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  • Next year's Army Day Parade to be held outside Delhi Sep 20, 2022 03:57 PM IST

    Next year's Army Day Parade to be held outside Delhi

    Army Day is observed annually to mark Field Marshall K M Cariappa taking over as the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, replacing his British predecessor on January 15, 1949.

  • Indian, Chinese armies carry out verification of disengagement process at PP-15 Sep 13, 2022 09:15 PM IST

    Indian, Chinese armies carry out verification of disengagement process at PP-15

    Though the two sides disengaged from Patrolling Point 15 (PP-15), there has been no progress yet on resolving the standoff in Demchok and Depsang regions.

  • Disengagement process in Gogra-Hotsprings area going as per schedule: Indian Army chief Gen Manoj Pande Sep 12, 2022 01:20 PM IST

    Disengagement process in Gogra-Hotsprings area going as per schedule: Indian Army chief Gen Manoj Pande

    The External Affairs Ministry had said on September 9 that the disengagement process will be completed by September 12.

  • Road, military station in Kibithu named after India's first CDS General Bipin Rawat Sep 10, 2022 11:26 AM IST

    Road, military station in Kibithu named after India's first CDS General Bipin Rawat

    As a young Colonel, Rawat had commanded his Battalion 5/11 Gorkha Rifles at Kibithu from 1999-2000 and contributed immensely in strengthening the security structure of the area.

  • NTPC gains after company inks agreement with Indian Army to supply renewable energy Sep 09, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    NTPC gains after company inks agreement with Indian Army to supply renewable energy

    This is the first agreement by Indian Armed Forces to procure power from renewable energy sources

  • Defence | India, US joint military exercise could bring in new technologies for Indian Army Sep 05, 2022 11:09 AM IST

    Defence | India, US joint military exercise could bring in new technologies for Indian Army

    The US’ expertise in high-altitude technologies and mountain warfare could prove to be beneficial for India amid its standoff with China in the LAC region

  • Garuda Aerospace to offer multipurpose drones to Army Aug 25, 2022 07:23 PM IST

    Garuda Aerospace to offer multipurpose drones to Army

    Garuda Aerospace has been invited by the Army to dispatch its technical team to undertake the modification and help them maintain timeline and operations while performing their duties.

  • F-INSAS - a 'Made in India' defence system handed over to Indian Army by Rajnath Singh Aug 16, 2022 02:43 PM IST

    F-INSAS - a 'Made in India' defence system handed over to Indian Army by Rajnath Singh

    During the ceremony, Army’s F-INSAS soldier gave a briefing to Rajnath Singh on his new weapon systems and aids including the AK-203 assault rifle.

  • Independence Day 2022: Watch Indian flag being hoisted at highest battlefield in the world Aug 15, 2022 12:01 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022: Watch Indian flag being hoisted at highest battlefield in the world

    The Siachen Glacier region often faces zero visibility and the soldiers have to carry on their duties in inhuman conditions. In the video, the Siachen Warriors are seen trudging along in a snow covered region with the Indian flag before hoisting it.

  • Arms Procurement: Indian manufacturers gain popularity but G2G method remains best option Aug 09, 2022 02:59 PM IST

    Arms Procurement: Indian manufacturers gain popularity but G2G method remains best option

    The domestic military industrial complex should be supported to meet the arms requirement in the long term, and the G2G contracts could be the last minute assured line for good quality weapons

  • Drone companies get set for army operations in harsh Himalayan terrains Aug 08, 2022 11:31 AM IST

    Drone companies get set for army operations in harsh Himalayan terrains

    The Army Design Bureau (ADB) will mentor drone companies and enable field visits for selected participants

  • Indian Army plans to use 5G to boost frontline troops communication Aug 06, 2022 03:50 PM IST

    Indian Army plans to use 5G to boost frontline troops communication

    The high bandwidth and low latency of 5G are better suited for critical communication services for front line troops, a source in the defense establishment said.

  • Mother-son commissioned from the same military academy 27 years apart Aug 01, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    Mother-son commissioned from the same military academy 27 years apart

    Major Smita Chaturvedi, a retired officer of the Indian Army, was all smiles at her son’s passing out parade at the Officers Training Academy in Chennai.

  • Army celebrates 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' in Udhampur, Jammu Jul 26, 2022 04:19 PM IST

    Army celebrates 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' in Udhampur, Jammu

    A wreath laying ceremony was held at War Memorial, Northern Command Headquarter. The day saw top Army officers, joined by the JCOs and soldiers, paying rich tributes to those martyred in the war, a defence spokesperson said.

  • Army focuses on imparting mandarin language training to its personnel Jul 10, 2022 06:08 PM IST

    Army focuses on imparting mandarin language training to its personnel

    A slew of measures has been undertaken to improve its in-house Mandarin expertise and the aim is to empower junior and senior military commanders to engage with Chinese military personnel as and when the situation demands, sources in the security establishment said on July 10.

  • Death count in Manipur landslide rises to 42, rains affect search for missing 20 Jul 03, 2022 09:30 PM IST

    Death count in Manipur landslide rises to 42, rains affect search for missing 20

    The Army, Assam Rifles, Territorial Army, SDRF and NDRF are part of the search operation.

  • 150 militants ready at launchpads across LoC to infiltrate into J&K, says Army officer Jun 25, 2022 04:50 PM IST

    150 militants ready at launchpads across LoC to infiltrate into J&K, says Army officer

    The Army officer said militants are now focusing on other infiltration routes other than those that have been identified.

  • Agnipath-like plan for police, bureaucracy needed, says leading reform campaigner Jun 24, 2022 04:24 PM IST

    Agnipath-like plan for police, bureaucracy needed, says leading reform campaigner

    “In the highest echelons of the country’s police services, you have officers who can’t walk and are physically unfit. They should be told to go home,” says Prakash Singh, crusader for police reforms and bureaucratic accountability. He, however, says the Agnipath plan for defence forces needs a review.

  • Explained | Recruitment, salaries, perks, and pensions in the Indian armed forces Jun 21, 2022 11:20 AM IST

    Explained | Recruitment, salaries, perks, and pensions in the Indian armed forces

    The defence sector, the second-biggest employer in the country after the Indian Railways, has millions of applicants every year. A ballooning pension bill has put a check on hiring, and therein lies the story of Agnipath.

  • 12 interstate trains cancelled due to agitation over 'Agnipath' scheme Jun 20, 2022 07:37 PM IST

    12 interstate trains cancelled due to agitation over 'Agnipath' scheme

    Due to agitations in Bihar and other states against the Centre's Agnipath' scheme for military recruitment, the Eastern Railway cancelled 12 interstate express trains and rescheduled 11 others on Monday, including those departing from Howrah, Sealdah, and Kolkata terminals, an official said.

  • Agnipath: Army announces first recruitment rally for Agniveers; check details here Jun 20, 2022 03:27 PM IST

    Agnipath: Army announces first recruitment rally for Agniveers; check details here

    The Indian Army says online registration will begin from July and will be mandatory for all Agnipath aspirants

  • BJP leader Vijayvargiya draws flak over remark on Agniveers Jun 19, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    BJP leader Vijayvargiya draws flak over remark on Agniveers

    While the Congress accused him of insulting soldiers, Vijayvargiya alleged the ”toolkit gang” was twisting his comments and all he meant was that the excellence of these soldiers will be utilised in whichever field they go to after completing their tenure.

  • Agnipath | Short-service soldiers - a necessary reform for India to retain strategic autonomy Jun 17, 2022 08:32 PM IST

    Agnipath | Short-service soldiers - a necessary reform for India to retain strategic autonomy

    Reforms of this nature are essential for India to modernise its armed forces, and spend more money on sophisticated weapons and logistics, than on pensions

  • Forces veterans doubt efficacy of new recruitment scheme  Jun 17, 2022 10:45 AM IST

    Forces veterans doubt efficacy of new recruitment scheme 

    The foremost need is to have a more technically trained but smaller force able to handle the new sophisticated equipment being acquired. So the aim really should be to reduce headcount and raise training hours. The new scheme falls down on both counts

  • Agnipath program: Future of recruits secure will not affect armed forces: Sources Jun 16, 2022 04:21 PM IST

    Agnipath program: Future of recruits secure will not affect armed forces: Sources

    Armed forces will become more youthful and agile. The scheme will accentuate regimental bonding and make the defense forces more effective.

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