The PAC, which examines the CAG audit report after it is laid in Parliament, comprises 22 MPs and is currently headed by Congress MP Prof K V Thomas.
Farthest Field, which features Karnad’s grand-uncle from his earlier essay Everybody’s Friend, is about a marginalised community in Indian military discourse — the Parsis.
The proposal to establish two such heli-hubs, one each in the Northern Command and the Eastern Command, has been approved by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
As per its Field Artillery Rationalisation Plan, Army needs to buy 2,820 artillery guns of various types to replace obsolete guns and equip new units.
India is indigenously constructing its third aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, at Cochin Shipyard which is expected to enter service in 2018.
The 2015 exercise will see Japan’s participation in a naval manouevre in the Bay of Bengal after eight years, but Australia will not be participating.
From Pak, complaints of muscle flexing and possible harm to talks process; in India, they say it’s commemoration, not celebration.
Amid the global outrage over the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, China had backed the Indian move to designate Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Hafiz Saeed and Lakhvi as terrorists.
Newly released documents in Arabic indicate how Iran's engagement with India and its Shia community was worrying Saudi Arabia.
As reported by The Indian Express, some litigating officers had threatened the army headquarters with a contempt of court plea if it went ahead with this promotion board.
The British were hoping to host Modi as early as July, but sources said the visit would happen only after the Bihar assembly elections.
China is also working on a National Defense Transport Law which will reimburse shipbuilders for additional expenditure incurred in building ships up to military standards.
While the exact number of combat squadrons can be a matter of debate, what is beyond dispute is that every single loss counts. The sooner it is stopped, the better.
Sources believe the group’s chief S S Khaplang is under medical treatment in a Tatmadaw facility inside Myanmar and could be subjected to pressure from the armed forces.
NSA Doval to visit Myanmar; UAV missions from Imphal identified camps; envoy meets officials in Nay Pyi Taw.
Gripen fighter aircraft had came second to the French fighter Rafale in technical and financial evaluation.
In 2006, India, Myanmar are believed to have launched joint ops inside Myanmar to flush out NSCN(K) militants.
The AFT had also ordered the army headquarters to consider afresh the case of all the officers affected by the 2009 policy.
In a press conference, Army officials said, "We today inflicted significant casualties on militants along Indo-Myanmar border who were involved in Manipur ambush recently."
Meanwhile, Lt Gen Bipin Rawat, Commander, 3 Corps, said in Imphal on Saturday that there was no failure of intelligence in the attack.
The DSDBO road, which links DBO to Leh via Karu, over the Chang La pass, dominates the area where the Chinese army carried out two major incursions in April 2013 and September 2014.
The govt is open to taking the Capt Saurabh Kalia case to International Court of Justice. SUSHANT SINGH examines the facts, issues.
White paper stresses maritime defence; not all convinced China doesn’t plan incursion into India waters.
One rank, one pension (OROP) for military veterans was one of the first public promises made by Narendra Modi in his campaign which immediately won him the support of a majority of veterans in the country.
CSF accounts for nearly half of overt US financial aid to Pakistan since 2001.