Latest Indian armed forces News

1 dead in protests over India's military recruitment policy

Jun. 17, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least one person was killed Friday as angry young people in parts of India burned train coaches, blocked highways and attacked police with rocks in a second day of violent demonstrations against a new short-term government recruitment policy for the military, police said. ...

Angry protests hit India over new short-term military jobs

Jun. 17, 2022 01:34 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Violence erupted in parts of India on Thursday with thousands of angry youths setting train coaches and vehicles on fire, blocking highways and attacking police with rocks to protest a new short-term government recruitment policy for the military. Police used...

Bus carrying Indian soldiers falls into remote gorge; 7 dead

May. 27, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A bus carrying soldiers fell into a gorge in India's remote Ladakh region on Friday, killing at least seven and injuring 19 others, officials said. The bus plunged off a mountainous road and rolled down the 25-meter (80-foot) -deep gorge in the frigid...

India seizes $725 million China's Xiaomi over remittances

Apr. 30, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities on Saturday seized $725 million from Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi, accusing it of breaking the country's foreign exchange laws by making illegal remittances abroad, officials said. The Enforcement Directorate, India's financial investigation...

India soldier killed, 4 workers injured in Kashmir attacks

Apr. 04, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A paramilitary solider was killed and another wounded in a rebel attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir’s main city, while four laborers were injured in two separate attacks elsewhere in the disputed region, police said Monday. Two militants on a motorbike...

Russia praises India's neutral stance on Ukraine fighting

Apr. 01, 2022 10:45 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Russia's foreign minister lauded India for not judging in a "one-sided way" as he discussed Moscow's military involvement in Ukraine with his Indian counterpart on Friday, after Washington urged New Delhi to use its leverage with Russia to end the war. Indian...