Saturday, 15 December, 2018


Graphic by Manas Gurung |

Pakistan’s ISI is using pics of pretty women & social media to get India’s defence ...

Investigators say ISI scouring Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn to trap young Indians in defence sector, suspect 1,100 Indian IP addresses for ISI link.
Image of a Bomdila Police vehicle allegedly vandalised by Arunachal Scouts personnel | The Arunachal Times

Bomdila bust-up is more proof that civil-military relations are at an all-time low

Veterans and bureaucrats say Bomdila incident stems from many unresolved issues and friction between civilian administration and military.
Indian navy

Navy set to sign logistics & coastal surveillance pacts with 10 Indian Ocean countries

The Indian Navy’s drive follows similar arrangements that India signed with Japan during Modi’s visit, which have been quietly activated.
A K9 Thunder on display | Commons

Induction of K9 Vajra (Thunder) for Indian Army pulls India out of the past

The Rs 4,366 crore contract for the K9 Vajra is meant to arm 18 regiments of the Indian Army, and replace the 50-year-old 105-mm Abbott.
Indian artillery

Artillery weapons including K9 Vajra & M777 howitzers to be inducted into India’s defence

K9 Vajra is the first ever artillery gun manufactured by the Indian private sector.
Ministry of Defence | Commons

Defence ministry says both police and Indian Army jawans to blame for bust-up at Bomdila

Ministry is probing how a local-level brawl escalated into a war of institutions, after IAS body demanded action against Indian Army personnel.
PM Modi addressing the INS Arihant crew | @narendramodi/Twitter

INS Arihant is welcome, but India is far short of Chinese nuclear submarine capability

China is also providing support to the Pakistani Navy, including offering to build submarines. India is keeping a close eye on these developments.
Indian Army

Army deserter among two militants killed in Shopian encounter

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in south Kashmir Tuesday after receiving inputs on militant presence in the area.
File photo of INS Arihant at its launch ceremony in 2009 | Ministry of Defence

What is the nuclear triad that INS Arihant has helped India complete?

The INS Arihant project began nearly 30 years ago, and has involved private sector companies, Russian advice, and the defence research establishment.
Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi with the crew of INS Arihant | @narendramodi/Twitter

From ground, air and sea, now India can fire nuclear missiles from anywhere

PM Modi announces that India has completed its “nuclear triad” — nuclear sub INS Arihant goes operational.

Modi’s BJP is not just Congress + cow, but it is Congress + cow + Indira Gandhi

Young Indians bought new hope & optimism of Brand Modi in 2014. Now they're confused & angry as BJP government turns out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow.