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Shortfall of officers main reason behind friction: Army Chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 17:59

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh feels the deficiency of over 10,000 officers in the force is one of the main reasons behind friction between officers and jawans, which flared up on a few occasions recently.

Sachin Pilot commissioned as Territorial Army officer

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 17:19

Sachin Pilot today became the first Union Minister to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army, fulfilling his desire to follow his father`s footsteps to be in the armed forces.

Indian defence bases well protected: Army Chief

Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 16:04

General Singh said the armed forces also had the "means to generate intelligence regarding such threats that may come up to these bases".

No connection between suicide and Samba incident: Army Chief

Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 15:46

Gen Bikram Singh said such incidents were "isolated" and the force was trying to strengthen its culture.

Army for making Oly medalist Vijay Kumar an officer

Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 14:24

The Army will provide all help to promote Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar as an officer in the force soon after he was promoted as a Subedar Major, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh said here today.

Govt positive towards issues facing military veterans: Army Chief

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 21:39

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh said the government was very positive towards improving the life of military veterans and a committee under the Cabinet Secretary is looking into all of their issues.

Army Chief to visit J-K later this month

Last Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 19:46

In his first visit as Army Chief, Gen Bikram Singh will travel to Jammu and Kashmir later this month to review the security situation in the state.