Apr 27, 2021 08:46 AM IST
Oxygen cylinders available with armed forces in various establishments will be released for hospitals, CDS Bipin Rawat said.
- 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.
- 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
- Dec 31, 2019 12:55 PM IST
The new department will have under it works relating to the three forces -- Army, Navy and Air Force -- and procurement exclusive to the services, except capital acquisitions, according to prevalent rules and procedures, it said.
- Dec 31, 2019 11:05 AM IST
Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said the government has started on a wrong foot on the appointment and only time will unfortunately reveal the implications.
- Dec 31, 2019 10:19 AM IST
Gen Rawat was on Monday appointed to the post 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.
- Dec 30, 2019 09:42 PM IST
Before taking charge as vice chief of the Army Staff in September, Lt Gen Naravane was heading the Eastern Command of the Army which takes care of India's nearly 4,000-km border with China.
- Dec 30, 2019 03:26 PM IST
CDS will be the single-point military adviser to the government, as suggested by the Kargil Review Committee in 1999
- Mar 02, 2019 09:17 PM IST
Over the past five days, there have been 51 violations of the ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistani forces in Rajouri and Poonch districts.
- Jun 20, 2018 06:43 PM IST
As Governor N N Vohra held multiple meetings in Srinagar during which security measures were discussed, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said the ongoing military operations in the Valley against terrorists would continue as earlier.
- Jan 28, 2018 08:56 PM IST
The act gives the security forces special rights and immunity in carrying out various operations in disturbed areas
- Jan 02, 2018 09:46 PM IST
He said this responding to a question on the Army's strategy to deal with repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Sep 07, 2017 02:50 PM IST
Rawat, while speaking at a seminar organised by the Centre for Land Warfare Studies in New Delhi, had said India should be prepared for a two-front war, insisting that China had started "flexing its muscles", while there seems to be no scope for reconciliation with Pakistan whose military and polity saw an adversary in India.
- Jun 04, 2017 06:39 PM IST
Currently women are allowed in a number of select areas including in medical, legal, educational, signals and engineering wings of the Army but combat roles are kept off limits for them due to operational concerns and logistical issues.
- Jan 02, 2017 07:26 PM IST
Army chief General Bipin Rawat today said his force is prepared for a two-front war involving Pakistan and China simultaneously but emphasised on the need to look at cooperation and not confrontation with Beijing