Military

  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle July 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • 300 US military advisors to arrive in Iraq June 22, 2014

    The first of the 300 US military advisors are set to arrive in Iraq to help the government deal with the situation. US President Barack Obama announced that no more than 300 advisors would help the Iraqi government. ...
  • Narendra Modi on board INS Vikramaditya in Goa June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had his first outing to a military asset- INS Vikramaditya during which he sent out the message of his government's commitment to the interests of the armed forces. The Navy put up a spectacular show of stealth and pride. 12 ships sailed along, giving...
  • Barack Obama warns Ukraine military not to step over the line February 20, 2014

    After the deaths of at least 26 people during clashes in Ukraine last week, Barack Obama said that the US held the Ukrainian government responsible for making sure that it is dealing with peaceful protesters in an appropriate way. "We will be monitoring very carefully the situation, recognizing that along...
  • World View: Afghan President on India's changed stance on military transportation February 16, 2014

    Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai speaks on CNN-IBN Foreign Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar on India's changed stance on military transportation. "I am rather happy and grateful with the help that India gave to Afghanistan," said Karzai. ...
  • CJ Show: An army veterans fight for compensation January 25, 2014

    Col. Anil Kaul is a Vir Chakra awardee who lost his right eye and a partially damaged his hand in the battle in Sri Lanka. According to military rules, Col Kaul must be paid compensation for he had fought the enemy on the front-line. He has today turned a Citizen...
  • Obama hints at possible military action in South Sudan December 24, 2013

    US President Barack Obama has hinted at possible military action in South Sudan while the evacuation of peacekeepers will continue. The remark came in the backdrop of the ethnic clashes in South Sudan. ...
  • Syria will give up control of chemical weapons, says Assad September 13, 2013

    Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said that his government will give up chemical weapons weapons as per the Russian proposal. In an interview to Russian TV, Assad says Syria will initiate the process only if the US stops threatening it. On Thursday US Secretary of State John Kerry had met...
  • Assad behind chemical attack in Syria, says Obama September 11, 2013

    US President Barack Obama has clarified that if the US decides to go ahead with military intervention in Syria, there would be no ground strikes, only targeted air strikes. He said Syria President Bashar al-Assad has ordered chemical attack in the country. ...
  • Syria strike: Obama's actions a hamlet act on the world stage, says Fareed Zakaria September 10, 2013

    TIME Editor-at-Large Fareed Zakaria talks about the US Syria strike plan and calls US President Barack Obama's actions a "hamlet act on the world stage", and says US limited strikes is like being "half pregnant". ...
  • US Congress to take a vote on military action against Syria September 9, 2013

    The US Congress reconvenes today and will take a vote on military action against Syria this week. President Barack Obama looks forward to get the go ahead even though Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied having ordered the chemical attacks. ...
  • The Last Word: Are there real grounds for action against Syria? September 5, 2013

    The Western powers are pushing for air strikes in Syria after 1500 people were killed in the chemical attacks in the country in August. The questions are now being raised about the real grounds behind the strikes in Syria....
  • Strikes on Syria will be limited and won't lead to bigger war: France to India September 5, 2013

    France's Ambassador Francois Richier met with Senior MEA officials on Tuesday to convince India of the need to launch punitive strikes on Syria. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar, he said the strikes will be limited and will not lead to a bigger war. ...
  • US Speaker backs Obama's call for military strike on Syria September 4, 2013

    The US speaker has backed President Obama's call for military action against the Assad regime. Congressional aides have confirmed that the Syria war resolution drafted by members of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee permits up to 60 days of military action against the Bashar al-Assad regime and does not...
  • What would a war on Syria mean for India and the World? September 4, 2013

    Israel's joint missile test in the Mediterraneam Sea raised fear of an attack on Syria. The world was spooked after Russia on Tuesday detected the launch of two ballistic "objects". The Indian markets plunged 650 points and the rupee breached 68 marks against the US dollar following the reports. ...
  • Obama set to lobby for support against Syria during the G20 meet September 3, 2013

    America is scrambling for allies in it's anti-Assad campaign after it decided to opt for military intervention as Russia is still unconvinced that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons and the Arab League has ruled out unilateral strikes. US President Barack Obama is planning to lobby for support against Assad...
  • World View: Will America and allies strike Syria? August 31, 2013

    The US and UK on Thursday appeared to have backed down from an immediate punitive military strike against Syria, even as embattled President Bashar al-Assad vowed that his country would emerge "victorious" in any confrontation with America and its allies. ...
  • US not to send troops to Syria, hints at limited military strike August 31, 2013

    US President Barack Obama on Friday said that troops will not be sent to Syria but hinted at a limited military strike after a report indicated that over 1,400 people were killed in the chemical attack by the Syrian government and its President Bashar al-Assad for the deaths, over 400...
  • North Korea releases video, display its military strength April 3, 2013

    In its latest string of threats, North Korea has released a video, showing its strength and perpetrating the message that it's ready to fight. North Korea has released this video just days after it declared it was in a state of war. But what is unusual about this video is...
  • Pakistan teen activist Malala returns to school in UK March 21, 2013

    Pakistan's women's rights icon Malala Yousufzai returns to school in Birmingham months after being shot by the Taliban. ...
  • US trains robots for war August 2, 2012

    The US has organised a boot camp for robots where they undergo training for war. ...
  • Egypt polls: A puppet government in the offing? June 19, 2012

    Even as the Muslim Brotherhood claims that it has won the landmark elections, it won't be real victory for the civilian President-to-be as the military council strips the President of any real powers through its latest decree. ...
  • UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon condemns Syria‎ massacre May 27, 2012

    A bloody massacre in Houla in Syria left 92 people including 32 children dead. ...
  • Investigations on in US Secret Service sex scandal April 26, 2012

    The US Secret Service and military have been accused of getting prostitutes before President Barack Obama's visit to Colombia. ...
  • Report about bugging is absolutely baseless: Antony March 2, 2012

    On February 16th, the Defence Ministry raised an alarm about a possible bug that was found inside AK Antony's office. ...
  • Asia-Pacific region priority No 1, says Obama January 9, 2012

    The United States is boosting its military presence in the Asia Pacific region as it looks to counter China's rising power. President Barack Obama made the announcement following a wide-ranging review into defence spending. China is now reacting to the newly implemented strategy. ...
  • Fresh clashes in Cairo after Egypt Cabinet quits November 22, 2011

    Tuesday's violence marks the fourth day of clashes in Cairo, leaving 24 people dead and hundreds injured. ...
  • Reinstate women officers: SC to Army September 2, 2011

    The Supreme Court's order follows a High Court judgment last year saying women officers should not be made to retire after 14 years. ...
  • Will-Kate absent from military dress rehearsal April 28, 2011

    A dry run for the British military in full dress, ahead of Friday's royal wedding saw Will-Kate missing. ...
  • Egypt: Military, protesters clash at Tahrir Square April 10, 2011

    Long bursts of machine gun-fire erupted overnight when scores of soldiers backed by armoured personnel carriers launched a raid on the protesters. ...