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Lt Gen Mukund Naravane takes charge as vice chief of Indian Army; ex-Eastern Commander in race for top post after Bipin Rawat’s retirement
India

Lt Gen Mukund Naravane takes charge as vice chief of Indian Army; ex-Eastern Commander in race for top post after Bipin Rawat’s retirement

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Sunday assumed charge as the vice chief of the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army.

One militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla; SPO also dies in operation
India

One militant killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla; SPO also dies in operation

A 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.

Need to reduce dependence on foreign manufacturers to modernise Indian Air Force, says defence minister Rajnath Singh
India

Need to reduce dependence on foreign manufacturers to modernise Indian Air Force, says defence minister Rajnath Singh

Union 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

CRPF jawans in Kashmir say 'precaution is better than cure'; officers claim round-the-clock deployment helped 'localise' stone-pelting incidents
India

CRPF jawans in Kashmir say 'precaution is better than cure'; officers claim round-the-clock deployment helped 'localise' stone-pelting incidents

Thousands 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.

Brave New India: How the 2016 surgical strikes led to a universal shift in perception about the country
Life

Brave New India: How the 2016 surgical strikes led to a universal shift in perception about the country

India has been plagued with terrorist attacks by various militant factions throughout the last 50-60 years.

Pentagon will increase interoperability and information-sharing with Indian armed forces, says US general Mark A Milley
World

Pentagon will increase interoperability and information-sharing with Indian armed forces, says US general Mark A Milley

The Pentagon will prioritise increasing 'interoperability and information-sharing capabilities' with the Indian Armed Forces, a top American General told lawmakers

'Indian Army campaigning against its own': Veterans criticise statement in support of taxation on disability pension
India

'Indian Army campaigning against its own': Veterans criticise statement in support of taxation on disability pension

Veterans 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.

Disability pension tax: Rather than vilifying soldiers, Defence Ministry should work with forces to prevent dishonest claims
India

Disability pension tax: Rather than vilifying soldiers, Defence Ministry should work with forces to prevent dishonest claims

Rather 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

NGT asks Ministry of Defence to submit report on compliance of environmental norms by Indian armed forces
India

NGT asks Ministry of Defence to submit report on compliance of environmental norms by Indian armed forces

The 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

No smooth sailing: Deployment of women on warships may soon be allowed, but challenges still remain
India

No smooth sailing: Deployment of women on warships may soon be allowed, but challenges still remain

The 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.

Amit Shah in Jharkhand: BJP chief reiterates BJP's ‘decisiveness' against terror, says Manmohan Singh kept ‘silent’ after cross-border violence
Politics

Amit Shah in Jharkhand: BJP chief reiterates BJP's ‘decisiveness' against terror, says Manmohan Singh kept ‘silent’ after cross-border violence

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday slammed the UPA government, alleging that former prime minister Manmohan Singh kept 'silent' when terrorists from Pakistan beheaded Indian soldiers.

Dalbir Singh Suhag's appointment as Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles is more about defence than diplomacy
India

Dalbir Singh Suhag's appointment as Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles is more about defence than diplomacy

Former Indian Army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag was appointed as India's High Commissioner to Seychelles on Thursday, In a move that is likely to be a significant move in India's effort to increase its security presence in the Indian Ocean region.

Pakistan violated ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir 513 times since IAF strikes in Balakot: Indian Army
India

Pakistan violated ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir 513 times since IAF strikes in Balakot: Indian Army

As many as 513 ceasefire violations by Pakistan have taken place along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir after the Indian Air Force's air strike on terror launch pads in Pakistan, the Indian Army said on Saturday

Dharwad building collapse: Toll climbs to 16; joint search ops by NDRF and state Disaster Response Force rescues 57
India

Dharwad building collapse: Toll climbs to 16; joint search ops by NDRF and state Disaster Response Force rescues 57

Deputy Commissioner Deepa Cholan, who is monitoring the rescue operation at the Dharwad building collapse site said on Sunday: "A total of 57 people have been rescued so far by the state Disaster Response Force and the National Disaster Response Force."

Amit Shah slams Congress over Sam Pitroda's comments, 'vote-bank politics', poses three questions to Rahul Gandhi
Politics

Amit Shah slams Congress over Sam Pitroda's comments, 'vote-bank politics', poses three questions to Rahul Gandhi

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday launched a blistering attack on the Congress in response to party leader Sam Pitroda's remarks on the Pulwama terror attack.

Dharwad building collapse: Toll rises to 14, rescue ops continue; HD Kumaraswamy announces magisterial inquiry
India

Dharwad building collapse: Toll rises to 14, rescue ops continue; HD Kumaraswamy announces magisterial inquiry

The Dharwad building collapse death toll mounted to 14 on Friday after one more body was found from the debris as the rescue operation continued for the fourth consecutive day.

Infant falls into 60-ft deep borewell in Haryana, rescue operations by Indian Army and NDRF underway
India

Infant falls into 60-ft deep borewell in Haryana, rescue operations by Indian Army and NDRF underway

Massive rescue operations continued late into the night on Thursday after an 18-month-old child fell into a 60-foot deep borewell in Haryana's Balsamand village, officials said. A

Woman SPO dies after being shot by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district; investigation underway
India

Woman SPO dies after being shot by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district; investigation underway

A female special police officer (SPO) in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir died after she was shot by militants at her home on Saturday.

Mukesh, Nita Ambani organise music show for Indian Armed Forces, police and their families at Dhirubhai Ambani Square
India

Mukesh, Nita Ambani organise music show for Indian Armed Forces, police and their families at Dhirubhai Ambani Square

Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani organised a musical fountain show for the Indian Armed Forces, the police and their families at Dhirubhai Ambani Square at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex on Tuesday.

J&K Police, army, CRPF to hold presser today at 3.30 pm; may address death of JeM man behind Pulwama attack
India

J&K Police, army, CRPF to hold presser today at 3.30 pm; may address death of JeM man behind Pulwama attack

A joint press conference is to be addressed by the Indian Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police, and CRPF personnel in Srinagar on Monday