A contingent of the Madras regiment of the Indian Army marches during the Army Day parade, at Cariappa Parade Ground, in New Delhi. Observed on January 15, Army Day marks the official handing over of the charge to then Lieutenant General K M Cariappa as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army.
The first batch of US-built heavy-lift Chinook helicopters and Apache attack helicopters will be delivered to the armed forces in March, moving India’s military capacity and capability to the next level. read more
In a notification, the Home Ministry said the central government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of state of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of civilian power is necess... read more
Headscarf clad, an Afghan army cadet shows steely focus as she handles the machine gun with the ease of a professional during a training session at the shooting range of the Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the country’s newest satellite GSAT-7A, which will give a boost to the defence forces’ communication capabilities, from Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota on Wednesday. read more
Addressing a public meeting in the Gandhi family bastion of Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a jibe at Congress party. In his speech he attacked the Congress saying that the party is reluctant to strengthen the armed forces of the country. (Hindustan Times)read more
In the first phase of his plan, a 60,000-strong national guard force made up of army, navy and other federal police will battle crime while a constitutional reform will be pursued to cement the new strategy. read more
Some 350 Army men had challenged the registration of FIRs against members of the armed forces for carrying out operations in Manipur and Jammu and Kashmir where the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) is in force. read more
Often, apart from engaging government law officers, the three forces hire lawyers and private firms to litigate matters in the Armed Forces Tribunals (AFT) and the Supreme Court. These come at a huge expense. read more