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Dec 29, 2019
Defence ministry amends rules, sets age of retirement for Chief of Defence Staff at 65 yearsThe changes have been made in the services rules of the Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force for extension of retirement age of the Chief of Defence Staff to a maximum of 65 years if a service chief is appointed to the post.
Dec 20, 2019
Post of Chief of Defence Staff comes at a time of flux in military-civil relations, challenge will be identifying and plugging defence loopholesAs the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) for Indian Armed Forces is set to materialise, write-ups have proliferated advocating a star-embedded, Leviathan size CDS with overarching powers.
Dec 18, 2019
Situation along LoC can escalate any time, warns Army chief Bipin Rawat amid spurt in ceasefire violationsThe Army chief's remarks came on the backdrop of spurt in ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 in August
Dec 16, 2019
Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane to be next Indian Army chief; decorated veteran has led counter-insurgency ops in J&K, North EastLt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane is set to become the next chief of the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army, official sources said on Monday. Lt Gen Naravane is currently serving as Vice Chief of the Army.
Oct 26, 2019
Indian Army will get US-made Sig Sauer rifles by year-end, says General Bipin Rawat; postal stamp on 'Siachen Warriors' releasedThe Indian Army is working to empower its infantry forces, and one of the world's best rifles, manufactured by firearm major Sig Sauer, will be made available to them by the end of this year, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday
Sep 02, 2019
Ceasefire violation along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan causes unrest among residents in Poonch, ShahpurPakistan resorting to incessant ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has caused severe unrest in villages across the border
Sep 01, 2019
Lt Gen Mukund Naravane takes charge as vice chief of Indian Army; ex-Eastern Commander in race for top post after Bipin Rawat’s retirementLieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Sunday assumed charge as the vice chief of the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army.
Aug 30, 2019
Daily Bulletin: Chidambaram offers to extend CBI custody till 2 Sep; General Bipin Rawat to visit Srinagar; day's top storiesDaily 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
Aug 16, 2019
Modi announces creation of Chief of Defence Staff in I-Day speech; all you need to know about post which would 'unite the forces'At the Independence Day flag hoisting, at the Red Fort in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the creation of the post of a CDS or a Chief of Defence Staff, to 'help unite the forces'.
Jun 19, 2019
Anantnag encounter: Yogi Adityanath announces ex gratia of Rs 25 lakh, assures govt job to family of slain army majorUttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh and promised a government job to a family member of Army Major Ketan Sharma who lost his life in the Anantnag encounter on 17 June