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 Plea in Supreme Court against order criticising Indian army

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

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

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 Army chief urges soldiers not to raise grievances directly

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

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

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

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

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

After India’s retaliation for Killing three Indian Soldiers, an alarmed Pakistan moves UN

Asks the world body to act before the situation along the LoC snowballs into a “full-fledged crisis.” Alarmed by the escalation of tension with India along the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan on Thursday asked the United Nations to act before the situation snowballed into a “full-fledged crisis.” This follows India’s strong retaliation a day … Read more After India’s retaliation for Killing three Indian Soldiers, an alarmed Pakistan moves UN

Indian Army adopts winter strategy to tighten security across IB

A drive has been undertaken by BSF (Border Security Forces) for filling the gaps around the riverines along the International Borders right from Akhnoor to Lakhanpur across Samba, Jammu and Kathua. All in the attempt to block the attempts of infiltration from the militants’ side. The attempts increase during the winter months when visibility drops … Read more Indian Army adopts winter strategy to tighten security across IB

Indian Army Launches Massive Attack At The Line Of Control, Pak and Indian military commanders speak at Pak’s request

A day after India accused Pakistan of beheading a soldier in Kashmir and killing two others, top military commanders of both countries spoke at Pakistan’s request. From about 9 am to 4:30 pm on Wednesday, India unleashed a fierce fire assault across the Line of Control in retaliation for Tuesday’s killings. Machine guns and 120 … Read more Indian Army Launches Massive Attack At The Line Of Control, Pak and Indian military commanders speak at Pak’s request

Indian Army launches counter-offensive after soldier mutilated

Army on Wednesday launched a counter offensive against Pakistan along the LoC, a day after three Indian soldiers were killed, with body of one of them being mutilated in a cross-LoC attack. The offensive comes hours after the Indian Army vowed “heavy retribution” to the attack on its soldiers. Read Here:  Pakistan’s Border Action Team … Read more Indian Army launches counter-offensive after soldier mutilated

Pakistan’s Border Action Team kill Three Indian Soldiers and brutally Mutilates One Soldier, Army vows revenge

Three Indian soldiers were killed and body of one of them was mutilated by Pakistan’s Border Action Team near the Line of Control in J&K’s Machil Sector. The Indian Army has vowed revenge, saying “the cowardly incident will be responded to appropriately.”   The Indian soldiers were killed in a cross border firing with Pakistan’s … Read more Pakistan’s Border Action Team kill Three Indian Soldiers and brutally Mutilates One Soldier, Army vows revenge

BSF jawan killed, 5 others injured after Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri, J&K

A BSF head constable lost his life in the early hours of Monday morning after Pakistani Army resorted to heavy cross-border firing in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night. Pakistani troops continued firing 120 mm mortar shells at various forward Indian positions and civilian areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri and … Read more BSF jawan killed, 5 others injured after Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri, J&K

7 Pakistani soldiers killed in alleged shelling by Indian Army: Pakistan

Pakistan on Monday claimed that seven of its army personnel were killed in an alleged ceasefire violation by Indian troops along the Line of Control in Bhimber sector, late last night. If true, this would be the first time Pakistan has admitted to casualties on its side, weeks after the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes … Read more 7 Pakistani soldiers killed in alleged shelling by Indian Army: Pakistan

Army destroys 4 Pakistani posts in massive assault, inflicts heavy casualties

A day after an Indian soldier’s body was mutilated by Pakistan-based terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC), the Army on Saturday launched retaliatory fire assaults at Pakistan Army positions, inflicting massive damage across the border. The Army said at least four Pakistan Army posts were destroyed “in a massive fire assault” in the Keran … Read more Army destroys 4 Pakistani posts in massive assault, inflicts heavy casualties

Indian soldier beheaded near LoC by Terrorists

An Indian soldier was beheaded by “terrorists” who sneaked across the Line of Control aided by covering fire from the Pakistani army, Indian Army sources said tonight. The slain soldier was identified as Rifleman Manjeet Singh of the 17 Sikh Light Infantry. The attack took place at the Macchil sector in Kashmir’s Kupwara on Friday … Read more Indian soldier beheaded near LoC by Terrorists

15 Pakistani Rangers killed in retaliatory firing along International Border

The BSF on Friday said it had killed 15 Pakistani paramilitary personnel while retaliating to cross-border shelling and firing+ in which two Indian civilians were killed and two injured in Jammu region. Firing mortar shells+ and using automatic weapons, Pakistani troops targeted civilian areas and forward security posts along the International Border and Line of … Read more 15 Pakistani Rangers killed in retaliatory firing along International Border