CRPF and BSF lost 175 its men which included 4 gazetted officers and 11 sub-ordinate officers in year 2016 in encounters with militants and ceasefire violations on the borders.
Gokul M Nair Once considered a tepid sideshow of our colonial past, the study of military history is gaining traction because it feeds several disciplines from international relations, sociology, and public policy
Two of the Army daredevils who were part of the audacious cross-border “surgical strikes” against terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir last year were among the military personnel awarded with gallantry medals at a defence investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.
Air Marshal Devendra Singh Rawat AVSM VSM took over as the senior air staff officer of Southern Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Gandhinagar on Friday.
Manohar Parrikar demonstrated urgency in arms purchases, but failed to take measures to synergise combat capabilities During his tenure as India’s Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar came across as a sincere and perceptive leader and an accomplished manager. He gave a free hand to the Army to engage proactively on the LoC. He got the Prime […]
Since India aspires to become a leading power which conducts its foreign policy based upon real rather than perceived strengths it should, among other things, become a credible military power.
Four-lakh defence civilian employees from 430 defence unions working in 41 ordnance factories, 52 Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs, the army, navy and the air force are protesting what they term the Centre’s bid to privatise the defence sector.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has granted 60,000 acres of land to the Army for a field firing and artillery range in Ladakh region in state.