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Indian army’s covert operation is cosmetic, may muddle complex northeast

The road from Manipur’s capital Imphal to Chandel offers a picturesque view dotted by green hillocks and small ponds. The serenity turns sinister when one looks at strong presence of security

Morning briefing: Modi to address commanders meet being held outside Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addresses a combined commanders` conference onboard the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya off the Kochi coast. The Combined Commanders` Conference is an annual th

I didn’t call the army: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has said his government was not responsible for calling the army for making pontoon bridges over the Yamuna river for the World Culture Festival of

Handwara girl feeling unsafe: Kashmir women’s panel chief

The school-going girl from Handwara, a small town in north Kashmir, whose interaction with local youth had triggered violence resulting in killing of two persons, is feeling “unsafe and menta

Why Nagrota terror strike is different – and more alarming

The terrorist attack on the army camp in Nagrota, Jammu, in which seven army personnel and three terrorists have died, raises some important points – and questions yet to be answered:

Pakistan’s war on minorities continues

The Baloch Regiment of Pakistan Army doesn’t have ethnic Baloch and the Sindh Regiment is with no Sindhis; this is the way Pakistan treats its religious, ethnic and linguistic minorities. Thi

India unwilling to budge on border dispute with China

Army chief General Bipin Rawat personally oversaw the defence preparedness in Sikkim, amid Chinese media’s vituperative comment on India and escalating tension between the two countries over

Israelis helped check infiltration in Kashmir

A small but sophisticated night vision device (NVD) that could track moving terrorists in the dark was the first gift from Israel to the Indian forces at a time when the latter was facing a huge ch

Burhan Wani cult – genuine or orchestrated

Is Burhan Wani a real hero for many people in Kashmir or the separatists’ and their masters in Pakistan are using his image to lure more local youth into terrorism to sustain the political ca

Amarnath Yatra killing: The kid gloves will now come off

 The fatal shooting of seven pilgrims from Gujarat during a terror attack on the Amarnath Yatra will be a crucial moment in militancy-ravaged Kashmir. The attack on a group of pilgri

Osama’s presence in Abbottabad turned US against Pakistan: author

 The discovery that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was living comfortably with his family in Pakistan while Americans were hunting for him all over the world, was the turning point in the Was

The military: A life less ordinary

The armed forces, a professional and highly trained group that compares to the best in the world, is a symbol of the spirit of this country whose soil has been enriched by the saga of bravery. 

LeT head’s killing a huge blow to terrorism

The killing of Abu Dujana, head of Lashkar-e-Toiba in Kashmir, is the culmination of years of efforts of the army and police to trap this hardcore Pakistani terrorist around whom folk tales were ci

HAL to supply 41 advanced helicopters to army, navy

 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has signed a contract for supply of 40 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) to the army and one ALH to the navy.    The contracts for supply of 4

BDL signs pact to supply missiles to army

 Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has signed contract with Research Centre Imarat (RCI) for supply of medium range surface-to-air missiles (MRSAM) to Indian Army.  The contract was

Why it is important to fix Cantonment entry row

The defence ministry’s decision to allow civilians’ movement in the Cantonment area needs a serious review it has turned relationship between the Army and the civilians sour.

Crossing the border

Ghar mein ghus ke marenge (We will hit you right inside your own home),” prime minister Narendra Modi thundered, when he addressed a meeting at the civil hospital in Ahmedabad on March 4.&nbs



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