A Forgotten Story Of An Indian Soldier Who Went On A Suicide Mission Against The Japanese and Won

Every time I look away from the Indian Army for a moment took look for a badass, another soldier’s story will grab my eyes in a death grip that I just can’t ignore. This is a totally cracked, balls out tale from the history of warfare, when an Indian soldier laid waste to a small … Read more

BSF troops Suddenly withdrawn from streets in Kashmir, replaced by CRPF

Kashmir Unrest 2016

With curfew lifted from all but two police station areas of Kashmir, BSF troops deployed to quell street protests were on Tuesday withdrawn suddenly and replaced by the CRPF, barely a week after deployment, apparently following demands by the political parties and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The border guarding force was deployed in the restive … Read more

An American makeover of India’s military choppers

Few purchases are more demonstrative of the changing nature of US-India ties than the deal that will result in the gradual makeover of the Indian military’s helicopter fleet from a largely Russian line-up to a mostly American one. From choppy to chipper could well be the title of this saga, as India’s defense minister Manohar … Read more

To counter China’s bullying, India offers to stand by Myanmar ‘at every step’

Signalling the importance of ties with Myanmar, PM Narendra Modi said on Monday India will stand by Myanmar “every step of the way” as a partner and that the two countries recognise that their security interests are closely aligned. The first high-level contact after Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) … Read more

China will intervene if India creates tension in Balochistan: Chinese think tank

China vs India

China will have “to get involved” if any Indian “plot” disrupts the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in restive Balochistan, an influential Chinese thinktank has warned India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reference to Balochistan in his Independence Day speech is the “latest concern” for China and among its scholars, Hu Shisheng, the director of … Read more

India and U.S Finally Sign Logistics Exchange Agreement allowing each other to use their Military Bases

Logistics Exchange Agreement

The United States and India signed an agreement on Monday governing the use of each other’s land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply, a step toward building defense ties as they seek to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China. The signing of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA), which has been … Read more

Aspirants spend night on pavements at Indian Air Force recruitment camp

Hundreds of candidates who are attending an Indian Air Force drive to recruit Airmen are spending the night outside the Dr. M G R Stadium here stadium, the venue of the rally. The candidates, some of whom had come with their parents, have to sleep on the pavement of Race Course road. For candidates from … Read more

External Fuel Tank falls from Navy’s MiG-29 fighter jet during take-off,Might be the Cause of Fire on INS Dega

Fuel Tank Mig-29

In an incident involving Indian Navy’s supersonic fighter jet MiG-29K,an empty external fuel tank fell from a flying Mikoyan MiG 29K Navy aircraft on Monday at CISF quarters in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.The Naval Mig-29Kwas taking off from the naval air station INS Dega in Visakhapatnam on Monday morning. “A minor fire broke out on the … Read more

‘Alternative’ to pellets already in use, says CRPF affidavit

Kashmir Unrest

AVA shells (Pelargonic Acid Vanillylamide), which are reportedly being considered as a replacement to pellet guns, have been used in the ongoing unrest in the Valley, an affidavit filed by CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir High Court has said. The expert committee constituted by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to find an alternative for pellet guns … Read more

Agusta Westland Choppers Out, Russian Chopper To be VVIP helicopter of Indian Air Force

VVIP helicopter india

The Prime Minister and other VVIPs like defence minister and home minister now have refurbished Russian Mi-17 V5 helicopters to ferry them around. These helicopters were modified at the Indian Air Force”s repair depot in Chandigarh to meet the requirements of the VVIPs since after the Agusta Westland choppers contracted during the UPA government were … Read more

Ever wonder what a Navy SEAL has in his survival kit in case he finds himself stranded in enemy territory ?

SEALs aren’t supposed to find themselves in trouble that they can’t get out of. That’s why the U.S Navy has already bought 300 new survival kits for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, sometimes known as Navy SEAL Team 6. They’re the guys who raided Osama bin Laden’s compound in May 2011 and sent him … Read more

In Last four Years, Indian Army has Lost 256 Men in Various Operations

Army Has lost 256 men in last four years

Living up to their motto ‘Service Before Self’, in last four years, Indian army lost 256 Bravehearts, who made the supreme sacrifice during various counterinsurgency operations and offensive tactical mission. The maximum casualty of 85 men was reported in the year 2015. According to the army, maximum causality was reported from 6 Dogra regiment in … Read more

China tells India to focus on border peace while India deploys BrahMos in Arunachal Pradesh

China Warns India

China on Thursday urged India to do more to reinforce peace and stability along the border, following reports that New Delhi was deploying advanced cruise missiles in the eastern sector. “We hope the Indian side can do more for peace and stability in the border region…,” Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Wu Qian said at … Read more

ISRO successfully test launches Indigenously Developed scramjet engine from Sriharikota

ISRO Scramjet

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday conducted a five-minute flight to test a scramjet engine – which takes atmospheric oxygen to burn engine fuel – developed at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota. Isro scientists said that the engine will eventually be used to power its Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) at hypersonic … Read more

Syria on Kashmir issue: India has the right to solve it in any manner

Syria has firmly backed India’s position on Kashmir saying the issue is an internal matter of the country and New Delhi has the right to solve it in any manner. Syrian ambassador to India Dr Riad Kamel Abbas told Mail Today that the problem between India and Pakistan has to be solved by the two … Read more

Parrikar’s trip to US rescheduled to ink Logistics Exchange Agreement Faster

Mannohar Parrikar to sign logistics agreement in US

Any residual doubts about the intensity of the strategic engagement between India and the United States should dissipate with the meeting next week in Washington DC between the American Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and his Indian counterpart Manohar Parikkar, their third pow-wow in nine months. The meeting will be book-ended by the US-India Strategic and … Read more

Pakistan needs to stop Housing terrorists: US

Urging Pakistan yet again to deny safe haven to terrorists, the US has told it to not discriminate among terror groups operating from its territory. US State Department’s Director of Press Office Elizabeth Trudeau on Thursday said: “We have consistently raised our concerns to the highest level of the Pakistani government on the need to … Read more

Indian Air Force has claimed that it does not have records related to AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper Deal

AgustaWestland chopper scam

It may appear strange but Indian Air Force has claimed it does not have records related to controversial VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland which was later scrapped following allegations of bribery. The IAF and Defence Ministry are primary holders of the information sought through an RTI query. The Ministry had referred the matter to CBI … Read more

India says it will only talk about terrorism in a Late Night Letter to Pakistan

India will only talk about terrorism with pak

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has written to his Pakistani counterpart, calling for talks on cross-border terrorism, describing it as a threat to “regional security”. The letter, delivered to Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Wednesday night, also proposes a dialogue on the status of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Pakistan had written to India on August 15, … Read more

“His newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat”, Australian Journalist

submarine data leak

Australian investigative journalist Cameron Stewart, who broke the sensational story on the leak of data on Indian Scorpene submarines, has questioned the Indian Navy’s attempt to downplay the leak, saying his newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat. In an email response to questions from IANS, Stewart, … Read more