Armed Forces

Winter of valour: KS Nair’s 'December in Dacca' narrates 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War

The author, however, does put across his disappointment over the way subsequent narratives by crucial stakeholders seem to betray the outcome of an otherwise brilliant military and diplomatic campaign

published on : 25th September 2022

Delhi High Court refuses to stay Agnipath scheme

The court asked the Centre to file a consolidated reply on petitions challenging the scheme and separate replies on those pleas which have challenged the recruitment processes.

published on : 26th August 2022

MP cop booked in Jabalpur for beating nine-year-old boy; video goes viral

The incident took place in Ranjhi police station limits and the SAF 6th Battalion constable has been identified as Ashok Thapa, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Siddarth Bahuguna.

published on : 13th August 2022

Defence reforms at standstill as govt sits on selection of CDS

“Reforms initiated by Gen Rawat have come to a standstill. His charter included guiding Defence Preparedness which is not in focus.”

published on : 3rd August 2022

SC tells Centre to 'create a small exception' for alcohol-dependent soldier, grant him disability pension

"He served in Kargil. He was granted pension. See, he has a family. Sometimes you have to look at the human side of justice," Justice Chandrachud told Additional Solicitor General Madhavi Divan.

published on : 1st August 2022

Game of drones: Unveiling the new era of war and conflict

Starting with the War on Terror, the combat drone has come of age in the Ukraine War, redefining warfare. UAV tech is the next frontier in world domination and the sci-fi dream of ruling the universe.

published on : 31st July 2022

Modi government is endangering our national security: Uttam Kumar Reddy

There are 1,16,464 vacancies in the Indian Army, followed by 13,597 in the Navy and 5,723 in the Air Force.

published on : 24th July 2022

819 cases of suicide in armed forces in 5 years: Govt tells Parliament

The minister said various mechanisms to observe and identify armed forces personnel with problems such as depression and suicidal tendencies are in place.

published on : 20th July 2022

'Army personnel entitled to disability pension only if disability attributable to military service': SC

The court was hearing an appeal filed by the Centre challenging an order of the Armed Forces Tribunal which granted disability pension to army personnel.

published on : 19th July 2022

Need to intensify war against forces challenging India's self-confidence: PM Modi at naval seminar

The prime minister also said dependence on imports for small requirements of the armed forces could pose serious strategic challenges.

published on : 19th July 2022

Indian Army enables mechanised forces with ‘night-fighting’ capabilities

The future inductions are planned keeping the war-fighting along the mountainous terrain of the Northern borders.

published on : 11th July 2022

Army, Navy complete study on Theatre Commands  

The Commands of the three services were entrusted with the responsibility of carrying out independent studies on the organisation and structures.

published on : 29th June 2022

Agnipath protests derail Bihar House proceedings

Opposition creates ruckus demanding rollback of Centre’s scheme

published on : 28th June 2022

‘Transformational reforms underway with focus on ‘Atmanirbharta’: Army Chief General Manoj Pande

Further, he said disruptive technologies are shaping the character of modern warfare. Therefore, harnessing and leveraging technology is no longer an option but an essential mission mandate, he said.

published on : 19th June 2022

Agnipath protests spread to Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode

In the state capital, the protestors took out a march from Thampanoor to Raj Bhavan. In Kozhikode, a similar protest was held in front of the railway station. 

published on : 18th June 2022

Army aspirants’ 18-month wait ends in anguish

The Union government’s Agnipath scheme has poured cold water on the dreams of thousands of youth in the state.

published on : 18th June 2022

Agniveer recruitment rally likely in 90 days: Dakshin Bharat General Officer Commanding

Addressing a press conference in Chennai on Wednesday, the officer said candidates should have passed Class 10 and must be between 17-and-a-half years and 21 years.

published on : 16th June 2022

Pakistan to raise defence spending by Rs 83 billion; armed forces to get Rs 1.4 trillion in budget

Defence spending often comes under scrutiny at the time of the annou­nce­ment of the annual budget when allocati­ons for various sectors are earmarked.

published on : 5th June 2022

Indian Army is in favour of lifting AFSPA, states defence minister

The defence minister added that internal security is not the Indian Army’s job but that of the police and central paramilitary forces.

published on : 24th April 2022

Army aspirants stage protest in Delhi against delay in recruitment

The protest was planned to coincide with Parliament in session as the youth believe that something concrete would come up in their favour.

published on : 6th April 2022
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