Arms

  • There is a need for transparency in defence procurement: VK Singh 07-11-2013 11:26 PM

    Ahead of the release of his book 'Courage and Conviction', former Army chief VK Singh has alleged that the arms lobby had become "very powerful" and was now a part of the "system" in the country. "The arms lobby is very powerful now. As far as arms dealers are concerned,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-10-2013 11:38 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Villagers caught in crossfire between Army, terrorists in Keran 07-10-2013 09:43 PM

    As firing between the Army and terrorists continue in the Keran sector for the 14th day, caught in the crossfire are residents from nearby villages. The villagers from Jamgund, a village that lies next to Shala Batu, have been trekking down steep mountainside to avoid being trapped in the gunfight....
  • Nation should have confidence in the armed forces: Salman Khurshid 16-08-2013 04:20 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said the nation should have complete confidence in the armed forces. "We should not get overtly concerned about what is happening on LoC. We have complete confidence in our armed forces. We do not want to distract them with talking on issues," he said. ...
  • Govt has lodged strong protest with Pakistan through diplomatic channels: Antony 06-08-2013 06:04 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony told Parliament that the ambush was carried out by at least 20 men dressed in Pakistani army uniform. ...
  • Defence Ministry has asked armed forces to reduce fuel use: Sources 09-07-2013 10:48 PM

    Rising prices of international crude are also affecting defence supplies. Army sources are saying the Defence Ministry has asked armed forces to reduce fuel use by 4 to 5 per cent. ...
  • Egypt: Military gives Morsi govt 48 hours to resolve crisis 02-07-2013 10:59 AM

    The Military has put the Egypt Government on a 48 hours deadline to resolve the crisis and quell anti-Morsi protests. The military has ruled out a coup - but has threatened to step in with a political road map of its own. ...
  • Charges against me are baseless: Irom Sharmila 04-03-2013 05:42 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Irom Sharmila said that she loved life and was only using fast as a means of protest. ...
  • FTN: Should armed forces get special immunity in cases of rape? 04-02-2013 11:58 PM

    The Justice Verma panel has proposed amending the notorious Armed Forces Special Power Act which give security personnel immunity from sexual crimes in conflict areas. ...
  • Has India abandoned Irom Sharmila, Iron Lady of Manipur? 05-11-2012 11:26 PM

    Irom Sharmila, Manipur's 'Iron Lady', on Monday completed 12 years of protest demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). ...
  • Irom Sharmila's fast enters the 12th year 05-11-2012 07:18 PM

    She is protesting against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Peter Bleach 30-06-2011 11:05 PM

    Former British intelligence man Peter Bleach was convicted in the Purulia arms drop case but later pardoned. ...
  • Is the Armed Forces' integrity under question? 03-11-2010 11:14 PM

    On Talking Point tonight we debate whether the Indian Armed Forces deserves the respect it enjoys following the Adarsh Housing scam expose. ...
  • Will India ever know the truth about Kargil? 28-05-2010 12:11 AM

    Kargil hero Brigadier Devinder Singh was forced into retirement after Lieutenant General Kishan Pal's allegation. ...
  • Kargil hero and ex-Lt General trade charges 27-05-2010 11:58 PM

    Armed Forces Tribunal says the history of the Kargil war must be rewritten and indicts senior officers. ...
  • Denial of visa unfair: Canadian lawyer 27-05-2010 01:33 PM

    Canada has been literally on a visa denial spree to serving or retired armed forces officers for two years now. ...
  • Watch: Govt allows private sector to bid for arms contract 28-10-2009 03:06 PM

    Govt has paved the way for private companies to bid for arms contracts. ...
  • Kashmiri women join fight against militancy 13-10-2009 02:33 PM

    They have been inspired by the heroism of Ruksana Kausar. ...
  • Manipuris caught between state and militants 06-09-2009 12:02 AM

    Separatists hound people for money, security forces harass them for 'collusion'. ...
  • Manipur security men allegedly detain 11-year-old girl 21-08-2009 01:36 AM

    The Armed Forces Special Forces Act raises a storm again. ...
  • I-Day Spl: CJ encourages youth to join the forces 13-08-2009 05:52 PM

    Anuradha Gore lost her only son, an Army Captain, while fighting insurgency. ...
  • Bangladesh arms haul shows nexus feeding ULFA 11-06-2009 11:36 PM

    CNN-IBN finds it involves several senior Pakistani and Bangladeshi officials. ...
  • Gun culture on rise: Teens use firearms for power 13-03-2009 02:40 AM

    In UP there 1,400 arms dealers and close to nine lakh arms license holders. ...
  • Pak plays spoilsport a day before India briefs IAEA 25-07-2008 02:33 AM

    India will brief IAEA on the technical aspects of the draft safeguards text. ...
  • Promo: Young, armed and dangerous 13-06-2008 10:09 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara will be out of action for four to six weeks after fracturing a finger on his right hand on Saturday during his team’s first innings against India at the R Premadasa Stadium. He will play no further part in the ongoing ODI series and faces...
  • Do top Generals need to be frisked at airports? 23-11-2007 01:31 AM

    There were angry reactions from the armed forces. ...
  • Need those shapely arms? Expert tells how 21-09-2007 11:20 AM

    Fitness expert Suparna Kapoor tells you how to achieve arms that are toned up. ...
  • How powerful is the Indian Prez? 03-05-2007 10:20 PM

    He lives in a 350-room palace and is commander-in-chief of one of the biggest armed forces in the world but how powerful is the President? ...