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Sep 01, 2019
Lt Gen Mukund Naravane takes charge as vice chief of Indian Army; ex-Eastern Commander in race for top post after Bipin Rawat’s retirementLieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Sunday assumed charge as the vice chief of the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army.
Aug 21, 2019
One militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla; SPO also dies in operationA militant and a Special Police Officer (SPO) were killed while a sub-inspector was injured in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.
Aug 20, 2019
Need to reduce dependence on foreign manufacturers to modernise Indian Air Force, says defence minister Rajnath SinghUnion Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that in order to modernize the Indian Air Force there is a need to develop indigenous technology in the defense sector
Aug 18, 2019
CRPF jawans in Kashmir say 'precaution is better than cure'; officers claim round-the-clock deployment helped 'localise' stone-pelting incidentsThousands of CRPF personnel and other forces have been deployed in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir since 5 August. Purushottam Kumar, an assistant sub-inspector of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), a force placed at the disposal of the CRPF, is posted near downtown Srinagar's Sekidafar area.
Aug 09, 2019
Brave New India: How the 2016 surgical strikes led to a universal shift in perception about the countryIndia has been plagued with terrorist attacks by various militant factions throughout the last 50-60 years.
Jul 12, 2019
Pentagon will increase interoperability and information-sharing with Indian armed forces, says US general Mark A MilleyThe Pentagon will prioritise increasing 'interoperability and information-sharing capabilities' with the Indian Armed Forces, a top American General told lawmakers
Jul 03, 2019
'Indian Army campaigning against its own': Veterans criticise statement in support of taxation on disability pensionVeterans on Wednesday criticised the Indian Army's statement supporting the Centre's decision to levy taxes on the disability pension, which is given to personnel disabled in the line of duty.
Jun 27, 2019
Disability pension tax: Rather than vilifying soldiers, Defence Ministry should work with forces to prevent dishonest claimsRather than ordering a blanket change of rules on disability pension tax, the Ministry of Defence should work with the armed forces to institute a foolproof and verifiable system for disability claims
May 13, 2019
NGT asks Ministry of Defence to submit report on compliance of environmental norms by Indian armed forcesThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Ministry of Defence to submit a report on a plea seeking scientific disposal of waste generated by weapons, hospitals and other establishments of the armed forces
May 07, 2019
No smooth sailing: Deployment of women on warships may soon be allowed, but challenges still remainThe Indian Navy is gearing up to induct more women in its fold, and will soon allow them to take up various roles on a warship, including that of a sailor.