Indian Army

The 200th anniversary of the First Gorkha Rifles

Gorkhas make up around 3 per cent of the total armed strength of Britain, while there are roughly 45,000 now in the Indian Army

Modi on Build-India Spree

Modi prepares for the next round of assembly elections by expediting infrastructure projects and roping in global as well as local investors—even the armed forces are on duty

The Sum of His Many Parts

A decorated war hero on love, bachelorhood and why Gen VK Singh is an honourable man

Confessions of a Polo Player

“Army teams play rough, and in matches against civilian teams, umpires are pressured to rule in their favour”

When the Army Loses Ground

Indian Army property under the Southern Command is being used for commercial purposes in dozens of cases. But investigations are being stonewalled

Olive Green in Red Zones

The Indian Army stiffens its anti-Maoist operations. But at what cost?

India’s Ragtag Army

It is low on money, officers, equipment and strategic vision. It just does not seem to have what it takes to fight a war—and win.

Are We Ready?

What has the Kargil war taught us? How do we ensure there is no repeat? What has changed in strategy, tactics and technology in the past 10 years?


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