Scrap Article 370 immediately

Scrap Article 370 immediately

On 23-May-2015, some ten Pakistani women met the General Secretary of ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Nizamuddin Bhat.  These women, as claimed by them entered into matrimonial alliance with Kashmiri terrorists, who had crossed over to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) for terrorist training. Some of these...

Securing India from External and Internal Meddling

Securing India from External and Internal Meddling

As the NDA government completes one year in office it would be apt to review its policies towards creating a more robust security structure. It is not too early to comment on the outcome. While the Prime Minister’s tone and tenor had exuded confidence and a steely resolve to deliver after a decade of lackadaisical...

Deflection Won’t Work

Deflection Won’t Work

When the Pakistani Corps Commanders conveyed through an ISPR statement that R&AW was whipping up terrorism in Pakistan, the Pakistani media made an interesting observation; that it was unusual for fingers being pointed directly at R&AW in a Corps Commanders Conference.  Pakistani media says it is the second time in...

Scrap Article 370 immediately

Scrap Article 370 immediately

On 23-May-2015, some ten Pakistani women met the General Secretary of ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Nizamuddin Bhat.  These women, as claimed by them entered into matrimonial alliance with Kashmiri terrorists, who had crossed over to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) for terrorist training. Some of these...

Deflection Won’t Work

Deflection Won’t Work

When the Pakistani Corps Commanders conveyed through an ISPR statement that R&AW was whipping up terrorism in Pakistan, the Pakistani media made an interesting observation; that it was unusual for fingers being pointed directly at R&AW in a Corps Commanders Conference.  Pakistani media says it is the second time in...

Sino-Indian Relations: An Approach for 21st Century Developments

Sino-Indian Relations: An Approach for 21st Century Developments

The present century belongs to two powers of Asia viz  China and India. China because of being world’s largest and strongest economy and a budding military power to be, and India because of a growth oriented economy and a democratically elected majority government hell bent on growth and economic progress. Also...

India and Vietnam Sign a Joint Vision Statement on Defence Cooperation

India and Vietnam Sign a Joint Vision Statement on Defence Cooperation

India and Vietnam signed a Joint Vision Statement on Defence Cooperation for the period 2015-2020 here last night. The Statement was signed by the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and the Vietnamese Minister for National Defence General Phung Quang Thanh at the end of the delegation level talks in New Delhi. An MoU on...

Securing India from External and Internal Meddling

Securing India from External and Internal Meddling

As the NDA government completes one year in office it would be apt to review its policies towards creating a more robust security structure. It is not too early to comment on the outcome. While the Prime Minister’s tone and tenor had exuded confidence and a steely resolve to deliver after a decade of lackadaisical...

Manohar Parrikar asks Shipyards to Compress Delivery Schedules of Warships

Manohar Parrikar asks Shipyards to Compress Delivery Schedules of Warships

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has asked shipyards, both public and private, to compress delivery schedules of warships and other platforms for the Navy and Coast Guard. Addressing the Naval Commanders’ Conference here today, Parrikar said in the last one year the modernisation plan of the Navy has gained...

Indo Singapore Bilateral Exercise SIMBEX 15 Commences

Indo Singapore Bilateral Exercise SIMBEX 15 Commences

The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, is on an operational deployment to South Indian Ocean and South China Sea. As a part of this deployment, INS Satpura, indigenously built guided missile stealth frigate, commanded by...

INS Saryu Participating in ASEAN Regional Forum Disaster Relief Exercise 2015

INS Saryu Participating in ASEAN Regional Forum Disaster Relief Exercise 2015

INS Saryu, an indigenously built NOPV based at the Andaman and Nicobar Command, shall be participating in a week long ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Disaster Relief Exercise (DiREx) 2015. The aim of ARF DiREx-15 is to exercise information sharing and networking among national agencies of this region towards providing...

Naval Base at Porbandar Commissioned as INS Sardar Patel

Naval Base at Porbandar Commissioned as INS Sardar Patel

‘Sardar Patel’, the latest Naval establishment of Indian Navy, was commissioned at Porbandar, Gujarat by Smt. Anandiben Patel, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat today 09 May 15. The commissioning ceremony was attended by Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral SPS Cheema, Flag Officer...

HAL Completes Noise Measurement Flight Trials for ALH for European Certification

HAL Completes Noise Measurement Flight Trials for ALH for European Certification

As part of a process to acquire certification from the European Space Agency (ESA) for Advance Light Helicopter-Dhruv, HAL carried out noise measurement flight trials at Mysuru airport recently in compliance with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The EASA representatives witnessed the entire flight...

‘Kavaratti’ - Fourth Ship of Project–28 (Anti Submarine Warfare Corvette)

‘Kavaratti’ - Fourth Ship of Project–28 (Anti Submarine Warfare Corvette)

The Fourth Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette of Project-28, christened ‘Kavaratti’, was launched today at a glittering ceremony held at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata. The Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri, Rao Inderjit Singh was the Chief Guest at the occasion. In keeping with the...

Self Dependency in Arms Production

Self Dependency in Arms Production

The Government of India has promulgated its Defence Production Policy in January 2011. The objectives of the policy are to achieve substantial self-reliance in the design, development and production of equipment, weapon systems, platforms required for defence in as early a time frame as possible; to create conditions...

Interviews / Spotlight

Ten truths about the 1962 War

Ten truths about the 1962 War

Here are some truths about the 1962 China’s War which are not often mentioned in history books or Reports from the Government. Of course, this list is not exhaustive. 1.  The precise location of the border In the Army HQ in Delhi as well as locally in the NEFA, nobody was really sure where exactly the border (the...

Rebooting the Indian Army: Metamorphosing Dandaman to eMAN

Rebooting the Indian Army: Metamorphosing Dandaman to eMAN

Addressing the Combined Commanders of Defence Services on 17 Oct 2014 at New Delhi, Prime...

 
Kargil: India’s first Televised War

Kargil: India’s first Televised War

‘Their’s not to reason why’ The Kargil conflict, India’s first televised war, more than...

 
Rifleman: A Complete Soldier

Rifleman: A Complete Soldier

Training for war is perhaps the most important aspect of peacetime soldiering. In fact, the...

Doctrine in Civil-Military Relations

Doctrine in Civil-Military Relations

Supervision of doctrine making is one way by which civilian control is exercised over the...

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Raksha Mantri Visits Army Posts in Rajouri Area

On the second day of his official visit to the State of Jammu & Kashmir, the Honorable Raksha Mantri Shri...

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage -2000 lands at Yamuna Expressway

IAF's Mirage -2000 lands at Yamuna Expressway. The IAF has been considering the use of national highways...

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Victory Day Parade at Moscow

The Indian Army Contingent from the Grenadiers participating in the Victory Day Parade, at Moscow, in...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to Airbus Facility

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the Airbus Facility, in Toulouse, France on April 11, 2015.

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Indian Army Everest Massif Expedition 2015

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh with the Indian Army Everest Massif expedition members, at...

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