Sunday, 16 December, 2018

Topic: Indian Army

Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference

Women aren’t ready for combat roles as they have to raise kids – Army chief Gen. Rawat

In a series of sexist comments, Indian Army chief Gen. Rawat also talked about maternity leave for women officers and separate huts for them on the frontline.
Indian Army | Yuri SmityukTASS via Getty Images

Indian military’s surgical strikes unit should come with a ‘handle with care’ tag

A surgical strike special force is not the solution to Pakistan’s terrorism.
Representational image of the Pakistani army | Commons

When a JNU professor grilled Pakistan Army on why it was not fighting India-centric terror

Indian professor Happymon Jacob got an opportunity to visit Pakistan's army headquarters where he questioned Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Bilal Akbar on terrorism.
Indian Army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times

Indian Army made way for government to resolve Kashmir, but politics failed

The unpopular coalition government could not provide the healing touch in Jammu and Kashmir.
Representational image | PTI photo

Modi govt rejects demand for higher military service pay, more than 1 lakh personnel affected

Around 87,646 Junior Commissioned Officers, 25,434 personnel from the Navy and the Indian Air Force will be affected by the decision of the finance ministry.
Lt Gen H.S. Panag (background image) was part of the battalion that captured Pakistan Air Force pilot Flight Lt Parvaiz Qureshi Mehdi (inset) | Twitter/@rwac48/thepakteahouse.blogspot.com

How I captured and saved India’s first prisoner of war in 1971

A man who would go on to become chief of Pakistan Air Force was India’s first prisoner of war in 1971
Ceasefire violations on LoC

On AFSPA, action must now shift from Supreme Court to Parliament

Apprehensions of the Indian Army are genuine, but this is a battle that cannot be won in the civil courts.
Igla-S man-portable air defence missile system

Two European firms fume as ‘laggard’ Russia wins Rs 27,000 crore air defence system deal

India has chosen the Russian firm Rosoboronexport for its Very Short-Range Air Defence System.
A truck taking troops and portrait of Shaitan Singh

Remembering Rezang La, a poignant moment of military courage on the western front

In the darkness of defeat in the east, just over a hundred soldiers of 13 Kumaon fought the Chinese to the last man in 1962.
Brigadier Kuldip Chandpuri in Longewala | Facebook

Brig KS Chandpuri I knew: Hero of Longewala played by Sunny Deol in ‘Border’

Brig. Chandpuri and his soldiers had successfully stalled the march of an entire Pakistani tank regiment in the 1971 war.
Johnson and Johnson Inc.

Lawsuits against Johnson&Johnson aren’t going away

J&J faces major liability risk from lawsuits over a possible link between asbestos in its talc products and cancer.
rafale deal

SC on Rafale PILs: Setback for Rahul’s campaign or lesson not to politicise defence deals?

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed all petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal. The court’s order comes at a time when the Op...