Tuesday, March 28, 2023


ICJ to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case on February 2019

Kulbhusahn Jadhav was sentenced to death by the military court in April last year on spying charges.

Over 300 soldiers question CBI’s FIR against Army officer, SC to hear case on 4 Sept

The officer, Major Balhara, is accused of killing 12-year-old Azad Khan in Manipur in 2009. Soldiers say dilution of AFSPA will hit morale.

Navy rescue pilots in Kerala are flying aged helicopters that don’t meet today’s standards

At least two efforts by the Indian Navy to modernise its helicopter fleet are stuck in red tape, with many of its choppers first inducted in 1987.

David Headley’s Pakistani half-brother Danyal Gilani came to Delhi for Vajpayee funeral

Bureaucrat Danyal accompanied his minister Syed Ali Zafar, who led the Pakistani delegation to India. He and David, conspirator of 26/11, have the same father.

Why is warfare almost exclusively male?

Countries have now opened military combat roles to women in response to changing attitudes as seen in the case of Kurdish women fighting Islamic State.

Son of Kashmiri cop killed by militants is now a celebrated officer himself

Additional SP Nasir Ahmed received his second President’s medal for gallantry on 15 August.

It has been 5 years but India still has no answers on its biggest peacetime military loss

Mishap killed 18 crew members onboard the INS Sidhurakshak, a Russian Kilo-class submarine in Mumbai’s Dockyard; probe reports are marked ‘classified’.

Indian Army chief wants to revolutionise the military — by cutting manpower

General Bipin Rawat bats for creation of integrated brigades, wants a leaner headquarter, considers calling up reservists.

Like it or not, Google tracks your movements even when you tell it not to

An investigation reveals Google services on smartphones store location details despite privacy settings being used.

Pakistan’s army is a corporate entity that supplies heroin all over country: Former R&AW chief

Vikram Sood added that any peace talk with Pakistan, "which, by default, thinks of India as an enemy state, will be futile".

On Camera


File photo of Rahul Gandhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Modi can play ugly, but would he really make fading Rahul...

Perhaps Rahul could apply his mind to other work, make a new man of himself. He will then deprive Modi of what he wants most: Rahul Gandhi as his opponent.
Solar panels are installed on the rooftops of residential houses in Modhera, India's first round-the-clock solar-powered village, in the western state of Gujarat | Reuters file photo

Indosolar, Reliance, First Solar among 11 companies to manufacture solar PV...

The allotments are part of tranche two of a production-linked incentive scheme by the govt with a total outlay of 140 billion rupees ($1.7 billion).


File photo of Army chief General Manoj Pande | Courtesy:

China thinks ‘might is right’, wants to ‘replace US as global...

Speaking at Savitribai Phule Pune University, he said most important aspects of India’s operational environment remain challenges of disputed borders & Chinese action along LAC.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Four reasons the Sikhs are hurting. And it’s not about the...

'Causes' of anger are dera threat to Sikhism, incarceration of ‘Bandi Singhs’, inaction in sacrilege cases, & ‘if BJP-RSS want Hindu Rashtra, what’s wrong with Sikh Rashtra?’