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Indian military

Bhopinder Singh | As institutions get trivialised, ‘selfie points’ touch new low

The image of the military as an apolitical entity has been getting compromised and drawn into vicious and divisive polarisation.

29 Nov 2023 12:05 AM

Sanjeev Ahluwalia | Agnipath: Bringing the ‘gig’ economy to India’s military

The Union government is experimenting with applying these “start-up” human resources management principles to the military

20 Jun 2022 11:35 PM

India's military spending 3rd highest in world after US, China: Reports

According to the Stockholm based institute, India's military spending was up by 0.9 per cent from 2020 and by 33 per cent from 2012

25 Apr 2022 11:33 AM

Retirement age of senior military officers likely to be raised

t said the retirement age of brigadiers will be raised to 58 years from current 56 years and of major-generals to 59 years from 58 years

05 Nov 2020 10:21 AM

Woman, boy killed, 7 hurt in Pak Army firing along border

A report from Poonch put the number of injured in the Pakistani shelling and firing at nine.

04 Dec 2019 2:22 AM


At last, military to get some guns & missiles

The $6.5 billion deals may be minuscule for US defence manufacturers, but the industry does not scoff at any business coming its way.

27 Aug 2018 12:00 AM

China’s PLA delegation in state on a 2-day visit

Before reaching Sukna, the Chinese delegation visited Delhi and Agra also.

04 Jul 2018 1:18 AM

Agni-V missile to be inducted soon, will bring targets in China within range

Official sources said that the missile which has a strike range of 5,000 km and can carry nuclear warheads, will be inducted into the SFC.

01 Jul 2018 2:11 PM

Wargame wins praise from unlikely quarters

In China, media reports have to be vetted by the government, so in a way they reflect the government’s stand and line of thought.

18 Apr 2018 1:20 AM

68 per cent arms 'vintage': Army official says Budget 2018 'dashed' hopes

'Budget 2018-19 has dashed our hopes and most of what has been achieved has actually received a little setback,' Lt Gen Chand said.

14 Mar 2018 8:46 AM


India’s plans for a base in Seychelles on despite protest

Assomption is 40 km to the southwest from the Aldabra atoll, which is located 1,150 km southwest of Mahe, the capital of the Seychelles.

06 Mar 2018 1:15 AM

Women bikers' daredevil stunts, air show enthral 69th Republic Day parade

It was for the first time that leaders from all Asean countries attended the annual celebrations as chief guests.

27 Jan 2018 1:38 AM

After Doklam, more ‘realism’ by China’s PLA?

The feasibility of China wishing to push for a major Indian military embarrassment remains an option.

03 Nov 2017 12:36 AM

It’s not the Army’s job to shape govt policy

The Army must remain ready for a command performance but should never be the one to order a policy.

02 Jun 2017 4:38 AM

IAF asked to be ready for ‘wars’ with Pakistan, China

IAF to prepare for a 10-day war with Pakistan, and a 15-day conflict with China.

30 Apr 2017 3:54 AM


Afghanistan just ISIS launch pad for S. Asia: Envoy

India and Afghanistan share a close bilateral relationship, and had inked a strategic partnership agreement in 2011.

07 Feb 2017 2:44 AM

In a first, NSG commandos may suit up at Republic Day parade

While the black cats may be part of the parade for the first time, some regular paramilitary contingents may miss the show.

19 Dec 2016 6:01 PM

Pakistan envoy says will be ‘positive’ if talks mooted

Mr Sharif’s foreign affairs adviser Sartaj Aziz will attend the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar in the first week of December.

29 Nov 2016 1:42 AM