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'Head the army and mind your business': P Chidambaram slams General Bipin Rawat for remarks on CAA protests
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'Head the army and mind your business': P Chidambaram slams General Bipin Rawat for remarks on CAA protests

P Chidambaram also alleged that the army chief and the Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh had been asked to support the government

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat says forces have 'utmost respect' for human rights laws
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Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat says forces have 'utmost respect' for human rights laws

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat was addressing the interns and senior officers of the National Human Rights Commission at the Manav Adhikar Bhawan

Did General Bipin Rawat's comments on anti-CAA protests fall afoul of Section 21 of Army Act?
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Did General Bipin Rawat's comments on anti-CAA protests fall afoul of Section 21 of Army Act?

From army veterans to politicians, several people observed that Rawat's comments were arguable in violation of the Section 21 of Army Rules, 1954

Bipin Rawat accuses universities of stoking anti-CAA tensions, but reports indicate most violence occurred off-campus
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Bipin Rawat accuses universities of stoking anti-CAA tensions, but reports indicate most violence occurred off-campus

General Bipin Rawat on Thursday weighed in on the highly politicised issue of Citizenship Amendment Act and the nationwide protests against it, while addressing an event in his capacity as the Chief of the Army Staff

Army chief Bipin Rawat claims next war will be fought with 'indigenised weapons', lauds DRDO for defence services
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Army chief Bipin Rawat claims next war will be fought with 'indigenised weapons', lauds DRDO for defence services

Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said the DRDO has made strides in ensuring that requirement of the country's defence services are met through home-grown solutions.

Jaish-e-Mohammed changes name to Majlis Wurasa-e-Shuhuda Jammu wa Kashmir after Masood Azhar's younger brother takes control: Report
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Jaish-e-Mohammed changes name to Majlis Wurasa-e-Shuhuda Jammu wa Kashmir after Masood Azhar's younger brother takes control: Report

The terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has changed its name in an attempt to avoid international scrutiny after the younger brother of its chief Masood Azhar has taken control. It has renamed itself Majlis Wurasa-e-Shuhuda Jammu wa Kashmir.

Pakistan rejects 'completely baseless' statements made by Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Islamabad 'reactivating' Balakot terror camp
India

Pakistan rejects 'completely baseless' statements made by Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Islamabad 'reactivating' Balakot terror camp

Pakistan on Tuesday rejected as 'completely baseless' the Indian Army Chief's statement on the reactivation of terror camp in Balakot that was destroyed by the Indian armed forces through a surgical strike earlier this year

Army chief General Bipin Rawat accuses Pakistan of 'reactivating' Balakot terror camp, blames Islamabad of ceasefire violations along LoC
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Army chief General Bipin Rawat accuses Pakistan of 'reactivating' Balakot terror camp, blames Islamabad of ceasefire violations along LoC

Months after the terror camp in Pakistan's Balakot was bombed by Indian Air Force, Pakistan very recently 'reactivated' it, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Monday

General Bipin Rawat bats for India's role in peace talks with Taliban in Afghanistan, says you won't know what's happening otherwise
India

General Bipin Rawat bats for India's role in peace talks with Taliban in Afghanistan, says you won't know what's happening otherwise

Army Chief General Bipin Thursday said India cannot be left out of the "bandwagon" when a number of major countries reaching out to Taliban, noting that the engagement was necessary to pursue New Delhi's interests in the war-torn country.

Army chief Bipin Rawat says Pakistan must develop as secular State for peace with India, reiterates 'terror, talks can't go together'
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Army chief Bipin Rawat says Pakistan must develop as secular State for peace with India, reiterates 'terror, talks can't go together'

The Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat feels that Pakistan's claim of taking strong steps towards good bilateral relations is contradictory unless there is a direct impact visible on the ground about its claims.

Indian Army 'capable and ready' to tackle big terror attack like 26/11 whenever required, says General Bipin Rawat
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Indian Army 'capable and ready' to tackle big terror attack like 26/11 whenever required, says General Bipin Rawat

The Army is capable of taking action whenever told to do so, Army chief General Bipin Rawat has said, asserting that there will never be a situation where it will not be able to tackle a big terror attack like 26/11.

'There is a need for one more action': Bipin Rawat calls for another surgical strike on terror launch pads across LoC
India

'There is a need for one more action': Bipin Rawat calls for another surgical strike on terror launch pads across LoC

On Sunday, Bipin Rawat had backed the government's decision to call off dialogue with Pakistan, asserting that talks and terror cannot go together.

Indian Army may downsize by one lakh troops as General Bipin Rawat seeks a 'leaner and meaner' force
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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.

Negative defence budgets in ‘actual terms’ are hollowing out India’s armed forces
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Negative defence budgets in ‘actual terms’ are hollowing out India’s armed forces

Major General BC Khanduri-led Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence lambasts the Indian government for inadequate defence budget allocations.

China's assertiveness in Doka La to top agenda at Indian Army commanders' conclave
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China's assertiveness in Doka La to top agenda at Indian Army commanders' conclave

Over a month after the end of the Doka La face-off, China has strengthened its military presence near the site of the standoff

Kashmir human shield row: MLA seeks resolution against Major Leetul Gogoi in Assembly
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Kashmir human shield row: MLA seeks resolution against Major Leetul Gogoi in Assembly

An independent MLA sought to move a resolution condemning Major Leetul Gogoi for using a civilian as a human shield in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly

General Bipin Rawat meets army-trained Kashmir students who cleared IIT JEE, says education can help to end violence
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General Bipin Rawat meets army-trained Kashmir students who cleared IIT JEE, says education can help to end violence

Addressing army-trained Kashmiri students who cleared the IIT entrance examination, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said education could help to end violence in the valley.

Army chief Bipin Rawat says women set to have combat roles in the Indian Army, process underway
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Army chief Bipin Rawat says women set to have combat roles in the Indian Army, process underway

In a transformational move, the Indian Army is all set to open up combat positions for women, a gender barrier broken by only a few countries globally.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch; India retaliates strongly
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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch; India retaliates strongly

Pakistan on Saturday resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, prompting Indian troops to retaliate.

Indian Army rewarding Major Gogoi for using civilian as human shield 'undermines stature' of military, says Human Rights Watch
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Indian Army rewarding Major Gogoi for using civilian as human shield 'undermines stature' of military, says Human Rights Watch

A human rights organisation has criticised the Indian Army for awarding a commendation to one of its officers who used a civilian as a human shield in Kashmir