We stay away from politics: Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat
Bipin Rawat said the Indian armed forces had always stayed away from politics and worked according to the government’s directives, amid allegations that the military was being politicised. The new CDS was addressing the media after inspecting a tri-services guard of honour, where the three service chiefs were also present.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat named as India's first CDS
The Union government on Monday named Army Chief General Bipin Rawat as India’s firs...
Creation of CDS a 'very big step' towards integration of forces: Army chief Naravane
Gen Naravane said the focus of training will be on prepa...
A brief look at General Bipin Rawat, India's first CDS
Gen Rawat, who has been named as the first Chief of Defence Staff of the country, has had an illustrious and long career as an officer of the Indian Army.
General Bipin Rawat named as the country's first Chief of Defence Staff
The defence ministry had recently amended the army, air force and navy rules by bringing in a new clause that allows the Chief of Defence Staff to serve upto a maximum age of 65 years. The notification came in the backdrop of Gen Rawat retiring on December 31.
Government appoints 2 joint secretaries, 38 other officials to assist Chief of Defence Staff
Officials sources said the appointments were made as per laid down roadmap to create an enabling set up for the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to implement the government's vision of ensuring tri-services synergy. Two joint secretaries, 13 deputy secretaries and 25 under secretaries were appointed in the department of military affairs.
Chief of Defence Staff: Role and responsibilities of CDS explained
General Bipin Rawat this week took charge as the country's first Chief of Defence Staff in what is seen as a watershed moment for India's mi...
CDS Bipin Rawat focuses on preparing roadmap for creation of an air defence command
Till now air defence command is distributed between all the three services. General Rawat's first priority is to set up an Air Defence Command to secure India from any aerial attack. Indian Air Force plays a major role in air defence but the Indian Army does have its own area air defence system and Indian Navy has a most advanced complex and dynamic air defence system.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat appointed as Chief of Defence Staff
Rawat is retiring as the Army Chief on December 31, as he will be completing his three-year tenure. He will take over as the CDS from the same day, according to an official press statement.
Fear of coup prevented Chief of Defence Staff appointment earlier: Former Army chief
Gen (retd) Roy Chowdhury said the military is always subordinate to the civil authorities in the country, but an "unsubstantiated" fear of a coup if the forces were brought under one head had prevented the then political establishment from taking a decision on it.
CDS Bipin Rawat seeks proposal to create Air Defence Command by Jun 30
CDS Rawat during the meeting held on Wednesday, also directed the different branch heads to give recommendations for inter-service synergy and jointness.
Bipin Rawat is the new CDS, but defence secretary still in the picture
Any files related to defence policy issues would still have to pass through the Defence Secretary.
Watch: General Bipin Rawat receives farewell Guard of Honour as Army Chief
Delhi: India’s first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat receives his farewell Guard of Honour as the Army Chief at South Block.Watch...
Forces stay away from politics, follow govt directives: Gen Rawat after taking charge as CDS
Newly-appointed Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said the armed forces stay far away from politics and work as per th...
We are fighting to defend core values of Constitution of India: Army Chief General Naravane
“The armed forces give allegiance to the Constitution of India. In fact be it a jawan or an officer, we take an oath.That is what should guide us in all our actions and at all times. This translates into the core values that define the preamble to the constitution- justice, liberty, equality and fraternity, the Army Chief General Naravane said."
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