Articles about Defence Forces

Rajasthan: IAF'S Mig-21 aircraft crashes in Barmer, both pilots dead

29 Jul 2022

India
Rajasthan: IAF'S Mig-21 aircraft crashes in Barmer, both pilots dead

The Indian Air Force (IAF) lost two pilots on Thursday night when a MiG-21 fighter jet crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district.

New CDS appointment soon, 'Agnipath' armed forces recruitment scheme unveiled

14 Jun 2022

India
New CDS appointment soon, 'Agnipath' armed forces recruitment scheme unveiled

The post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)—which has been lying vacant since the tragic death of General Bipin Rawat in December last year—will be soon filled.

Identification delay stalls pensions of 58,000+ retired armed forces personnel

04 May 2022

India
Identification delay stalls pensions of 58,000+ retired armed forces personnel

The Defence Ministry said 58,275 former servicemen—who didn't receive their April pension—will have the same credited to their bank accounts by Wednesday night.

Armed forces want removal of AFSPA from J&K: Rajnath Singh

23 Apr 2022

India
Armed forces want removal of AFSPA from J&K: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday stated India's all three defense forces wanted the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) to be removed from Jammu & Kashmir soon.

One Rank, One Pension: Supreme Court upholds Centre's decision

16 Mar 2022

India
One Rank, One Pension: Supreme Court upholds Centre's decision

The Supreme Court upheld the central government's decision on One Rank, One Pension (OROP) on Wednesday, ruling that there is no constitutional flaw in the OROP principle or the November 7, 2015 notification.