Indian Air Force

Two decades of the historical Kargil war victory

Two decades of the historical Kargil war victory

July 26, 2019

Twenty years earlier, on this day, the Indian army etched a historic victory in Kargil by regaining control over the strategically important peaks that had been intruded by the Pakistani army. With this year's theme of Kargil Vijay Diwas being ‘Remember, Rejoice and Renew’, t...

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India’s fight against terrorism

India’s fight against terrorism

March 8, 2019

From resolving the Kashmir issue to ramping up intelligence activities, there is a lot that India needs to do in order to win its war against terrorism.

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India-Pakistan conflict

India-Pakistan conflict

March 1, 2019

India should take the mantle of leading the world in creating a global alliance against terrorism.

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Indo-Pak war games

Indo-Pak war games

February 28, 2019

The situation between India and Pakistan is such that neither country is in a position to afford a full-blown conflict. The question is however, who will take a step forward towards peace?

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The grand spectacle of Republic Day rehearsals in Delhi

The grand spectacle of Republic Day rehearsals in Delhi

January 25, 2019

Every year Republic Day is celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervor on January 26. The grand parade rehearsals are held in the heart of the national capital, New Delhi.

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Jammu Airport: Augmenting Infrastructure to Enhance Connectivity

Jammu Airport: Augmenting Infrastructure to Enhance Connectivity

October 31, 2017

Upgrading airports for delivering better services to air travellers has been the motto for the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The newly inaugurated upgraded terminal building at the Jammu Airport is one such example. Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, and P ...

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AgustaWestland Bribery Scandal: Ex-Indian Air Force Chief taken into custody

AgustaWestland Bribery Scandal: Ex-Indian Air Force Chief taken into custody

December 12, 2016

Former Air Force Chief, Shashindra Pal Tyagi, was arrested for his alleged involvement in a INR 4.5 billion AgustaWestland bribery case in procurement of 12 AW101 VVIP helicopters. He, along with his cousin, was sent to four-day Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody this ...

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Rafale deal finally in the bag

Rafale deal finally in the bag

September 22, 2016

After years of negotiations, India and France have finally agreed over a deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets that will be delivered to the Indian Air Force (IAF) in full flight condition by the French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation. The procurement was important for both the...

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Baptême de l’air pour les premières Indiennes pilotes de chasse

Baptême de l’air pour les premières Indiennes pilotes de chasse

June 24, 2016

Dépassant les préjugés et les barrières qui nuisent à l’image de la femme, ce trio de jeunes femmes devenues pilotes de chasse a fait montre d’une grande force de caractère et d’opiniâtreté pour s’imposer enfin dans un milieu composé majoritairement d’hommes.

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Indian Defence

Indian Defence

April 24, 2016

In a step towards breaking gender barrier, Indian Navy announced to grant permanent commission to seven women officers. It additionally plans to allow women to join as pilots of the maritime reconnaissance planes like Boeing P8I and Dornier in 2017.   After ministry of defen...

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Rafale fighter jets

Rafale fighter jets

April 16, 2016

After many negotiations over a long time, India finally agreed to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France for around INR 600 billion (less than 8 billion euros), according to Defense sources quoted by Indian media. After several negotiations for over a year, India and France have ...

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Welcome Francois Hollande

Welcome Francois Hollande

January 14, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive French President François Hollande at the Chandigarh airport on January 24. French President François Hollande will be the guest of honour in New Delhi for the 2016 Indian Republic Day celebrated on January 26 every year and Prime Minis...

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