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Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara seize huge cache of arms, including five AK assault rifles
India

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara seize huge cache of arms, including five AK assault rifles

According to an army official, the operation was conducted in very close proximity of the Line of Control in Dhanni village of Kupwara

Two militants 'inspired by Islamic State' killed in encounter in J&K's Shopian; forces seize ammunition from gunfight scene
India

Two militants 'inspired by Islamic State' killed in encounter in J&K's Shopian; forces seize ammunition from gunfight scene

Two local militants were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Two militants, including Hizbul commander Manan Wani, killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara town
India

Two militants, including Hizbul commander Manan Wani, killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara town

The Jammu and Kashmir Police said that it has recovered arms and ammunition from two militants killed during an encounter in Handwara town in Jammu and Kashmir, however, their identities have not been ascertained yet

Army officials find collection of empty ammunition in Jaisalmer field firing range, investigation underway
India

Army officials find collection of empty ammunition in Jaisalmer field firing range, investigation underway

Army officials found a cache of empty ammunition in Pokhran field firing range area of Jaisalmer. Further investigations are underway by local authorities.

Indian Army finalises Rs 15,000-crore ammunition project aimed at providing adequate stockpile for month-long war
India

Indian Army finalises Rs 15,000-crore ammunition project aimed at providing adequate stockpile for month-long war

After years of deliberations, the Indian Army has finalised a mega Rs 15,000-crore project under which a range of ammunition for its critical weapons and tanks will be produced indigenously to overcome long delays in imports and address the problem of a dwindling stockpile

Pulwama encounter: 2 terrorists killed after failed weapon-snatching bid in Jammu and Kashmir; police constable injured
India

Pulwama encounter: 2 terrorists killed after failed weapon-snatching bid in Jammu and Kashmir; police constable injured

At least two militants have been killed in an encounter with security forces which broke out after a failed bid to snatch the weapon of the personal security guard (PSO) of a BJP leader

Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunition
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Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunition

Despite being the world's fifth largest importer of weapons, the major worry for the Indian Army during a war would be a shortage of ammunition

Govt sets June 2018 as target for meeting shortage of arms and ammunition in army
India

Govt sets June 2018 as target for meeting shortage of arms and ammunition in army

The government has set June 2018 as its target for meeting shortage of arms and ammunition in the army.

Minor blast rocks ordnance factory in Odisha's Balangir district; three injured
India

Minor blast rocks ordnance factory in Odisha's Balangir district; three injured

Three persons were injured in a minor blast at the ordnance factory at Badmal in Odisha's Balangir district on Friday

Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years for rape: Punjab Police recovers 52 petrol bombs during crackdown
India

Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years for rape: Punjab Police recovers 52 petrol bombs during crackdown

A large number of weapons like guns, revolvers and 52 petrol bombs have been recovered in Punjab during a crackdown following the mayhem caused by the followers of self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, an official spokesman said on Monday

Around 40 percent of ammunition types used by Indian Army will run out in 10 days, says CAG report​
India

Around 40 percent of ammunition types used by Indian Army will run out in 10 days, says CAG report​

CAG has slammed the state-run Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) for critical deficiency in the availability of ammunition to the Army.

Indian Army can now buy weaponry, spares for short intense wars: Govt
India

Indian Army can now buy weaponry, spares for short intense wars: Govt

The government has empowered the vice chief of the Indian Army to procure critical weapons systems and military platforms to maintain combat readiness for short duration 'intense wars'

1993 Mumbai blasts case: No evidence to show Abu Salem was part of conspiracy, says defence lawyer
India

1993 Mumbai blasts case: No evidence to show Abu Salem was part of conspiracy, says defence lawyer

The lawyer Abu Salem argued before the special TADA court here that his client was not a part of the conspiracy which led to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.

CRPF, Jharkhand Police seize huge Naxal ammunition cache in Lohardagga district
India

CRPF, Jharkhand Police seize huge Naxal ammunition cache in Lohardagga district

Security forces have seized over 1,000 bullets, 5,000 detonators and 200 kg of explosives from an ammunition dump of Naxalites in Jharkhand.

Sukma attack: Are Maoists in Bastar raising a full-fledged 'red army'? Their 'looted' armoury says so
India

Sukma attack: Are Maoists in Bastar raising a full-fledged 'red army'? Their 'looted' armoury says so

A re-visit of the ambush and its aftermath on Monday indicates a strong possibility that the Maoists are strengthening their armed cadre and transforming themselves into an army.

WATCH: Uttar Pradesh is India's top gun when it comes to possession of illegal firearms
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WATCH: Uttar Pradesh is India's top gun when it comes to possession of illegal firearms

Lock, stock and firearm seizures. Uttar Pradesh is India's top gun when it comes to possession of ammunition

Landmine casualties increase by 75%; India third largest stockpiler after Russia, Pakistan: Report
India

Landmine casualties increase by 75%; India third largest stockpiler after Russia, Pakistan: Report

Casualties due to the use of landmines increased by 75 percent in 2015, despite its use and stocking being prohibited by a 1997 international treaty

India vs Pakistan: Strained ties, inefficient bureaucracy, but Indian forces are still ahead
India

India vs Pakistan: Strained ties, inefficient bureaucracy, but Indian forces are still ahead

As tension heats up between India and Pakistan, let's take a look at India's military might as compared with Pakistan

Uri terror attack: India's priority should be stocking up on ammunition and weaponry
India

Uri terror attack: India's priority should be stocking up on ammunition and weaponry

After the Uri terror attack, getting up to speed has to be a rushed priority never mind the bullet train, just get the bullets and get going now.

Centre notifies new Arms Rules: People in militancy-hit areas can acquire restricted category weapons
India

Centre notifies new Arms Rules: People in militancy-hit areas can acquire restricted category weapons

Safe use and storage of firearms, provisions for granting restricted category of arms to those living in militancy-hit areas and a decision on application for arms licence within two months are part of the new rules issued by the central government.