Indian Army to allow women in combat roles: Gender sensitisation, operational caveats must before implementation
Assuming gender sensitisation of Indian Army is undertaken, here is what is needed to the make entry of women in combat roles a success.
Army chief Bipin Rawat welcomes move to modernise India's armed forces under Strategic Partnership model
Army chief General Bipin Rawat welcomed the strategic partnership (SP) model rolled out by the government to rope in leading private players for defence production.
Army chief General Bipin Rawat called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra in Srinagar.
Lawyers affiliated to Kashmir High Court Bar Association stayed away from work, terming Rawat's remarks as "inhuman and barbaric".
General Bipin Rawat is right: In Kashmir, it's a dirty war, but should the Army be fighting stone-pelters?
Two, who's the enemy? Is it the stone-pelters? General Rawat makes it obvious.
Rawat also called for greater synergy between industry and the armed forces to develop quality equipment.
China tells India to not 'exaggerate' CPEC concerns or 'overly interpret' Beijing's military build-up
India must not "exaggerate" concerns on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor or "overly interpret" Beijing's military development, a state-run Chinese daily said on Monday, days after the Indian Army chief suggested New Delhi carry out counter-encirclement of its "future adversaries".
Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat has come on record saying we shall give a fitting reply to Pakistan over the way Indian soldiers were treated after being killed on the Line of Control (LoC).
A national military strategy and a security framework will be finalised very soon to effectively deal with security challenges facing the nation, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday.
The doctrine said to achieve 'jointness', it is essential that personnel from the three services serve together in organisations across the military-strategic, operational and tactical levels.
In an unusually harsh editorial, The New York Times has described India's security crackdown in Kashmir as "brutal" and cautioned that it will feed more militancy.
No matter what the circumstances are, the Indian Army in Kashmir cannot resort to using human shields in the furtherance of a military objective.
It is the soldier on the scene who has to face the fusillade.
The cycle of death and injuries continues unabated in Kashmir as at least five people were killed on Thursday.
An army jawan who had been part of a sting operation in February criticising the 'sahayak' (orderly) system was found dead under mysterious conditions.
A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper on Sunday committed suicide at an outpost on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Friday called for resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan to restore peace in Jammu and Kashmir.
Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday called for coordinated efforts by security forces to effectively deal with the problem of stone pelting by civilians during counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir.
Adverse comments by J&K politicians are natural because those speaking do not want the situation to normalise with the money they are raking in or are in league with the separatists and/or their cross-border benefactors.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday backed Army Chief Bipin Rawat's comments that those obstructing anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir will face tough actions.