Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Military Digest


Military Digest: From Partition to guarding borders, Western Command’s journey of 75 years

September 19, 2022 12:13 am

On September 15, 1947, the Western Command was raised as Delhi and East Punjab (DEP) Command after the Punjab Boundary Force (PBF) was disbanded in the aftermath of partition.

Military Digest: 58 Pilots Course of IAF to celebrate Platinum Jubilee of earning wings

August 08, 2022 10:46 am

Well known defence website notes that out of the 31 Pilots who earned their wings from No. 58 Course, 14 were sent for fighter training and 14 for transport training

Military Digest | Six Army Medical Corps personnel dismissed from service by court martial

July 18, 2022 12:27 am

The court martial gave its finding Saturday night in Meerut where it was being conducted since 2021.

Military Digest | Disabled soldier awaits relief, AFT principal bench upset at orders not being implemented

June 13, 2022 12:28 am

The jawan, who belongs to 15 Kumaon, had suffered amputation of his leg below the knee in landmine blast in Jammu and Kashmir in June 2000.

Military Digest | Uphill battle of veterans & kin to get dues continues

May 16, 2022 3:44 am

The pension imbroglio has shown that if even senior officers are not spared the ignominy of running around for their dues then what may be the case with junior officers and other ranks and their widows/next of kin settled in remote areas.

Military Digest | Bombay Sappers & Sikh Light Infantry — A unique bond

April 25, 2022 1:22 pm

The bond between the Bombay Sappers and the Sikh LI was strengthened when Lt Gen PS Bhagat assumed the Colonelcy of the Sikh Li in 1966.

Military Digest | 80 years of a strange Indian mutiny of World War II

April 04, 2022 11:07 am

In subsequent editions of this Column, the other mutinies will be covered but today we shall recall the Christmas Island mutiny which took place on March 11, 1942.

Military Digest: When Indian Navy struck terror over Karachi

December 06, 2021 12:06 pm

🔴 Between the naval Operations Trident and Python, and the IAF attacks on Karachi's fuel and ammunition depots, more than fifty percent of the total fuel requirement of the Karachi zone was reported to have been destroyed.

Military Digest | Op Trident: When Indian Navy struck at the heart of Pakistan

November 29, 2021 8:58 am

The bold and innovative attack by the Indian sailors on Karachi had a telling impact on the 1971 War

Military Digest | 9 Para commandos and their exploits across enemy line

November 22, 2021 9:23 am

The Indian Special Forces came of age with the spectacular Mandhol raid destroying a Pakistani artillery battery at little cost in the 1971 Indo-Pak war