The Indian Army on Monday commended the role of Judge Advocate General of Army in facing challenges of cyber laws, terrorism and human rights violations while emphasising its motto of 'Justice alone in the Supreme Duty' at any cost and under all circumstances.
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Wednesday approved proposals worth Rs 4,444 crore, including the purchase of four helicopters for survey vessels at Rs 2,324 crore, but deferrred a decision on a joint bid of Tata Sons Ltd and Airbus for replacing IAF's Avro transport fleet.
The 43rd Anniversary of 'Vijay Diwas' was on Tuesday celebrated at Army's Northern command headquarter, where its Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda exhorted army men to rededicate themselves in the service of the nation.
New Delhi: As the nation remembers the martyrs today on Vijay Diwas, who laid down their lives during 1971 India-Pakistan war, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar along with Army chief DS Suhag, Navy Chief R.K. Dhowan and Air Chief Arup Raha paid tributes at Amar Jawan Jyoti.
Faced with an onslaught of unsavoury messages on social media, some purportedly written by retired and serving personnel, the army on Thursday turned to Facebook to caution them against accepting or forwarding messages without verifying facts.
Congress on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "using army as a tool for politicking" as it condemned the remarks by him pertaining to the killing of two youths in Jammu and Kashmir in an action by security forces.
Faced with an onslaught of "misinformation campaign" against the force, Northern Army Commander Lt General D S Hooda has asked his officers and men to "not fall prey" to print, electronic and social media opinions.
In a veiled attack on Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday termed terrorism as one of the most serious challenges facing South Asia and said it can be tackled only when every country recognises that there are "no good or bad terrorists".
Amidst reports of Chinese incursions, the PLA and the Indian Army on Sunday decided to uphold treaties and agreements signed between the governments of the two sides to maintain peace and tranquility along the Line of Actual Control.
In further evidence of Pakistani involvement, the terrorists were carrying food packets with Urdu markings. These food packets, say sources, are commonly used by the Pakistani Army. Also, sources said the amount of food that was carried by the terrorists shows they were in for a long haul.
The US has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Kashmir ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll rally, and said it remained firm on its "commitment" to work with India to defeat terrorism in all forms.