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Army officer challenges social media ban in HC, calls it ‘arbitrary, unconstitutional’

Lt Col P.K. Choudhary, who filed plea in Delhi HC, sought withdrawal of new policy on the grounds that it was 'arbitrary executive action'. Hearing is likely Tuesday.
File photo of ships during the Malabar naval exercise

India to ignore Chinese objections, invite Australia for Malabar naval exercise

New Delhi is expected to clear the way next week for formal invitation to Australia following final govt clearance & consultations with US and Japan.
Indian Navy | Photo by Manisha Mondal

Navy to approach Kerala govt seeking ban on unauthorised sale of armed forces uniform

The Navy's statement comes days after a 23-year-old man was arrested by police in Kerala for allegedly posing as a naval officer.
Representational image of Indian Army personnel in Kashmir | ANI

14-day quarantine waived for Army, Navy, Air Force amid India-China row, but riders apply

New guidelines exempt personnel from 14-day quarantine if they are asymptomatic & have not come into contact with a Covid patient in 14 days.
Army personnel during a parade (representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Contingent of Army, Navy, Air Force to participate in Russia’s Victory Day parade on 24 June

The event was attended by former President Pranab Mukherjee in 2015. It comes amid a suspension of foreign visits of all armed forces personnel in the wake of Covid. 
Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

Navy sends more ships from Eastern fleet for deployment in Indian Ocean region

The Eastern and Western Naval Commands are in a ‘heightened state of alertness’, which means ships can be deployed on short notice.
An Army convoy moves along the Srinagar-Leh National highway, in Ganderbal district of Central Kashmir, 17 June, 2020. | PTI

Army, Navy, Air Force raise alert level after Galwan Valley face-off

The decision was taken at a meeting Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and the three service chiefs.
Army personnel during a parade (representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Army, Navy, IAF personnel can use private airlines to return to units, will be reimbursed

According to rules, serving personnel are refunded fare of only Air India tickets. One-time relaxation comes amid heavy troop build-up along LAC with China.
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Army reviewing policy to assign aides-de-camp to governors, cites shortage of young officers

An aide-de-camp in the armed forces primarily functions as a protocol officer, who looks after implementation of the protocols, and as an executive assistant.
Newly-appointed CDS General Bipin Rawat

Navy will provide crucial intelligence to northern, western border theatre commands: Rawat

Speaking about integration plans of the Services, CDS General Bipin Rawat said the upcoming Air Defence Command will prevent fratricide.

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Uyghur Muslim women in the Grand Bazaar in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China

TV anchors outrage over Uyghurs in China, but stay quiet about Indian Muslims

After cheering the ban on Chinese apps, the latest coping mechanism of Indian TV news seems to be focusing on the plight of the Uyghur Muslims in China.
Street vegetable vendor shop (Representational Image) | peakpx.com

Retail, food inflation rises by 6.09% and 7.87 % respectively in June

The inflation figures are based on data collected from limited markets in view of the restrictions imposed on account of coronavirus pandemic.

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A road bridge built by India between Durbuk and Daulat Beg Oldi in eastern Ladakh (representational image) | Photo: ANI

India, China to hold Corps Commander-level talks on 14 July at Chushul

The talks will focus mainly on the second phase of disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), said the Indian Army officials.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.