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Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale briefs the media on India's major preemptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest camp

Biggest Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp struck, says foreign secretary Gokhale

In a press conference, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said that credible information was received that the JeM was planning another suicide attack.
IAF airstrikes

These are the 3 locations in Pakistan that were bombed by Indian Air Force

Terrorist training camps of Jaish, Lashkar & Hizbul Mujahideen were hit in Balakot in strikes that lasted 21 minutes.
The .338 Lapua Magnum | victrixarmaments.com

Deadly new sniper rifles are here for Northern Command soldiers along LoC

The .50 Calibre M95 by Barrett and the .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT by Beretta will replace the ageing Russian Dragunov.
Indian army

As Indians watch Uri, time for Army to talk about other daring and unsung operations

The Indian Army should set the record straight on several unrecognised military operations.
Indian Army

Indian Army soldiers along the LoC to get deadly sniper rifles this month

The guns being procured for the soldiers are the Italian-made .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT by Beretta, and the US-made .50 Calibre M95 by Barrett. New Delhi: Indian soldiers along the Line of Control are set to get deadly new sniper rifles, including an anti-material rifle that can go through concrete and metal objects, such as vehicles. The procurement process is expected to be completed this month. While the Army is in need of about 5,000 sniper rifles, the priority was to equip the Northern Command, which looks after the crucial LoC and some part of the Line of Actual Control with China. The guns being given to the soldiers are the .338 Lapua Magnum Scorpio TGT by Beretta, and the .50 Calibre M95 by Barrett. These snipers will replace the ageing Russian Dragunov, the mainstay of Indian soldiers. Army Headquarters has already floated a plan to procure 5,000 sniper rifles for the...
Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference

India facing complex security challenges, threat to territorial integrity & internal stability: Gen Bipin Rawat

In his new year message, the Army chief praised the collective grit, determination and sacrifices of the troops.
Representational image | PTI photo

Army foils Pakistan BAT action along LoC in J&K, 2 intruders killed

The Army said intruders attempted to cross the border and were assisted by heavy covering fire from Pakistani posts.
File image of the Indian army in Kashmir

More killings, greater alienation: How the situation in Kashmir is slipping out of hand

Since the Narendra Modi-led BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014, Kashmir has witnessed more violence, deaths and alienation of the masses
Indian Army

India & Pakistan resume border hostilities 5 months after calls to observe 2003 ceasefire

The killing of 3 Indian soldiers Sunday is the latest flashpoint with Pakistan but, so far, exchanges have been limited to small arms.
Indian Army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times

High alert on border after BSF jawan brutally killed by Pakistani troops

Following the incident, the Border Security Force has lodged a strong complaint with thier counterpart the Pakistan Rangers.

On Camera

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.