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Indian Army: Land service branch of the Indian Armed Forces
The Indian Army is the land-based branch and largest component of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Army, and its professional head is the Chief of Army Staff (COAS). The Indian Army was established on 1 April 1895 alongside the long established presidency armies of the East India Company, which too were absorbed into it in 1903. Some princely states maintained their own armies which formed the Imperial Service Troops which, along with the Indian Army formed the land component of the Armed Forces of the Crown of India, responsible for the defence of the Indian Empire. The Imperial Service Troops were merged into the Indian Army after independence. The units and regiments of the Indian Army have diverse histories and have participated in several battles and campaigns around the world, earning many battle and theatre honours before and after Independence.

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Mukhtar Ansari: The Transformation from Gangster to Politician | Unknown Facts | Oneindia News

Delve into the intriguing journey of Mukhtar Ansari, from being the grandson of an Indian Army officer to becoming a feared criminal. Explore the facts surrounding his life, his criminal exploits, and..

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Article 370: Yami Gautam Trained By Real Army Personnel For Perfect Action Sequences | Oneindia News [Video]

Article 370: Yami Gautam Trained By Real Army Personnel For Perfect Action Sequences | Oneindia News

Explore the pivotal role played by the Indian Army in shaping Yami Gautam's action-packed performance in Article 370. Delve into the behind-the-scenes journey as Yami undergoes rigorous training under..

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Indian Army opens fire at Pakistani drones found hovering near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir | Oneindia [Video]

Indian Army opens fire at Pakistani drones found hovering near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir | Oneindia

On February 16, Army troops stationed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district took action against Pakistani quadcopters, opening fire at two separate locations. Despite..

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