Defence and Security

Security forces shoot down drone carrying 5 kg IED in Jammu’s Kanachak area

Foiling another attempt by Pakistan-based terror outfits to strike India ahead of the Independence day celebrations, Indian security forces shot down a drone carrying explosives while crossing the Line of Control in Jammu area...

HAL TO DELIVER FIRST BATCH OF THREE LIGHT COMBAT HELICOPTERS TO IAF

HAL is set to deliver the first batch of three Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) to the IAF once acceptance tests are completed..

147 ADDITIONAL INDIAN ARMY WOMEN OFFICERS GRANTED PERMANENT COMMISSION

147 ADDITIONAL INDIAN ARMY WOMEN OFFICERS GRANTED PERMANENT COMMISSION..

RAKSHA MANTRI INVITES SWEDISH FIRMS TO INVEST IN DEFENCE CORRIDORS IN UTTAR PRADESH AND TAMIL NADU

A webinar on India-Sweden Defence Industry Cooperation, with the theme ‘Capitalizing Opportunities for Growth and Security’, was organised on June 8, 2021 under the aegis of Department of Defence Production through Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers ..

Recast Equations

One year after the Galwan battle India has emerged stronger and well placed to negotiate with the Chinese on equal terms and respond appropriately to any misadventure by China ..

Galwan’s Dragon Slayers

On the first anniversary of Galwan battle, a grateful nation remembers the ultimate sacrifice of ‘Gallants of Galwan’–20 brave jawans of 16 Bihar Regiment—who turned the tables on the PLA whose soldiers tried to reoccupy the Valley on June 15, 2020 in a treacherous overnight operation..

ARMY CHIEF REVIEWS SECURITY IN KASHMIR VALLEY

ARMY CHIEF REVIEWS SECURITY IN KASHMIR VALLEY..

Punjab Police arrests Smuggler with Links to Pakistan and Khalistan Terror Groups, huge cluster of arms seized

    The Punjab police on Friday have foiled terror plans running across the country with the arrest of an arms smuggler linked to Pakistani and Khalistan terror groups. The Punjab Police has seized a vast number of arms on the Amritsar-Batala road. The police have claimed that the smuggler was linked to Pakistan terror groups and pro-Khalistan group elements based in the USA, Canada and UK.  DGP Dinkar Gupta informed that the smuggler was operating in the directions of ..

INDIAN COAST GUARD ATTEMPTING TO DOUSE FIRE ONBOARD CONTAINER VESSEL ‘MV X-PRESS PEARL’ OFF COLOMBO

INDIAN COAST GUARD ATTEMPTING TO DOUSE FIRE ONBOARD CONTAINER VESSEL ‘MV X-PRESS PEARL’ OFF COLOMBO..

DEFENCE MINISTRY CLEARS TUNNEL UNDER SHINKUN LA IN LADAKH

DEFENCE MINISTRY CLEARS TUNNEL UNDER SHINKUN LA IN LADAKH..

RAKSHA MANTRI REVIEWS EFFORTS OF MOD, ARMED FORCES, DRDO ETC IN FIGHTING SECOND COVID-19 WAVE

RAKSHA MANTRI REVIEWS EFFORTS OF MOD, ARMED FORCES, DRDO ETC IN FIGHTING SECOND COVID-19 WAVE..

CYCLONE TAUKTAE: INDIAN ARMED FORCES TO THE RESCUE OF PEOPLE

CYCLONE TAUKTAE: INDIAN ARMED FORCES TO THE RESCUE OF PEOPLE..

The Hindu Publishes Fake News About Minor Face-off in Galwan Valley, Army Says No Such Face-off Took Place

The Hindu Publishes Fake News About Minor Face-off in Galwan Valley, Army Says No Such Face-off Took Place..

ARMED FORCES SUPPORT IN FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 SECOND WAVE

The armed forces have continued to provide unstinted support to the Government during the second wave of Cocid19. From providing trained medical officers and paramedical staff, establishing hospitals to airlifting critical supplies from across the globe, repairing defunct oxygen plants to shipping medical supplies, they have been in the thick of action...

J-K: BSF recovers AK-47, ammunition dropped by drone on international border

The Border Security Force (BSF) recovered an AK-47 rifle, a 9-mm pistol with a magazine and 15 rounds dropped by a Pakistani drone in the Samba sector of Jammu on Friday morning, informed officials...

Army Northern Command gears up for fight against COVID-19 in J-K, Ladakh

Northern Command of the Indian Army is gearing up for the fight against COVID-19 by catering to the needs of the serving personnel, ex-servicemen, veer naris and their dependents who are deployed or residing in the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh..

US commander warns against China's nuclear capabilities, calls it 'rapidly expanding threat'

US Strategic Command chief Admiral Charles Richard on Friday warned against the "expanding threat" as China has hit an "inflection point" with its strategic nuclear capabilities...

SECOND MEETING OF RAKSHA MANTRI ON EFFORTS OF MoD AND ARMED FORCES TO FIGHT COVID-19 CRISIS

On April 24, 2021, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed the efforts of MoD and the armed forces to fight the current COVID-19 crisis. Summary of discussions/ directives are:..

China seeks to usurp with "new concept weapons"

While the term is still used by Chinese and Western commentators alike, it is perhaps time to more widely utilize the term "New Concept Weapons" (xin gainian wuqi)..

GENERAL MM NARAVANE VISITS BANGLADESH

Continuing with the excellent tradition of strong bilateral and defence ties between India and Bangladesh, General MM Naravane, Chief of the Army Staff visited Bangladesh recently. This visit comes in the midst of Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations ..

VAJRA: The 6th Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel Commissioned to Strengthen the ICG Power

The 6th Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) “VAJRA” has been commissioned in Chennai on 24th March 2021 by India’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Singh Rawat, in the presence of Director General (DG) Indian Coast Guard Krishnaswamy Natarajan...

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 terrorists killed during encounter with security forces in Shopian

-Yatharth Sikka  At least four terrorists were killed by Indian Army in an encounter in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, early morning morning. Two of the terrorists were linked to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Thd encounter between the terrorists and Indiam security forces broke out at around 2 AM at the Manihal area of Shopian.  Earlier, Jammu and Kashmir Police, the Indian Army and the CRPF had launched a joint operation after receiving inputs about the presence of ..

Batla House Encounter: Convict Indian Mujahideen Terrorist Ariz Khan gets death penalty

-Yatharth Sikka   Delhi Court on Monday, 15 March, sentenced Indian Mujahideen terrorist Ariz Khan, who was convicted of the murder of inspector Mohan Chand Sharma and to death. Additional Session Judge Sandeep Yadav called it a 'rarest of rare case' while awarding the death penalty. The prosecution had sought the death penalty for Khan in the case, while the convict's counsel sought leniency on the ground of his young age. Delhi court has also imposed a fine of Rs 11 ..

Al-Badr top terrorist Abdul Gani Khawaja killed in encounter in Sopore

-Yatharth Sikka    Al-Badr top terrorist Abdul Gani Khawaja was killed in an encounter on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in north Kashmir's Sopore district. Police called the killing of the most wanted terrorist commander Gani Khawaja a major success. On Tuesday evening, a joint team of J&K Police, army and paramilitary forces cordoned off the Tujjar village of Sopore after specific inputs about the presence of terrorists. As the team zeroed in on the house where the terrorists ..

“Bandar Mara Gaya”: Two years of Balakot airstrike, know what happened that night

t was 3.45 am on 26 February 2019, the then Air Chief BS Dhanoa made a telephone call to National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on a special RAX number( RAX is an ultra-secure fixed-line network) “ The Monkey has been killed” He said in Hindi “Bandar Mara Gaya”...

Armies of India, Pakistan agree to ceasefire along LoC from Feb 24 midnight

After a glorious strategic victory over China on the Ladakh Indo-China border issue. One more victory has added to India on the India- Pakistan border issue. Armies of India and Pakistan agree to a ceasefire along LoC from February 24/25 midnight...

DRDO and Indian Army jointly develop India’s first indigenous 9mm Machine Pistol

The weapon has been developed in a record time of four months. The Machine Pistol fires the in-service 9mm ammunition and sports an upper receiver made from aircraft-grade Aluminium and lower receiver from carbon fibre. 3D Printing process has been used in designing and prototyping of various parts including trigger components made by metal 3D printing...

"Indian Army is and will always remain strong and capable," says General Naravane on 73rd Army Day

January 15 marks the day when Lt Gen KM Carriappa took over as Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, in 1949...

Pak, China form potent threat, their collusivity can't be wished away: Army Chief General Manoj Naravane

Army Chief General Manoj Naravane has said that a broad roadmap has been prepared to bring in all the new technologies to develop a technology-enabled army to meet challenges of future..

Chinese soldier apprehended by Indian Army on January 8 handed over to China

Indian Army has returned a Chinese soldier who was apprehended on the 8th of this month. Army sources said he was handed back to China at Chushul-Moldo this morning..

'India’s airstrike killed 300 terrorists,' admits former Pakistan diplomat Agha Hilaly

Former Pakistan diplomat Agha Hilaly during a television discussion admitted that around 300 causalities were reported at the Balakot airstrike by the Indian Air Force. ..

Army Jawans carry a pregnant woman on shoulders for 2 Kms to hospital in Jammu & Kashmir wading through knee-Snow

Army personals at Karalpura in Kupwara helped a pregnant woman to reach a hospital to on time for the delivery even as Kashmir remained cut off from the country due to heavy snowfall...

Banned in US, PLA-linked companies functional in India: Reports

The Sunday Guardians reported that almost all these companies operate in India or are trying to get an entry into the Indian market. A list of the debarred companies was released on December 28th by the office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), which is a financial intelligence and enforcement agency of the US Treasury Department, a total of 35 Chinese companies have been identified as entities who are closely working with the PLA...

Indian Army to deploy fully-armed indigenous boats at Pangong lake for patrolling

Indian Army to deploy fully-armed indigenous boats at Pangong lake for patrolling ..

India expects 'urgent' Chinese help on stranded Indian ships

New Delhi: India on Friday said it is in continuous touch with the Chinese authorities on the status of two stranded Indian ships and expect 'assistance' in urgent, practical and time bound manner. ..

Cabinet approves export of indigenously developed Akash missile system

In a major move to materialise the vision of boosting India’s domestic defence manufacturing, the cabinet has approved the export of indigenously-developed surface-to-air Akash missile system and set up a panel to ensure faster approvals for acquisition proposals by various countries. The Akash missile system has 96 per cent Indian components and can hit targets at a range of 25 KMs. The decision to export the missile systems was taken at a Cabinet meeting presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

India & Vietnam conclude two-day naval passage exercise PASSEX in South China Sea

This mission of INS Kiltan was part of India’s Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) assistance to Friendly Foreign Countries during the ongoing pandemic..

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh hands over DRDO systems to Armed Forces Chiefs

     Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh today handed over three indigenously developed Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) systems to Army, Navy and Air Force at a function held in DRDO Bhawan. Rajnath Singh handed over the Indian Maritime Situational Awareness System (IMSAS) to the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, ASTRA Mk-I Missile to Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauriaand Border Surveillance System (BOSS) to the Chief of Army Staff ..

MHA asks Paramilitary troops to create gardens dedicated to Martyrs

The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the Paramilitary troops to make gardens in the name of martyred jawans and put their photos to commemorate their selfless sacrifice for the nation, reports ANI. “All forces should create and dedicate a vatika to the martyrs. Their picture should also be placed at the vatika,” the MHA said in a letter after a review meeting held last month. The MHA directed the forces to build the special gardens in places with maximum martyrdom like Pulwama...

Indian Ocean Region has become a place of global interest, over 120 warships deployed, says CDS General Bipin Rawat

“Most of the countries in the region are seeking to reap the economic dividends through improved connectivity and harassing blue economy for which infrastructure is a pre-requisite. Residents’ powers and extra-regional power have shown a renewed interest in investing in infrastructure development in these countries to maintain and increase geopolitical influence,” said general Rawat. ..

NIA chargesheets 16 Khalistanis in SFJ’s Referendum 2020 case

     India’s National Investigation Agency has filed Chargesheet against 16 Khalistani terrorists before the NIA Special Court, New Delhi in Referendum 2020/ SFJ case registered under sections 120B, 124A, 153A, 153B and 505 of IPC and 13, 17 and 18 of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967. The case pertains to the attempt by these people to create a secessionist campaign under the banner of Referendum 2020 to create ‘Khalistan’. The accused persons are ..

3 terrorists killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

3 terrorists killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama..

NIA files supplementary charge-sheet in Khalistan Liberation Force narco-terror case

   The NIA has filed a supplementary charge-sheet Friday, November 4 under the Indian Penal Code and Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act against narco-terrorist Dharminder Singh (32). The charge-sheet was filed under sections 120B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), sections 25, 27, 27A and 29 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, for his alleged involvement in furthering illegal activities of the outlawed Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) by selling ..

US Congress panel blames China for orchestrating Galwan Valley clash

While 20 Indian soldiers martyred in the LAC clashes on June 15, the Chinese had suffered casualties too. As per reports, over 35 Chinese soldiers were killed in the clash...

Indo-Pakistan War, 1971: Remembering India's great victory

On the evening of 3 December, 1971, at about 5.40 PM, fighter aircraft of the Pakistan Air force (PAF) carried out a coordinated, pre-emptive air strike on Indian Air Force bases in Amritsar, Pathankot, Srinagar, Avantipur, Utterlai, Jodhpur, Ambala and Agra...

Indian Navy successfully test-fires naval version of BrahMos missile

     BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile in Anti-Ship mode was successfully test fired today at 0900 hrs against a decommissioned Ship. The test firing was carried out by Indian Navy. The missile performed highly complex manoeuvres and hit Bull’s eye on the target. BrahMos is the supersonic cruise missile jointly developed by DRDO and NPOM of Russia as a Brahmos Aerospace joint venture, which became Brahmos Aerospace Private Limited. The missile has established itself ..

Foreign Secretary briefs Heads of Missions on Pak intent behind Nagrota misadventure

     New Delhi: India on Monday informed a select group of nations about Pakistan’s "sustained efforts" to destabilise the situation in Jammu and Kashnir and to subvert local elections and the process of democracy there. "Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla briefed a select group of Heads of Missions on the planned terrorist attack in Nagrota district in Jammu which was foiled on 19th November," a source told this magazine. "The select Head of Missions and envoys ..

Prime Minister chairs security review meeting post-Nagrota encounter, major terror plot foiled: Agencies

Security agencies believe that these terrorists were assigned to carry out major terror operations on November 26. ..

4 terrorists killed in encounter with Security Forces at Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir

   Four terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces near Ban Toll Plaza along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Nagrota on Thursday morning.  The terrorists had infiltrated last evening and they were on the way to Kashmir along with large quantities of arms and ammunition to disrupt the coming District Development Council polls and panchayat by-elections. "The truck vehicle is absconding, we're looking for him. It's possible that they were ..

Fact Check: China used microwave weapons against India? Recent reports related to India-China border stand-off in Ladakh are fake, clarify Govt and Army

Dismissing the fake reports the Indian Army said in a tweet, "Media articles on employment of microwave weapons in Eastern Ladakh are baseless. The news is FAKE."..

Second phase of Malabar Exercise begins today in Northern Arabian Sea

Phase Two will witness joint operations, centred around the Vikramaditya Carrier Battle Group of the Indian Navy and Nimitz Carrier Strike Group of the US Navy. The two carriers, along with other ships, submarines and aircraft of the participating navies, would be engaged in high-intensity naval operations over four days...

Radical Islamist outfit Popular Front of India's leaders met with Turkish intelligence & al-Qaeda-linked Jihadist group IHH

“The IHH was accused of smuggling arms to al-Qaeda-affiliated jihadists in Syria in January 2014 in a counterterrorism investigation conducted by a prosecutor in Turkey’s eastern province of Van. The investigation into a Turkish al-Qaeda cell found that İbrahim Şen, a top al-Qaeda operative who was detained in Pakistan and jailed at Guantanamo until 2005 before he was turned over to Turkey, his brother Abdurrahman Şen and others were sending arms, supplies and funds to al-Qaeda groups in Syria with ..

Prime Minister celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan; says 'every Indian is proud of the strength, valour and invincibility of Indian soldiers'

The Prime Minister said India has shown the world that it also has the power and political will to give the right answer. He said that India's military strength has increased its negotiating power manifold. He said India today kills terrorists and their masters by barging into their house...

Surrender by terrorists reflects a desire for peace among youth in Jammu and Kashmir

The terror nexus created by Pakistan in Kashmir has failed. Its diabolic agenda has been exposed. Its structures are falling apart notwithstanding the fancy names being given to them. Jammu and Kashmir can now look towards a well-deserved era of peace and prosperity..

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 defence personnel martyred, 3 terrorists killed in encounter in Machil sector

4 defence personnel martyred, 3 terrorists killed in encounter in Machil sector..

India, China hold 8th Corps Commander-level talks at Chushul

The Defence Ministry said both sides agreed to earnestly implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, ensure their frontline troops to exercise restraint and avoid misunderstanding and miscalculation. The two sides also agreed to maintain dialogue and communication through military and diplomatic channels, and, taking forward the discussions at this meeting, push for the settlement of other outstanding issues, to jointly maintain peace and tranquillity in the border ..

Army Chief General MM Naravane conferred honorary rank of General of Nepali Army by Prez Bidya Devi Bhandari

Earlier in the morning, General Naravane laid a wreath and paid homage to the martyrs at the Bir Smarak Martyr’s Memorial in the capital. On behalf of the Indian Government, he presented medical equipment for two field hospitals of the Nepalese Army. It includes equipment such as X-Ray machines, computed radiography systems, ICU ventilators and ambulances. ..

Army Chief General Manoj Naravane starts his 3-day Nepal tour by visiting religious places

General Naravane would be conferred the rank of Honorary General of the Nepali Army by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari Thursday afternoon at an investiture ceremony to be held at Sheetal Niwas..

Enhanced PINAKA rocket successfully flight tested

Enhanced PINAKA rocket, developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been successfully flight tested from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha today, 04 November 2020. ..

India, US, Japan And Australia start Malabar Naval Exercise: War games in Bay of Bengal make China nervous

China on Tuesday hoped that the quadrilateral drill would be conducive to the regional peace and stability instead of the contrary. China has accused the US, which has been leading the effort to forge a common front among its allies, of a "Cold War mentality" and ideological prejudice..

Top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Saifullah killed in an encounter in Srinagar

Top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Saifullah killed in an encounter in Srinagar ..

Pakistan Minister admits Islamabad's role in Pulwama terror attack: "The whole world knows truth about Pakistan's role in supporting terrorism," say MEA Spokesperson

“We hit India in their home. Our success in Pulwama, is a success of this nation under the leadership of Imran Khan. You and us are all part of that success," Fawad Chaudhry said...

“His legs were shaking and he was perspiring”: Imran Khan Niazi govt released Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman fearing Indian attack, reveals Pak MP

"I remember Shah Mahmood Qureshi was in the meeting in which Imran Khan had refused to attend and Chief of Army Staff General Bajwa came into the room, his legs were shaking and he was perspiring. Foreign minister said for God`s sake let Abhinandan go, India`s about to attack Pakistan at 9 PM", Sadiq recounted the events of the important meeting...

Indigenously built ASW stealth corvette INS Kavaratti to be commissioned into Navy today

A potent Stealth ASW Corvette, Kavaratti is indigenously designed by the Indian Navy's in-house organization, Directorate of Naval Design(DND) and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata and portrays the growing capability of the Indian Navy, GRSE and the nation in becoming self-reliant through indigenization, thus, accentuating our national objective of Atmanirbhar Bharat. ..

Police Commemoration Day: Nation pays tribute to police personnel martyred in the line of duty

The Prime Minister said, from preserving law and order to solving horrendous crimes, from assistance in disaster management to fighting COVID-19, the police personnel always give their best without hesitation. He said, we are proud of their diligence and readiness to assist citizens. ..

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh releases DRDO Procurement Manual 2020

To encourage more participation of Indian industry, including Start-ups and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Defence Research & Development (R&D) for achieving ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, On October, 20, 2020 Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh released a new version of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Procurement Manual 2020 (PM-2020)...

Australia to join Malabar Naval exercise with India, US & Japan

This year, the exercise has been planned on a ‘non-contact - at sea’ format. The exercise will strengthen the coordination between the Navies of the participating countries. ..

Chinese soldier apprehended in Ladakh’s Demchok sector, in army custody

A Chinese soldier has been apprehended by security forces in the Chumar-Demchok area of Ladakh and taken into custody by the Indian Army..

BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile successfully test-fired from Indian Navy’s Stealth Destroyer, INS Chennai; hit the target with pinpoint accuracy

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO, BrahMos and Indian Navy for the successful launch...

'Pakistan and China are creating border dispute under a mission’: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh dedicates to The Nation 44 Bridges Built by BRO across seven States and UTs

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh dedicates to The Nation 44 Bridges Built by BRO across seven States and UTs..

BSF foils attempt to smuggle arms & ammunition through Mizoram; seizes huge cache of arms from Mizoram-Bangladesh border; three held

“This is one of the biggest seizures of arms and ammunition in the northeast in the past many years. The alert BSF troops were able to foil the designs of anti-national elements to supply arms and ammunition and create disturbance in Mizoram,” the release said. ..

Atma Nirbhar Bharat: Defence Ministry signs Rs 409 cr deal with Nagpur-based firm for 10 lakh grenades

The grenades have been designed by DRDO/Terminal Ballistic Research Laboratories (TBRL) and are being produced by M/s EEL, Nagpur. It has a distinctive design, in that, they can be used in both offensive and defensive Modes...

DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed Laser Guided Anti Tank Guided Missile

The indigenously developed Laser-Guided Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) was successfully test fired today on 1st Oct 2020 defeating a target located at longer range. The test was conducted from MBT Arjun at KK ranges (ACC&S) Ahmednagar in continuation of successful trial done on 22nd Sep 2020..

India's satellite communication systems safe, secure: ISRO chief

US think-tank report says China mounted multiple cyber attacks on Indian systems..

DRDO conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh calls it milestone

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday conducted successful flight-tests of the indigenously-designed Abhyas High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) in Balasore. “During the trials, two demonstrator vehicles were successfully test flown. The vehicle can be used as target for evaluation of various missile systems,” the Ministry of Defebce said in a statement...

BSF foils Pak attempt to smuggle drugs, arms, ammo into Jammu and Kashmir

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel foiled an attempt to smuggle arms, ammunition and narcotics into India from Pakistan at Arnia along the 198km international border (IB) in the RS Pura sector of Jammu division of the union territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) during the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday..

Arrested in Kerala, Al-Qaeda operative Murshid ran 'terror module' in Bengal

Arrested in Kerala, Al-Qaeda operative Murshid ran 'terror module' in Bengal ..

NIA busts Pak-Al Qaeda group sponsored terror module in Kerala and Bengal

NIA busts Pak-Al Qaeda group sponsored terror module in Kerala and Bengal..

India deploys armed forces along LAC to counter Chinese deployment to safeguard borders: Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh

India believes that mutual respect and mutual sensitivity are the basis for peaceful relations with neighbours...

Rafale inducted into IAF: Timing suits India best, says Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh

Rafale inducted into IAF: Timing suits India best, says Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh..

Stage set for Rafale induction: French Defence Minister to grace Ambala event

Stage set for Rafale induction: French Defence Minister to grace Ambala event..

PLA has been blatantly violating agreements, fired shots in air’: India rebuts China’s allegations, says the nation is committed to disengagement

India rebuts China’s allegations, says the nation is committed to disengagement..

India joins US, Russia, China hypersonic Missile club: DRDO successfully tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle with indigenous system

"It's a major technological breakthrough in the country. This testing paves the way for the development of more critical technologies, materials & hypersonic vehicles. This puts India in a selected club of nations who have demonstrated this technology," DRDO Chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy said..

India is fully committed to win its wars with help of indigenous solutions: CDS General Bipin Rawat

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India is fully committed to win its wars with the help of indigenous solutions. He said, both the Government and the Armed Forces have clearly demonstrated their resolve and commitment to the Make in India Defence initiative...

India has put in place adequate measures to stop China’s aggressive misadventures: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat

India has put in place adequate measures to stop China’s aggressive misadventures: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat ..

SJM hails ban on import of 101 defence goods; wants govt to revise definition of ‘Indian Vendor’ in defence acquisition

Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) has hailed the government’s move to ban import of 101 defence goods in a bid to support indigenous defence industry including MSME defence manufacturing..

Indian Army outsmarts Chinese occupying forces, retakes crucial Ladakh peak near the Pangong lake

Indian Army outsmarts Chinese occupying forces, retakes crucial Ladakh peak near the Pangong lake..

Gravestone at the Southern Xinjiang Military Region; the first evidence Chinese troops were killed in Galwan Clash with Indian Army

After more than 2 months of the clash at the Galwan Valley, proof of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) casualties is finally out. Pictures of graves of Chinese troops killed in the clash are going viral on Chinese social media. ..

Rebooting India’s Nuclear Doctrine - Time to Rescind the No First Use Policy in the nation’s Nuclear Doctrine

We must begin by exploring how the NFU policy has become a limitation on India’s deterrence capability against the threats posed by Pakistan, China, and other non-state actors...

NIA arrests ISIS operative working as an Ophthalmologist at a reputed Medical College in Bengaluru; Was developing medical and weaponry-related apps to help ISIS terrorists

NIA arrests ISIS operative working as an Ophthalmologist at a reputed Medical College in Bengaluru; Was developing medical and weaponry-related apps to help ISIS terrorists..

Chief of Air Staff visits Air Base in Western Air Command

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) visited a frontline air base in Western Air Command on 13 Aug 20. On his arrival, the CAS was received by the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of the base who briefed him on the readiness and operational status of the lodger units located at the base...

The Resistance Front (TRF) in Kashmir: Old and weakened wine in a new bottle

Under pressure from the FATF, Pakistan has come up with a new and novel way to keep the pot boiling in Kashmir. The new organisation for the conduct of terrorist and disruptive operations in Kashmir is "The Resistance Front" (TRF). The idea of creating TRF was conceived and immediately implemented post-August 2019, reorganisation of Jammu & Kashmir and Abrogation of Article 370..

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announces ban on 101 defence import items to boost 'self-reliance'

Artillery guns, light combat helicopter, assault rifles, corvettes, radars, wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs), transport aircraft, and other high technology weapons are among the 101 defence items that will not be imported from now on, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced on Sunday. ..

Ministry of Defence instructs CBFC to advise production houses to seek NOC from MoD before the telecast/OTT streaming of any film or documentary on Indian Army

Ministry of Defence instructs CBFC to advise production houses to seek NOC from MoD before the telecast of any film or documentary on Indian Army..

First five Rafale jets land at Ambala air force station: Rakshamantri Rajnath Singh welcomes Rafale fighters, warns China and Pakistan against threatening India's territorial integrity

Rakshamantri Rajnath Singh welcomes Rafale fighters, warns China and Pakistan against threatening India's territorial integrity..

Read the lips of Army Commander, Northern Command

The interview given by Army Commander Northern Command leaves no space for any concern about the capability of our great Army in upholding the interest of the nation. The nation must read the lips of Lt. Gen. YK Joshi, a committed and decorated soldier of the Indian Army and remain confident of the ability of her noble soldiers to protect her under all cost..

First five Rafale fighter Jets take off from France; to reach India on Wednesday (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The first batch of five Rafale jets flew out of France today and will arrive in India on Wednesday, when the fighter jets will officially be inducted and join the 17 squadron of Indian Air Force in Haryana's Ambala. ..

President of India donates to Army Hospital on Kargil Vijay Diwas: Funds to be used to procure air filtering equipment for Corona Warriors

Funds to be used to procure air filtering equipment for Corona Warriors..

Nation pays tributes to war heroes on Kargil Vijay Diwas today: Prime Minister says valour of Indian armed forces continues to inspire generations

In Ladakh, General Officer Commanding of Fire and Fury Corps Lt Gen Harinder Singh laid wreath and paid homage to the martyrs, at Drass War Memorial in Kargil. Due to Covid 19 Pandemic the celebrations this year are scaled down in magnanimity, limiting it to a single day..

21st Kargil Vijay Diwas: Then and Now

The situation then and now is quite different with adequate systems and resources in place. However, some of the lessons learnt during Kargil remain unaddressed for which we paid the price at Galwan. China will be taught a lesson like Pakistan. The tactics and methodology may differ since wars are not fought with pre-fixed templates..