Army chief, Antony come face to face

Defence Minister AK Antony and General VK Singh came face to face at a function hosted in honour of Nepalese Deputy PM Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar.

New Delhi: For the first time after the Army Chief dragged the government to court, Defence Minister AK Antony and General VK Singh came face to face at a function hosted in honour of Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar.
The Army Chief had filed a petition in the Supreme Court
on Monday challenging the government decision on his age
issue.

Sources said Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam
Raju, Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma and a number of
senior service personnel were present on the occasion.
Earlier today, the Defence Secretary had also held a
meeting with the Army Chief in South Block against the
backdrop of the ongoing controversy.

PTI

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