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Two soldiers among five dead in twin Uttarakhand road mishaps

Jul 23, 2016

Two soldiers among five dead in twin Uttarakhand road mishaps

Constable Hoshiyar Singh and Havaldar RD Joshi died on the spot while constable Suharan Singh is still missing, Joshi said, adding Constable Rahul Chaple who was injured in the accident has been rushed to a government hospital. #NewsTracker #Uttarakhand #Indian Army #accident
Army says it 'deeply regrets' Qazigund firing incident, orders inquiry

Jul 19, 2016

Army says it 'deeply regrets' Qazigund firing incident, orders inquiry

The Indian Army deeply regretted Monday's firing incident in Qazigund in Anantang district in which three persons were killed, and ordered an inquiry into it #NewsTracker #Kashmir #Indian Army #Qazigund #Anantang
Desi Bofors: 3 indigenously-developed Dhanush artillery guns handed over to Indian Army

Jul 19, 2016

Desi Bofors: 3 indigenously-developed Dhanush artillery guns handed over to Indian Army

Three indigenously-developed 155 mm 'Dhanush' artillery guns have been handed over to the Indian Army by the Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory (GCF). #India #NewsTracker #Rajiv Gandhi #Indian Army #Bofors #Howitzers #Ordnance Factory Board #Scam #Gun Carriage Factory #Dhanush artillery guns #FARP
Promotion row: SC raps Army for 'misinterpretation' of order

Jul 14, 2016

Promotion row: SC raps Army for 'misinterpretation' of order

Earlier, the court had upheld the 2009 'command exit promotion' policy of the Indian Army and had asked the Centre to create 141 additional vacancies to the rank of Colonel to promote officers of 'Combat Support' streams. #Defence #Indian Army #PolicyWatch #defence ministry #Armed Forces Tribunal #Combat support #AV Singh Committee
Kashmir unrest: Curfew continues as separatists demand Valley shutdown

Jul 14, 2016

Kashmir unrest: Curfew continues as separatists demand Valley shutdown

The ongoing curfew in most places of the Kashmir Valley continued on Thursday as the separatists decided to extend the protest shutdown for another two days. #India #NewsTracker #Indian Army #Baramulla #Kashmir unrest #Kashmir dispute #Burhan Wani
Kashmir unrest: CM Mufti deserves praise for ordering restraint even if it upset hardliners

Jul 13, 2016

Kashmir unrest: CM Mufti deserves praise for ordering restraint even if it upset hardliners

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti deserves praise for ordering the current restraint, even at the risk of upsetting hardliners within the BJP, her coalition partner, and in the central government. #Omar Abdullah #CriticalPoint #Syed Ali Shah Geelani #Indian Army #CRPF #Martyr's Day #Kashmir police #Kashmir unrest #Burhan Wani killing #Mehboob Mufti
SC's orders on AFSPA prove that it is a draconian provision, not an enabling one

Jul 12, 2016

SC's orders on AFSPA prove that it is a draconian provision, not an enabling one

The apex court did not go to the extent of declaring AFSPA as unconstitutional but suggested stern measures to prevent its abuses. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Manipur #Indian Army #AFSPA #army personnel #Rape by army
Decoding Burhan Wani and Kashmir unrest: Is 'Indian oppression' to blame?

Jul 11, 2016

Decoding Burhan Wani and Kashmir unrest: Is 'Indian oppression' to blame?

This sexing up of Burhan is running simultaneous to the victimhood narrative which is being used as a blanket term to explain the protests and attacks against Indian government and its security apparatus. #Terrorism #Al-Qaeda #Pakistan #Poverty #Indian Army #J&K Police #islamic-state #Kashmir unrest #proxy war #Burhan Wani #Hizbul Mujaheedin #counter-terrorism operation
Army killed 72 militants this year, says official

Jul 05, 2016

Army killed 72 militants this year, says official

Parrikar had termed the recent killing of CRPF personnel at Pampore as an act of "frustration" on the part of Pakistani terrorists. #Defence #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Indian Army #CRPF #Manohar Parrikar