Most Army buys will be from desi firms: Vice-Chief

Asserts orders will be placed if firms can meet even 80% of Army’s requirements

08 May 2022

Almost all defence equipment to be procured from domestic industry, says Army Vice Chief Raju

Lt General BS Raju was in Udhampur to inaugurate the North Tech Symposium organised by the Northern Command of the Indian Army which is led by Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi

07 May 2022

No more ‘body pushes’ between Indian & Chinese troops in Ladakh

“The force as well as equipment deployment is calibrated in nature and we will make sure that any kind of misadventure by the adversary does not take place again,” said Lt Gen Dwivedi. 

07 May 2022

Situation stable in eastern Ladakh, no more 'body pushes' between troops: Northern Command chief

To sort out the 'perceptional differences', the trust which was broken by the Chinese in 2020 has to be rebuilt, pointed out Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi who heads the Indian Army's Northern Command

06 May 2022

‘Tour of Duty’ not good for Army: Officers 

Serving officers as well as veterans have voiced their opposition to the proposal, saying it will affect the organization’s ethos.

06 May 2022

Soon, four zonal sainik boards to be set for army veterans’ welfare 

In order to ensure beneficial schemes for army veterans, the Delhi government on Thursday gave its approval to a proposal to set up four zila sainik boards (ZSBs).

06 May 2022

Self-reliance essential, conflict in Ukraine told us even commercial contracts prone to be affected: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh called for technology evolution, gaining expertise and human resource management to defend the country against space-guided attacks and protect the space assets.

06 May 2022

Inducting youth for three years under 'Tour of Duty' proposal not good for Army, say officers

In the case of the Short Service Commission too, the service period was raised to 10 years because it was not serving the intended aim, said a retired officer

05 May 2022

Army organising symposium to identify indigenous defence technologies and hardware

North Tech Symposium is a major event that is conducted annually and this year it is being conducted after a gap of two years due to COVID.

05 May 2022

Defence Ministry intervenes to sort out veteran’s pension delay

A large number of the retired Indian Army Soldiers did not get their pensions for the month of April with the problem attributed to the delay in submission of Life Certificate.

05 May 2022

Army ‘quick gun’ units slow on the draw

Formation of Integrated Battle Groups will take more time in the absence of a unified command chief like a CDS

04 May 2022

Manpower shortage hits BSF, leaves men stressed

The informal meetings are conducted through video conferencing at the headquarters level.

03 May 2022

Morale low as stagnation high across BSF ranks

The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel who guard the nation’s frontiers, appear to be losing motivation because of the lack of avenues for growth within their service.

02 May 2022

Lt General BS Raju to be new Vice Chief of Indian Army from May 1

The move is rare as there are only a few instances in the past when an officer with the experience of commanding a Corps was promoted and elevated as an Army Commander

29 Apr 2022

Geopolitical situation requires us to prepare for short and intense operations: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari on Thursday said, "The current geopolitical situation necessitates that the Indian Air Force prepare for intense and small duration operations at short notice."

28 Apr 2022