1,474 buildings and 56 bunkers vacated from Army: J&K Govt

Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday said that 1,474 buildings, including 179 schools and 34 hotels besides 56 bunkers, have been vacated from security forces in the state for improving the security situation.

Army's response in Kargil was 'sluggish', govt tells SC

The government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Indian army's response during Kargil war was sluggish as it sought and obtained a stay of the Armed Forces Tribunal's order quashing the 2009 policy to have a combat unit commanded by a colonel at the age of 37 years.

Indian Army chief to attend inaugural UN meet on peacekeeping

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will attend an inaugural UN conference on peacekeeping operations here later this week that will bring together the defence chiefs of UN member states.

No change in Army stand on AFSPA in J&K

The Army continues to be against any move to dilute the AFSPA in Jammu and Kashmir even though Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said he will proceed with phased removal of the controversial Act after consulting the force.

US troops shown as Indian Army soldiers on Martyrs Day hoardings across Chandigarh!
US troops shown as Indian Army soldiers on Martyrs Day hoardings across Chandigarh!

On a day which was meant to remember and salute the sacrifice made by India's three great sons on the solemn occasion of Martyr's Day, the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation ended up committing an embarrassing goof-up.

Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran

The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan showcasing its capabilities, proficiency and preparedness.

Army camp in J&K's Samba attacked, two terrorists killed
Army camp in J&K's Samba attacked, two terrorists killed

Army camp attacked in Kashmir, both terrorists killed

J&K attacks militants' attempt to raise their low morale: Parrikar

The two back to back terror attacks in Jammu is an attempt by the militants to boost their morale which has come down due to the Army operations, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday.

Indian Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran

The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan marking the centenary celebrations of its participation in the first World War.

Jammu: Terrorists attack Army camp in Samba district

Militants in Jammu and Kashmir launched a second attack on security forces in as many days, targeting an Army camp in Samba district early on Saturday.

Samba army camp attack: As it happened
Samba army camp attack: As it happened

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed that as of now, two militants have been neutralized in Samba.

J&K CM Mufti Mohammed Sayeed promises to initiate process of scrapping AFSPA

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Friday said that his government would initiate the process of scrapping the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state.

'India's well-timed diversification of Army helped democracy'

India's well-timed decision post independence to control and diversify its Army helped preserve its democracy, or it could have ended up like Pakistan which has seen three Army coups post independence.

Armed Forces facing shortage of 11,116 officers

The armed forces are facing an overall shortage of over 11,000 officers with the Army facing the maximum shortfall, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Top Army commander to hold civil-military liaison meeting with J&K officials

Partial withdrawal of AFSPA from some parts of Jammu and Kashmir and infrastructure restoration post-floods are some of the issues that are likely to come up for discussion at a civil-military liaison meeting here on Tuesday.

PM Narendra Modi attends WWI centenary commemorative celebrations
PM Narendra Modi attends WWI centenary commemorative celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attended the commemorative ceremony of the First World War in the national capital.

Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire in Samba district

Pakistan Rangers overnight violated the ceasefire in Samba district of Jammu region, resorting to unprovoked firing at a Border Security Force (BSF) picket.

Machil encounter: Life sentence executable after confirmation

The Indian Army said on Saturday the life sentence awarded to another soldier who had been exonerated in the Machil fake encounter case will be executable only after it is confirmed by the GOC-n-C northern command.

Machhil fake encounter: One more soldier sentenced to life

An Army court has sentenced one more soldier to life term and dismissed him from service for his involvement in Machhil fake encounter case, in which three youths were killed near the LoC in April 2010.

Indian armed forces can tackle designs of terror outfits: President

Admiring the courage and sacrifice of 1.5 million Indian soldiers during the World War 1, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Indian armed forces today is capable tackling the "pernicious designs" of terror outfits.