In 2020, Gen Naravane's trips to Nepal, West Asia helped bolster military diplomacy, but major challenges remain
Naravane undertook at least four foreign tours which had diplomatic overtones this year — to Myanmar, Nepal, West Asia and South Korea
India-China standoff: Rajnath Singh, army chief scheduled to visit Ladakh to review military preparedness tomorrow
The defence minister's visit to the region comes in the midst of India significantly ramping up the number of troops and weaponry along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the eastern Ladakh region.
Amid border row between India and Nepal, sources say onus on KP Oli government to create 'conducive atmosphere' for talks
According to India's assessment, the release of the new political map by Nepal and obtaining a legal backing to it from the lower house of Nepalese Parliament were part of a 'myopic' agenda to gain mileage in domestic politics, they said. The sources rejected Nepal's contention that India did not respond to its proposal for talks on the boundary issue.
Amid border row, Nepal Parliament passes bill redrawing its political map; ties will remain strong, says Indian Army chief General MM Naravane
The Nepal Parliament's lower house unanimously voted on Saturday to amend the Constitution to update the country's new political map, laying claim over the strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura along the border with India
Army chief MM Naravane says people in Jammu and Kashmir are fed up with militancy, credits locals for recent successes against terrorists
Army Chief General MM Naravane on Saturday said the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have had a lot of successes recently as people there are fed up with militancy and want normalcy to return to the Union territory
General MM Naravane says Indian Army will act to reclaim PoK if ordered, calls complaints against officers in Kashmir 'unfounded'
Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday said that if Indian Army gets an order then it will take appropriate action to reclaim Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK)
General MM Naravane says creation of CDS a 'very big step' towards integration of forces, claims Indian Army will ensure its success
Army Chief General MM Naravane on Saturday termed the creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff a 'very big step' towards the integration of the three forces and said the Army will ensure its success
On Day 1 as CDS, Gen Bipin Rawat moves towards setting up of joint Air Defence Command, but integration of forces a key challenge
After handing over the reins of Chief of Army Staff to General Manoj Mukund Naravane after completing three years of the post, General Bipin Rawat was appointed as the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) on 1 January 2020
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat focusing on preparing roadmap for creation of air defence command, say officials
In one of his first decisions, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has issued directions to prepare a roadmap by 30 June to create an air defence command to enhance security of India's skies
General Bipin Rawat named India's first Chief of Defence Staff; 61-yr-old set to retire as Chief of Army Staff today
General Bipin Rawat will be appointed India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), News18 reported just a day before his retirement from the position of Chief of Army Staff on Tuesday
Daily Bulletin: Chidambaram offers to extend CBI custody till 2 Sep; General Bipin Rawat to visit Srinagar; day's top stories
Daily Bulletin: P Chidambaram's CBI custody to end today; offers to extend detention till 2 September; SC to take up plea of missing UP law student who levelled allegations against BJP leader; day's top stories
Before govt announced revocation of Article 370, Indian Army had identified main 'trouble spots' in Kashmir
The Indian Army also deployed an additional brigade from the northeastern region in Kashmir to strengthen its counter-infiltration grid on the Line of Control (LoC) to thwart any attempt made by Pakistan Army to push any infiltrators inside the valley.
Disability pension tax: Rather than vilifying soldiers, Defence Ministry should work with forces to prevent dishonest claims
Rather than ordering a blanket change of rules on disability pension tax, the Ministry of Defence should work with the armed forces to institute a foolproof and verifiable system for disability claims
Army chief General Bipin Rawat pitches for incorporating artificial intelligence into armed forces' system
Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday pitched for incorporating artificial intelligence and big data into the armed forces' system.
Bipin Rawat says homosexuality is 'forbidden' in Army, Supreme Court verdict decriminalising gay sex won't be implemented in the force
When asked about the court ruling on adultery, Bipin Rawat said the Army is conservative
'Pakistan has to prove it's not promoting terrorism': Army chief Bipin Rawat backs Centre's decision to call off UNGA talks
Bipin Rawat's comments came after India, on Friday, pulled out of the proposed meeting between Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, hours after two special police officers and one policeman in Jammu and Kashmir were kidnapped and brutally killed by terrorists.
BIMSTEC military exercise closing ceremony: Bipin Rawat says geography favours inclination of Nepal, Bhutan towards India
In his reply to a query on the growing closeness between Nepal and China, Bipin Rawat said ties between nations change along with the global scenario.
Indian Army may downsize by one lakh troops as General Bipin Rawat seeks a 'leaner and meaner' force
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and top commanders are likely to deliberate Tuesday on carrying out major reforms in the force including organisational restructuring and its possible downsizing by around 1,00,000 troops, official sources said.
Senior army officers were consulted before taking decision to open up cantonment roads: Nirmala Sitharaman
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday told mediapersons on Tuesday that Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and other top brasses of the force were consulted before the government decided to allow civilian access to roads in military cantonments across the country.