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General Bipin Rawat

Centre amends rule for appointment of CDS, retired officers in fray

This is for the first time that retired Lts. General, Air Marshals and Vice-Admirals will also be eligible for the post of CDS

08 Jun 2022 7:22 AM

All military personnel in helicopter crash identified

Among those whose mortal remains have now been identified, two are from the Indian Army and four are from Indian Air Force

12 Dec 2021 6:34 AM

Armed forces must transform to stay relevant: General Rawat

The webinar’s inaugural day had two major sessions on 'organisational imperatives' and 'structural imperatives'

05 Mar 2021 7:28 AM

'CDS to bring in synergy, enhance integration among services': General Rawat

General Rawat has been appointed as the first CDS of the country.

01 Jan 2020 2:27 PM

Army hasn't granted disability pension this year for lifestyle diseases: Sources

The decision has also affected some Lieutenant General-rank officers.

11 Nov 2019 1:55 PM


Army chief confirms Balakot terror camp reactivated, 500 waiting to infiltrate

Earlier, IAF had carried out attack at terror camps in Balakot in retaliation to the deadly Pulwama attack.

23 Sep 2019 11:46 AM

Shouldn't get too concerned: Army Chief on Pak deployment along LoC

Rawat opined that with recent moves, situation will go back to normal and Army can again go back to having cordial relationship with public.

13 Aug 2019 1:51 PM

Can't verify if Pak closed terror camps, will continue our strict vigil: Gen Rawat

Reports suggested that Pakistan Army shut down key terror infrastructure, including over a dozen training camps across the Line of Control.

10 Jun 2019 5:41 PM

Bipin Rawat reviews operational preparedness

The COAS was accompanied by Lt Gen MM Naravane, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command.

10 May 2019 3:53 AM

Army chief Bipin Rawat flies in India-made Tejas fighter jet at Aero India show

'It’s a wonderful aircraft. If aircrafts like this get added to IAF inventory, it will increase our air power,' General Rawat said.

21 Feb 2019 2:01 PM


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

When asked about SC ruling on adultery, Army Chief said. 'We can't allow it to perpetrate into the Army.'

10 Jan 2019 3:26 PM

Can't apply Taliban analogy to J&K, talks must be on our terms: Army chief

On talks with Taliban, Army chief said, 'We have interests in Afghanistan, we can't be out of bandwagon.'

10 Jan 2019 1:34 PM

India has no extra-territorial ambitions, says Army chief

'Our aim is to ensure conducive external, internal security environment for economic progress and socio-political development,' Rawat said.

01 Nov 2018 4:14 PM

Pak aware it can’t succeed in J&K, using terror to keep pot boiling: Army chief

'India is fully capable of carrying out different operations to counter Pakistan,' General Bipin Rawat said.

27 Oct 2018 12:45 PM

‘India follows independent policy’: Army Chief on S-400 deal with Russia

General Bipin Rawat said India was looking forward to procuring Kamov helicopters and other weapon systems and technology from Russia.

07 Oct 2018 8:40 PM


We don't need to speak on 'motivated' UN report on J&K: Army Chief

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said the human rights record of the Indian Army is absolutely above board.

27 Jun 2018 12:04 PM

India engaging with Aus, Japan, US to ensure freedom of navigation: Gen Rawat

The engagement came after an informal dialogue- Quadrilateral Security Dialogue which initiated in 2007 by Japan, US, Australia and India.

07 Mar 2018 8:54 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

Will meet Gen Rawat over tea, sweets, make him aware of facts: AIUDF chief

Badruddin Ajmal said he and his 13 MLAs plan to meet the President, PM to register their concern about the Army chief’s comments.

01 Mar 2018 2:34 PM

Why should I react: Sitharaman steers clear of row over Army chief’s remarks

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat sparked a controversy when he spoke about the 'faster' growth of the AIUDF in Assam.

23 Feb 2018 11:58 AM