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CBI registers case in defence land sale in Kashmir; raids on

CBI has registered a case against Defence Ministry officials and others as part of its probe into alleged irregularities in the sale of military land near the high-security Srinagar airport.


Jawans clash with officers in army camp in Leh


Tension gripped an army regiment here after a group of officers and jawans clashed following an incident of alleged molestation involving an orderly and the reported capturing of the armoury by the

India clears $660mn deal for artillery guns

The Indian Army got a shot in the arm on Friday with the defence ministry clearing its long-pending $660 million (Rs3,000 crore) proposal to buy 145 ultra-light howitzer guns to add teeth to its agein

Tejinder Singh withdraws plea from Supreme Court

Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh Thursday withdrew his petition in the Supreme Court seeking a probe into the alleged bugging of top defence ministry officials at the behest of army chief Gen. V.K. Sing

Sino-Pak military ties worrying, says Antony

Defence minister A.K. Antony, who came under attack from the Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday over defence preparedness issue, said he has asked for more budget to meet the new challenges.

The m

Army officer fakes FB identity, cheats

The ministry of defence has passed instructions to all defence personnel, especially its officers, to refrain from social networking sites. The apprehension: A non-Army person faking an identity might

Defamation case against Army Chief sent to another court


A Delhi court hearing the criminal defamation complaint against Army Chief Gen V.K. Singh and four others on Saturday transferred it to the court of additional chief metropolitan magistrate (ACMM).

CBI questions former BEML Chairman on Tantra supply deal

The CBI on Saturday questioned former BEML Chairman and Managing Director T.V.S. Shastri here in connection with the Tatra all-terrain vehicle supply deal.

Shastri who preceded present Chairman V.R.

Soldier killed in militant fire in Kashmir

A soldier was killed when militants fired at an army patrol in a mountainous, forested area of Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday.

A senior police official said an army p

‘Ban Armymen for 5 yrs from private job’

The parliamentary standing committee on defence has recommended that retired officers from the armed forces of the rank of Brigadier and above should be allowed to join the private sector only after a

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