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Not too late: Why Indian Army must bring closure to Major Leetul Gogoi’s ‘human shield’ case

Indian Army may have punished Major Gogoi for indiscipline, but it’s the ‘human shield’ case that it needs to probe before it faces a PIL.
A Pakistani soldier stands guard on a street in Karachi (Representational image)

Pakistan-based Facebook pages posed as Kashmiri activists to push anti-India rhetoric

Posted in Urdu and English, the pages boasted a combined total of more than three million followers by the time they were exposed and pulled by Facebook.
Indian Army | Representational image | PTI

7 Pakistan posts across LoC destroyed after Indian Army retaliates to ceasefire violations

Officials said that there was heavy mortar shelling and firing along LOC in Poonch district and Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.
The Dhanush gun developed by Ordnance Factory Board

With Dhanush howitzer, Artillery Corps lends a major combat arm to Indian Army at LoC

Dhanush howitzer makes outranged Pakistani artillery units more vulnerable to Indian counter-battery fire, something India has wanted since the Kargil War.
The Dhanush gun developed by Ordnance Factory Board

Indian Army to get ‘Made in India’ artillery boost with 3 indigenous guns

Indian Army will be powered by 114 Dhanush guns — recently cleared for production — 100 K9 Vajras and 150 ATAGs or Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System.
Representational image | PTI photo

Indian Army warns Pakistan of dire consequences amid heavy artillery exchange on LoC

Bofors guns swing into action as Indian Army warns Pakistan not to target civilian areas, and vows to give befitting response to any ‘misadventure’.

PM Modi inaugurates Indo-Russian joint venture, which will end Army’s long quest for rifles

At least 6.5 lakh AK-203 assault rifles will be made by the new joint venture at Amethi’s Korwa Ordnance Factory. They will replace the Army’s INSAS rifle.
Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor, Rear Admiral Dalbir Singh Gujral, Major Genral Surinder Singh Mahal at the joint press conference

In high state of alert to respond to Pakistan – Indian Army, Navy, Air Force assure nation

Indian military presents proof that Pakistan used AMRAAM missiles mounted on its F-16 fighter jets to target military installations.
File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Why India picked IAF over the Army and Navy to hit back at Pakistan

The PM Modi-led Cabinet Committee on Security deliberated a variety of options, but eventually chose the Indian Air Force to carry out the strike on Balakot.
Igla-S man-portable air defence missile system

Sweden’s Saab alleges India bent the rules for Russian firm to win missile contract

Rosoboronexport was awarded the VSHORADS contract in November 2018, but Sweden’s Saab says India extended favours to the Russian firm during field trials.

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Congress headquarters

One in three people at Congress rallies may not have voted for the party: Lokniti-CSDS

Survey data from BJP and Congress rallies during 2019 election suggest that huge crowds are deceiving and don’t translate into votes in favour.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.