Play cricket, football: Army chief to Madrassa students

Play cricket, football: Army chief to Madrassa students

New Delhi: The message of peace and harmony is “beautifully portrayed” in the holy Quran and people often do not understand its essence, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat told a group of Madrassa students from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, adding it does not propagate violence. Interacting with the group of madrassa students at his […]

Army not cooperating in human shield case, police tells High Court

Army not cooperating in human shield case, police tells High Court

Srinagar: The army is not cooperating in the police investigation of the Budgam “human shield” incident that took place April 9 this year, police told the J&K High Court on Thursday. Submitting the latest investigation report, the police stated that despite a series of communication sent to Company Commander of 53 Rashtriya Rifles to provide […]

No let up in operations against militants: Gen Rawat

No let up in operations against militants: Gen Rawat

Jaipur: Operations against militants in Kashmir will continue, Army chief General Bipin Rawat asserted on Tuesday adding that while it was up to the “neighbouring country” as to how it treats militant organisations but India will continue to raise the issue. “Operations in Kashmir are going on continuously and there is an improvement in the […]

DC Rajouri orders FIR against army for land encroachment

DC Rajouri orders FIR against army for land encroachment

JAMMU: The District Magistrate Rajouri, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Saturday ordered that an FIR be registered against the Commanding Officer of the Army in connection with encroachment of land by defence personnel, an official said. Taking serious note of encroachment of land of the Government Degree College, in Budhal, Shahid Iqbal directed the Sub Divisional Magistrate […]

Army has various options available: Gen Rawat

Army has various options available: Gen Rawat

Pune: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said the Indian Army had various retaliatory options at its disposal as far as carrying out operations on the lines of the 2016 surgical strikes was concerned. He was speaking at the launch of a book, “Securing India the Modi Way”, written by journalist and security analyst […]

Refusing compensation to ‘Human shield’ a heartless step: Amnesty

Refusing compensation to ‘Human shield’ a heartless step: Amnesty

Srinagar: Following the refusal by the Jammu and Kashmir government to pay compensation to Farooq Dar, who was strapped to a jeep and paraded by army personnel in April on election day in Budgam, Amnesty International India on Thursday termed it as “a callous attempt at evading its human rights obligations” On 27 October, the […]

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