Military

  • World View: Afghan President on India's changed stance on military transportation 16-02-2014 06:46 PM

    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 25-01-2014 11:27 PM

    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 24-12-2013 01:39 PM

    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 13-09-2013 10:42 AM

    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 11-09-2013 03:20 PM

    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 10-09-2013 08:46 AM

    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 09-09-2013 11:25 AM

    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? 05-09-2013 09:30 PM

    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 05-09-2013 08:50 PM

    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 04-09-2013 12:36 PM

    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? 04-09-2013 12:08 AM

    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 03-09-2013 10:40 AM

    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? 31-08-2013 09:51 AM

    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 31-08-2013 09:49 AM

    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 03-04-2013 04:05 PM

    North Korea has released a video, showing its strength and perpetrating the message that it's ready to fight. ...
  • Pakistan teen activist Malala returns to school in UK 20-03-2013 09:00 AM

    Pakistan's women's rights icon Malala Yousufzai returns to school in Birmingham months after being shot by the Taliban. ...
  • Asia-Pacific region priority No 1, says Obama 09-01-2012 11:35 AM

    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 22-11-2011 05:40 PM

    Tuesday's violence marks the fourth day of clashes in Cairo, leaving 24 people dead and hundreds injured. ...
  • Reinstate women officers: SC to Army 02-09-2011 07:56 PM

    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 28-04-2011 10:00 AM

    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 10-04-2011 12:50 PM

    Long bursts of machine gun-fire erupted overnight when scores of soldiers backed by armoured personnel carriers launched a raid on the protesters. ...
  • Gaddafi calls for ceasefire, rebels hail West 21-03-2011 09:31 AM

    People in Benghazi are celebrating the ongoing air strikes and thanking the West for the military intervention. ...
  • Slain Bihar cop given guard of honour 03-09-2010 04:34 PM

    Bihar Military Police Sub-Inspector Lokus Tete, who was killed by the Maoists, was given a guard of honour by Bihar Police in Lakhisarai on Friday. Earlier Tete's family members identified the body. ...
  • Why is Army shying away from women officers? 06-07-2010 11:23 PM

    The Army has moved the Supreme Court saying it cannot offer permanent commission to women. ...
  • Army not yet ready for women officers 06-07-2010 10:45 PM

    The force is not ready to take in women as permanent officers as it does not have the required infrastructure. ...
  • After 11 years, Kargil hero gets his due 28-05-2010 12:56 AM

    A military tribunal has held an army commander guilty of doctoring the reports of Brigadier Devinder Singh. ...
  • China grabbing Indian land: Leh villagers 16-02-2010 11:10 AM

    After stopping the NREGA road project, Chinese are marking Indian rocks red. ...
  • US soldier in custody after shootout, America in shock 06-11-2009 05:35 PM

    39-year-old Army major accused of opening fire on his colleagues. ...
  • Watch: Women pilots in Pak military 15-09-2009 03:56 PM

    The Pakistani government is not skeptical of women serving in the army. ...
  • Watch: Army mistakenly tells kin son dead in war 15-09-2009 11:21 AM

    The family wants answers from the military for their trauma. ...