Indian Army

In a first, Afghan women officers train at Indian military academy

In a first, Afghan women officers train at Indian military academy

From shooting an AK-47 to dealing with computer-simulated sieges, 20 Afghan women officers are being put through their paces at a military training academy in India.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
China pumping in soldiers and ammunition to seize advantage in Doklam: Sources

China pumping in soldiers and ammunition to seize advantage in Doklam: Sources

Reports suggest there is an increase in troop movement with China possibly looking to seize geographical advantage in near-freezing weather conditions.

Dec 12, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

3 soldiers missing after avalanche hit Army post in J&K’s Gurez sector

In a tragic incident, three soldiers belonging to the Army went missing after an avalanche hit their post on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Bangladesh Army concludes training in Patna

Bangladesh Army concludes training in Patna

The Bangladesh Army Contingent concluded their training on Counter Insurgency and Counter-Terrorism Operations on Saturday.

Dec 09, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Woman commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh after her fiance, a soldier, was killed in Kashmir

Woman commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh after her fiance, a soldier, was killed in Kashmir

A 22-year-old woman, engaged to an Army jawan who died in Kashmir earlier this week, allegedly committed suicide at Barkheda village in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

Dec 09, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
166 cadets commissioned as army officers from Gaya

166 cadets commissioned as army officers from Gaya

A total of 166 gentleman cadets were on Saturday commissioned as officers in the army during 12th passing out parade at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Gaya.

Dec 09, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
How a group of 7 climbed the Tiger hill: Soldier who took 12 bullets in Kargil war recalls

How a group of 7 climbed the Tiger hill: Soldier who took 12 bullets in Kargil war recalls

Even when death is certain while facing enemy, personal safety is the last on a soldier's mind and security of the nation and its citizens remains paramount, Kargil war hero and Param Vir Chakra awardee Y S Yadav said.

Dec 09, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
Army Service Corps celebrates 257th Corps Day

Army Service Corps celebrates 257th Corps Day

The Army Service Corps is the backbone of logistic to the Armed Forces.

Dec 08, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
General Bipin Rawat, Bangladesh Army Chief hold talks to deepen cooperation between armed forces

General Bipin Rawat, Bangladesh Army Chief hold talks to deepen cooperation between armed forces

The Bangladeshi Army chief is currently on a visit to India.

Dec 07, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
Defence Minister looking into education fund cap issue: Army Chief

Defence Minister looking into education fund cap issue: Army Chief

General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said Defence Minister has promised to resolve the issue of a cap of Rs 10,000 on educational expenses paid to the children of defence forces martyrs.

Dec 06, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Military should stay far away from politics: Army Chief

Military should stay far away from politics: Army Chief

Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said that there was a politicisation of the armed forces and the military "should be somehow" kept away from politics.

Dec 06, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Terrorists attack Army convoy in J&K's Qazigund

Terrorists attack Army convoy in J&K's Qazigund

Heavy firing between security personnel and terrorists broke out immediately after an Army convoy was attacked. The Jammu national highway had been shut due to the operation.

Dec 04, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Do not repeat same operations to maintain surprise: Army Chief on surgical strikes

Do not repeat same operations to maintain surprise: Army Chief on surgical strikes

Asked if the Army was still capable of carrying out operations such as the 2015 Myanmar operation and surgical strikes, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said same operations are not repeated in the same manner because there is no surprise.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
Third edition of Indo-UK military exercise begins in Rajasthan

Third edition of Indo-UK military exercise begins in Rajasthan

The training contingents comprise one company each from 20th Battalion, The Rajputana Rifles from the Indian Army and from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment of the British Army.

Dec 01, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
PIL to recruit women in Territorial Army: HC reserves verdict

PIL to recruit women in Territorial Army: HC reserves verdict

"Judgement reserved," a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said after arguments on behalf of the Centre, the petitioner and the amicus curiae appointed by the court.

Nov 30, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Over 200 militants killed in J&K in 2017

Over 200 militants killed in J&K in 2017

For the first time in seven years, the number of militants killed in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir has crossed 200, according to the state police.

Nov 30, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Five terrorists shot dead in separate encounters in Kashmir

Five terrorists shot dead in separate encounters in Kashmir

A soldier and a civilian were also wounded in two separate encounters. 

Nov 30, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
MS Dhoni welcomed with 'Boom Boom Afridi' chants in North Kashmir - Watch

MS Dhoni welcomed with 'Boom Boom Afridi' chants in North Kashmir - Watch

A video doing rounds on social media shows army personnel dispersing the crowd trying to get Dhoni's attention at an army-sponsored cricket tournament in the Kashmir valley.

Nov 29, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

MS Dhoni visits DPS Srinagar

M S Dhoni, Great Indian cricketer and Honorary Lt Col of Indian Army visited the Delhi Public School Srinagar.

Nov 28, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Army Colonel sent to judicial custody for raping daughter of lieutenant colonel

Army Colonel sent to judicial custody for raping daughter of lieutenant colonel

In her complaint, the woman said she was called by the Colonel to his residence with a promise to introduce her to people associated with the modelling industry.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:48 PM IST