Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicRegiment

Topic: Regiment

22 Medium Regiment, which took part in 1962 war, completes 100 years of its raising

In the battle of Bum La and Nuranag of 1962, the regiment played a crucial role in the fight against the Chinese. The regiment also participated in World War I and II.

‘Bezzati ho gayi’: Why honour compels India & Pakistan’s regiments to fire across LoC

Generals on both sides of the border recount how inability to take revenge brings collective shame. And shame is not something a soldier can live with.

Politicise all you want, but Indian soldiers don’t fight in the name of nationalism alone

Soldiers fight because of unit/sub-unit cohesion. They do not want to let down their comrades in a battle.

Brave Ahirs & honourable Chamars: Army ‘regiments’ with more than just caste on their side

From Ahirs' valour in 1962 war to Chamar regiment’s honour in WW2, caste-based regiments’ celebration provide ground for their inclusion in Army.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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