Sep 08, 2020 03:24 PM IST
A look at how the creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff — a long-pending reform — has come to bear on decision-making and strategy in the armed forces.
Jan 01, 2020 03:25 PM IST
General Bipin Rawat was on Monday appointed India's first Chief of Defence Staff with a mandate to bring in convergence in functioning of the Army, the Navy and the Indian Air Force and bolster the country's military prowess. He took charge as CDS on Wednesday.
Dec 31, 2019 04:17 PM IST
Before becoming the Army Chief, Gen Rawat handled various operational responsibilities in many areas, including along the LoC with Pakistan, the LAC with China and in the Northeast
Aug 16, 2019 12:11 PM IST
A two-decade-old bureaucratic reform cannot solve a deep human problem the Indian military is facing.
Aug 15, 2019 01:58 PM IST
The CDS will take charge of the military’s modernisation, ‘jointness’ and ‘integration’ effort, essential in today’s world of hybrid warfare or wars where the lines blur between war, politics, diplomacy and legalities