List of Army Operations in India

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1. Operation Polo (1948): Indian armed forces ended the rule of the Nizam of Hyderabad and led to the incorporation of the princely state of Hyderabad into the Indian Union.

2. Operation Vijay (1960): Operation that led to the capture of Goa, Daman and Diu and Anjediva island from the Portuguese colonial holding.

3. Operation Meghdoot (1984) : Operation Meghdoot is the code name of Indian Armed Forces during the capture of the majority of Siachen Glacier

4. Operation Cactus (1988) : Operation by the Indian armed forces to oust Tamil Nationalist mercenaries of PLOTE (People's Liberation Organization of Tamil Eelam) to instigate a coup in Male in the Maldives.

5. Operation Vijay (1999): Indian operation to push back the infiltrators from the Kargil sector, in the Kargil War

6. Operation Black Tornado & Operation Cyclone (2008): Indian operation to flush out the members of Lashkar-e-Toiba in2008 Mumbai attacks

7. Operation Surya Hope (2013): For saving people in Uttarakhand trapped in 2013 North Indian Floods.

8. Operation Python (1971), Operation Trident (1971): Operation launched on Karachi by the Indian Navy during the Indo Pakistar war of 1971.

9. Operation Sukoon (2006): It is the operation led by the Indian Navy to vacate, Indians, Sri Lankan and Nepalese people from the war zone at the time of 2006 Lebanon War.

10. Operation PoomaIai (1987): Operation by Indian Air Force to air drop supplies over the besieged town of Jaffna in Sri Lanka on June 1987 during the Srilankan Civil War.

11. Operation Blue Star (1984): Indian military operation to remove Bindrawale and his armed followers from the Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar

12. Operation Cocoon (2004): Operation earned out to execute Veerappan.

13. Operation Black Thunder (1986 & 1988): Two operations to flush out Khalistani militants from the Golden Temple

14. Operation Megh Rahat: It is the rescue operation undertaken by Indian army during Jammu and Kashmir floods in 2014.

15. Operation Search Light (2014): It is the search operation undertaken by Indian Navy to find the missing Boeing 777 M.H. 17 Malaysian flight.

16. Operation Rahat: It is the rescue operation of Indian Air force during Uttarakhand flood in 2013.

17. Operation Ganga Prahar: It is the rescue operation of Indian Army during Uttarakhand flood in 2013.

18. Operation Nallamala (2013): The search operation carried out by the Indian armed force to find Andhra Pradesh former Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.

19. Operaiion Pawan (1987): Operations by the Indian Peace Keeping Force ( IPKF) to take control of 'Jaffna' in Sri Lanka from the LTTE.

20. Operation Parakram (2001): Operation of Indian armed force against terrorist attack in Indian Parliament.

21. Operation Sea Waves (2004): Tsunami rescue operation in Andaman Nicobar Islands.

22. Operation Castor (2004): Tsunami rescue Operation in Maldives.

23. Operation Rainbow (2004): Tsunami rescue operation in Sri Lanka.

24. Operation Gambhir (2005): Tsunami rescue operation in Indonesia.

25. Operation Madad (2004): The disaster relief operation undertaken by the Indian Armed forces in Tamil Nadu and Andra Pradesh during Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004.

26. Operation Madad and Sahyog (2018): Navy and army’s combined operation in Kerala after Kerala rains, flood.