Gen VK Singh

Row over 'shaheed' or 'martyr': Here's what former Gen VK Singh says

Row over 'shaheed' or 'martyr': Here's what former Gen VK Singh says

MoD has said in its reply to CIC that there is no term as "martyr" or "shaheed" in the Army or the police lexicon.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
10,000 Indians facing food crisis in UAE, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj steps in for help

10,000 Indians facing food crisis in UAE, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj steps in for help

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia has been directed to serve food to them and that she was monitoring the situation on an hourly basis.

Jul 30, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

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Jan 10, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Need to change mindset for better security: VK Singh

Gen (retd) VK Singh today said that people need to change their mindsets when it comes to ensuring public security.

Oct 08, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Rath case highlights need to review legal process, says lawyer

The verdict by Armed Forces Tribunal dismissing court martial charges against former commander PK Rath in Sukna land case raises the larger question of the need for reviewing the legal procedure in the armed forces, according to his lawyer.

Sep 07, 2014, 16:19 PM IST

Gen VK Singh announces 24X7 grievance helpline for Ghaziabad

Union Minister of State Gen (Retd) VK Singh plans setting up a 24X7 public grievance helpline in his parliamentary constituency - Ghaziabad, the minister announced Sunday.

Jun 15, 2014, 12:20 PM IST

Congress attacks BJP for continuing with Gen VK Singh as minister

The Congress Tuesday attacked the BJP government for continuing with former Indian Army chief Gen VK Singh as a central minister despite submitting an affidavit in the apex court which found fault with his decision to put current army chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag under a disciplinary ban.

Jun 11, 2014, 00:54 AM IST

Lt. Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag likely to take over as new Army Chief

With the Defence Ministry recommending his name to the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) for approval, the Congress led UPA government may soon name Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief.

Apr 28, 2014, 03:48 AM IST

BJP is nationalist, AAP anti-nationalist: VK Singh

The BJP is the only "nationalist" party while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is "anti-nationalist", BJP candidate and former army chief V.K. Singh said Thursday.

Mar 27, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

Gen Singh`s reply to summon not direct: J&K House panel

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council`s Privileges Committee has said former army chief VK Singh has not given any "direct reply" to its notice.

Jan 21, 2014, 21:45 PM IST

J&K upper house summons Gen VK Singh to appear on Jan 9

The upper house of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly has summoned former Army Chief Gen VK Singh to appear in person before its privileges committee on January 9 to explain his allegations that Army had paid bribes to politicians in the state.

Dec 09, 2013, 22:07 PM IST

SC accepts VK Singh`s apology, closes contempt case against him

The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted the unconditional apology tendered by former army chief VK Singh for his objectionable remarks on the apex court`s order in connection with a dispute over his age.

Nov 20, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

Former army chief asks people to take up cudgels against graft

Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh has asked people to take up cudgels against corruption which is "eating into the vitals of the nation and society".

Oct 28, 2013, 18:52 PM IST

Army payoffs: NC MLA dares to prove him guilty

`Hang me in Lal Chowk` was the challenge thrown by National Conference MLA Aga Roohullah as the allegations of payoffs by army to politicians in Jammu and Kashmir today rocked the Legislative Assembly.

Oct 01, 2013, 19:21 PM IST

J&K minister offers himself for probe

Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir on Wednesday said he would offer himself for an open, time-bound probe. The statement comes in the wake of remarks by former army chief Gen VK Singh that money was paid to ministers.

Sep 25, 2013, 17:22 PM IST

NC chief Farooq Abdullah demands CBI probe against VK Singh

National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday called for a CBI probe against former Army chief Gen VK Singh, who is under scanner over reports that attempts were made to topple the Jammu and Kashmir government during his tenure.

Sep 24, 2013, 12:20 PM IST

Never tried to destabilise J&K govt: Ex-Army chief VK Singh

Under scanner over reports that attempts were made to topple the Jammu and Kashmir government during his tenure as Army Chief, retired Gen VK Singh on Tuesday termed such allegations as baseless and laughable.

Sep 24, 2013, 11:39 AM IST

Controversy erupts over VK Singh’s secret unit; Centre promises action

A huge controversy erupted on Friday over allegations that an intelligence unit set up by ex-Army chief Gen V K Singh misused secret funds to try and topple the Omar Abdullah government in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 21, 2013, 00:00 AM IST

Centre warns of appropriate action if VK Singh found guilty

The government is likely to order a CBI inquiry into the alleged unauthorised operations and financial wrongdoings by a top secret intelligence unit set up by then Army chief Gen V K Singh.

Sep 20, 2013, 15:10 PM IST

Gen VK Singh under scanner for `toppling J&K govt`, seeks legal help

Under scanner for allegedly trying to topple the Jammu & Kashmir government, former Army chief General VK Singh on Friday rubbished allegations against him and said that he will seek legal help.

Sep 20, 2013, 14:14 PM IST