No tension over Pakistan ceasefire violations; we are prepared: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said there was no tension as such in the wake of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan but "we are all prepared".

Anil Chopra to take over as Western Naval Command chief today

Vice Admiral Anil Chopra will take over as commander-in-chief of the Western Naval Command.

Vice Admiral Dhowan takes over as Navy Chief

Admiral RK Dhowan, a navigation and direction specialist, was Thursday named the new chief of the Indian Navy.

Defence Ministry orders probe into INS Kolkata mishap

A day after a mishap on advanced warship INS Kolkata at the Mazagaon Docks Ltd (MDL), the Defence Ministry on Saturday ordered a probe into the incident.

Congress hasn`t been good for armed forces: VK Singh

The Congress has not been a good party for the armed forces, former Army chief General (retd) VK Singh has said.

Parliamentary panel dismayed at shortage of personnel in armed forces

Expressing "dismay" at the shortage of personnel in the armed forces, a Parliamentary Committee today recommended a scientific study to find the optimum number of force required and the methodology to be adopted to bridge the gap.

Services backtrack, say don`t need a separate Pay Commission

Backtracking from their earlier demand, the armed forces have told the Government that they do not want a separate pay commission and demanded that a fair representation should be given to them in the 7th central pay commission announced on Wednesday.

In a first, Indian Armed Forces to have separate pay commission

In a first, Indian Armed Forces will have a separate pay commission that will deal with the pay revision and benefits granted to the defence personnel only.

Service chiefs, PM need to interact on strategic issues: Tipnis

Former Air Chief Anil Tipnis has underlined a need for regular "informal interaction" between the PM and three services chiefs.

`Pakistan cruise missiles pose key challenge to India`

Pakistan is arming itself with nuclear capable cruise missiles with stealth capabilities.

Bangalore all set to host largest air show in Asia

Aero India, the largest air show in Asia and one of the world`s most important military aviation exhibitions, is all set to kick-start at Yelahanka Air Force Station here, from February 6 to 11.

India to lodge protest with China over `tip` to pilots?

Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie had gifted Rs 100,000 in sealed envelopes to two Indian Air Force pilots.

War memorial issue: Antony says things progressing

There have been demands by the armed forces for a War Memorial in the national capital.

India on alert post attacks in Afghanistan

Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday asked the armed forces to be more vigilant citing Sunday`s attacks in Kabul.

Army gets new regiment of BrahMos cruise missiles

Tthe Army on Wednesday commissioned the second regiment of the 290-km range supersonic BrahMos cruise missiles with 16 weapon
systems.

Medical fitness norms’ draft sent to armed forces

The draft of the medical fitness
norms for entry into the armed forces is ready and has been
sent to all the three services directorates -- Army, Air Force
and Navy -- for their approval.

‘Armed forces should take care of human rights’

Addressing the armed forces personnel on the eve of Independence Day, AK Antony said they must take special care of
human rights.

Can`t take back retired women officers: Forces

The Army and IAF have called it impossible to take back the over 50 women officers as directed by the HC.

Govt says no to women in combat roles

The government on Monday ruled out
induction of women into combat duties in the defence forces.