American General John Hyten’s recent remarks on US nuclear policy point to how this relationship has evolved in other places.
Terrorism has never been about absolute body counts. It has always been about creating shock and awe to accentuate the helplessness of the state.
Days before the PM replaced the deal with one that would eventually exclude HAL and favour Reliance, the Dassault CEO had said ‘contract finalisation and signature could come very soon.’ So what changed?
The government believes the return of the footballer, who was emerging as militancy’s new poster boy, will lead to more surrenders as it mulls a new rehabilitation policy.
T.C.A. Raghavan’s The People Next Door is written with deep personal knowledge and a genuine investment in the India-Pakistan relationship.
The jawans were patrolling when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded near their camp this morning.
The 14 officers included those from Assam Police Service, Assam Civil Service and allied services posted in various districts.
Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission had directed the state government in July to give Rs 10 lakh compensation for torture to Dar.
The army chief’s decision to deploy soldiers to build railway over-bridges and clean up garbage reflects a desire to please his political masters, even if at the cost of the men he commands.
On the afternoon of October 22, 1993, jawans from the Border Security Force opened fire in Bijbehara town, killing 43 civilians. No one was ever punished for the crime.
Pellet guns have become the first line of attack for security forces against protestors in Kashmir, its unabated use blinding hundreds in the Valley.
Pankaj Mishra had been warned by the CRPF against posting videos and comments on social media after his video castigating the Union home minister had gone viral in April.
The police have said they will take the class nine student to nearby BSF and CoBRA camps, in case she is able to identify the accused.
Five air force and two army personnel were killed in the early hours of October 6 after an MI 17 chopper crashed at at altitude of 17,000 feet in Tawang.
The Indian Air force has ordered a court of inquiry to ascertain the cause of the accident that took place while the chopper was on a maintenance mission.
The situation in Hajin, where a BSF constable was killed last week, continues to be volatile, with the police and army conducting search operations and locals allegedly supporting militants.
A group of militants, whose exact number could not be known immediately, stormed the BSF camp located just outside the main gate of the high-security Srinagar International Airport at 4:00 am.
Authorities had earlier asked the family of Assam’s first speaker to prove their citizenship.
Stress, the daily threat of violence, issues their families are facing at home and long hours are pushing personnel to the brink, triggering the need for preventive measures.
The killing of constable Mohammad Ramzan Parrey is the third such incident of security personnel being attacked while on vacation at home.
While the army stated it did not cross the international border, an NSCN (K) leader has claimed the encounter took place on the outskirts of Langkhu village, which is located “10-15 kms” inside Myanmar.
Border forces have been authorised to use “rude and crude” methods to stop any attempts by the Rohingya to cross the India-Bangladesh border.
The Indian Air Force, then less than 10 years old, was in the process of helping the British Royal Air Force in suppressing the Pashtuns…
In addition to his military and diplomatic achievements, Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was a commander who worked for the well being of veterans.
Singh was the only officer of the Indian Air Force to be promoted to five-star rank, equal to a Field Marshal in the Army.
Despite home minister Rajnath Singh’s assurances that pellet guns aren’t being used often by the security forces, doctors and civil organisations say otherwise.
“Will our brother return? We won’t complain even if they have tortured him”, ask family members of 20-year-old Manzoor Ahmad, who has been ‘missing’ in army custody since August 31.
Attempts to revoke Article 35A seen as attempt by Centre to change special status and may lead to “uprising”, finds report.
The ‘Make in India’ campaign, launched under Nirmala Sitharaman’s watch, has so far failed to ignite any significant domestic production. While it is a complex process, her potential for success or failure will be in seeing this through.
Maintaining an inadequate status quo has been the preferred mode of operating in the defence ministry, and many issues fester.
The new rule has been put in place to make communication with Chinese Liberation Army soldiers at the India-China border smoother.
Seventeen Years On, SC Notice on Pathribal Fake Encounter Brings Little Hope of Justice to Victims’ Families
“When it comes to Kashmir, the institutions and justice system turns blind. Nobody can understand what we have gone through all these years.”
Home Ministry Admits It Has Standard Operating Procedures On ‘Human Shield’ But Doesn’t Give Details
The Centre had admitted in 2013 that a draft on such a policy was circulated to the states and armed forces.
Data shows that post demonetisation – announced on November 9, 2016 – the number of fatal instances in Kashmir have in fact gone up.
‘This is a case where there was no dispute about the factum of killing, the identity of the killers or the identity of the victims.’
The Indian army’s higher leadership must reflect on its role as the sword arm of the republic, and have a clear vision of itself as the upholder of law.
Relatives of the 2010 fake encounter victims are still in shock over the armed forces tribunal decision to suspend the sentence of the guilty officers and jawans.
The incident allegedly took place on July 31, when a Raksha Bandhan programme was organised by the CRPF troopers at a residential school in Palnar village under Kuakonda police station.
Vinod Dua discusses how Indians named in Panama Papers have faced little scrutiny even as Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif has been forced to resign for the same, and reads out an open letter that 114 veterans of the Indian armed forces have written to Modi.
114 former officers stand with #NotInMyName, ‘dismayed’ at vigilantism and free speech crackdown