Indian Army

Army Chief visits Training Command HQ

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 23:34

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Army Chief Dalbir Singh on Tuesday visited the Army Training Command's headquarters at Shimla as a part of his farewell visits prior to relinquishing office in the end of the year.


Martyr Saurabh Farate cremated with full military honors

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 11:40

Pune, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian Army soldier Saurabh Nandkumar Pharate, who was killed by gunmen in a military convoy attack on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir, was cremated here on Monday morning with full military honors, officials said.


Encounter with holed up terrorists start again in south Kashmir

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 10:44

Srinagar, Dec 9 (IANS) Gunfight between holed up militants and security forces near south Kashmir's Bijbehara broke out once again early on Friday. Even as police on Thursday claimed three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed in the firing exchange that entered day three.


Two Ex- Army chiefs seek change in Pakistan strategy

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 22:42

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Two former Army chiefs on Tuesday said India needs to change its strategy in dealing with Pakistan-sponsored terror activities on Indian soil, with one of them saying that it was not correct.


Surgical strikes carried out in past too, say two Army ex-chiefs

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 22:32

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Giving credence to Congress claims on surgical strikes during the earlier United Progressive Alliance rule, two former Army chiefs on Tuesday said that the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in the past as well.


Mamata stays put despite army withdrawal from toll plaza

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 03:36

Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) In a dramatic turn of events, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee vowed to stay put at the secretariat despite the withdrawal of soldiers from a toll gate close to it early Friday.


Army gave befitting reply to LoC misadventures: Parrikar

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 21:56

Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian armed forces have responded appropriately to acts of aggression from across the border, whether it is firing across the LoC or mutilation of a soldier's body, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday.


Indian Army chief meets Chinese army commander

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 22:16

Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Wednesday met General Liu Yuejun, the commander of the Eastern Theatre Command of the People's Liberation Army, in Nanjing in China, an official statement said.


Pakistan Army resorts to heavy shelling on LoC

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 11:22

Jammu, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan Army on Wednesday resorted to heavy shelling and firing at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region.


3 soldiers killed in Kashmir, one body mutilated, says Army

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 00:04

Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) Three soldiers were killed, and one of them was beheaded on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir - in action that the army said bore the "signature" of the Pakistan Army's Border Action Team. Pakistan has denied the allegations.


Pakistan Army starts heavy shelling on LoC

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 13:26

Jammu, Nov 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Army on Saturday resorted to "unprovoked" heavy mortar shelling on Indian positions along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kahsmir, an officer said.