescue 22 potential "child soldiers" from war-torn Congo

Indian Army troops deployed as UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have rescued 22 children from the danger of being turned into "child soldiers" by armed groups.

26 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, one terrorist killed

The Indian Army has foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control, killing one terrorist in Uri sector north of Baramulla district, Kashmir.

24 Sep 2017


Faulty ammunition resulted in Howitzer explosion

On 2nd September, one of the Indian Army's new US-manufactured ultra-light M-777 Howitzer had exploded during a field trial in Pokhran.

22 Sep 2017


Adding to the Army's woes, Army canteens face stock crunch

In the past two months, due to a procurement system change, Army's Canteen Stores Department (CSD) has been facing a severe stock crunch, affecting customers.

16 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Machil

Two terrorists were killed as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along J&K's Machil sector in Kupwara this morning.

12 Sep 2017


Armed forces raise pay disparity issue within MoD with Sitharaman

Newly appointed Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is faced with a pay disparity tussle between the military and civilians working under the Ministry of Defense (MoD).

11 Sep 2017


Surgical strikes: Army major says return most dangerous part

The Indian Army's surgical strikes across the LoC last year took place at a rapid pace, said the major who led the daunting mission.

11 Sep 2017


Discrimination in Army's promotion policy: Over 100 officers move SC

Over a hundred lieutenant colonels and majors of the army have moved the SC against "discrimination and injustice" in promotion of services corps officers.

09 Sep 2017


Military widows Swati Mahadik, Nidhi Dubey join Indian Army

The widow of an army officer, Swati Mahadik and a mother of 2, joined the Indian Army at the Officers Training Academy, Chennai.

08 Sep 2017


Army finalizes plan to induct women in military police

In a major step towards gender parity, the Indian Army has finalized a plan to induct women in the military police.

07 Sep 2017


India should prepare for a two-front war: General Bipin Rawat

Providing his take on India's persistent threat from China and Pakistan, Indian Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat stated that India should be prepared for a two-front war.

04 Sep 2017


Air India announces 50% discount on tickets for select categories

If you are a student, army personnel or a senior citizen, who is planning to take a trip soon, I have some good news for you.

02 Sep 2017


The AFSPA saga continues: State government declares Assam "disturbed"

Since 1990, the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been imposed in Assam by the Centre.

31 Aug 2017


Indian Army to undergo reforms to boost combat capability

The Centre has announced a significant restructuring of the Indian Army in a bid to boost combat capability and streamlined expenditure.

27 Aug 2017


Expect more situations like Doklam: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Speaking to students at the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat stated that Doklam stand-off is a result of China attempting to change status quo.

24 Aug 2017


Arun Jaitley to inaugurate made-in-India helicopters' production line

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley would reportedly inaugurate a production line of Light Combat Helicopters (LCHs) developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Indian Air Force and Army on 26 August.

22 Aug 2017


Govt. assessment finds war over Doklam won't benefit China

It's unlikely that China will benefit in a conflict with India arising from an escalation in the Doklam standoff, according to an Indian government assessment reported by Times of India.

16 Aug 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: LeT terrorist Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter with forces

In a major victory for the security forces in the fight against terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander and most-wanted terrorist, Ayub Lelhari, was killed in Pulwama in a gun battle in the evening.

16 Aug 2017


Chinese transgression in Ladakh: Indian troops foil incursion attempt

Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a slightly violent quarrel at Ladakh as India celebrated its 71st Independence Day.

14 Aug 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Indian Army wants indigenous high-tech equipment for J&K terror ops

Faced with an intensifying militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army has unveiled a wish-list for indigenously-manufactured high-tech equipment.

14 Aug 2017


US can help India with military modernization: Admiral Tom Harris

India has a military nightmare to handle, with Pakistan pushing in on the Western front and China aggravating the Doklam standoff at the eastern front.

13 Aug 2017


Russia: T-90 tanks fail, India crashes out of military exercise

The Indian Army was disqualified from a military competition after its Russian-origin T-90 Main Battle tank failed.

12 Aug 2017


Indian military steps up presence and alertness along China border

The Indian military has "marginally" stepped up its troop strength along the Line of Actual Control bordering China from Sikkim to Arunachal Pradesh

12 Aug 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Robots to fight terrorists in Kashmir?

As violence is continuing to boil over in the Kashmir valley, the Army has now proposed to deploy a team of indigenously-built robots which would help fight terrorists.

11 Aug 2017


Doklam standoff: Indian Army denies evacuating nearby villages

After media reports claimed the Indian Army had ordered evacuation of villages near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction, the forces have denied the development.

10 Aug 2017


Indian Army orders evacuation of village near Doklam, amid standoff

On 10th Aug, media reports surfaced that the Indian Army has ordered the residents living in the Nathang village near Doklam to vacate their houses at the earliest.

10 Aug 2017


Defense ministry seeks Rs. 20,000cr for modernization amid Doklam standoff

The Indian defense ministry has requested the Centre to allocate it an "urgent" additional Rs. 20,000 crore for military modernization and day-to-day operating costs.

09 Aug 2017


What's behind the alarmingly-high suicide, fratricide cases in the army?

The Indian Army loses over a 100 personnel every year to suicides and fratricides. 2017 has already seen 44 suicides and one fratricide.

08 Aug 2017

Narendra Modi

Indo-US militaries gear up for Yudh Abhyas in September

Over 200 soldiers from the Indian Army's Gorkha rifles will participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual joint Indo-US military exercise.

01 Aug 2017


Transgression into Uttarakhand: Is China testing India's nerves?

As Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in a stand-off at the Sikkim border at the eastern front of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Chinese troops were reportedly sighted in the Indian side of LAC in Barahoti in Uttarakhand.

26 Jul 2017


Kargil Vijay Diwas: The conflict, the victory and the lessons

India's military victory against Pakistan in the Kargil conflict in 1999 is celebrated on July 26.

25 Jul 2017


Assam: Terrorist killed in joint operation by army, police

In a joint operation by the Indian Army and Assam Police, a terrorist was killed in the state's Kokrajhar district.

Free ration scrapped: Army officer slaps Govt. with legal notice

After the Centre decided to scrap off rations for army officers serving in non-conflict areas, an Army Colonel, Mukul Dev has served a legal notice to defence secretary Sanjay Mitra over the issue.

24 Jul 2017


Tank on JNU campus equivalent to 'love for Army': VC

If JNU's VC has his way, then the government university will soon have an Army tank on its campus. The reason behind it might boggle you.

22 Jul 2017


CAG finds some serious lapses across Union Ministries, Departments

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) presented 14 audit reports related to various Ministries and Departments in the Parliament.

22 Jul 2017


CBI: Faulty Chinese spares used in army's new Dhanush artillery

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against Delhi-based company Sidh Sales Syndicate (SSS) for supplying cheap bearings sourced from China for the Dhanush indigenized Bofors guns used by the army.

18 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Army personnel shot dead by fellow soldier after altercation

An Army personnel was shot dead by a fellow soldier as the former who was also his senior reprimanded him for using cellphone in J&K's Uri sector on Tuesday.

18 Jul 2017


Won't step back, India warns Pakistan over ceasefire violations

While holding DGMO- level talks on Monday, Lt General AK Bhatt issued a strict warning to Pakistan over ceasefire violation along the LoC.

17 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

6-year-old, army personnel killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

A six-year-old girl Sajida Kafeel and an army personnel were killed while a civilian was injured in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC on Monday.