India News | Agencies | Monday September 7, 2015
Pakistan's army chief Raheel Sharif has described Kashmir as the "unfinished agenda of the Partition" and threatened an "unbearable cost" for a "short or long" war.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday September 5, 2015
Scores of people, including Chief Minister Harish Rawat, have thronged to their little house in Uttarakhand's Chandrabani since Wednesday to visit the family, but Rifleman Shishir Thapa, is not coming back.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 2, 2015
India's security environment was complex, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday, while Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh noted that the borders were active with infiltration bids and ceasefire violations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh today said the 1965 war with Pakistan restored the "self-confidence" of the soldiers and laid the framework for India's spectacular win in the 1971 war which liberated Bangladesh.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 1, 2015
India's forces need to be prepared at all times for short wars, given the frequent ceasefire violations by Pakistan on the border, Army Chief Dalbir Singh said today, expressing concern about "new methods" used to keep Jammu and Kashmir on the boil.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Friday August 14, 2015
General VP Malik, the Army Chief, who led India to victory during the Kargil War, was the Prime Minister's personal choice for mediating back-channel talks between the government and military veterans who are leading the protests for One Rank One Pension or OROP.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
Army Vice Chief Lt Gen Philip Campose retired on Friday after 40 years and seven months of service and will be replaced by Lt Gen MMS Rai.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Top commanders of the Indian Army led by Lieutenant General DS Hooda, chief of the Northern Command, today paid tributes in Drass to the martyrs of the 1999 Kargil conflict.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
The government has said that "consultation process" is in progress for the possible creation of the institution of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 10, 2015
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting of Chief Ministers of the North-Eastern states tomorrow in Guwahati to discuss various issues, including strategy to deal with insurgents based in Myanmar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag held talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart to boost military cooperation, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the country and sealed crucial deals to strengthen bilateral ties.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday June 11, 2015
Opposition parties have criticised the Narendra Modi government over statements made by its ministers on the Indian Army's surgical strike on militant camps in Myanmar. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah of the National Conference said they were an "amazing self goal".
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday June 11, 2015
Action within 72 hours - that was what the political leadership had suggested to the Army to liquidate the militant camps across Myanmar. And one of the ways considered to achieve it was the use of Sukhoi and MIG 29 fighter jets, top sources told NDTV.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today fully backed the Army's strike on insurgent camps in Myanmar saying such operations should be continued to completely flush out militants from the region.
India News | Barkha Dutt and Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday June 11, 2015
Planning for the massive Indian Army operation against militants that saw surgical strikes inside Myanmar, began about five days ago, sources have told NDTV. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval skipped a Bangladesh visit over the weekend with the Prime Minister and camped in Manipur. So did Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhaag, who canceled a visit to U...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday June 6, 2015
As the nation pays its tributes to the brave soldiers who were killed in an ambush in Manipur, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has said that the incident is a lesson for the intelligence agencies.
India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday June 5, 2015
The Army is expected to launch a massive counter-insurgency operation in Manipur, where 18 soldiers were killed in an ambush by militants on Thursday. Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag is on a visit to the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
More than three decades after the project was initiated, Army today inducted the indigenously-developed supersonic surface-to-air missile Akash, capable of targeting enemy helicopters, aircraft and UAVs from a range of 25 kms.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag today directed his officers and others not to clap after his address.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 11, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday that taking over the key defence portfolio was nothing less than an adventure for him; In fact, it took him three months to get familiar with ranks in the armed forces. Mr Parrikar was the chief minister of Goa till Prime Minister Modi handpicked him to be the Defence Minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 14, 2015
Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag today said that the long-standing demand of Armed Forces veterans' for One Rank One Pension (OROP) will be approved by April end.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 10, 2015
A Sri Lankan court has banned the feared brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa from foreign travel, police said today, over allegations he used a commercial floating armoury as weaponry for a "private army".
Cheat Sheet | Written by Vishnu Som | Monday January 26, 2015
The grand Republic Day parade lasted two hours, the non-stop drizzle failing to dampen the crowd's enthusiasm for the event, owed at least in part to the presence of President Barack Obama as Chief Guest. First Lady Michelle Obama was bundled up in an overcoat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore a bright safa or turban.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 15, 2015
The hard-fought peace in militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir has to be maintained, Army chief Dalbir Singh today said as he accused Pakistan of supporting terrorism in the state.