New Delhi, Oct 19: The Indian Army hit back by gunning down 6 Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists in an ongoing encounter in the jungles of Rajouri. In all 10 terrorists had infiltrated into the jungles and a gun battle has been on since last week.
The Indian Army lost nine of its men in the ongoing operation. Sources tell OneIndia around 9 to 10 terrorists infiltrated from Pakistan into the jungles of Poonch-Rajouri. They were heavily armed and trained extensively by the Pakistan Army.
New Delhi, Oct 15: The Indian Army launched a major counter terrorist operation in the Nar Khas Forest in Mendhar District Poonch. The operation got underway on October 14.
During the operation, there was heavy exchange of fire and in the ensuing gun fight Rifleman Vikram Singh Negi and Rifleman Yogambar Singh were critically injured and later succumbed to their injuries.
New Delhi, Oct 08: A tense standoff took place between India and China after troops of the latter transgressed in Arunachal Pradesh. The incident took place last week across the Line of Actual Control.
A source tells OneIndia that in this area Chinese incursions have taken place several times. Both sides disengaged after a physical engagement took place. It lasted a few hours, the source also said.
No damage was reported to the Indian defence sector and unverified reports say that some Chinese soldiers may have been detained, following the incident. Both sides undertake patrolling activities up to their line of perception, the source said while also adding that there is a difference in perception of the Line of Actual Control in this area.
New Delhi, Jan 25: The Indian Army has clarified that there were several queries regarding a face off between the Indian Army and the PLA troops in the Sikkim border.
It has been clarified that there was a minor face-off at the Naku La area of Northern Sikkim on January 20th. The same was resolve3d y the local commanders as per established protocols, the Army clarified.
New Delhi, Jan 23: The Chinese have stepped up activity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in a bid to gather information about the movement of the Indian Army.
The Intelligence agencies have picked up information about the heightened activity by the Chinese intelligence who are trying to gather information about the movement of the Indian Army and also the border infrastructure upgrade carried out by India.
New Delhi, Jan 02: The Indian Army has created a new Major-General led human rights cell. The aim is to create greater transparency and probity in the functioning of the Army in disturbed areas such as Jammu and Kashmir and northeast.
Major General Gautam Chauhan has taken over as the first additional director general (human rights) at the Army headquarters in New Delhi. He would report directly to the Army Vice-Chief and his branch would be the nodal point to examine all human rights violations.
New Delhi, Nov 23: To prevent any further transgression by the Chinese PLA, the Indian Army has deployed tunnel defences.
The Indian Army has deployed large diameter Hume reinforced concrete pipes in the tunnels to shelter the troops from an enemy attack. This move by the Indian Army can also surprise the adversary in case the situation worsens along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).