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Defence ministry amends rules, sets age of retirement for Chief of Defence Staff at 65 years
India

Defence ministry amends rules, sets age of retirement for Chief of Defence Staff at 65 years

The 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.

Post of Chief of Defence Staff comes at a time of flux in military-civil relations, challenge will be identifying and plugging defence loopholes
India

Post of Chief of Defence Staff comes at a time of flux in military-civil relations, challenge will be identifying and plugging defence loopholes

As 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.

Situation along LoC can escalate any time, warns Army chief Bipin Rawat amid spurt in ceasefire violations
India

Situation along LoC can escalate any time, warns Army chief Bipin Rawat amid spurt in ceasefire violations

The 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

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane to be next Indian Army chief; decorated veteran has led counter-insurgency ops in J&K, North East
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Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane to be next Indian Army chief; decorated veteran has led counter-insurgency ops in J&K, North East

Lt 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.

Indian Army will get US-made Sig Sauer rifles by year-end, says General Bipin Rawat; postal stamp on 'Siachen Warriors' released
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Indian Army will get US-made Sig Sauer rifles by year-end, says General Bipin Rawat; postal stamp on 'Siachen Warriors' released

The 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

Ceasefire violation along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan causes unrest among residents in Poonch, Shahpur
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Ceasefire violation along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan causes unrest among residents in Poonch, Shahpur

Pakistan resorting to incessant ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has caused severe unrest in villages across the border

Lt Gen Mukund Naravane takes charge as vice chief of Indian Army; ex-Eastern Commander in race for top post after Bipin Rawat’s retirement
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Lt Gen Mukund Naravane takes charge as vice chief of Indian Army; ex-Eastern Commander in race for top post after Bipin Rawat’s retirement

Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Sunday assumed charge as the vice chief of the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army.

Daily Bulletin: Chidambaram offers to extend CBI custody till 2 Sep; General Bipin Rawat to visit Srinagar; day's top stories
India

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

Modi announces creation of Chief of Defence Staff in I-Day speech; all you need to know about post which would 'unite the forces'
India

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'.

Anantnag encounter: Yogi Adityanath announces ex gratia of Rs 25 lakh, assures govt job to family of slain army major
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Anantnag encounter: Yogi Adityanath announces ex gratia of Rs 25 lakh, assures govt job to family of slain army major

Uttar 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

As 'conservative' Indian Army shies away from admitting homosexuals, world's major powers roll out welcome wagon
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As 'conservative' Indian Army shies away from admitting homosexuals, world's major powers roll out welcome wagon

Let's examine the stand of some of the world's major powers on homosexuals serving in the military

Army jawan Jeetendra Malik arrested in Bulandshahr case: Accused accepts presence at scene, denies killing Subodh Singh
India

Army jawan Jeetendra Malik arrested in Bulandshahr case: Accused accepts presence at scene, denies killing Subodh Singh

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday midnight arrested armyman Jeetendra Malik, one of the suspects in the killing of police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh during Bulandshahr mob violence.

Russia keen to associate with 'capable' Indian Army for 'independent policy-making' abilities, says General Bipin Rawat
India

Russia keen to associate with 'capable' Indian Army for 'independent policy-making' abilities, says General Bipin Rawat

The Russian Army is "very keen" on associating with the Indian Army, said Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday while stressing on the independence of Indian policymaking.

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

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.

Nirmala Sitharaman, NN Vohra review security situation in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Amarnath Yatra
India

Nirmala Sitharaman, NN Vohra review security situation in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Amarnath Yatra

Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra and defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman reviewed the security situation and the arrangements for pilgrims ahead of the start of the annual Amarnath Yatra on Thursday

Militants continued activities in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat
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Militants continued activities in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat

As a justification for cancelling the suspension of anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir after Ramzan, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir continued with their activities during this period.

Major Gogoi will be punished if he has done something wrong, and it'll set an example: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat
India

Major Gogoi will be punished if he has done something wrong, and it'll set an example: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

In a first reaction to the controversy that has gripped the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat said that if anyone, at any rank, in the Indian Army does wrong and "it comes to our notice", strictest action will be taken. Speaking to ANI, Rawat named Major Leetul Gogoi and said, "If Major Gogoi has done something wrong then I can say that he will be given due punishment and the punishment will be such that it will set an example."

Narendra Modi addresses NCC rally in Delhi, seeks corps' cooperation in his fight against corruption
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Narendra Modi addresses NCC rally in Delhi, seeks corps' cooperation in his fight against corruption

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged all stakeholders of National Cadet Corps (NCC) to think about a plan of action for taking it to higher level by 2023.

Benjamin Netanyahu at Raisina Dialogue 2018: Israeli PM sounds 2019 bugle for Narendra Modi, goes turbo-realist
India

Benjamin Netanyahu at Raisina Dialogue 2018: Israeli PM sounds 2019 bugle for Narendra Modi, goes turbo-realist

The third edition of the Raisina Dialogue kicked off on Tuesday with a triple-whammy featuring Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj. The theme of this year’s iteration is “Managing Disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms” and it began on something of a disruptive note.

Raisina Dialogue begins in New Delhi: From Benjamin Netanyahu to David Petraeus, big names headline geo-political conference
India

Raisina Dialogue begins in New Delhi: From Benjamin Netanyahu to David Petraeus, big names headline geo-political conference

The Raisina Dialogue is expected to kick off today at 6 pm in New Delhi. Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in India on a six-day visit, is slated to deliver the inaugural speech. The theme of the Raisina Dialogue (16 to 18 January) is Managing Disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms.