Intelligence ignored: Why is Indian army being caught napping time and again?

Once again, militants crossing over from Pakistan targeted a military camp – this time in Nagrota, a cantonment 15 km north of Jammu city, killing two officers and five soldiers, just two months after the deadly attack on a military camp in Uri. The spate of successful attacks and high military losses raise several disturbing … Read more Intelligence ignored: Why is Indian army being caught napping time and again?

India-US sign Rs 5,000 cr deal for 145 M777 howitzer guns

India has signed a deal with the US for importing 145 M777 lightweight Howitzers for the Indian Army today. The deal will cost Rs 5,000 crore. The Defence Ministry had given its nod for the deal in October this year to strengthen Army, which was facing an armament crunch especially in this segment of the … Read more India-US sign Rs 5,000 cr deal for 145 M777 howitzer guns

Nagrota attack: Indian Army Chief visits site; similarities with Uri attack, say reports

To flush out any remaining militants, combing operations resumed at the army camp in Nagrota, where seven defence personnel were killed in a terror attack on Tuesday. The army recovered a huge catchment of arms and ammunition from the site of the encounter, according to ANI. J&K: Huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered by … Read more Nagrota attack: Indian Army Chief visits site; similarities with Uri attack, say reports

Putin, Kim Jong-un or ISIS could test Trump in first 100 days: “There are very unpredictable and unstable people running countries”

Though his liberal worldview may not have a platform in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, Democratic statesman George Mitchell offered some pragmatic, nonpartisan advice in an interview yesterday: Before Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he should first meet with our traditional European allies, especially those in NATO. After rattling the foreign policy establishment (along … Read more Putin, Kim Jong-un or ISIS could test Trump in first 100 days: “There are very unpredictable and unstable people running countries”

What will Trump’s presidency mean for fight against ISIS?

President-elect Donald Trump will soon inherit America’s wars against ISIS. The U.S. is training and assisting Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the liberation of Mosul, the last major city in Iraq controlled by ISIS. The operation is six weeks old. Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend served in northern Iraq during the U.S. occupation 10 years ago, … Read more What will Trump’s presidency mean for fight against ISIS?

Cheetah Helicopter of Army Aviation Corps crashes in Sukna, 3 Officers dead and one JCO injured

An army helicopter has reportedly crashed at Sukna Military Camp in West Bengal around 11.45 am Wednesday morning, killing three officers and leaving one junior commissioned officer critically injured. The Cheetah helicopter was returning to the camp’s helipad at Sukna, near Silgirui, from a routine mission. While three officers died on the spot, a JCO … Read more Cheetah Helicopter of Army Aviation Corps crashes in Sukna, 3 Officers dead and one JCO injured

Nagrota terror attack: 7 Army personnel martyred; 16 rescued in hostage-like situation

Seven Indian Army soldiers including two officers were killed when terrorists stormed an artillery unit in Nagrota in Jammu early this morning. The terrorists also took hostages. Bodies of three terrorists killed in the counter attack have been recovered so far. The terrorists were disguised as policemen. They fired at sentries and forced into the … Read more Nagrota terror attack: 7 Army personnel martyred; 16 rescued in hostage-like situation

This is why ISIS are ‘terrified’ of Israeli soldiers but do not fear ‘poorly trained’ Brits or Americans… as jihadis are blasted by IDF troops for the first time

ISIS militants’ first clash with their most dreaded enemy ended in the jihadists being wiped out. Four terrorists were killed after opening fire on an Israel Defense Force patrol on the Israeli-controlled section of the Golan Heights on Sunday. “We will not let Daesh elements or other hostile elements use the cover of the war … Read more This is why ISIS are ‘terrified’ of Israeli soldiers but do not fear ‘poorly trained’ Brits or Americans… as jihadis are blasted by IDF troops for the first time

Pakistan’s UN Representative Replies To Captured Indian Rashtriya Rifle Soldier’s Brother who accidentally crossed the LoC during the Surgical Strike

Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan, here is a story of a brother, who is currently serving the Indian army, trying to get back his brother from Pakistan. Chandu Chavan, a soldier with the Rashtriya Rifles in Kashmir, had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control on September 29. Since then, his brother Bhushan Chavan … Read more Pakistan’s UN Representative Replies To Captured Indian Rashtriya Rifle Soldier’s Brother who accidentally crossed the LoC during the Surgical Strike

Evidence shows Pakistan’s ‘complicity’ in beheading of Indian soldier, says Army

The Army says it has recovered evidence of Pakistan’s “complicity” in the beheading of one of its soldiers in the Macchil sector of Jammu and Kashmir last week. Showing photographs of food, grenades with Pakistan markings as well as night sights and radio sets with the US markings, an officer of the Northern Army Command on … Read more Evidence shows Pakistan’s ‘complicity’ in beheading of Indian soldier, says Army

Samba infiltration bid: All three terrorists killed by BSF troops

BSF troops killed three terrorists as they foiled an infiltration attempt from across the international border at Fatwal village in Chamliyal area, Ramgarh sector, early Tuesday. A BSF jawan was also injured in the operation, sources said, identifying him as Sham Lal. This is the first time that Pakistan has opened fire at Chamliyal area that had been peaceful even during the … Read more Samba infiltration bid: All three terrorists killed by BSF troops

Two Soldiers killed in militant attack on Army camp in Nagrota near Jammu

Two soldiers have been reportedly killed and two others injured in a terror attack on an army artillery unit in Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning. Firing is still on between the army and the terrorists. The terrorists threw grenades at the camp in Nagrota, around 20 km from Jammu and on the … Read more Two Soldiers killed in militant attack on Army camp in Nagrota near Jammu

Indian Air Force Has Airlifted Over 165 Tonnes Of Banknotes Since November 19

The Indian Air Force has airlifted over 165 tonnes of new currency notes from four printing presses to various parts of the country to cut down the time taken to transport cash from the source to main distribution centres to meet the surge in demand post demonetisation. Sources said the Indian Air Force (IAF) was … Read more Indian Air Force Has Airlifted Over 165 Tonnes Of Banknotes Since November 19

India to restore grounded aircraft in Afghanistan

After supplying four attack helicopters to Afghanistan, India is quietly moving to qualitatively scale up military assistance in terms of long-term spares and support. This involves a trilateral framework with Russia, officials confirmed to The Hindu who said it is likely to be discussed by Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi when … Read more India to restore grounded aircraft in Afghanistan

The First Responders of 26/11 – MARCOS

Eight years ago, ten heavily armed terrorists from the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) nearly set India and Pakistan on the brink of war. Using a stealthy, seaborne insertion tactic pioneered by Palestinian terrorists decades ago, the military-style assault on Mumbai achieved its initial objective: complete surprise. It was the world’s first hybrid terrorist attack — a deadly witches’ brew of … Read more The First Responders of 26/11 – MARCOS

The Unsung Hero of Operation Black Tornado,NSG Commando Havaldar Gajender Singh

Havaldar Gajender Singh (born 1972) was an NSG commando who died during the 2008 Mumbai attacks. His act of bravery was honoured with the Ashoka Chakra award by the President of India on 26 January 2009, India’s republic day. Hailing from Ganeshpur in Uttarakhand, young Gajender Singh studied at the Janata Inter College in Naya Gaon. … Read more The Unsung Hero of Operation Black Tornado,NSG Commando Havaldar Gajender Singh

What happened on 26/11?: 10 key points

On November 26, 2008, Mumbai fell victim to one of the worst terrorist attacks in Indian history. Its perpetrators, members of the terrorist group Lashkar-Taiba, terrorized Maximum City for three days, targeting some of its most best-known locations and killing up to 166 people. On the eighth anniversary of the attacks, here’s a short guide … Read more What happened on 26/11?: 10 key points

Army seeks relaxation on cash deposit deadlines for jawans

The Army is planning to request the government to allow its soldiers deployed in remote areas to deposit and exchange Rs 500 and Rs1,000 currency notes at banks beyond the December 31 deadline as part of the demonetisation drive of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A large number of soldiers from the Army are deployed in … Read more Army seeks relaxation on cash deposit deadlines for jawans

Leaked Navy note says ‘spike’ in number of officers quitting

In the first and admittedly direct fallout of the seventh pay commission among other issues, the Indian Navy (IN) has admitted to a ‘spike’ witnessed this year in the number of its officers wanting to resign or seek Premature Retirement (PR). Data shows it is the highest in the last seven years. In a leaked … Read more Leaked Navy note says ‘spike’ in number of officers quitting

How India improved its naval and air strike capabilities post 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

  The 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks was a sure enough wake up call for the intelligence and security forces of our nation as our maritime borders had never witnessed an attack of such a scale and dimension launched through the sea route on a major metropolitan city. There was a need for a complete overhaul … Read more How India improved its naval and air strike capabilities post 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks