Monday, 22 October, 2018

Topic: Indian Army

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the flag-hoisting ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the 'Azad Hind government' | Shahbaz Khan/PTI

When our sovereignty is challenged, we will hit back with double the force: PM Modi

Modi said his government is working towards providing the armed forces with better technology and latest weapons.
Lt Gen. Laura Richardson | @FORSCOM/Twitter

Woman Lt Gen. takes charge of largest US army command, India still debating their role

Lt Gen. Laura Richardson will command 776,000 troops & 96,000 civilians in FORSCOM. In India, women were allowed into Territorial Army only this January.
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Assam CM Sonowal hails life sentence for 7 Indian Army men involved in 1994 fake encounter

Sarbananda Sonowal said the sentence would strengthen people's faith in the judiciary and the Indian Army
Indian Army

Indian Army set to push through with General Bipin Rawat’s reforms for a leaner force

Indian Army sources said there was no opposition to the proposals made by the chief at the ongoing commanders’ conference, just differences of opinion.
Dhaka city | Commons

Bangladesh no longer a backward neighbour, it has overtaken India on GDP growth

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
General Zameer Uddin Shah with Shekhar Gupta at the Walk the Talk | Special arrangement

‘Indian Army does not like being committed to civilian operations, they’re our own people’

On this week’s Walk The Talk, Shekhar Gupta catches up with soldier, diplomat and academician Zameer Uddin Shah.
Army chief Genral Bipin Singh Rawat at Parliament House | PTI

Indian Army chief’s plan to cut cadre and restructure force faces opposition from within 

The Indian Army HQ claimed in a paper that the reforms proposed by Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat would usher in a 'revolution in military affairs'.
an AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force | Commons

Untold heroism story: How IAF stayed up on eve of Air Force Day to save journalist’s life

IAF, Indian Army and their two topmost officers went way beyond the call of duty to ensure safe passage for an injured colleague in 1997.
File image of the Indian army in Kashmir

Killing terrorist part of Indian Army’s role, but not real measure of success in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has acquired an understanding of the core problem areas.
The recruits of Indian army from Kashmir stand in formation during their passing out parade, Srinagar | Yawar Nazir/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

‘Kitney Mussalman hain’: Why this Sachar Committee question to Army was an abomination

A Muslim who rises through the ranks in the armed forces is not identified by his community.
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. 
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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.