Survivors of torture in Kashmir Part 3: Electrocuted for 'harbouring militants', Shameema and Ashraf Bhat still struggle with social boycott
In Kashmir, while the majority of the torture victims are males, the torture of women inside the custody, besides physical injuries, also invites a lot of insinuations from society. These are the thoughts which bother Shameema more than anything else.
Delhi court sends Indian Army Major Nikhil Handa to four-day police custody for murder of fellow officer's wife
Metropolitan Magistrate Manisha Tripathy granted the custody of Major Nikhil Handa, who was produced before the court amid tight security, to the police.
Indian and Myanmar armies will conduct their maiden joint exercise in India's northeastern state of Meghalaya, an army official said on Saturday.
Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat says radicalisation in Jammu and Kashmir is being dealt with 'seriousness'
Army chief general Bipin Rawat said that radicalisation in Kashmir was being addressed with a "lot of seriousness", as he blamed the social media for its rise
China would be forced to use a "military way" to end the standoff in the Sikkim sector if India "refuses to listen" to it, a Chinese expert has warned.
China says meaningful dialogue is possible only if India withdraws its troops from 'Chinese territory'
China said the withdrawal of Indian troops from what it said was its territory was a "precondition" for a "meaningful dialogue" over the border stand-off
On his maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir after taking charge, new army chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday reviewed the security situation and favoured a dynamic strategy to handle the "proxy war".
There was a grace and dignity in that conduct. And a tradition that yours was not to question why, but simply to do and die.
There is 17 percent shortage of officers in armed forces and government has set a target of 10 years to fill all the vacancies, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.
The Indian Army on Friday accepted responsibility for the killing of two teenage boys in Kashmir's Budgam area admitting that it was a mistake.
"I believe there should be no controversy about the appointment of any person," Jaitley told reporters here when asked about Lt Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag being named the successor of the army chief, Gen Bikram Singh.
In a statement here, General (retd) Singh clarified his stand on the appointment of present chief Gen Bikram Singh's successor, and said his decision to impose a 'discipline and vigilance (DV)' ban on Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag was justified as the court martial had found all the accused guilty.
At a high-level security meeting here recently, it was also felt that Army should fortify the "reception area" to trap militants who escape from the anti-infiltration grid — which extends 4 to 5 km on the Indian side from the Line of Control(LoC) — after they cross over, official sources said today.
The Union Health minister also said that last year's report appearing in a national paper about Army trying to stage a coup at the Centre also "proved baseless".