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Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

'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
India

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
India

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.

Militants attack Indian Army camp at Niausa in Arunachal Pradesh; no causalities reported
India

Militants attack Indian Army camp at Niausa in Arunachal Pradesh; no causalities reported

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
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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.

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi meets Manohar Parrikar, officials term it 'courtesy call'
India

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi meets Manohar Parrikar, officials term it 'courtesy call'

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.

All you need to know about Praveen Bakshi, the frontrunner who was superseded to post of Army Chief
India

All you need to know about Praveen Bakshi, the frontrunner who was superseded to post of Army Chief

Lt General Praveen Bakshi, the seniormost in the hierarchy, was overlooked for the top post.

Why denying armoured corps its importance would be an error in late announcement of new army chief
India

Why denying armoured corps its importance would be an error in late announcement of new army chief

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.

Mamata Banerjee vs army: After night at secretariat, West Bengal CM stays put at Nabanna
Politics

Mamata Banerjee vs army: After night at secretariat, West Bengal CM stays put at Nabanna

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".

Farewell to a hero: 1971 Indo-Pakistan war veteran Lt Gen JFR Jacob passes away at 93
India

Farewell to a hero: 1971 Indo-Pakistan war veteran Lt Gen JFR Jacob passes away at 93

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.

Army's Eastern Command to adopt villages for Swachh Bharat
India

Army's Eastern Command to adopt villages for Swachh Bharat

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.

Twenty army personnel given gallantry awards
India

Twenty army personnel given gallantry awards

VSM is a military decoration awarded to recognise 'distinguished service of a high order' by all ranks of the Indian armed forces.

Army chief reviews security preparedness along China border
India

Army chief reviews security preparedness along China border

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.