Indian Army

Using human shield is not Indian Army norm: General Bipin Rawat

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 12:28

New Delhi, June 8, Undeterred by criticism from politicians and commentators, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat says use of human shield by the India Army is not a norm but individual officers are entitled to decide the tactic depending on circumstances.


Army will suffer 'irreparable damage' due to Army chief's comments: CPI-M

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 21:38

New Delhi, June 6, Criticism of Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's "dirty war" comments continued on Tuesday, with the CPI-M accusing the General of reflecting the government's view and adding that the Army would suffer "irreparable damage" because of this.


India's military mules: No road too treacherous

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 12:02

New Delhi, June 5, The Indian Army honoured its longest serving mule "Pedongi" by naming an Army mess after it, but there was a time when the Army had decided to mark the end of the road for the sturdy mule, that has walked miles on some of the most treacherous tracks providing logistics support in difficult situations.


Army chief calls on Jammu & Kashmir Governor

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 22:10

Srinagar, June 2, Chief of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat on Friday called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra in Srinagar and both discussed steps to effectively tackle militant activities among other issues.


Pakistan's video on destruction of Indian post fake: Army

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 23:46

New Delhi, May 24, A video clipping posted by Pakistan on the destruction of an Indian post on the border is fake, and that the post shown therein is clearly not an Indian one, Indian Army sources said on Wednesday.


Akhilesh Yadav stirs controversy, says no martyrs from Gujarat

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 20:10

Lucknow, May 10, Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday stirred controversy with his comment that while soldiers from all states were being killed in Jammu and Kashmir there were no casualties from Gujarat, drawing sharp reaction from political parties.


SC notice on PIL seeking end to Sahayak system in army

Sat, 05/06/2017 - 23:10

New Delhi, May 6, The Supreme Court has sought the central government's response on a PIL seeking the abolition of the sahayak/buddy system in army which continues despite a parliamentary committee deprecating the practice and recommending its discontinuation.


Indian Army competent to take action on mutilation issue: Jaitley

Sat, 05/06/2017 - 20:18

Yokohama, May 6, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the Indian Army was capable and competent and will take appropriate action in the wake of the mutilation of bodies of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) early this week.


Army apprehends Pakistani boy in J&K's Nowshera sector near LoC

Sat, 05/06/2017 - 09:10

Jammu, May 6, The Indian Army has apprehended a minor Pakistani boy in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera sector of the LoC, whom they suspect might have been sent across to probe infiltration routes, an officer said on Saturday.


India says Pakistan Army mutilated Indian soldiers

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 21:14

New Delhi, May 3, India on Wednesday accused the Pakistani Army of "active participation" in the mutilation of the bodies of two Indian soldiers and said Islamabad's denials carried no credibility.


Army wants electronic camouflage for tanks

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 23:00

New Delhi, April 13, The Indian Army has sought a camouflage system to make its armored fighting vehicles invisible to all kinds of sensors, a report has said.