CAPF Assistant Commandant Notification Out! All You Need To Know

CAPF AC

UPSC has released Notification for CAPF Assistant Commandant examination inviting applicants to apply and become officers in various Paramilitary Forces. Central Armed Police Forces Assistant Commandant Examination (CAPF AC) is a well-anticipated exam among aspirants who are interested in joining paramilitary forces. The exam gives an opportunity for graduates to become Officers in Border Security … Read more CAPF Assistant Commandant Notification Out! All You Need To Know

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

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

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

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

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

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

How India’s carefully planned operation on Diwali caught Pakistan napping

After September 29, when the Indian Army took the Pakistan army by surprise through the surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), they went into the assault mode again on Saturday. The Indian Army decimated four outposts of the Pakistan army, along the Line of Control (LoC), opposite the Keran sector in … Read more How India’s carefully planned operation on Diwali caught Pakistan napping

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

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

Six terrorists attack BSF post in Samba, India retaliates

An armed terrorist, along with five others, attacked a BSF post along the international border on the Indian side and was injured after BSF troops foiled the infiltration bid in Samba sector. Official sources said that the attack took place at around 1.55 am, when a group of six terrorists, taking advantage of undulating ground … Read more Six terrorists attack BSF post in Samba, India retaliates

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

If Pakistan provokes again, we will change operational tactics: Indian Army official

As much as the news of Indian Army carrying out surgical strikes across LoC at seven terrorists launch pads created festive fervour in India, it created an equal amount of frenzy in Pakistani territory. With the sense of satisfaction of avenging the Uri attacks, Indian Army is now bolder and getting ready to hit back … Read more If Pakistan provokes again, we will change operational tactics: Indian Army official

Indian Army, IAF and BSF on high alert in Punjab after Surgical Strike

There has been no gunfire, no alert sirens, and no fighter jets dropping bombs. It is not wartime yet, but tens of thousands of villagers in lying in the border belt with Pakistan are already experiencing a war-like situation. As the relations between India-Pakistan — the nuclear-armed neighbours — sizzle up, especially after India’s retaliatory surgical … Read more Indian Army, IAF and BSF on high alert in Punjab after Surgical Strike