Indian Army
India  /  Published 21.08.19

Nod for human rights cell in army

Defence minister Rajnath Singh has given the go-ahead to set up a human rights cell at the army headquarters — the first such in the forces — as part of efforts to restructure and reorganise the a...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.07.19

PM Narendra Modi’s inclusive pitch, Bharat Mata chant

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday praised India’s soldiers saying they sacrifice their lives not for any “sect”, “language” or “caste” but for the country.He followed it up by cha...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.06.19

2 terrorists, 1 jawan killed in Anantnag encounter

Two terrorists were killed in a gunbattle in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday in which a jawan has lost his life, a police official said.The terrorists were being identified, he said....
By The Telegraph in Srinagar

India  /  Published 18.06.19

IED blast in Pulwama leaves 2 soldiers dead, 7 jawans and 2 civilians injured

Two of the nine soldiers who were injured in the IED blast in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir have died, a defence spokesman said Tuesday. Nine Army personnel and two civilians were injured...
By The Telegraph in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.19

Modi is using the army as a fig leaf

Narendra Modi remains inimitable in at least two respects. The prime minister’s skills are formidable when it comes to making crass comments. Mr Modi is also a master when it comes to deflecting att...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.02.20

Kejri seeks army, says he did not sleep

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has finally asked Union home minister Amit Shah to call in the army — after three days of appealing for peace.Kejriwal told the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday: “I...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.04.19

Yeti footprints or foot in mouth? Twitter laughs at Indian Army and Modi

The Indian Army became the butt of several jokes after an officer tweeted that its mountaineering expedition team had found footprints of the 'Yeti'. However, in the same tweet chain were many jokes t...
By Manashi Sengupta in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Army chief welcomes SC verdict on permanent commission

Indian Army chief General M. M. Naravane on Thursday said the force has been championing gender equality and the Supreme Court order granting permanent commission to women officers will give it a lot ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Time has not yet come for placing women in combat roles: Army officer

Western command general officer commanding-in-chief Lt Gen. R.P. Singh has hailed the Supreme Court order on giving permanent commission to women officers but said placing women in combat roles is an ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.04.19

Unease over ‘Modi sena’ label

Former chief of naval staff Admiral L. Ramdas has written to the Election Commission drawing its attention to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s reference to the army as “Modiji ki sen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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