Indian Army
India  /  Published 01.03.19

Why war is never an answer

The following is an appeal issued by over 600 Indian academics, economists, writers, artists and concerned citizens. The statement, titled “Appeal for Reason”, comes at a time civil society activi...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 11.12.19

Protests engulf Assam

Assam appeared to be on fire as tempers flared up against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill which was tabled in and passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Anti-bill protesters surged on the streets, b...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.19

What the Army can do for gender parity

A potentially game-changing policyRight now, the Army is composed of more than 42,000 officers, and over 11.5 lakh (1.15 million) junior commissioned officers and other ranks. Women until recently had...
By Rakesh Sharma in

India  /  Published 15.12.18

Forces kill 7 civilians at J&K encounter site

Seven ordinary people died as security forces fired on an unruly mob that had gathered during a gunfight with militants, recording the highest civilian toll near a Kashmir encounter site and leaving t...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 04.12.19

Twitter celebrates Indian Navy Day

On the night of December 4th, the Indian Navy launched a surprise offensive on the Karachi port, the stronghold of the Pakistani Navy, during the beginning of the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war. While the Ind...
By in

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.18

Spare a thought, and a sweater, for strays

Sir — Winters are hard for stray animals. It is not uncommon to see cats and dogs without shelter shivering on the streets during this time. Small gestures of compassion can go a long way towards pr...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 30.11.19

2 soldiers killed in Siachen avalanche

Two army personnel were killed on Saturday when an avalanche hit their patrol at an altitude of about 18,000ft in the southern Siachen Glacier in the Union Territory of Ladakh, a defence spokesperson ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.12.18

Army versus Valley march

The army has vowed to foil a march called by the Hurriyat Conference to the force’s Valley headquarters against the latest civilian killings in Kashmir as it braced for a showdown with separatist-ba...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 18.03.20

Army jawan in Leh tests positive for coronavirus: sources

A 34-year-old soldier has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Leh, Army sources said on Wednesday.This is the first COVID-19 case in the armed forces.The soldier, a resident of Chuhot village in ...
By PTI in Leh

India  /  Published 11.03.20

Will fully follow SC order on commission for women: Govt

The government will fully follow the Supreme Court's order on the issue of giving permanent commission for women, Shripad Naik, minister of state for defence, said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.Responding...
By PTI in New Delhi


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