Tag: Military Operations

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  • In big move, Centre approves first batch of reforms in Army: Report

    In big move, Centre approves first batch of reforms in Army: Report

    Finalised after 12 independent studies, the transformative reforms in the Indian Army are being implemented to make the 1.3 million-strong force leaner and meaner.

    March 8, 2019
  • Double disgrace

    Double disgrace

    What was said on the subject by Opposition leaders could be contemptuously ignored, but it would be a national disgrace to overlook the observations of Lt Gen DS Hooda, under whose operational direction that cross-border foray had been conducted.

    December 11, 2018
  • Officer involved in surgical strikes new XVI Corps GOC

    Officer involved in surgical strikes new XVI Corps GOC

    He took the charge from Lt.Gen. Saranjeet Singh. Lt Gen Paramjit Singh, has commanded an elite parachute regiment and has vast experience of high-altitude warfare. 

    October 13, 2018
  • Twisting history

    Twisting history

    To join the politicised debate over the crossborder raid of September 2016 ~ popularly projected as “surgical strikes” ~ would be to descend to depths as murky as they are meaningless. They were not the first operation of the kind, and the term was used by the then Director-General of Military Operations in a sense …

    July 3, 2018
  • After much agony…

    After much agony…

    Sanity has eventually surfaced. That a cessation of hostilities along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir (Pakistan prefers to call it a ‘working boundary’) was jointly announced by the Directors-General of Military Operations at their respective Army Headquarters ~ rather than a statement by political leaders ~ could possibly have a more authentic ring …

    May 31, 2018
  • Indian soldier who crossed LoC pleads guilty

    Indian soldier who crossed LoC pleads guilty

    An Indian soldier who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and entered Pakistan in September last year around the time the surgical strike was conducted has pleaded guilty, informed sources said on Thursday. Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan pleaded guilty before a General Courts Martial (GCM), the sources said. The Sepoy crossed over to Pakistan-administered Kashmir …

    October 26, 2017