Armed force

India, Australia hold joint military exercise

The UN’s Chapter VII is about action with respect to threats to peace, breaches of peace, and acts of aggression.

published on : 23rd November 2023

India safe as long as its brave soldiers stand guard at borders: Modi to security forces on Diwali

"It is said that 'parv' is where the 'parivaar' is. On festivals, being away from the family and deployed on the borders exemplifies the commitment to duty. The country is indebted to you," Modi said

published on : 12th November 2023

Defence Ministry issues instruction to release third instalment of OROP arrears by Diwali

Last December, centre approved revision of pension of armed forces personnel under OROP scheme with retrospective effect from July 1, 2019. The arrears were to be paid in four instalments.

published on : 9th November 2023

Army seeks to modernise transport fleet

The vehicles to be procured will be General Service (GS) Vehicles used as load carriers for transporting troops, cargo, ammunition, and other supplies.

published on : 9th November 2023

Equal leave provision for women soldiers at par with officers

At present, the women officers get maternity leave of 180 days with full pay for each child, subject to a maximum of two children.

published on : 6th November 2023

China sacks defence minister 2 months after he goes missing

China has officially removed Li Shangfu as its defence minister, nearly two months after he disappeared from public view. 

published on : 25th October 2023

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh celebrates Dussehra and performs Shastra Puja with troops at Tawang

The Defence Minister also visited the Tawang War Memorial, where he laid a wreath and offered tributes to the bravehearts who made the supreme sacrifice during the 1962 war.

published on : 24th October 2023

66-yr-old wins legal battle to claim father’s pension

The regional AFT bench held that the mandate that the decree of divorce should be obtained during the lifetime of at least one of the parents is discriminatory and unconstitutional. 

published on : 15th October 2023

Defence Council approves armed forces' proposals worth Rs 7,800 crore

The DAC has also approved procurement of a ground-based autonomous system for mechanised infantry and armoured regiments that will enable various operations such as unmanned surveillance.

published on : 24th August 2023

Assam to completely ‘withdraw’ AFSPA by 2023 end: CM Himanta

He said that during his tenure, four peace accords were signed with the insurgent groups and nearly 8000 militants have been integrated with the mainstream politics.

published on : 15th August 2023

Border forces to guard strategic Siliguri Corridor in peacetime

During peacetime, personnel from the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) will be deployed across designated areas.

published on : 7th August 2023

'Discipline is hallmark of Armed Forces': SC refuses relief to Army man who overstayed leave

A bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Rajesh Bindal observed that gross indiscipline by those serving in the forces cannot be tolerated while noting that the appellant appeared to be a habitual offender.

published on : 29th July 2023

Armed forces: No names, but numbers for new theatre commands

Countries like the US and China have named their theatre commands after the regions they are entrusted to operate in.

published on : 19th July 2023

Women in forces set out on bikes in memory of Kargil

A group of 26 women associated with the three armed forces will participate in an over 900-km bike rally on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas.

published on : 17th July 2023

Indian armed forces likely to get their first Integrated Theatre Command in August

The South-West Command to function as a test-bed ITC; the other commands will come up as per the ‘One Border One Force’ concept.

published on : 12th July 2023

Armed forces draw proposal to absorb 50 per cent more Agniveers

The solution for the shortage in manpower needs attention, as tension persists along the Line of Actual Control with heightened deployment along the region.

published on : 9th July 2023

Similipal Tiger Reserve needs special armed force to protect its fauna

Though STR has its own tiger protection force it has not been of much help in countering poaching

published on : 18th June 2023

Lt Gen Ajith Nilakantan visits his hometown, Kerala

The Trivandrum Medical College Alumni Association will felicitate the distinguished alumnus during their convention on Friday.

published on : 14th June 2023
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