Pradip R. Sagar

Barrel of US-manufactured Howitzer gun explodes during Indian army's calibration trial

According to army sources, barrel explosion happened last week, when the US manufactured gun was firing Indian ammunition and field firing was aimed at compilation of firing tables.

12 Sep 2017

Doklam effect: No exchange of sweets by Chinese this time on Independence Day

Indian and Chinese militaries are engaged in an eyeball to eyeball situation in the Dokalam plateau, close to Sikkim over the construction of a road by Chinese military since June 16.  

14 Aug 2017

How many soldiers are in Doklam? 40 or 400?

Contrary to Chinese claims, India has not reduced the number of its troops in Doklam, where the People Liberation Army (PLA) and the Indian Army have been eyeball to eyeball for 50 days.

03 Aug 2017

China to remain a threat in near future: Army vice-chief

Referring to Army chief General Bipin Rawat’s recent comment on ‘two and half front war’, vice-chief says that Army chief’s remark was not meant to create ‘war hysteria’.

26 Jul 2017

Indian army targets Pakistani posts across LoC in punitive assault, releases video

The Indian army has carried out a 'punitive assault' across the LoC, damaging Pakistan army posts which were reportedly aiding infiltrators at Naushera sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

23 May 2017

Army contradicts jawans on harrassment charges

Jawan Sindhav Jogidas uploaded on social media, alleging that jawans are provided with lowest quality fruits and vegetables in many units.

07 Mar 2017

Army changes tactics to deal with crowd surge during security operations in Kashmir

Anticipating a turbulent summer, officials said the Army will now adopt steps like warning crowds through loud hailers from coming too close to the encounter site.

18 Feb 2017

Navy ropes in music composer trio Shankar- Ehsan- Loy for submariner's theme song

“None of these Bollywood music composer charge for the theme song. It was gratis from their side,” Captain DK Singh, Naval spokesperson confirmed.

11 Feb 2017

Union Budget 2017 beneficial for farmers and poor, says PM Modi

The Prime Minister also said that the merger of the railway budget with the general budget will give an impetus to the transport sector's growth.

01 Feb 2017

Superseded General meets Parrikar amidst corruption allegations

Interestingly, Lt. General Praveen Bakshi did not meet Army Chief Bipin Rawat. ​

05 Jan 2017

Promotion fog blurs army hierarchy at the top

The appointment of Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as the next Army chief by superseding other officers has disturbed the defacto line of succession

25 Dec 2016

Navy to hire foreign firm t salvage sunk warship

The ship’s foremast, the tallest projection on the deck, crashed on the ground alongside and the ship is now tilted at 90 degrees.

06 Dec 2016

Army continues to operate ageing chopper fleet; claimed 20 officers life in recent years

Army has been making efforts to replace its ageing fleet of light utility helicopters for the last 15 years.

01 Dec 2016

Change of guard in Pakistan army; but no change in terror policy

Pakistan already announced the visit of Sartaz Aziz, Advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs to India for the conference.

29 Nov 2016

Manohar Parrikar to be first Indian defence minister to visit Bangladesh

Parrikar’s visit will be the first ever visit to Bangladesh by any Indian defence minister in the last 45 years.

28 Nov 2016