Bikram Singh

General Dalbir Singh Suhag takes charge as new Army Chief

Lt. Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as Army chief had kicked up a row, on Thursday took over as the next head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding General. Bikram Singh who retired from services.

Jul 31, 2014, 08:31 AM IST

Arup Raha takes over as new CoSC

IAF chief Arup Raha Wednesday took over as the Chairman, Chiefs of Staffs Committee from incumbent Gen Bikram Singh who is retiring tomorrow.

Jul 30, 2014, 14:51 PM IST

Nation salutes brave martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas: Narendra Modi

Defence Minsiter Arun Jaitley and armed forces chiefs paid tribute at the India Gate here to the martyrs who gallantly laid down their life for the nation in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan.

Jul 26, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

Army Chief Bikram Singh pays tribute to Kargil martyrs

Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh, Friday, paid tribute to the martyrs who gallantly laid down their life for the nation in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan.

Jul 25, 2014, 09:34 AM IST

Army Chief praises Narendra Modi Government`s decisivenes

Few days before retirement, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh praised the "decisiveness" of the NDA government at a tea party held for him by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.

Jul 24, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

Army Chief to pay tribute to Kargil War martyrs tomorrow

Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh will Friday pay tribute to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil War in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh region.

Jul 24, 2014, 09:33 AM IST

PM, Defence Minister to hold farewell dinners for Gen Bikram Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a farewell dinner on July 26 for the outgoing Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh who is retiring at the end of the month.

Jul 22, 2014, 00:19 AM IST

Army Chief visits naval base, ship in Shanghai

Beijing: Army Chief General Bikram Singh today visited a naval base and a naval ship in Shanghai on the final day of his China visit during which he interacted with the People`s Liberation Army top brass to improve ties between the two militaries.

Jul 05, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

Indian states, Chinese provinces should interact more: Ramesh

Terming Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh`s ongoing and Vice President Hamid Ansari`s just-concluded China visit as "significant", former union minister Jairam Ramesh said Thursday India needs to "deepen the political dialogue" and that Indian states should engage with provinces in the neighbouring country.

Jul 03, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Army Chief holds talks with top brass of China`s PLA

Army Chief General Bikram Singh, who is in China on a four-day official visit, held talks with People`s Liberation Army Chief of General Staff Fang Fenghui.

Jul 03, 2014, 11:12 AM IST

Army Chief Gen Singh in China to hold talks with PLA top brass

General Bikram Singh arrived here on Wednesday on a rare visit to China, the first by an Indian Army Chief in nine years, aimed at bolstering high-level strategic communication and mutual trust between the militaries of the two neighbours.

Jul 02, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

Indian Army Chief to visit China from Wednesday

Army Chief General Bikram Singh will be in China on a rare visit on Wednesday during which he will hold talks with top brass of the Chinese military, foreign ministry officials.

Jun 29, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Jaipur visit

Army chief Gen Bikram Singh on Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of the Jaipur-based South Western Army Command during a one-day visit there.

Jun 24, 2014, 00:20 AM IST

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley arrives in J&K to review security situation

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley arrived here on Saturday to review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir along with top Army commanders. Jaitley will be in the state for two days.

Jun 14, 2014, 09:20 AM IST

Situations delaying defence procurement to be tackled: Minister

The new government will take steps to tackle situations where defence procurement cases get stuck on basis of anonymous complaints and the acquisition for armed forces gets delayed, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said on Thursday.

May 29, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

Army chief defers visit to Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

Amid preparations to brief the next government on the issues facing the Defence Ministry and the armed forces, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has deferred his visit to Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.

May 22, 2014, 22:12 PM IST

Lt Gen Suhag appointed as next Army chief

The government announced the appointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, a veteran infantry officer, as the next Army chief to succeed incumbent Gen Bikram Singh after his retirement on July 31.

May 14, 2014, 14:08 PM IST

Tariq Anwar urges govt not to appoint next Army chief hastily

Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party has charged the UPA Government with being in a hurry to make key appointments before May 16, one of the leaders of the ruling combine has cautioned it not to act hastily in appointing the next Army chief.

May 13, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

Defence Ministry`s decision on Army Chief ethically wrong: VK Singh

BJP Lok Sabha candidate and former Army Chief Gen VK Singh today slammed Defence Ministry`s decision to go ahead with the process of appointing the next Army Chief, saying it is "ethically" wrong and would make the present chief "ineffective".

May 12, 2014, 21:52 PM IST

EC nod to govt to appoint new Army Chief

The Election Commission gave a go-ahead to the Defence Ministry to initiate the process of appointing the next Army chief, an issue that has got caught in a controversy because of BJP`s opposition.

May 12, 2014, 15:23 PM IST