Pakistan’s ISI behind Kanpur Train accident: ATS, NIA, RAW reach Bihar to Investigate

The Bihar Police have discovered that two major train accidents near Kanpur that led to the death of 151 passengers and wounded 200 others were orchestrated by Pakistan’s spy agency ISI. Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) team went to Bihar on Wednesday to probe the Kanpur train accident after three people were arrested in connection with the case. “Intelligence … Read more Pakistan’s ISI behind Kanpur Train accident: ATS, NIA, RAW reach Bihar to Investigate

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

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 Pakistan to release Indian army soldier Chandu Chavan

Flaws put lives of soldiers at risk, says army report

At a time when military is increasingly coming under attack in Jammu and Kashmir, an army report has pointed out at least 50 gaps — ranging from body armour, night-vision gear to flawed fuel storage — that pose a threat to soldiers’ lives. If the army doesn’t make fuel storage safer at its forward bases, … Read more Flaws put lives of soldiers at risk, says army report

Discourse in Kashmir shifting from azaadi to ‘primacy of Islam’, says Indian Army

A top Indian Army official said the discourse in Jammu and Kashmir is shifting to “primacy of Islam” over azaadi, adding to complexities in dealing with sectarian faultlines in the border state. “Jammu and Kashmir continues to be a challenge and it’s being dealt with; it’s getting a little more complex as slowly the discourse, as … Read more Discourse in Kashmir shifting from azaadi to ‘primacy of Islam’, says Indian Army

Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha brushes aside Chinese reaction to Agni-V launch

Brushing aside Chinese reaction on the test firing of long-range nuclear capable missile Agni-V, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Wednesday said India should carry on with its task of building deterrence capability. In an apparent swipe at China, he said one should not talk about someone else doing something unless it is … Read more Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha brushes aside Chinese reaction to Agni-V launch

Indian Air Force more prepared after first setback at Pathankot terror attack, says Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha

Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, on Wednesday said the Pathankot terror attack earlier in January this year was the first setback, adding that they are now better prepared having learnt lessons from the same. “Pathankot was the first setback. We have learnt lessons and are better prepared now. The second setback … Read more Indian Air Force more prepared after first setback at Pathankot terror attack, says Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha

Indian Air Force To Double Garud Commando Force Units

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided to double the number of commandos and induct 50 plus units consisting of 40 men each in the force. The Indian Air Force will also provide new weapons and sensors for additional training. This decision by the IAF comes in the wake of several terror attacks on Army … Read more Indian Air Force To Double Garud Commando Force Units

Indian Army should attack posts of Pakistan Army: Defence Expert

With reports of ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC) claiming the lives of Indian citizens showing no signs of abating, defence expert Major General (retired) S.R. Sinho has called on the Indian Army to attack the posts of its Pakistani counterpart, saying Islamabad will not learn unless there is an increase in the … Read more Indian Army should attack posts of Pakistan Army: Defence Expert

Indian Army Will Soon Have NBC Protection Suits To Counter Pakistan’s Tactical Nuclear Weapon

Keeping an eye on Pakistan’s nuclear tipped non-strategic battle-field missile, India will soon acquire 1500 advanced Nuclear Biological and Chemical (NBC) protection suits for its Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC). An APC – carrying about 10 fully armed soldiers- is an offensive platform. It is used to carry troops in and to the battlefront. India has … Read more Indian Army Will Soon Have NBC Protection Suits To Counter Pakistan’s Tactical Nuclear Weapon

Indian Army to halt traffic during convoy movement in Kashmir

In a bid to foil militant attacks, the movement of private and public transport may not be allowed by Indian Army during the Army Convoy movement on Srinagar Jammu high way. The decision has been taken in a high level meeting after the militant attack on an Army convoy in Saffron town Pampore of South … Read more Indian Army to halt traffic during convoy movement in Kashmir

India Approves $3.2 billion Purchase Plan to Boost Night Warfare of Armed Forces

After inviting global manufacturers to supply night sights for LMGs and driver’s night sight with fusion technology for T-90 tanks, the Indian Army is now beefing up the night fighting capabilities of its foot soldiers. The army will place request for information (RFI) for the purchase of 15,000 night vision devices (NVDs) for rocket launchers, … Read more India Approves $3.2 billion Purchase Plan to Boost Night Warfare of Armed Forces

Bipin Rawat, India’s Next Army Chief Was The Brains Behind the Surgical Strikes

Year 2016 has been quiet challenging for the Indian army. The enemies on the eastern and western borders have taken to asymmetrical and hybrid warfare, resulting in one of the bloodiest years for the Indian armed forces. This change in strategy from those looking to bleed India by a thousand cuts has demanded an offensive … Read more Bipin Rawat, India’s Next Army Chief Was The Brains Behind the Surgical Strikes

India ‘sabotaging’ efforts to normalise relations: Pakistan

Pakistan has accused India of “sabotaging” efforts to normalise relations and using “flimsiest of reasons” to avoid talks, as it called on New Delhi to show “seriousness” in resolving the Kashmir issue. “The trajectory (of ties) has been down the slope. India has tried to do everything to sabotage every goodwill gesture that we made towards … Read more India ‘sabotaging’ efforts to normalise relations: Pakistan

Is the Indian Army in Danger of Being Politicised Like Pakistan’s?

General Dalbir Suhag, the present Indian Army Chief, is due to retire at the end of this month. However, in a surprising break from past practice, the name of his replacement has not been announced yet. As things stand, Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, the present Eastern Army Commander, will be the senior-most on the day … Read more Is the Indian Army in Danger of Being Politicised Like Pakistan’s?

Pakistani national apprehended by Indian Army in Poonch sector

A Pakistani national was apprehended by the Army near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Monday. The 40-year-old intruder was injured in firing and given first-aid later on, reported ANI. The intruder, identified as Mohammad Nadeem of Abbaspur, crossed over to this side of LoC from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. He was … Read more Pakistani national apprehended by Indian Army in Poonch sector

Indus waters row with Pak to intensify as India accuses World Bank of bias

The India-Pakistan water dispute is set to intensify, with New Delhi questioning the World Bank’s neutrality in arbitrating between the two countries. The World Bank, which brokered the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) in 1960, settles differences arising from sharing of water and setting up projects along the Indus river basin. India is miffed with the … Read more Indus waters row with Pak to intensify as India accuses World Bank of bias

While Attacks On Indian Army Increase In J&K, Rs 1,000 Crore Defence Plan Waits For Clearance

A detailed Rs 1,000-crore plan to set up perimeter defence systems and intrusion alert devices at forward locations and Army garrisons in J&K is pending for government clearance. The plan to strengthen defences at armed forces installations in the sensitive state was drawn up after an attack at Pathankot airbase in January in which militants … Read more While Attacks On Indian Army Increase In J&K, Rs 1,000 Crore Defence Plan Waits For Clearance

Nagrota attack: ‘He saved others, but could not save his own life’,

For nearly 45 minutes that he spent at a crematorium in Hebbal in Bengaluru, Avinash Kumar (28) was unable to stop the tears streaming down his face.  Kumar, a civilian employee with the Indian Air Force, had travelled over 650 km from Bidar in north Karnataka for the last rites of Major Akshay Girish Kumar … Read more Nagrota attack: ‘He saved others, but could not save his own life’,

Timeline of terror attacks in Jammu-Kashmir after surgical strikes

The Border Security Forces (BSF) killed three terrorists in Ramgarh sector of Samba district Tuesday as an infiltration bid was foiled along the International Border in Jammu. The encounter, which injured one BSF jawan, took place at Fatwal village in Chamliyal area. Even as this operation was underway, some 3-4 terrorists stormed into an Army base in … Read more Timeline of terror attacks in Jammu-Kashmir after surgical strikes