Top US lawmakers move legislation in Senate to bring India at par with country's NATO allies for sale of high-tech military items
Two top US lawmakers have moved legislation in the Senate, seeking key amendment in the country's Arms Control Export Act to bring India at par with the US' NATO allies — Israel, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea — when it comes to the sale of high-tech military items.
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.
Mamata Banerjee vows action against organisers of armed rallies on Rama Navami, says 'this will not be tolerated'
Mamata Banerjee on Monday instructed the state administration to take "strong action" against those who took out rallies with arms on occasion of Rams Navami, defying the state's directive.
UN gives green light on Russia arms to volatile Central African Republic; London and Paris express concern
Russia has been authorised to provide the Central African Republic's armed forces with light arms, under an exemption to an arms embargo on the country granted by the United Nations
Available data seems to indicate that parts of India, particularly New Delhi, are going the same way as the United States in terms of gun control.
West Bengal CID freezes bank accounts of top GJM leaders, alleging that 'funds were misused for purchasing arms'
The West Bengal CID has freezed bank accounts of top Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders, including its president Bimal Gurung, alleging that the funds were being "misused"
The US is interested in providing India with the kind of defence technology it normally reserves for its closest allies, the White House has said.
India is looking to strengthen its military cooperation with Japan and is interested in sourcing defence technologies for domestic manufacture of arms and equipment, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said.
At least 117 kg nilgai meat, animal skin, ivory and 40 guns have been seized from the house of a retired army officer during a 17-hour-long joint raid conducted by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the forest department.
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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.
Four cadre belonging to Naga underground groups who had decamped with a huge cache of arms and ammunition and Rs 1.25 lakh were arrested.
After a 36-hour operation, security forces busted a terrorist hideout from a natural cave and seized four weapons and other arms and ammunition.
Editor-in-chief and bureau head of Turkish daily released: Duo was jailed for reports accusing govt of arming Islamists
Two Turkish journalists charged in a hugely controversial case with revealing state secrets and held in jail for the last three months were released early Friday after Turkey's constitutional court ruled their rights had been violated.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday blamed the previous UPA regime for not taking steps to maintain the stocks of arms and ammunition as preparation in case of a war and said the situation has substantially improved now under the new government.
A court in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Monday called for the record of the subordinate court regarding the case relating to illegal possession and use of arms by Salman Khan on the Bollywood actor's revision plea.
Army and police recovered a cache of arms from higher reaches of Kishtwar district in Jammu region from where militants are believed to have given a slip and fled the spot.
When Pakistani Taliban militants stormed a Peshawar school and massacred 150 children and teachers, nobody could fight back.
So far, 60 countries have ratified the treaty including five of the world's top 10 arms exporters — France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain.