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Armed forces fully prepared to thwart any threat to India's sovereignty: Army Chief

Interacting to media, the General Bipin Rawat says, "Indian Army is fully ready for a two and a half front war".

Brazilian President deploys army against protestors

Brazilian President deploys army against protestors

Temer was caught engaging in obstruction of justice and endorsing bribes to a witness in a corruption case: Report. 

Pakistan executes 4 Taliban terrorists convicted by military courts

Pakistan on Wednesday hanged four more "hard core" Taliban terrorists convicted of "heinous" terrorism-related offences by controversial military courts, taking the number to over 150 since the Peshawar attack in 2014.

Abu Sayyaf leader behind execution of foreigners is killed, Philippines says

A leader of a militant group who was directly involved in the kidnap and execution of Canadian and German nationals was among those killed by Philippine troops in a clash on a resort island this week, the military said on Wednesday.

Armed Forces admire PM's leadership: Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said the Armed Forces admired the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had fulfilled many of their long-pending demands including the One Rank One Pension.

Supreme Court to name new BCCI administrators on January 24, modifies order on disqualification

Supreme Court to name new BCCI administrators on January 24, modifies order on disqualification

A newly-set up bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud modified the order.

Amnesty for armed forces deserters in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka on Wednesday announced a one-month amnesty to soldiers who have deserted the armed forces.

AFSPA extended in Assam by 6 months

AFSPA extended in Assam by 6 months

 The controversial AFSPA has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with the Centre declaring that the "disturbed area" status, which has been in force since 1990, will continue.

No change in rank structure, status of armed forces personnel: Defence Ministry

No change in rank structure, status of armed forces personnel: Defence Ministry

The Defence Ministry on Thursday said there has been no down-gradation or any change in the existing equivalence of the Service ranks vis-a-vis their civilian counterparts.

Armed forces upset over rank parity; Manohar Parrikar promises to address issue

Armed forces upset over rank parity; Manohar Parrikar promises to address issue

The armed forces are upset with a letter issued by the Defence Ministry regarding their rank parity vis-a-vis their civilian counterparts prompting Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to personally look into the issue and promising to come up with a solution soon.

Call of humanity inspires our armed forces: Top quotes from PM Modi's speech in Bhopal

Call of humanity inspires our armed forces: Top quotes from PM Modi's speech in Bhopal

Our army doesn't say but displays its valour, PM Modi said.

7th Pay Commission: Modi govt's Diwali bonanza to armed forces! Indian Soldiers to get 10% arrears

7th Pay Commission: Modi govt's Diwali bonanza to armed forces! Indian Soldiers to get 10% arrears

Government is going to bring further cheers for the armed forces this Diwali, as it has decided to disburse 10 percent arrears to them on an ad hoc basis.

Govt trashes charge of disability pension for armed forces being reduced

Govt trashes charge of disability pension for armed forces being reduced

The government tonight rubbished media reports which claimed the disability pension for armed forces has been reduced and said it has rather been "significantly increased" in the case of  90 per cent of the armed forces personnel as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.

Time to support armed forces, not politicise strikes: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday attempted to turn the tables on the ruling BJP by saying that it was time to support the armed forces in fighting terror and not make loud claims. The party reiterated its demand that the government come forth with proof of the surgical strikes.

Retaliate to any infiltration bid at border with full force: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to armed forces

Retaliate to any infiltration bid at border with full force: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to armed forces

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had issued a demarche to Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit  on Tuesday.

 

7th Pay Commission: Indian soldiers to get new salaries in September pay

7th Pay Commission: Indian soldiers to get new salaries in September pay

Satisfied with assurances by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha has issued directions to all service headquarters asking them to issue orders for implementation of the 7th Pay Commission.

7th Pay Commission: Parrikar meets Service Chiefs, assures to resolve all issues at earliest

7th Pay Commission: Parrikar meets Service Chiefs, assures to resolve all issues at earliest

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday met the Service Chiefs and the members of the Armed Forces Pay Commission Cell to discuss the anomalies in the 7th Pay Commission of the Armed Forces.

Fiji military chief visits New Zealand for rebuilding of links between the armed forces

The Fijian military head arrived in New Zealand on Wednesday to continue the rebuilding of links between the armed forces of the two countries.

Haryana enhances ex-gratia for kin of armed forces from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 50 lakh

Haryana government has enhanced the ex-gratia grant given to the family members of the armed forces personnel, who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty, from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 50 lakh.

Slowly, women in large numbers will be part of armed forces: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the NCC has been asked to encourage the girl cadets to take up such activities.