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Lt Gen Naravane named next vice-chief, may succeed Rawat

Gen. Rawat was appointed as Army Chief in December 2016, by superseding two officers senior to him.

23 Jul 2019 1:55 AM

Bipin Rawat allows MS Dhoni to train with Parachutes for 2 months

The wicket-keeper batsman had requested the Indian Army to allow him to train with a Territorial Army battalion.

22 Jul 2019 11:51 AM

Bipin Rawat warns Pak against any misadventures

Bipin Rawat also asserted that no act of terror will go unpunished.

14 Jul 2019 4:57 AM

Future conflicts to be more violent, unpredictable: Army chief Bipin Rawat

Army chief General said there has been no intrusion by the Chinese in Ladakh's Demchok sector.

13 Jul 2019 1:00 PM

Rajnath Singh, Army chief meet officer injured during Makau expedition

Captain HS Gill, the officer, suffered frostbite injuries during an expedition to world's 5th highest peak Mount Makalu in Nepal last month.

29 Jun 2019 1:45 PM


Army prepared for emerging security challenges: General Rawat

He reviewed the security situation and exhorted all ranks to remain vigilant.

22 Jun 2019 8:27 PM

Mortal remains of Major Ketan Sharma reaches his residence in Meerut

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat also paid their homage to Major Sharma.

18 Jun 2019 5:21 PM

Army Chief approves plan for increased intake of jawans as officers

An internal study of the Army had found that there is an overall shortage of 41.4 per cent in the intake of soldiers as officers.

07 Jun 2019 4:21 PM

Army chief visits Brahmastra Corps at Panagarh, reviews operational preparedness

The visit was aimed at reviewing the operational preparedness and the progress of restructuring of this strategically important formation.

09 May 2019 7:32 PM

Army inducting women as jawans for military police

The Army has planned induction of around 800 women in military police with an yearly intake of 52 personnel.

26 Apr 2019 2:56 AM


Women to don the role of soldiers; Army starts recruitment

This is a major breakthrough for women in armed forces as, so far, they were being inducted only as officers in select roles.

25 Apr 2019 11:33 AM

Army Chief leaves for maiden visit to US

There has been increased close militarily co-operation between India and US in recent years and the visit is expected to further boost these ties.

02 Apr 2019 6:27 AM

Army gets agile, lean and lethal for future warfare

There are now around 1,100 officers posted at the Army Headquarters, of which some 230 will be shifted out.

08 Mar 2019 6:17 AM

India-Pakistan tension: PM Narendra Modi meets three Service Chiefs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa.

27 Feb 2019 8:41 PM

Afghan: Should India talk to the Taliban?

The United States, Russia and Iran are all talking to the Taliban leadership.

22 Jan 2019 1:30 AM


Indian army’s regressive stand

Despite the decriminalisation of section 377 last year, Indian armed forces not ready to have homosexuals in the service.

13 Jan 2019 12:27 AM

Won’t allow homosexuality in Indian Army, says Bipin Rawat

Rawat said though his force is not above the law, it will not be possible to allow gay sex and adultery in the Army.

11 Jan 2019 6:10 AM

Army Chief’s remarks on Taliban confusing

It’s clear by now that India has come around to the position of being non-formulaic on talks with the Taliban.

11 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

If ready for talks with Taliban, why not Kashmiri separatists? ask Omar, Mehbooba

Army chief said there should be talks with Taliban to bring peace in Afghan, but asserted that engagement must be without any preconditions.

10 Jan 2019 12:33 PM

Bipin Rawat for Taliban talks, but no ‘preconditions’

It may be recalled that the Afghan govt as well as the United States and Russia are in favour of engaging with the Pakistan-backed Afghan Taliban.

10 Jan 2019 1:21 AM