New Army deputy-chief to look after ops & strategic planning post-Doklam
The need for the new post of Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Strategy) or DCOAS (S) was acutely felt during the 73-day troop confrontation between India and China at Doklam near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction in June-August 2017
Threat of collusion between China, Pakistan maximum in Siachen, Shaksgam Valley: Army Chief General Manoj Naravane
Gen Naravane said that Sia...
General Mukund Naravane takes charge as new Army chief
In his 37 years of service, Gen Naravane served in numerous command and staff appointm...
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat appointed as Chief of Defence Staff
Rawat is retiring as the Army Chief on December 31, as he will be completing his three-year tenure. He will take over as the CDS from the same day, according to an official press statement.
Pakistan moves heavy artillery, SSG commandos close to Line of Control after August 5
The Pakistan regiments were moved close to the Line of Control (LOC) following the abrogation of Article 370 (special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir) on August 5. Officials said that Pakistan brought in heavy artillery guns keeping in mind that tensions at the border could grow after the move.
Hideout unearthed in Kishtwar, overground worker of Hizbul arrested
An Overground Worker of Hizbul Mujahideen was arrested after security forces unearthed a hideout in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. A cache of arms and ammunition including a Pakistan-make 7.63 mm pistol with a magazine and a Chinese grenade were recovered from the hideout unearthed during a joint search operation.
Army seeks Made-in-India gear to counter Pakistan
The move comes amid the Pakistan Army resorting to more than 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations.
Thousands turn up for Army recruitment drive in J&K
The recruitment drive that started on September 3 is being held on the outskirts of Reasi town. It will end on Monday.
Lt Gen Naravane takes over as Vice Chief, is next in line for top post
As reported by ET, the vetting process for selection of the next army chief has begun, with a list of five top officers being considered for the post. At the top of the list, besides Lt Gen Naravane, is the current Northern Army commander.
Army Rejig: Now ADG to head Rashtriya Rifles
The move is aimed at cutting administrative flab to sharpen combat capabilities.
Army may trim 27,000 from non-core units
In a move which could help save Rs 1,600 crore, the Army might reduce its manpower by around 27,000 soldiers deployed in ‘non-core activities'.
Before abolishing Article 370, Indian Army identified possible trouble spots in Kashmir
The Indian Army also deployed an additional brigade from the northeastern region in Kashmir to strengthen its counter-infiltration grid on the LoC to thwart any attempt made by Pakistan Army to push any infiltrators inside the valley.
How security forces recovered US-made M-24 sniper rifle near Amarnath Yatra route
The search operation in areas parallel to the track was carried out by the units of the Indian Army deployed specifically for protection duty under Op Shiva, they said.
Joint operations team captures LeT terrorist alive in Doda
A joint operation team of the police and 26 Rashtriya Rifles arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his...
Naravane appointed as new Vice Chief of Indian Army, four army commanders appointed
Naravane will be the senior most army officer when the incumbent Army Chief General Bipin Rawat retires on December 31.
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