Friday, Feb 26, 2021 | Last Update : 04:19 PM IST

army chief

How Bajwa affair may impact politics in Pakistan

First is the attempted perpetuation of status quo.

06 Dec 2019 2:56 AM

With plans to go inside Pak, Army was ready for war after Pulwama: report

Explaining Rawat's comments, official said what the Army Chief meant was that Indian Army was ready to take battle into Pak.

20 Aug 2019 7:47 AM

You will get bloodier nose next time: Army Chief warns Pak on Vijay Diwas

Talking about modernising the Army's inventory, Rawat said that the focus is on the Artillery weapon system.

26 Jul 2019 12:23 PM

Ethiopia Army Chief of staff shot amid unrest

The internet was cut in Ethiopia, and more details were not immediately available.

23 Jun 2019 12:51 PM

Curtail terror, turn secular for cordial ties with India: Army Chief to Pak

‘They have turned Pakistan into an Islamic country,' Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said.

30 Nov 2018 2:10 PM


Bid to revive insurgency in Punjab through ‘external linkages’: Army chief

Attempts are being made through 'external linkages' to 'revive insurgency' in Punjab and if action not taken, it will be late, Rawat said.

03 Nov 2018 6:02 PM

Azadi will not happen, one can’t fight Army: Gen Bipin Rawat to J&K youth

The Army Chief said they can’t allow civilians to disrupt their operations and help terrorists to escape.

10 May 2018 2:55 PM

China has arrived before time: Rawat calls for military modernisation

Last week, China unveiled its largest defence spending increase in three years, setting an 8.1 per cent growth target this year.

14 Mar 2018 8:19 AM

Economic development, military modernisation must go hand-in-hand: Army chief

Gen Rawat, quoting an internal study, said 35-37 per cent of the annual budget given to the force is contributed towards nation building.

01 Mar 2018 3:54 PM

Need to put curbs on social media to counter terror: Army chief

The Army Chief also listed the importance of biological chemical weapons and the threat that comes with it.

17 Jan 2018 11:39 AM


Indian Army fully prepared to face external, internal threats: Bipin Rawat

General Bipin Rawat concluded by saying that the Indian Army's preparations are not against any specific country.

08 Jun 2017 12:56 PM

Prepare to face fallout of Jadhav's death sentence: Pak Media

Pakistan Military said in a statement that the sentence was passed by a Field General Court Martial and confirmed by Army Chief General.

11 Apr 2017 12:33 PM

Surgical strikes likely if Pak provokes again: Army Chief

The General said the DGMOs of both sides have spoken to each other and want peace and tranquility along the Line of Control (LoC).

13 Jan 2017 7:53 PM

Equal opportunity brings equal responsibility: Army Chief on women in combat

Noting that women are present in combat arms of the army, Rawat said there are no toilet facilities when they go out on patrol.

13 Jan 2017 6:40 PM

If seniority only basis, a computer can pick Army Chief, says Manohar Parrikar

Government had selected Gen. Bipin Rawat as the Army Chief superseding two other officers.

04 Jan 2017 1:20 AM


Army wants peace, tranquillity along borders: General Rawat

The new Army chief also added that the army will not step back in case of an attack.

01 Jan 2017 1:16 PM

Army Chief appointment: Lt Gen Bakshi rules out resignation

Lt Gen Bakshi, the senior-most officer in the Army, recently went on leave after he was superseded by his junior Lt Gen Rawat.

31 Dec 2016 1:54 PM

Succession woes

The seniority principle should be sacrosanct in top government appointments.

22 Dec 2016 7:25 AM

Avoid delays over top posts’ choices

No government can feel comfortable if the head of the Army is perceived to be carrying political baggage.

19 Dec 2016 12:20 AM

Nagrota attack: Army Chief takes stock; live bombs left by slain militants defused

Two Army and five soldiers were killed and half a dozen others wounded in the attack.

30 Nov 2016 9:05 PM