Tag: Indian Army

View: Learnt and unlearnt lessons from a costly Kargil victory

Twenty two years after the Indian Army, enabled and complemented by the Indian Air Force, evicted Pakistan Army’s Northern Light Infantry (NLI) intruders from the...

Entire Indian contingent waited for medal: Randhawa recalls race of Milkha Singh’s life in Rome

It was the race of his life but at the end of it, Milkha Singh was simply “distraught”. The 91-year-old ‘Flying Sikh‘, who passed away...

Onus on China to address unresolved issues, says Foreign Secretary Shringla on Ladakh row

India on Friday said the onus is on China to address the remaining unresolved issues relating to the eastern Ladakh row and that peace and...

My husband’s sacrifice at Galwan makes me feel proud of him: Havildar Palani’s wife

A year after the Galwan skirmish, Vanathi Devi, widow of Havildar K Palani, still remembers her beloved was not able to keep his promise of...

Retired Chinese military official moots ‘buffer zones’ along LAC to prevent India-China border conflict

A retired senior Chinese military official has proposed that China and India should implement the existing confidence building measures and follow up by taking the...

Pakistan spies ring illegal Indian telephone exchanges for secret info

A call from a Pakistani spy agency to an Army installation in eastern India has led to the unravelling of an illegal telephone exchange in...

Defence organisations engaged in mitigating people’s sufferings amid COVID-19 surge: Rajnath Singh

The Indian armed forces as well as organisations like Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and National Cadet Corps (NCC) are engaged in mitigating the...

India pursued assertive foreign policy in 2020, says US Defence Intelligence Agency

India, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, pursued an assertive foreign policy in 2020 aimed at demonstrating the country’s strength and its perception as a net...

Jaishankar calls for full implementation of Moscow pact on Ladakh row during call with Chinese FM | India News

NEW DELHI: Asserting that it was necessary to complete the process of disengagement in eastern Ladakh “at the earliest”, external affairs minister S Jaishankar on...

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Indian Army rescues 291 in Neeti Valley | India News

CHAMOLI: A day after a glacier burst incident took place in Sumna, Neeti Valley near the India-China border in Chamoli district, the Indian Army informed...

‘Cherish current trend’: China to India as LAC breakthrough eludes | India News

BEIJING: Despite no breakthrough yet again in the marathon military talks, the Chinese military on Sunday said that India should “cherish the current positive trend”...

Eastern Ladakh: India, China agree to maintain stability on ground; avoid any new incidents

India and China held detailed deliberations on disengagement in remaining areas of eastern Ladakh and agreed to jointly maintain stability on the ground, avoid any...

Indian Army chief General Naravane meets Bangladesh’s Navy, Air Force chiefs; holds defence talks

Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane on Thursday met Bangladesh‘s Air Force and Navy chiefs, and discussed issues of mutual interest and matters on bilateral...

Central Asia outreach: Famed Indian battalion trains Uzbek troops for counter terror operations

A battalion famed for a brave last stand against Chinese forces in the 1962 war is training crack troops from the Uzbekistan Army as part...

Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea raising issue of exclusion of female candidates from joining NDA

The Supreme Court Wednesday sought responses from the Centre and others on a plea which has raised the issue of exclusion of eligible and willing...

US, Indian Army soldiers celebrate Basant Panchami in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Amid the 16th edition of the Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas‘, at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges (MFFR) at Bikaner in Rajasthan), there was...

How India changed the playbook and took China by surprise

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 11, 2021) NEW DELHI: The process of disengagement between Indian and Chinese armies that began on Wednesday on...

India’s ‘legacy challenges’ have only grown in scale and intensity: Army chief | India News

NEW DELHI: In a reference to the eastern Ladakh row, chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Thursday said the situation along the northern...

Pioneering paws: Indian Army using dogs to detect Covid-19 to cut time delay | India News

NEW DELHI: In a first for the country, the Indian Army is using its dogs for quick detection of Covid-19 to cut down time delays...

HAL hands over ALHs to Indian Navy and Coast Guard; LUH Army Variant receives IOC

Bengaluru: State-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd () on Friday said it has handed over three Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH Mk III) to the Indian...

View: Tracks, tractors and tanks

‘Tractors Versus Tanks!’ newspaper headlines proclaimed after this year’s Republic Day. Thankfully, the two didn’t come into direct conflict, but the juxtaposition was striking, with...

Galwan hero Colonel Santosh Babu awarded with Maha Vir Chakra

Colonel Bikumalla Santosh Babu, who led his troops against the “vicious” Chinese attack in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in June last year, has been...

Ladakh standoff: Indian and Chinese armies hold over 11-hour-long military talks

New Delhi: After a gap of over two-and-half months, India and China on Sunday held the ninth round of military talks specifically focusing on ways...

Shopian encounter: Police chargesheet says Army captain, 2 others attempted to destroy evidence | India News

SHOPIAN: The Army captain involved in the fake encounter in Kashmir’s Shopian district last July and two other civilian accused haven’t provided any information about...

Indian Army: View: How Indian forces are ready to take on the adversary during the Ladakh standoff

Pangong-Tso, a calm saltwater lake situated at almost 14,000 feet in Eastern Ladakh is considered holy for both Indians as well as Tibetans. It has...