Army Chief Gen Rawat begins four-day Japan visit on Tuesday
Officials said the Army Chief, accompanied by a delegation, will hold talks with top brass of Japan Self Defence Force on further expanding defence and security ties in the wake of evolving regional security scenario. Gen Rawat will also meet Defence Minister Taro Kono during which key issues of mutual interests would be discussed, they said.
Chief of Defence Staff to come under RTI Act; NSA-led panel submits report
The main task of the CDS will be to ensure jointmanship among the ...
Important to develop indigenous systems for ensuring secrecy: Gen Bipin Rawat
While addressing at the DEFCOM in Delhi on November 26, the Ind...
General Bipin Rawat set to be first Chief of Defence Staff
The General – who is serving a rare full three year term as the Army Chief after he superseded two officers in 2016 – is likely to get a term of over two years as the CDS, which will largely see the creation of a new structure to provide military advise to the government and implement joint procurement by the three services.
Indian Army successfully test-fires newly-acquired Spike anti-tank guided missile
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat witnessed newly-acquired Spike anti-tank guided missiles in function at Mhow, Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, Ar...
Indian Army successfully test-fires Spike LR missile
The Indian Army has successfully test-fired two newly-acquired Spike LR (long-range) anti-tank missiles at the Infantry School at Mhow, Madhya Pradesh. In addition to fire and forget capability, the missile also has the ability to fire, observe and update, providing substantial flexibility to the firer to pinpoint the impact point.
India all set to have first CDS by January; NSA-led committee completes ground work
Official sources said the Army, the Navy and the Indian Air Force have already recommended to the defence ministry names of their senior-most commanders for the top position which is being created to enhance synergy among the three services in dealing with security challenges facing India.
Siachen avalanche: Army Chief apprises Defence Minister about ground situation
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expressed anguish over the death of the Army personnel and civilians who were struck by the avalanche at an altitude of 19,000 ft at around 3 pm on Monday. Rescue teams from nearby posts were rushed to the location after the incident.Only two Army personnel survived the avalanche, an official said.
Army to help boost connectivity in border areas of Uttarakhand: General Bipin Rawat
Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat said the Army will extend support to provide basic facilities such as roads and telecommunication services those villages in Uttarakhand which are close to t the Indo-China border. Referring to his negotiation with the state government.
We are now gradually becoming an export oriented defence industry: Bipin Rawat
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat along with Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh attended the launch of ‘Indigenous Defence Equipment E...
Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir controlled by terrorists: Army Chief Gen. Rawat
The Army Chief also said that attempts are being made by Pakistani terrorists to disrupt resumption of normalcy in Kashmir after India abrogated provisions of Article 370 to withdraw special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Pakistan illegally occupying Gilgit-Baltistan, PoK: Army Chief Bipin Rawat
Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat on Friday said that Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir is controlled by terrorists and sought to link it to Islamabad's s...
Army asks defence ministry to retain homosexuality, adultery as punishable offences
The army believes that allowing homosexuality and adultery will break the fabric that binds it together and effect its teamwork spirit, which will damage the outcome of its combat related tasks. Officials explained this is especially crucial for cases such as the wife of a soldier posted in a remote area, having an affair with his co-soldier.
Caused severe damage to terror infrastructure in PoK: Army Chief Bipin Rawat
Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on October 20 shared information on Indian Army’s action in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) where four...
Disability pension for military will be exempt from tax only upto a limit
The COSC comprising the chiefs of the army, air force and navy sent recommendations to the defence ministry on disability pension. One of the recommendations was “that income tax exemption should be given on the disability part of pension upto a certain limit,” according to Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar, the army’s Adjutant General, who deals with the matter.
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