10 Feb 2020
Bipin Rawat wants to cut pension cost, increase retirement age
India's first Chief of Defense Staff, Bipin Rawat, wants to decrease the burden that the pension of retired army officers puts on the exchequer and has suggested increasing retirement age for the same.
15 Jan 2020
Indian Army Day: Why is it celebrated and other details
India celebrates its 72nd Army Day today. Every year, the Army Day is celebrated across India on January 15 as a way to honor the country's forces.
12 Jan 2020
Our allegiance is to the Constitution, says Army Chief Naravane
Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday that the force's allegiance is to the Constitution of India and its core values of justice, equality and fraternity, enshrined in the Preamble.
01 Jan 2020
New Army Chief says India-China border needs more attention
A day after taking over as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, General Manoj Mukund Naravane said that India needs to pay more attention to the China front and enhance capabilities along the Northern border.
31 Dec 2019
General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as 28th Army Chief
On Tuesday, General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, succeeding General Bipin Rawat, who has been appointed as the first Chief of Defense Staff.
30 Dec 2019
Bipin Rawat named India's first Chief of Defense Staff: Reports
General Bipin Rawat, who will retire as Army Chief on December 31 (tomorrow), was on Monday announced as the first Chief of Defense Staff, according to India Today.
26 Dec 2019
Army Chief's comments on anti-CAA protests spark controversy
With the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) being the raging topic, Army Chief Bipin Rawat also gave his opinion on it, only to invite criticism for taking sides despite holding an apolitical position.
19 Nov 2019
First Chief of Defence Staff to be announced next month
By next month, India could be looking at its first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), a single-point military adviser to the government.
15 Aug 2019
Will Bipin Rawat be India's first Chief of Defense Staff?
From the rampart of Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on India's 73rd Independence Day that the nation will soon get a Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) for better coordination between all three legs of forces- Army, Air Force, and Navy.
24 Apr 2019
Well-educated, privileged: What we know about Sri Lanka attacks' terrorists
On Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka was hit by a dastardly terror attack wherein eight bombs went off in various areas in and around the capital Colombo. The death toll has surged to 359 and over 500 are injured.
03 Apr 2019
Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 105th birth anniversary
On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 105.
15 May 2018
#SemiFinals2019: Looking back at leaders' gaffes during Karnataka campaign
Before Karnataka went to vote on May 12, the state was home to political heavyweights like Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and Rahul Gandhi. Even Sonia Gandhi came to Karnataka streets to connect with citizens, for the first time after two years.
14 Jan 2018
Army Chief: Ramping-up heat on Pakistan might end cross-border terrorism
Indian Army chief General, Bipin Rawat said that there was scope to ramp up military offensive in Jammu & Kashmir to pile heat on Pakistan and stop cross-border terrorism.
13 Jan 2018
Army Chief should 'concentrate on his job' says J&K minister
Responding to Army Chief Bipin Rawat's remarks on Jammu and Kashmir's education system, the state Minister Altaf Bukhari said that the "well-decorated officer" should concentrate on his job and not give sermons on education which is not his domain.
17 Jul 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief
Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's appeal for mercy petition is being reviewed by the chief of Pakistan army General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said reports.
08 Jun 2017
Indian Army ready to face Pakistan and China: Army Chief
Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat referred to the human shield controversy, saying it's not a norm, but officers can decide strategy depending on the situation.
04 Jun 2017
Soon women will join men in combat: Army Chief
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat in his historic announcement said that the Indian Army was planning to open combat positions for women.
15 May 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav case- India, Pakistan to face-off at ICJ
On 15th May, India and Pakistan will commence their legal battle over Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence in the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
11 May 2017
Sharif, Army Chief discuss ICJ verdict on Jadhav
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and the country's army chief began discussing the options to move forward after the International Court of Justice's verdict on staying the Kulbhushan Jadhav's hanging.
22 Jan 2017
Tri-services chief likely soon for India
Discussions for the appointment of a tri-services chief were underway at the Combined Commanders' Conference held at the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun.
03 Jan 2017
SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff
Air Marshal SB Deo on Monday took over from Air Marshal BS Dhanoa as vice-chief of Air Staff.
01 Jan 2017
Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command
Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi stated that he would continue leading the Army's Eastern Command with "full professional sincerity" and had no intention of resigning.
31 Dec 2016
Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief
Lt General Bipin Rawat was appointed the 26th Army Chief of India replacing General Dalbir Singh Suhag.
30 Dec 2016
Navy Chief new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee
Navy Chief Sunil Lanba took over as the new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) from out going IAF Chief Arup Raha; the government is currently working on a new post for inter-services co-operation like a permanent CoSC Chairman or a Chief of Defence Staff.
26 Dec 2016
PM Modi, Parrikar to discuss Chief of Defence Staff appointment
Major military reforms are around the corner as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in early January to discuss the mandate of the proposed Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
19 Dec 2016
Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo
In August 2008, Lt. General Bipin Rawat was sent to the Congo to command the Indian Army's deployment.
18 Dec 2016
Government announces new army, air force, security chief
The government announced the names of the new air force and army chief, while also listing the new heads for India's security agencies.
03 Sep 2016
Army's crackdown on obesity menace
According to an internal note circulated by the Army headquarters on August 8, overweight personnel will no longer be considered for foreign postings and career courses.