Armed Forces

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh grants emergency financial powers to armed forces to fight COVID-19 surge

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh invoked special provisions and granted emergency financial powers to the armed forces to empower them and speed up their efforts to tide over the prevailing Covid situation in the country, said an official statement.

Apr 30, 2021, 19:01 PM IST

DAC approves acquisition proposals worth Rs 13,700 crore for armed forces

"The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, has approved capital acquisition proposals of various weapons/ platforms/ equipment/ systems required by the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, in New Delhi on February 23, 2021," the Defence Ministry said.

Feb 23, 2021, 19:43 PM IST

Centre gives financial powers to clear projects up to Rs 200 crore to deputy chiefs, command heads of armed forces

The financial powers have been approved for projects under the 'Other Capital Procurement Procedure' category, they said. Financial powers to clear projects worth up to Rs 200 crore have been delegated to Deputy Chief of Army Staff, Air Officer Maintenance and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff as well as to additional director general of Indian Coast Guard.

Feb 17, 2021, 21:21 PM IST

We don't want war but if anyone wants to hurt India's self-esteem we will give befitting reply: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke on Armed Forces Veterans Day in Bengaluru.

Jan 14, 2021, 17:56 PM IST

PM Modi's Diwali with soldiers at Longewala; Watch video

Continuing the tradition of spending Diwali with soldiers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday celebrated the festival with the jawans of the Western border.

Nov 14, 2020, 14:50 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali at Rajasthan’s Longewala Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to celebrate the festival of Diwali with army jawans posted in the border areas.

Nov 14, 2020, 13:20 PM IST

The world now knows that India will not compromise with its interests, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to celebrate the festival of Diwali with army jawans posted in the border areas.

Nov 14, 2020, 12:40 PM IST

Major boost for armed forces! India successfully test fires extended range of Pinaka rocket

India successfully test fired the Pinaka rocket from ITR Chandipur off the Odisha coast.

Nov 04, 2020, 18:32 PM IST

Over 1 lakh posts vacant in armed forces like CrPF, BSF: Centre

The vacancies on these posts have occurred mostly due to retirement, resignation and deaths, the government said.

Sep 21, 2020, 12:37 PM IST

Indian Army says troops violated AFSPA rules in Shopian encounter, will face action

On July 18, the Army claimed three terrorists were killed in Amshipura village in the higher reaches of south Kashmir's Shopian district.

Sep 18, 2020, 18:01 PM IST

Central Armed Police Forces recorded 36 suicides in 2019, 433 in last six years: NCRB Data

Thirty-six security personnel under the command of the Union Home Ministry died by suicide in 2019, taking the number of such cases to 433 in six years, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data.

Sep 02, 2020, 17:05 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Congress Insults Army?

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke in which we bring you a panel discussion on concurrent issues. In today's episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' we will discuss why Congress insults army?

Jun 19, 2020, 19:30 PM IST

Government's priority is to enhance women's participation in Armed forces, says Rajnath Singh

Citing the example of Tania Shergill, who led an all-men contingent in the Republic Day Parade, Rajnath said women are now leading on many fronts which were once not even open for women.

Mar 08, 2020, 23:42 PM IST

India observes first anniversary of National War Memorial, CDS General Bipin Rawat pays tribute to martyrs of Armed Forces

A wreath-laying ceremony by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat along with veterans from the three services was organised on Monday. 

Feb 25, 2020, 15:55 PM IST

Armed forces place request for 2 lakh Bhabha Kavach bullet-proof jackets with Ordnance Factory Board

The Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has already received requests for around two lakh `Bhabha Kavach`, country's lightest bullet-proof jackets from the armed forces.

Aug 03, 2019, 06:57 AM IST

Decision on politicians invoking armed forces in campaigning soon: EC sources

The EC had sought reports on Modi and Shah in the context of its advisory issued last month asking parties to desist from indulging in political propaganda involving actions of the armed forces.

Apr 24, 2019, 22:37 PM IST

Deshhit: Watch detailed analysis of all the major news of the day, April 12th, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings detailed news stories of the day. Watch this video to know top stories of April 12th, 2019.

Apr 12, 2019, 23:04 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, April 12th, 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

Apr 12, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

Deshhit: Controversy over armed forces veterans' letter to President Kovind

A purported letter `signed' by 156 veterans that appealed against the politicization of the armed forces has created an upraoar. Watch full video to know more.

Apr 12, 2019, 22:10 PM IST

Big Stories: Watch top 4 news stories of the day, April 04th, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings top news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest headlines of today.

Apr 04, 2019, 09:22 AM IST