Plea in Supreme Court against order criticising Indian army

The ministry of defence (MoD) has moved the Supreme Court against an Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) order that criticised the army for throwing out its lowest-rung officers after holding them responsible for a terrorist attack at one of its bases in Akhnoor in 2003. The tribunal had, in its last year’s verdict, dismissed the army’s … Read more

Indian soldiers venting on Facebook: Are they failing the army, or has the army failed them?

I remember meeting a veteran officer at his course reunion at the Indian Military Academy a few years ago. Let’s call him Colonel Not Happy Singh. Besides the normal complaints about his stay, for which he rang up everyone, from the garrison engineer to the commandant, he also recalled, with a lot of pain, his … Read more

Indian Army has no role in Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR)

Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) has rejected the claim of Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat that one must make sure the state reverses to what it was before 1989 with everybody there living in harmony, says a press releas. JKCHR President Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani has said that Indian army chief … Read more

10 Things you should know about INDIAN ARMY DAY

For Indians, January 15 happens to be a very important day. It is when the Army Day is celebrated nationwide, honouring the soldiers of our country. Here some things about the Army Day you should know: 1. Army Day is observed in the memory of our country getting its first Indian Army’s Commander-in-Chief, Lt General … Read more

New portable bridge to help ease troop movement for high altitude region

The Indian Army’s troops will soon be able to move faster in high altitude regions, thanks to the Mountain Foot Bridge (MFB) developed by the city’s Research and Development Establishment (Engineers) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The bridge made of high-strength aluminium alloys costs below Rs 1 crore. Capable of withstanding conditions prevailing … Read more

Unrest growing in India’s army, central armed police forces

On January 14, 2017, an army soldier from Dehradun reportedly approached Prime Minister Narendra Modi directly with a complaint. He was subjected to torture and disciplined, according to the report. On January 13 2017, Constable Balvir of  the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Aurangabad in Bihar, was reported to have shot and killed four … Read more

Navy Finally inks Rs 20 crore contract to lift INS Betwa which tipped over on December 6 killing two and injuring 14

The Navy has inked a contract worth almost Rs 20 crore with an international salvage firm to lift the 3,850-tonne frigate INS Betwa, which had tipped over at the Mumbai naval dockyard on December 6, killing two sailors and injuring 14 others. Concurrently, the Navy has also completed its board of inquiry (BoI) headed by … Read more

Indian Army chief warns Pakistan

Warning Pakistan but without naming it, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Sunday that India desired peace but will give a befitting reply if peace was disrupted. Speaking at the Army Day function here, he also warned soldiers against using social media for airing their grievances, adding it could result in punishment. The celebration, … Read more

PM Modi ‘salutes’ soldiers, veterans on Army Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished all soldiers, veterans and their families on the occasion of Army Day. “Greetings to all soldiers, veterans & their families on Army Day. We salute the courage & invaluable service of the Indian Army,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted. Applauding the Indian Army for its courage and valour, the … Read more

Here’s Why India Celebrates Indian Army Day on January 15 every Year

Why does Indian army Celebrate Army Day

The Indian Army is the World’s 3rd largest Standing Army with over 1.2 million Men ready to defend our Country and its Citizens from all odds. From Natural Disasters to Tackling Terrorits. Army has our back 24×7. However, Many Citizens are not aware that Indian Army celebrates “Army Day“on January 15 every Year. Do you … Read more

Danish minister alleges ‘Russia ready to attack hospitals, infrastructure & electrical supply’

Denmark’s Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen has launched a series of wide-ranging and grave accusations against Moscow, saying that it presents a “direct, very frightening and serious threat” against his homeland. “We need to make clear to ourselves in Denmark that we are in danger, and we need to act upon this,” the center-right politician … Read more

Russian Air Force issues powerful response to jihadists attacking Shia villages in Idlib

The Russin Air Force issued a powerful response to the jihadist rebels responsible for the constant attacks on Kafraya and Al-Fou’aa, carrying out several airstrikes around these two Shi’i villages in the Idlib Governorate. According to a military source in Damascus, the Russian Air Force attacked the jihadist rebels at Ma’arat Misreen, Binnish, and Idlib … Read more

Army chief urges soldiers not to raise grievances directly

Urging soldiers not to raise their grievances directly via social media, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said they can instead use a new grievance redressal system that will keep their identity secret. Rawat announced the setting up of the ‘Chief of Army Staff Redressal and Grievance Boxes’ at the Army headquarter, at … Read more

Indian Army submits proposal to the Government recommending the Restriction on Sahayak (Buddy) System

Amid the ongoing controversy over of a jawan expressing his grievances against senior officers due to alleged abuse as an orderly, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday lent his support to ending the ‘sahayak’ or buddy system in peace zones and warned that any officer found misusing their buddy will face strict action Rawat … Read more

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa flies MIG-21 fighter from the IAF’s forward base in Rajasthan

Indian Air Force chief B.S. Dhanoa on Thursday flew solo in a Mig-21 fighter jet, the oldest fighter aircraft in the IAF’s inventory, a defence statement said. Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa flew the Mig-21 Type 96 aircraft from the IAF base at Uttarlai, a forward base in Rajasthan, where he began a three-day visit, his … Read more

300 terrorists preparing to infiltrate into India; 12 terror hubs in Pak on India’s radar

Intelligence agencies have identified 12 terror launch pads in Pakistan that have been active after the Indian Army’s surgical strikes on such camps in September 2016, according to an intelligence report based on human intelligence and technical surveillance. According to the report, there are close to 300 terrorists at these launch pads, ready to infiltrate … Read more

Pakistan to release Indian army soldier Chandu Chavan

Following government’s attempts to diplomatically pursue the release of Indian army soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan, who who inadvertently strayed across the border last year, on September 29, the same day when the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan, Pakistan millitary authorities have, today, declared to release the Indian … Read more

Russia Had Plans to Build a ‘Super’ Aircraft Carrier (But Ran into a Super Big Problem)

‘Ulyanovsk’ Would Have Been the Soviets’ Supercarrier: Russia scrapped the ship in the ’90s Had she ever sailed, the Soviet supercarrier Ulyanovsk would have been a naval behemoth more than 1,000 feet long, with an 85,000-ton displacement and enough storage to carry an air group of up to 70 fixed and rotary wing aircraft. With a nuclear-powered … Read more

Russia developing carrier-based drones, will get 100 new Navy aircraft by 2020 – military

The Russian Navy’s airborne arsenal is to receive a major boost in the form of both drones and combat aircraft, a top commander has revealed. A variety of ship-based unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are currently being developed for the Russian Navy’s naval aviation division, Major General Igor Kozhin said on Monday. “One of the prospective … Read more

Russian Army to Almost Double Combat Capability of Air Defenses by 2021

The Russian Land Force will almost double the combat capability of its air defense units by the end of 2020, Commander of Land Force’s Air Defense Troops Lt. Gen. Alexander Leonov said. “The [planned] increase in the number of [air defense] units and the rearmament [with advanced air defense systems] will boost the combat capability … Read more