Indian Army is Virtually blind at Night

An internal report of the world’s third largest army has exposed its operational blindness as the available night vision devices are ‘redundant’ and not effective. Indian armed forces have lost nearly 9,000 soldiers in counter-terrorism operations since 1990, majority of them during night. The Army’s 359 infantry units (over three lakh soldiers) and over 100 … Read more Indian Army is Virtually blind at Night

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

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

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

India has urged China to change stand on Masood Azhar: Govt

Government has urged China to reverse its technical hold on India’s request , which is co-sponsored by several prominent countries, to get Masood Azhar designated as terrorist by the UN , minister of state for external affairs M J Akbar said on Thursday. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha , Akbar said China … Read more India has urged China to change stand on Masood Azhar: Govt

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

Pakistan to retaliate if India sends submarine again: Naval chief

Pakistan naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah on Thursday termed as “unusual” the alleged effort by an Indian submarine to enter into its territorial waters and warned of retaliation if such effort was made again. “If India does something like this again, Pakistan Navy will respond to protect our sovereignty,” he said, speaking on the sidelines … Read more Pakistan to retaliate if India sends submarine again: Naval chief

Indian Army destroyed Pak posts across LoC using artillery guns

Indian Army had used artillery guns to destroy four Pakistani posts in a massive assault across the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last month, government sources said on Friday. This is the first time the government sources have confirmed that artillary fire was indeed used by the Army … Read more Indian Army destroyed Pak posts across LoC using artillery guns

Pakistan army personnel replacing Rangers as border heat escalates

In what seems to be a sign of escalating tensions, Pakistan army personnel are being increasingly deployed along the 190km international border in Jammu at border outposts and camps usually manned by the Pakistan Rangers. The change in deployment has been noted by the Border Security Force( BSF ) and is seen as a clear … Read more Pakistan army personnel replacing Rangers as border heat escalates

After Failed Attempt by Army to ensure Indian soldier’s release, government to approach Pak foreign ministry

After the Indian Army’s requests fell on deaf ears on the Pakistan side regarding the return of a soldier, who had “inadvertently” crossed into PoK, the Indian government will now take up the case directly with the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan. Chandu Babulal Chavan, a 37 Rashtriya Rifles soldier, had crossed into PoK on September … Read more After Failed Attempt by Army to ensure Indian soldier’s release, government to approach Pak foreign ministry

Month after surgical strikes: Appraisal of India’s new strategy of dealing with Pakistan

Exactly a month ago, Indian special forces crossed the Line of Control (LoC) to prevent imminent infiltration of Pakistan-sponsored terrorists into Indian territory. While this was certainly not the first time such an action was undertaken, the government’s decision to publicise this attack and, therefore, signal to Pakistan that it no longer buys the logic … Read more Month after surgical strikes: Appraisal of India’s new strategy of dealing with Pakistan

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

Russia Silent on Pak terror, India stung

China blocked India’s attempts to name JeM and LeT in the Goa Declaration, wherein the BRICS member states pledged to “relentlessly pursue” outfits designated terrorist groups by the UNSC, but what has hurt the government more, sources said, is Russia’s disinclination to argue India’s case. The result, of course, was a declaration which failed to … Read more Russia Silent on Pak terror, India stung

Uri terror attack: Militants scaled LoC fence using a ladder, say sources

The four militants, who killed 19 soldiers in a terror strike on an army camp in Uri last month, had used a ladder to scale the electrified fence at the Line of Control (LoC). Investigation carried out by the army to identify the infiltration route of the four terrorists concluded that a ladder was used … Read more Uri terror attack: Militants scaled LoC fence using a ladder, say sources

Show courage and open a path against India, let us loose: Jaish-e-Muhammad chief to Pakistan govt

Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar has called for jihadist groups to be allowed to escalate their operations against India, arguing that “a lack of decisive decision-making” could rob Pakistan of a “historic opportunity” to seize Kashmir. His appeal, published in the current issue of the Jaish weekly magazine al-Qalam, comes amidst reports of strains between Pakistan’s civilian … Read more Show courage and open a path against India, let us loose: Jaish-e-Muhammad chief to Pakistan govt

Border outposts in India on alert after Pak raise Red Flags showing they can open fire on any unusual movement

“Beware! Move inside trenches. They (Pak army) have hoisted red flags on their posts to indicate hostilities and a sort of warning that they can open fire on any unusual movement”, an Indian army officer tells scribes at the forward post here on Monday. Last Wednesday, Pak army had opened automatics weapons’ fire and shot … Read more Border outposts in India on alert after Pak raise Red Flags showing they can open fire on any unusual movement

Pampore attack: Militants held up inside EDI building for 24 hours, Army steps up counter attack

Loud explosions were heard early on Tuesday morning as security forces stepped up the counter attack against militants holed up in a government building in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore. An unconfirmed number of militants had entered the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute complex in Pampore on Monday, leaving one soldier injured in the encounter.The soldier … Read more Pampore attack: Militants held up inside EDI building for 24 hours, Army steps up counter attack

Jaish-e-Muhammed could target Indian Parliament to avenge Surgical Strikes: Report

Furious after Indian Army’s surgical strikes across the LoC, Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) is reportedly planning a “spectacular attack” in India and may even target the Parliament again. According to a report in TOI, India’s surgical strikes have shaken Pakistan’s ISI to the extent that it has asked JeM to avenge the strikes. The paper reported that … Read more Jaish-e-Muhammed could target Indian Parliament to avenge Surgical Strikes: Report

Will breach LoC to hunt terrorists, India tells Pakistan

The Line of Control (LoC) will no longer be sacrosanct for India if Pakistan continues to export terrorists. This was indicated by India to Pakistan after the September 29 surgical strikes which took Indian troops into Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) to strike against terrorist launch pads , top-level sources in the government said. India’s current stand is different from … Read more Will breach LoC to hunt terrorists, India tells Pakistan

India to review MFN status to Pakistan: ‘Terror can’t be the commodity exported’

INDIA Thursday said it would review the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status it granted to Pakistan based on security and trade interests, asserting that terror cannot be the commodity exported. Ministry of External Affairs’ official spokesperson Vikas Swarup also said the speech by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hailing Hizbul militant Burhan Wani shows Pakistan’s … Read more India to review MFN status to Pakistan: ‘Terror can’t be the commodity exported’