Indian Army

It's a privilege to play army officer: Nimrat Kaur

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 09:28

New Delhi, April 13, Actress Nimrat Kaur, for whom being in the army was once a "dream profession", says she feels privileged that as an actor, she will get to live a bit of that desire courtesy an upcoming web-series "The Test Case".


Armed Forces short of more than 9,000 officers

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 23:52

New Delhi, March 31, India's three armed services are short of over 9,000 officers and 55,000 personnel in other ranks, Parliament was told on Friday.


Army officer commits suicide in Delhi

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 22:24

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A Lieutenant Colonel committed suicide on Friday by hanging himself at his residence in west Delhi, Delhi Police said.


Indian Army will regain the upper hand against terrorists in J&K

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 13:34

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indian Army has a major challenge in Jammu and Kashmir this year -- to bring down its casualties which saw a steep rise last year compared to previous years. Experts said that the changing tactics of the militants, which include attacks on military installations and provoking civilians during gun battles, pose new challenges.


Three terrorists killed in Kashmir

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 13:50

Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Security forces on Tuesday shot dead three terrorists, including two foreigners, in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities said.


Pakistan frees Indian soldier, family overjoyed

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 21:52

Islamabad/Amritsar, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday released Indian Army soldier Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had "inadvertently" crossed the LoC in September last year. Chavan was handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah-Attari joint check post, a Border Security Force (BSF) official confirmed in Amritsar.


Pakistan hands over Indian Army soldier, Chandu Babulal Chavan

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 21:46

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian Army soldier, Chandu Babulal Chavan, who was released by Pakistan on Saturday, had crossed the LoC "inadvertently" due to "severe grievances with his superiors and leadership", according to a Pakistan Foreign Office statement.


After BSF and CRPF troopers, now army man vents grievances

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 22:50

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) After the BSF and CRPF troopers, now the video of the Indian Army's Lance Naik Yagya Pratap has surfaced, in which he has raised his voice against the service conditions, alleging the soldiers are being exploited by their officers.


India procuring another 155 mm self-propelled gun, says Parrikar

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 22:36

Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said after successful field trials of indigenously developed howitzer Dhanush, India was in final stages of ordering another 155 mm self-propelled gun.