Emerging from the masses, the Indian soldier, once he dons the uniform, considers the nation first, respecting all communities and religions. He has no favourites.
The Kargil war, whose anniversary was held last week with the defence minister and all service chiefs honouring those who sacrificed their lives at the war memorial in Drass, had brought to the fore serious shortcomings in India’s management of defence.
Two Greek air force pilots died after a plane crashed while battling forest fires on the island of Evia on Tuesday, reported Al Jazeera.
Declining two pleas challenging Delhi High Court’s February 27 verdict, the apex court said that the candidates, who had earlier got selected through earlier recruitment processes like rallies, physical and medical tests, do not have a “vested right” to appointment.
“Our brave soldiers have made a huge contribution to transforming India’s image across the world to that of a powerful and respectful nation,” the defense minister said.
The defence minister called on the Defence Accounts Department (DAD) through quick and transparent decision-making, terming it as the key to strengthening the combat readiness of the armed forces.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh called on the Defence Accounts Department (DAD) to ensure quick and transparent decision-making
He commended the Prime Minister for transforming India’s global image to an assertor from a mere listener, stating that the world now keenly listens to New Delhi.