Former Army chief General VK Singh joins BJP, Rahul reaches out to Varanasi`s `aam aadmi`

Former Indian Army chief General VK Singh Saturday joined the BJP while Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi wooed rickshaw pullers and auto drivers in Varanasi as the two big political rivals continued to mobilise support for the Lok Sabha polls. The AAP, meanwhile, released its third list of 20 candidates.

Army chief rejects charge of blocking Lt General`s promotion

Army Chief Gen VK Singh rejected the charge that he was trying to block the promotion of a Lieutenant General.

Army Chief defamation case: SC reserves order

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a defamation case filed against Army Chief General VK Singh by Lt General (retired) Tejinder Singh till May 5.

`Numbers preventing us from implementing policies`

MoS V Narayanasamy in a candid chat with Swati Chaturvedi of Zeenews.com.

Bribery row: Court adjourns hearing on Lt Tejinder Singh’s plea

The Army Chief in a letter to the CBI had alleged that a retired officer, Lt Gen Tejinder Singh, had offered him a bribe of Rs 14 crore.

General VK Singh visits Maoist heartland

Army chief General VK Singh travelled to leftist insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh`s Bastar region where the Army has a training camp.

Defence Ministry denies rift with armed forces

Defence Ministry on Thursday denied reports of any difference with armed forces and said the government is working in harmony with the three services.

Corruption will not be tolerated: Antony

Defence Minister AK Antony said the country`s interests were
paramount and there will be "no cover up and no vendetta".

India, Russia contract for supplying tank ammunition

A Defence Ministry report on Monday said a contract was signed with Russia in 2010 for 16,000 rounds of ammunition for T-90 tanks.

Pawar wonders why Army Chief`s bribe allegation ca

General VK Singh had claimed an equipment lobbyist had offered him a bribe of Rs 14 crore to clear a procurement of `substandard` vehicles.

Army Chief`s Nepal tour curtailed

General Singh is scheduled to take part in a regional two-day disaster management and counter terrorism seminar being held in Kathmandu from April 4.

`Army Chief must be sent on forced leave`

Former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra blamed both government and Army Chief for the ongoing row.

Army Chief`s letter leak `anti-national`: Antony

AK Antony said, “We have requested the Investigation Bureau to investigate the matter and once the report is out we will take further action.”

Strong safeguards against corruption: Antony

AK Antony said on Thursday that defence allocation has been consistent with the country`s needs and is bound to increase.

Bribery row: Congress puts onus on Army Chief

The Opposition has already jumped on the issue and has slammed the government over the audacious attempt to bribe the Army Chief.

Lessons learnt from Army Chief`s age row: Antony

Antony stressed that the country cannot afford to have such controversies in the future and already steps have been taken to avoid them.

`Happy with the way age row was handled`

Army Chief General VK Singh on Thursday said that he was happy with the way the matter related to his age was handled.

Govt forms panel for selecting next Army Chief

The ministry panel includes the senior-most Lieutenant Generals for selecting the next Army Chief, sources said here.

Army Chief’s fate was crystal clear from the beginning

The Supreme Court on Friday disposed off Army Chief’s petition on age row after General VK Singh decided to withdraw his plea.

Antony reviews security situation with NSA

Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday reviewed the security situation in a meeting here with the top security brass including the NSA.