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Manohar Parrikar for integration of three Services, creation of CDS

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said integration of the three Services is a must and that he is working out a mechanism for the creation of a post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) with a fixed tenure.

Mar 13, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

Army gave befitting reply to Pakistan on beheading of soldiers: Gen Bikram Singh

Delivering a very strong message to the country`s hostile neighbour, the outgoing Army chief General Bikram Singh on Thursday said that his men have avenged the beheading of an Indian jawan by the Pakistani troops last year.

Jul 31, 2014, 13:02 PM IST

Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over as new Army chief on Thursday

Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as army chief had kicked up a row, will on Thursday take over as the next head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding Gen Bikram Singh who is retiring.

Jul 30, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

Army chief seeks speedy implementation of road projects along China border

Army chief Gen Bikram Singh on Monday met Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and requested speedy implementation of road projects in areas along the China border including northeast.

Jul 14, 2014, 21:54 PM IST

Army chief on four-day China visit from Wednesday

Naval exercises, confidence building measures along the LAC and joint training exercises between the armed forces are high on agenda of Army chief Gen Bikram Singh during his four-day China visit from tomorrow.

Jul 01, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Govt change not to affect Suhag`s appointment as Army Chief

The appointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief will not be affected by the change of government, said new Defence Minister Arun Jaitley whose party BJP had strongly opposed the UPA government for elevating him to the top post.

May 27, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

Don`t politicise Armed forces: Congress retorts on Army chief`s appointment

Congress on Saturday reacted sharply to BJP`s suggestion to postpone the decision on appointment of the next Army Chief till the elections are over, saying the opposition party should not politicise the armed forces.

Apr 19, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Gen Bikram Singh makes maiden visit to Singapore

Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh Tuesday met Singapore`s top defence leadership during his maiden visit to the country to boost military ties.

Jan 21, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

Pakistan says Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh`s remarks `provocative`

Hours after Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh warned against any ceasefire violations on the LoC, the Pakistani military on Monday said such "provocative" statements were counterproductive.

Jan 14, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

Will ensure there is no inconvenience when I move: Army Chief

Stung by Jairam Ramesh`s protest, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh said he will ensure that there is no inconvenience to anybody when his convoy moves.

Jan 13, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Spike in Chinese troop incursions, but sanctity of LAC being maintained: Army chief

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Monday said there was a "spike" in incursions by Chinese troops in some sectors along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), but noted that the sanctity of the temporary boundary was being maintained.

Jan 13, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Army chief warns Pakistan, says forces needed in J&K

Amidst tensions on the border with Pakistan, Army Chief General Bikram Singh rejected allegations that the Indian Army was not retaliating strongly during ceasefire violations by its South Asian neighbour.

Jan 13, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

Withdrawal of AFSPA would hit counter-terrorist ops in J&K: Army chief

Terror infrastructure across LoC has the potential to vitiate the security environment in Jammu and Kashmir, Army Chief, Gen Bikram Singh, has said.

Dec 31, 2013, 00:16 AM IST

Gen Bikram Singh to be the new Chairman, COSC

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has been appointed as the new Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee to succeed IAF Chief NAK Browne, who is superannuating on December 31.

Dec 18, 2013, 19:41 PM IST

US award for Army Chief: Defence Ministry not happy

The acceptance of a US military award by Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has not gone down well with the Defence Ministry which has sent a poser to him asking why he received it without government clearance.

Dec 13, 2013, 20:44 PM IST

Army Chief in Ladakh to review security situation

Against the backdrop of increasing incidents of Chinese incursions, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh is in Ladakh on Saturday to take stock of the security situation there.

Sep 14, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Army Chief on 4-day visit to Australia from Tuesday

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh will embark on a four-day visit to Australia from Tuesday during which the two sides will discuss ways to strengthen bilateral military ties.

Sep 02, 2013, 22:55 PM IST

`Army jawans committed to make supreme sacrifice`

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh Tuesday said personnel in uniform had a non-negotiable commitment of making the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty "whenever the opportunity arises".

Aug 13, 2013, 22:29 PM IST

Army Chief to review security situation in J&K

In the backdrop of recent terror activities in the state, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh will be in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to review security situation with the state government and top military commanders.

Jul 14, 2013, 20:34 PM IST

We will stay till last person is evacuated: Army Chief

Indian Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh Friday said the rescue operation in Uttarakhand was carried out successfully under tiring circumstances.

Jun 28, 2013, 09:38 AM IST