Army Chief Bipin Rawat
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.
24 Dec 2019
India to get first Chief of Defense Staff: Details here
In what qualifies as a historic move, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Tuesday approved the position of Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement in his Independence Day speech.
23 Oct 2019
JeM's launch pads destroyed, 18 terrorists killed by Indian Army
The Indian Army has managed to inflict serious damage on terrorists, who enjoy the support of Pakistani forces.
21 Oct 2019
Someone is trying to disrupt peace in J&K: Army Chief
The condition in Jammu and Kashmir has been headlining news for quite some time now. Though the government claims there's no clampdown in the border state, things are far from normal.
03 Oct 2019
Jaish terrorists in Delhi, airports in North India on alert
In an alarming piece of news, four Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists have reportedly entered Delhi to carry out a terror attack. A red alert was sounded late on Wednesday after security agencies received this information.
23 Sep 2019
Pakistan's running out of time, could be blacklisted by FATF
It seems time is not in Pakistan's favor and the country could soon land in its worst-ever crisis. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global watchdog of terror financing, might downgrade Pakistan from its greylist and put it on the blacklist.
23 Sep 2019
Jaish camp in Balakot, bombed by IAF, is functioning again
The camp of terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pakistan's Balakot, which was bombed by Indian Air Force jets in February, has started functioning again, Army Chief Bipin Rawat announced on Monday.
09 Sep 2019
Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border
Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.
31 Aug 2019
Be prepared: Army Chief Bipin Rawat tells troops at LoC
Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, Army Chief Bipin Rawat paid a visit to LoC to review "preparedness" and asked troops to be ready for any contingency.
28 Aug 2019
J&K: High schools to reopen in some areas today
On Wednesday, high schools will reopen in certain areas in Jammu and Kashmir, where restrictions have been eased, officials said. Earlier, primary schools in the border state were reopened.
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.
21 Feb 2019
Aero India 2019: Army chief flies in Made-In-India Tejas jet
In a first, Army Chief Bipin Rawat flew in Light Combat Aircraft Tejas on Thursday at the ongoing Aero Space 2019 in Bengaluru.
06 Feb 2019
Army questions three jawans in connection to soldier Aurangzeb's death
The Indian Army has detained three jawans and is questioning them over their alleged role in soldier Aurangzeb's death, multiple reports claimed.
10 Jan 2019
Army won't decriminalize gay sex, says Bipin Rawat
Addressing his annual press conference in New Delhi, Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Thursday said the army won't decriminalize gay sex in the army.
29 Sep 2018
Something big has happened: Rajnath Singh hints at another 'surgical-strike'
Just as the government is pushing to celebrate the second anniversary of surgical strikes, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has hinted 'something big happened' across the border.
27 Aug 2018
Court finds Major Gogoi, who met woman in Srinagar-hotel, guilty
The court of inquiry has ordered disciplinary action against Major Leetul Gogoi. He was found guilty for fraternizing with a local woman, despite instructions against it.
10 May 2018
Indian defense procurement system is a mess: Report
Latest defense ministry report has ridiculed the Indian weapons-buying system for being inflicted with "multiple decision-heads, duplication of processes.....delayed execution, no real-time monitoring, no project-based approach and a tendency to fault-find rather than to facilitate."
22 Feb 2018
Army Chief's comments about Assamese party condemned as political
Army Chief Bipin Rawat finds himself in the midst of a controversy after he spoke of how a political party in the Northeast was rising on the back of Muslim support.
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.
27 Aug 2017
Expect more situations like Doklam: Army Chief Bipin Rawat
Speaking to students at the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat stated that Doklam stand-off is a result of China attempting to change status quo.
28 May 2017
Army Chief Bipin Rawat defends human shield idea
Army Chief Bipin Rawat, in an attempt to instil confidence in his men, defended the actions of Major Leetul Gogoi who had used an alleged stone-pelting youth as a human shield for the army's operation.
19 Apr 2017
BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur dismissed after video on poor food
BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who shared a video alleging poor food quality in his regiment in Jammu, was dismissed from service for making false accusations against superiors.
13 Apr 2017
Paramilitary: Nutritionists, monthly meetings to address food quality issues
After a video emerged of a BSF trooper complaining about sub-quality food for jawans, the government informed parliament that paramilitary forces are now having monthly mess meetings to review food quality.
31 Mar 2017
J&K DGP: Youth should avoid encounter sites
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid stated that youth should not come to encounter sites and protest. He made the statement in light of the recent death of 3 civilians who were pelting stones at security forces at an encounter site in Budgam district.
06 Mar 2017
Stone-pelters turn deaf ear to Army's warning
Sources stated that stone-pelting civilians in Kashmir have turned a deaf ear to the army's warnings of "tough action" and "relentless operations, with harsher measures."
21 Feb 2017
Kashmir: New army policy to counter stone-pelters
A review committee has recommended changes in the army's operating policy in Kashmir, to adapt to the menace of stone pelting civilians.
19 Feb 2017
Youth come to militants' aid in Kashmir
Despite a stern warning by Army Chief Bipin Rawat, several youth pelted stones at security forces while they were conducting search operations for militants in Pulwama district.
16 Feb 2017
Display ISIS, Pakistan flag, be considered anti-national: Army chief
While paying tribute to the martyred soldiers in Delhi, Army Chief Bipin Rawat came out strongly against those backing insurgents during counter-insurgency operations.
16 Jan 2017
Army chief: Taking to social media may invite punishment
Army Chief Bipin Rawat stated that soldiers taking to social media to complain about conditions could be punished as it affects the morale of the whole army.
11 Jan 2017
Officers selling rations for profit near BSF J&K's camp: Reports
Allegations on social media against the paramilitary continued with jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav of the BSF's 29th batallion stating that officers sold rations to shopkeepers in the nearby areas; at lower than market prices to make profits.