Court Martial Of Major Leetul Gogoi Completed; May Face Reduction Of Seniority

The court martial proceedings against Major Leetul Gogoi, who was at the centre of the 2017 ‘human shield’ controversy, have been completed and he may face reduction in seniority as a punishment for “fraternising” with a local woman in Srinagar last year, officials said.  The court martial

After India and Pakistan Dogfight, Questions Arise About Indian ‘Vintage’ Military

This Article is Taken From The New York Times  It was an inauspicious moment for a military the United States is banking on to help keep an expanding China in check. An Indian Air Force pilot found himself in a dogfight last week with a

A Month After Indian Air Strike, Pakistan Takes Journalists To Balakot Site

More than a month after India conducted an air strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist facility in Balakot, Pakistan, the site is being guarded by the Frontier Corps, a paramilitary force, and some of the areas there have been covered.  The Pakistan Army on Thursday had taken a group a eight journalists to

Do You Expect Armed Forces To Take Selfies In a War Zone & Show Proof: Nirmala Sitharaman

The tough-talking Nirmala Sitharaman is as blunt as she can get. Ask her about the alleged politicisation of security matters in light of Balakot and Mission Shakti. Political will is required for any such action, unlike Pakistan, the Defence Minister minced no words while speaking

Russia Puts Onus On US For Early Outer Space Rules After India’s Test

Russia while welcoming India’s right to Anti-Satellite Missile Test has put onus on USA on framing rules at the earliest to prevent weaponisation of outer space.  “We noted the test of anti-satellite weapons conducted by India on March 27, as a result of which an

Amidst Fear of Indian Army, 4 Terror Camps Reportedly Shut Down In PoK

As the tension skirmishes between India and Pakistani forces at the border, an alert has been reportedly issued by the terror outfits to shut down their camps in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir region, as they fear another strike by the Indian Army. As per the

China Trying to Spy on Indian Naval Bases by Establishing Businesses in Karnataka, Odisha Coast: Intelligence

According to the report, China is trying to spy on Indian Naval bases specifically INS Kadamba in Karnataka and APJ Kalam Island in Orissa coast, also known as Wheeler Island. For this purpose, a Chinese business delegation had visited the Betul Island near INS Kadamba to set up

Something May Happen Before India Polls, Says Imran Khan

IN A significant admission, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has acknowledged that his country can no longer allow terror groups to organise with impunity on its soil. Khan also said that he fears further military hostilities with India in the run-up to the Lok Sabha

IAF Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman Returns To His Squadron In Srinagar

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured by Pakistan last month and returned to India two days later, has gone back to his squadron in Srinagar though he is on a four-week sick leave, official sources said Tuesday.They said Varthaman preferred to stay with his squadron

India Enters Super League – Successfully Test Fires ‘Anti-Satellite Weapon’ On Live Satellite

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India shot down a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite, which was a pre-determined target. He said India has become a “space superpower” with the successful testing of anti-satellite weapon. PM Modi said India is only the fourth nation

View: Why China Continuously Supporting Pakistan?

By Brigadier Arun Bajpai (Retired) This time with proposal to declare Pakistani sponsored, pampered and head of Pakistani based jihadi organisation Jaish Mohammad, Masood Azhar, as Global Terrorist, moved by three permanent members of security council namely America, UK and France in this March month

View: Why Are We Fighting Pakistani Jihadis One To One?

By Brigadier Arun Bajpai (Retired) After Pulwama, which happened on 14 February 2019 martyring 42 CRPF solders, five more jihadi encounters have taken place in Kashmir Valley. However, what is the matter of concern is that first time it has happened this year, after 2002,

View: India Must Rethink While Dealing With China

By Brigadier Arun Bajpai China is just not allowing India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group, despite all efforts of other major powers and very recently it has once again vetoed the proposal forwarded by France, UK and America to declare terrorist Masood Azhar as

Indian Army Eliminates 12 Pak Soldiers, MI-17 Choppers Ferry Bodies To Rawalpindi

In a major victory for the forces, the Indian Army gunned down 12 Pakistan Army soldiers, including two officers on Thursday in retaliation of continued ceasefire violation by the neighbouring forces along the Line of Control (LoC). Sources have told twelve coffins were seen at

5 Things You Need To Know About Mahindra Marksman, India’s First Bulletproof Defence Vehicle

Hello Defence Lovers, One of the most trusted names in the Indian automobile sector, Mahindra has offered some of the great commercial as well as personal use vehicles to the country. The company’s defence vehicles are no less reliable as recently, six bullet-proof vehicles manufactured

Chinooks Will Help India Quickly Transport Troops To Pak-China Border Areas

India will next week induct its first modern heavy-lift helicopter, the iconic American Chinook chopper capable of transporting howitzers and troops to forward and high-altitude areas with China and Pakistan, after a wait of over three decades. The first four of the 15 CH-47F Chinooks,

India Rushes For Defence Overhaul : 4 Projects That Can Be Game-Changers

Hello  Defence Lovers, Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan, especially after the Pulwama massacre and India’s retaliatory Balakot air strikes, the defence ministry is planning to boost the stock of weapons and other equipment available with the Indian security forces.  The ministry is looking

Missile Man of Switzerland, Too!

May 26 was declared as the ‘National Science Day’ in Switzerland to honour the former Indian President, late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. The Swiss government, considering Abdul Kalam’s vast expertise in science and technology, announced this following his arrival in Geneva in 2006. This is

IAF Asks For Fresh Ammo As Pakistan Moves Up F16s, Takes Terror Camps To FATA

The Air Force has asked the government to urgently purchase fresh ammunition for its fighters amid continuing tensions after Pakistan brought all its F16s upfront on the Indian border and moved terror camps out of IAF reach to the far west in the Federally Administered

Ordnance Factory Trichy To Produce Remote Control Gun System For Indian Navy

Adding to the 13 types of defence armaments being produced at the Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli (OFT), the facility situated in the city outskirts near Gundoor will be producing SRCG (Stabilized Remote Control Gun System) from the ensuing financial year. The SRCG which will be equipped

India’s Special Forces To Get American Assault Rifles, Ammunition, Parachutes

In a major boost to the firepower of Special Forces of Indian Army, sources said that the government has decided to buy assault rifles, ammunition, parachutes and several other specialised equipment from the US. “Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is going to chair an important meeting

India’s Aircraft Carrier & Nuclear Subs Deployment a ‘no-nonsense’ Message To China, Not Pakistan?

China is using Pakistan as a tool to contain India, so the redeployment of an aircraft carrier, warships and nuclear-powered submarines to North Arabian Sea is a clear signal to Beijing, rather than Islamabad, analysts told RT. Despite the heated tensions around the Kashmir region,

India, US Inch Closer Towards New Pact To Deepen Defence Industry Cooperation

After concluding two foundational agreements to strengthen military cooperation in the past three years, India and the United States are inching closer to finalising a new pact to deepen defence industry collaboration, two officials said on condition of anonymity. The two sides announced their readiness

PAF Jets Carry Out Off-Runway Operations On Highways In Fear Of Losing An Air Base

Pakistan Air Force’s fighter jets on Monday carried out take-off and landing sorties from highways as part of its operational readiness, an official statement said. Pakistan has maintained high-level of alertness since the Indian Air Force carried out a ‘counter-terror’ operation in Balakot, inside Pakistan

Opinion: We Don’t Spend Enough On Intelligence or Defence Armaments

By Janmejaya Sinha  We need to ensure equipment gets purchased in a time-bound manner and a certain amount of the annual budget is allocated to defence equipment and that an interparty group approves the final purchases. The stain of the Bofors scandal that was unearthed

India Rejects Report Of Missile Threat To Pak During Tension

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials, including NSA John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar with the events said, reported Reuters. As per sources, India threatened to fire

India Deploys CRPF Commando Squad To Guard Embassy In Baghdad

India has deployed an elite contingent of its commando-trained armed paramilitary personnel to guard its embassy and diplomatic staff in Baghdad in Iraq, a war-ravaged country getting back to normal after defeating ISIS terrorists. About 45 multi-skilled troops, drawn from the country’s largest Central Armed

Pakistan Will Become Hindustan By 2025, Start Businesses In Karachi, Lahore : RSS

RSS leader Indresh Kumar has said that after 2025 people from India could settle and start businesses in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi, among other cities in neighbouring Pakistan. Dishing out a history lesson while speaking at an event in Dadar on Saturday, he said the

Defence Ministry To Soon Decide Fate Of Rs 1,800 Crore Carbine Deal

The Defence Ministry is soon going to decide the fate of the Rs 1,800 crore deal for buying over 93,000 close quarter carbines for the Indian Army at a high level meeting scheduled to take place this week, said a source. A firm from United

Servicing Delays Ground India’s Best Fighter Jets SU-30 MKI

With India and Pakistan sabre-rattling over cross-border skirmishes, a distressing fact about India’s premier fighter jets has come to light. According to sources, over 20 SU-30 MKI fighters, the backbone of the Indian Air Force, are lying with Hindustan Aeronautics for overhaul and are not