Indian Government Not Considering Crackdown on Kashmir Protesters

The Indian government is not planning to launch a crackdown on Kashmir activists in response to the protests they staged when the all-party delegation visited the region earlier in the week, local media reported Wednesday, citing sources. The decision was made during a meeting of Home Minister Rajnath Singh with the all-party delegation on the … Read more

HAL’s Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) Takes its First Flight

India test flew its homegrown light utility helicopter for the first time, giving a boost to its military plane-maker Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s bid to win large orders from its armed forces for the chopper. The LUH, which is being designed to replace the ageing Chetak helicopters of the armed forces, flew for around 15 minutes … Read more

Need India in NSG to promote non-proliferation: Japan

As China refuses to let go of its opposition to India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership bid, Japan has reiterated support for India saying its presence in NSG will help promote non-proliferation. In its first official comments over the issue after the Indian bid collapsed in the face of Chinese resistance in the Seoul NSG … Read more

Countries that operate/will be operating variants of the Scorpene or have ordered the Submarine could end up discussing the leak scandal during an upcoming symposium in the US

The navy chiefs of India, Australia, Malaysia, Chile and Brazil – countries that operate variants of the Scorpene or have ordered the submarine – could end up discussing the leak scandal during an upcoming symposium in the US, a source told Hindustan Times on Wednesday. The International Sea Power Symposium (ISS), to be hosted by … 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

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

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

Kashmiri people will not surrender before India even if it sends its whole Army says Ali Gilani

ali-gilani

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, in Indian held Kashmir, has said that the Kashmiri people will not surrender before India even if it sends its whole army to suppress their ongoing freedom movement. Syed Ali Gilani was addressing over the  phone from Srinagar huge pro-freedom rallies at Verinag in Islamabad … Read more

Unidentified drones flown at Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Army asks Police to Investigate

Drones in Andaman and Nicobar islands

Amidst concerns that drones are being flown in the strategically-important Andaman and Nicobar islands, the Army has asked the Union Territory administration to investigate the matter. An official of the tri-service Andaman and Nicobar Command said they have recently written to the police informing them of such reports and asking to take action. “On February … Read more

France launches an Investigation into the Massive Submarine Data Leak

Scorpene Submarine

France will formally investigate the devastating leak of secret French documents on India’s new submarine fleet, as the Turnbull government faces calls to bolster security for Australia’s $50 billion submarine project. The move came as India last night expressed “grave concern’’ at the revelation in The Australian yesterday that 22,400 pages of ­secret French documents … Read more

Classified Data of Scorpene-Class Submarines Leaked overseas, not in India: Indian Navy

Amidst speculation over where the major data leak pertaining to India’s Scorpene-class submarines occurred, Indian Navy has clarified, “It appears that the source of leak is from overseas and not in India.” “A case of suspected leak of documents related to Scorpene submarines has been reported by a foreign media house. The available information is … Read more

IPFT Workers storm town of Agartala leaving 17 injured in the clash

Agartala violence

Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) supporters walking in a procession through Agartala town today created mayhem and lawlessness in larger part of the town. As a result more than forty people sustained injuries and a large number of cars and motor bikes were burnt down and there was arsoning in several places. Taking advantage … Read more