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  • Farmers protest Centre's Agnipath scheme in Jaipur Jun 24, 2022 06:13 PM IST

    Farmers protest Centre's Agnipath scheme in Jaipur

    Members of the United Kisan Morcha and the organisations supporting it submitted a memorandum to officials there, according to a statement.

  • IAF begins selection process under Agnipath scheme Jun 24, 2022 05:03 PM IST

    IAF begins selection process under Agnipath scheme

    The three service chiefs have strongly backed the scheme, which was unveiled after over two years of deliberations.

  • Agnipath protest: 5000 security personnel deployed, schools closed in Jharkhand Jun 20, 2022 05:38 PM IST

    Agnipath protest: 5000 security personnel deployed, schools closed in Jharkhand

    There was no report of any untoward incident from anywhere in the state so far during the day, Jharkhand Police spokesperson and IG (Operations) Amol V Homkar told PTI.

  • Agnipath scheme: Army comes out with terms and conditions Jun 20, 2022 06:25 AM IST

    Agnipath scheme: Army comes out with terms and conditions

    The Army said 'Agniveers' would form a distinct rank in the Indian Army that will be different from any other existing ranks and they can be posted to any regiment and unit.

  • Large number of youth to benefit from increase in Agnipath age limit: Amit Shah Jun 17, 2022 01:11 PM IST

    Large number of youth to benefit from increase in Agnipath age limit: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah said that the recruitment process in the Army had been affected for the last two years due to the coronavirus pandemic and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a sensitive decision by showing concern for the youth of the country.

  • Agnipath scheme for armed forces evokes mixed response from veterans Jun 14, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    Agnipath scheme for armed forces evokes mixed response from veterans

    Armed forces veterans have expressed mixed reaction to the Agnipath scheme under which soldiers will be recruited in the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, largely on a short-term contractual basis, with an aim to cut the ballooning salary and pensions bill.

  • India announces Agnipath scheme for recruitment in armed forces Jun 14, 2022 12:41 PM IST

    India announces Agnipath scheme for recruitment in armed forces

    The scheme, which offers the youth a chance for a four-year term to begin with, will be progressively opened to women, officials said.

  • Watch: How army rescued a toddler from borewell in Gujarat Jun 09, 2022 01:08 PM IST

    Watch: How army rescued a toddler from borewell in Gujarat

    The two-year-old boy had fallen into the borewell on Tuesday while playing on a farm where his parents worked.

  • Govt amends rules to widen CDS selection pool; serving or retired Lt Generals, Air Marshals & Vice Admirals to be eligible Jun 07, 2022 09:39 PM IST

    Govt amends rules to widen CDS selection pool; serving or retired Lt Generals, Air Marshals & Vice Admirals to be eligible

    With the government enacting amendments to the rules, any incumbent or retired Lieutenant General, Air Marshal, or Vice Admiral under the age of 62 will be eligible for appointment to the office of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

  • Defence Acquisition Council clears proposals worth Rs 76,390 crore Jun 06, 2022 05:22 PM IST

    Defence Acquisition Council clears proposals worth Rs 76,390 crore

    The council approved procurement of rough terrain fork lift trucks, bridge laying tanks, wheeled armoured fighting vehicles with anti-tank guided missiles and weapon locating radars.

  • Noida teen runner got overwhelming love, money for mother’s treatment, says filmmaker who shot viral video Mar 31, 2022 11:32 AM IST

    Noida teen runner got overwhelming love, money for mother’s treatment, says filmmaker who shot viral video

    In the widely shared video, Pradeep Mehra, the teenager, told Vinod Kapri that he dreamt of joining the army and ran 10 kilometres from his workplace, a McDonald's outlet in Noida, to home every day to train for it.

  • McDonald’s worker, 19, runs home 10 km daily. Viral video wins internet Mar 21, 2022 08:51 AM IST

    McDonald’s worker, 19, runs home 10 km daily. Viral video wins internet

    Filmmaker Vinod Kapri spotted the young man in Noida. He shared his story on Twitter, and it has resonated with many people.

  • Terrorists hurl grenades at CRPF camps in Shopian, Pulwama, 2 personnel injured Mar 19, 2022 09:43 PM IST

    Terrorists hurl grenades at CRPF camps in Shopian, Pulwama, 2 personnel injured

    The attacks came on a day the paramilitary force held its 83rd Raising Day parade in Jammu. Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended the CRPF Day event, held for the first time outside the national capital.

  • Watch: Incredible rescue of man trapped on Kerala hill without food, water for 2 days Feb 09, 2022 12:53 PM IST

    Watch: Incredible rescue of man trapped on Kerala hill without food, water for 2 days

    After his rescue, the Kerala trekker was seen thanking the jawans for rescuing him and even planting a grateful kiss or two on their cheeks before cheering for the Army.

  • Lieutenant General PGK Menon appointed as new Military Secretary Feb 02, 2022 10:15 AM IST

    Lieutenant General PGK Menon appointed as new Military Secretary

    Lieutenant General PGK Menon was the commander of the Leh-based Fire and Fury Corps before being appointed as the Military Secretary.

  • On wedding day, Delhi bride’s moving tribute to late father: His words embroidered on her veil Jan 07, 2022 11:26 AM IST

    On wedding day, Delhi bride’s moving tribute to late father: His words embroidered on her veil

    The veil of the bride, Suvanya, was embroidered with words from a letter her father wrote to her on her birthday in 2020.

  • 'You have my apology': Smriti Irani's tribute to armed forces wives Dec 18, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    'You have my apology': Smriti Irani's tribute to armed forces wives

    Smriti Irani drew in the example of Madhulika Rawat, the wife of General Bipin Rawat, who was killed in a helicopter crash, along with the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

  • 80-year-old veteran covers 230 km on old 'moped' to pay homage to his comrades of 1971 war Dec 10, 2021 08:58 AM IST

    80-year-old veteran covers 230 km on old 'moped' to pay homage to his comrades of 1971 war

    Subedar Jai Singh travelled 230 km from his home in Punjab to the gun area of the 1971 war and the 216 Field Regiment memorial at Pahariwala on his old 'mop.

  • Longest-ever, 17-day encounter continues in J&K, 11 army men perish Oct 27, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    Longest-ever, 17-day encounter continues in J&K, 11 army men perish

    Security experts express concern; say with modern logistics, it should not take so long to ferret out terrorists; army points to inaccessible topography

  • India-China Ties | Is New Delhi finally calling out Beijing for its bad behaviour? Oct 20, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    India-China Ties | Is New Delhi finally calling out Beijing for its bad behaviour?

    A major change in tone and tenor in New Delhi’s response to China’s activities across India’s borders is evident, especially if one compares the latest Ministry of External Affairs statement with one from just a year ago

  • 9 personal finance commandments that those in armed forces must follow Sep 22, 2020 09:45 AM IST

    9 personal finance commandments that those in armed forces must follow

    It’s important not to take decisions related to money matters in haste during short leaves

  • India army chief Manoj Mukund Naravane says talks can resolve border row with China Sep 04, 2020 11:48 AM IST

    India army chief Manoj Mukund Naravane says talks can resolve border row with China

    "The situation along the LAC is slightly tense," Naravane said, referring to the Line of Actual Control, the de facto border, along parts of which India has deployed additional troops to stall any attempted Chinese incursions.

  • India-China Ties | Incessant problems and the mirage of peace Jun 10, 2020 12:30 PM IST

    India-China Ties | Incessant problems and the mirage of peace

    Though incursions have been a part of India-China border management, in recent times they have become more aggressive

  • Major Pulwama-like attack averted in Kashmir as security forces detect car fitted with explosives, driver flees May 28, 2020 11:15 AM IST

    Major Pulwama-like attack averted in Kashmir as security forces detect car fitted with explosives, driver flees

    "A major incident of a vehicle borne #IED blast is averted by the timely input and action by Pulwama Police, CRPF and Army," the Kashmir zone police wrote on its Twitter handle.

  • Maharashtra home minister dismisses Army deployment rumour in Mumbai May 28, 2020 09:15 AM IST

    Maharashtra home minister dismisses Army deployment rumour in Mumbai

    "Rumour is deliberately being spread through WhatsApp and other social media that the Army will be deployed in Mumbai and Pune and that the Army will ban movement there.

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