The Indian Army rejected the DRDO's INSAS assault rifle in 2010 due to its all-round inefficiency. Now the army is being forced to accept DRDO's Excalibur rifle, which is basically an ungraded variant of the INSAS rifle, to make up for a severe shortage of small arms. Rahul Bedi reports for Rediff.com The Indian Army's recent decision to induct an indigenously developed assault rifle follows yet another instance of its failure to import one, after formulating unrealistic Qualitative ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
NEW DELHI:The Pakistani Army hasn't got any less aggressive, violating ceasefire agreements and helping terrorists infiltrate the Indian border into Kashmir, but the top brass of the Indian Army seems more obsessed with foreign tours and backing the ...New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
Col J P Singh, Retd. Veterans are sitting on hunger strike at Jantar Mantar since 14 June to protest against govt's flip flop on the implementation of OROP. When OROP was just about to be implemented, families of central police forces formed a ...Daily Excelsior.com, 3 weeks ago
Days before the imposition of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act completes 25 years in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a report by Amnesty looks at the excesses of the security forces and urges for an urgent repeal of the Act PTI Ghulam ...DNA India, 1 month ago
Even deciding on a multi-purpose tool, akin to a Swiss knife, for example, has been delayed despite trials in 2011 featuring European and American vendors. Shortly after taking over as the Chief of Army Staff in May 2012, General Bikram Singh had ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
The attacked on a convoy of 6 Dogra Regiment in Paraolon at Tengnoupal-New Somtal Road in Chandel District on 4th June 2015 and the consequent army operation on surrounding villages revitalized the early brutalities on civilian in the Hill areas of ...Sangai Express, 1 month ago
It needs to be stated that central police organisations (CPOs) are wrongly designating themselves and by some others as paramilitary. There is absolutely nothing military about them. Masquerading as paramilitary, they ask for equivalent of one rank, ...Hindustan Times, 2 months ago
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