Need to tell youth Azadi will never happen, you can’t fight us: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat.. indianexpress.com
General Rawat said he is perturbed by the killings. “We don’t enjoy it. But if you want to fight us, then we will fight you with all our force. Kashmiris have to understand that the SFs (security forces) haven’t been so brutal — look at Syria and Pakistan."
So far, India has only gifted used Mi25 helicopters to Afghanistan, although it has provided indigenous smaller equipment such as patrol boats to some countries in the neighbourhood.
The world's second-largest standing army is woefully short on ammunition and there hasn't been a remarkable change in the last few years, the country's top auditor told parliament on Friday. The shortage dents the army's ability to sustain a war for a long period.
This is the audit watchdog's second report on the shortage of ammunition in the army since 2015. In the last one, it had gone by stock levels in 2013 and warned that the army could not fight a war beyond 15 to 20 days.
In a measure of the urgency in meeting the currency shortage following demonetisation, the Indian Army has been deployed to help the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) print new notes.
The sudden surge in manpower requirement in printing and allied operations has forced the government to call in the military--the nation's instrument of "last resort" in all emergency situations.