Monday, 22 October, 2018

Topic: ARMY

Sedition case against Sidhu for hugging Pak army chief a test of nationalism or paranoia?

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is facing a sedition complaint for allegedly insulting the Indian Army by hugging the Pakistan army chief at Imran ...
The roof of a house collapses following floods in Kerala | PTI

Armed forces personnel rescue new born baby from Kerala floods

In a night-long rescue operation near the Idukki dam, the new born was rescued after a warning call by a coast guard.
Late M. Karunanidhi

Death of a Dravidian stalwart, and the maid breaking the net as a stand-up comic

Dravidian politics lost one of its tallest figures as M. Karunanidhi passed away at 6.10 pm at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.

Army major, 3 soldiers killed in an encounter with militants in Kashmir

At least two out of eight militants were gunned down while attempting to cross the border.
Representative image | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Not even 1% of Indian MPs have served in the military. And that’s concerning

India has one of the world’s largest militaries, but veterans and their families form only 0.6 per cent of the electorate.
Defence personnel pay tribute to Kargil martyrs at India Gate, New Delhi | Arvind Yadav/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Kargil Diwas is a reminder of our unfinished project of achieving jointness in the military

Cross-service cooperation in the Indian armed forces is still largely symbolic.
Indian army

By no stretch of imagination can the military be compared to IAS and IPS officers

Army, Navy & Air Force have to climb out of their respective silos, cease empire building, and create a joint plan to address military angst
Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif | Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Pakistani Generals’ arrogant stupidity makes Nawaz Sharif rise as a heroic fighter for democracy

Sharif's imprisonment won’t end his political career and will outlast those in the army who plotted his downfall.
Some fraudsters reportedly used soft copies of the Aadhaar and identity cards of defence personnel to create an account on OLX | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

37 duped on OLX by crooks using leaked Aadhaar copies of Army, CISF personnel

Most cases reported from Rajasthan; OLX blocks the accounts that were opened to carry out fraudulent deals.
Latest news on Army rifleman Aurangzeb |

Aurangzeb interrogation video shows 44 Rashtriya Rifles must check inside chatter & leaks

The interrogation video of late Aurangzeb does nothing to help the image of 44 RR, and, in fact, exposes serious lapses that have occurred. The Eid...
Rakesh Asthana

At the root of the CBI power struggle lies the ‘Gujarat division’

CBI’s top two officers — director Alok Verma and No.2 Rakesh Asthana — have accused each other of corruption. Here’s how this power struggle began. 

With Djokovic’s recent wins, is it time to anoint him king of tennis over Federer & Nadal?

Novak Djokovic won the Shanghai Masters last week, adding another important title to his victories at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Cincinnati Masters this year.