Indian Army

Army to increase intake of women in more non-combat roles: Army Chief

Army to increase intake of women in more non-combat roles: Army Chief

Besides, it also was mulling recruiting women for the military police, he said on the sidelines of the combined graduation parade at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal on the city outskirts.

Dec 15, 2018, 19:56 PM IST
Army won't hesitate from another surgical strike if need arises: Lt Gen Devraj Anbu

Army won't hesitate from another surgical strike if need arises: Lt Gen Devraj Anbu

 Lt Gen Devraj Anbu is the Vice Chief of Army Staff.

Dec 09, 2018, 13:01 PM IST
Centre rejects demand for higher military service pay for 1 lakh personnel; Army to seek review

Centre rejects demand for higher military service pay for 1 lakh personnel; Army to seek review

The Army is reportedly upset with the decision taken by the Finance Ministry and will seek its review.

Dec 04, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Encounter breaks out in Shopian's Sangran village

Encounter breaks out in Shopian's Sangran village

An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Sangran village of Shopian in J&K in the wee hours of Monday morning.

Dec 03, 2018, 06:25 AM IST
SC dismisses plea of 350 soldiers challenging FIRs against security personnel in areas under AFSPA

SC dismisses plea of 350 soldiers challenging FIRs against security personnel in areas under AFSPA

In the plea, the soldiers had said that FIRs against security personnel who are carrying out their duties in sensitive areas would only serve to demoralise military and para-military forces.

Nov 30, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
Pakistan must develop as a secular state if it wants to stay with India: Army chief Bipin Rawat

Pakistan must develop as a secular state if it wants to stay with India: Army chief Bipin Rawat

General Rawat says Pakistan can take steps forward but India will see if the step has an effect on the ground.

Nov 30, 2018, 15:38 PM IST
SC to hear pleas of 350 Army officers regarding FIRs under AFSPA

SC to hear pleas of 350 Army officers regarding FIRs under AFSPA

The soldiers have said that cases registered against them would serve to demoralise security personnel - military and para-military.

Nov 29, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
You are not alone: Army to father of Kashmiri martyr Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, who quit terrorism to become a soldier

You are not alone: Army to father of Kashmiri martyr Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, who quit terrorism to become a soldier

Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani was martyred after being seriously injured in an encounter in South Kashmir's Shopian district.

Nov 28, 2018, 14:59 PM IST
Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani, a former terrorist who died fighting for the nation

Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani, a former terrorist who died fighting for the nation

Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani, a former terrorist, began his career with Territorial Army’s 162 Battalion in 2004.

Nov 27, 2018, 13:29 PM IST
J&K: Two terrorists killed, one Rashtriya Rifles jawan martyred in Kulgam encounter

J&K: Two terrorists killed, one Rashtriya Rifles jawan martyred in Kulgam encounter

The encounter took place in Redwani area of Kulgam.

Nov 27, 2018, 06:57 AM IST
Army capable of taking action whenever told: Army chief Bipin Rawat

Army capable of taking action whenever told: Army chief Bipin Rawat

Rawat said the Army was now much more prepared to take action based on the directions given by the government.

Nov 26, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
Indian Navy conducts joint exercise drill with Army, Air Force off Goa and Karwar coasts

Indian Navy conducts joint exercise drill with Army, Air Force off Goa and Karwar coasts

This exercise was coordinated by the Indian Navy's Western Naval Command in consultation with Head Quarters of the Integrated Defence Services (HQIDS)

Nov 26, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Six terrorists killed, one jawan martyred in encounter in J&K's Shopian, arms seized

Six terrorists killed, one jawan martyred in encounter in J&K's Shopian, arms seized

The gunbattle between security forces and terrorists in Kapran Batagund area of Shopian has now concluded.

Nov 25, 2018, 07:00 AM IST
Four terrorists killed, para commando martyred in Shopian encounter

Four terrorists killed, para commando martyred in Shopian encounter

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Nadigam village in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian early Tuesday morning.

Nov 20, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
First India-Japan joint military exercise concludes

First India-Japan joint military exercise concludes

Emphasis was laid on enhancing tactical skills to fight against global terrorism and on increasing interoperability between forces of both countries.

Nov 14, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
Kashmiri youth resorts to violence due to rumours in colonies, mosques: Army chief

Kashmiri youth resorts to violence due to rumours in colonies, mosques: Army chief

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday issued a stern warning for those who are “misleading” the youth of Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 13, 2018, 09:01 AM IST
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat urges separatists to engage with interlocutor, rules out govt-terrorists talks

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat urges separatists to engage with interlocutor, rules out govt-terrorists talks

Army Chief said that the Centre has appointed an interlocutor, who is talking to all parties concerned. 

Nov 12, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Indian, Chinese troops meet at Arunachal, vow to boost ties

Indian, Chinese troops meet at Arunachal, vow to boost ties

The delegations, led by Major General PGK Menon from India and Major General Li Xi Zhong from China, hoisted flags of both the countries and discussed ways to boost relationship.

Nov 09, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Indian Army adds more muscle with K9 Vajra, M777 howitzers and field artillery tractors

Indian Army adds more muscle with K9 Vajra, M777 howitzers and field artillery tractors

The induction ceremony was attended by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat.

Nov 09, 2018, 12:53 PM IST
Indian Army to induct K9 Vajra and M777 Howitzer guns on Friday

Indian Army to induct K9 Vajra and M777 Howitzer guns on Friday

The Indian Army will on Friday formally induct two state of the art gun systems – K9 Vajra and M777 Howitzer – at a ceremony in Devlali in Maharashtra. The event will be attended by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and Minister of State Subhash Bhamre, among others.

Nov 09, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

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