Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander
Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Anil Chauhan said on Friday that insurgency is on a decline in the North East and expressed hope that the situation will further improve in the future
India to deploy US weapons systems like M777 ultra-light howitzers, Chinook heavy-lift helicopters for war games along China border
Indian Armed Forces are planning to deploy their latest American weapons systems including M777 ultra-light howitzers and Chinook heavy-lift helicopters in the war games to be carried out in Arunachal Pradesh
Lt Gen Anil Chauhan assumes charge as Eastern Army Command with solemn wreath-laying ceremony at Kolkata’s Fort William
Lt Gen Chauhan was commissioned into the 6th Battalion of the 11th Gorkha Rifles after graduating from IMA in 1981
'If China crossed into grey zone 100 times, India did the double,' says Eastern Army commander Lt Gen MM Naravane
Army vice-chief designate Lt Gen MM Naravane said on Tuesday that if China transgressed the "grey zone" at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) 100 times, the Indian Army did so on 200 occasions, as he claimed Beijing acted like a "regional bully" during the Dokalam stand-off
Five-year-old suffering from autism drowns in hydrotherapy pool in Kolkata school run by army wives association
A five-year-old boy drowned in a hydrotherapy pool Wednesday at a school for special children run by the army wives welfare association in Kolkata
Lt-Gen Mukund Naravane replaces Lt-Gen Abhay Krishna as head of Eastern Command; latter shifted to Central Command
Orders have been signed by the defence ministry to shift Mukund Naravane to Kolkata to head the Eastern Command, while the current Eastern Army Commander Abhay Krishna is being posted to the Central Command, replacing BS Negi.
NSCN-K Militants attacked an Indian Army camp in Niausa, Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Indian Army, IAF bases in Tezpur after trip to Nathu La border
After her visit to the Indo-China border in Sikkim, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrived at the Gajraj Corps headquarters and IAF's eastern airbase in Tezpur in Assam.
Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, who was superseded along with another senior officer in selection of the new army chief, met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday.
Lt General Praveen Bakshi, the seniormost in the hierarchy, was overlooked for the top post.
If Lt General Bakshi is denied his legitimate claim to the fourth star it will also be a bruising of the huge store held in the capabilities of our men in tanks.
After spending the night at the secretariat, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stayed put there on Friday demanding "withdrawal of the army" from the state and alleging it has been done by keeping her government "in the dark".
Lt Gen JFR Jacob (retd), who played a key role in the 1971 war which broke up Pakistan and created Bangladesh, died in New Delhi on Wednesday, a hospital said.
Eastern Command Headquarters has issued guidelines and directions to all its lower formations to adopt a village each in their vicinity to extol the virtues of cleanliness and also lead by example in mobilising the residents to keep their surroundings clean, a defence statement said.
Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh reviewed the Operational preparedness of troops deployed along the border with China and security situation in the northeastern states on Sunday.