Hooda thanks UPA for naming Haryana`s Suhag next Army chief

Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda expressed gratitude to the UPA government at the Centre over the naming of Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, who hails from the state, as the next Army Chief.

BJP cautions govt against appointing army chief before May 16

Amid reports that the Defence Ministry has initiated the process of appointing Vice Army Chief Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as next Army Chief, BJP today sounded a word of caution to the government on the "hurry" and asked it to avoid taking decisions till elections are over.

Succession row: AFT asks govt to respond to Lt Gen`s petition

The AFT asked the government to file its reply to a petition by a senior Lt General who has challenged the promotion of two colleagues of same rank as Army Commanders while seeking his own elevation to that post.

Def Min seeking advice of Law Min on Lt Gen Dastane`s plea

Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff Lt Gen Ravi Dastane is planning to file a petition in the Armed Forces Tribunal in this regard in the next few days, his counsel Major SS Pandey said.

Army Chief`s veiled attack on Lt Gen Suhag

In his parting shot, Gen VK Singh made a veiled attack on Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, who is tipped to head the force in 2014.

Army has become more transparent: VK Singh

General VK Singh on Thursday said the internal health of the force has improved during his 26 months in office.

Army Chief slaps showcause notice on Lt Gen

Ahead of his retirement May 31, Army Chief General VK Singh has slapped a showcause notice on a lieutenant general, who may be considered for the top post over two years from now.