Army chief Bipin Rawat's flights of logic on women in combat roles reveal sexist assumptions, double standards
I wish my flights of hyperbole had been as enjoyable as army chief Bipin Rawat’s recent flights of logic on women in combat roles.
Army's tough stand helped Indian diplomacy resolve Doka La stand-off, says ex-air chief marshal Arup Raha
Former air chief marshal Arup Raha on Sunday said the army's tough stand helped the Indian diplomacy resolve the Doka La stand-off with Chinese troops last year.
India need not worry about Chinese diversion of Tsangpo-Brahmaputra water, says ex-army chief Shankar Chowdhury
The alleged diversion of water of Tsangpo-Bramhaputra river by China does not pose any threat to India, former army chief General (retired) Shankar Roy Chowdhury said
Former Army lieutenant general JR Mukherjee says insurgency likely to increase in North East after Doka La
Whenever India has annoyed China or there has been a border-related issue between the two countries, it (China) has aided insurgents in the North East, Mukherjee told newspersons in Kolkata commenting on the possible fallout of the 74-day stand-off with the Chinese at Doka La in the Sikkim sector
To effectively counter terror attacks initially, a section of the local police in every state should be equipped with NSG-like training said former Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha.
Navy Chief Sunil Lanba will take over charge as chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee on Saturday afternoon, and has been handed over the ceremonial baton by outgoing incumbent, IAF Chief Arup Raha.
Terming Rafale as an excellent aircraft, Raha said it comes in the medium weight spectrum.
AgustaWestland scam: SP Tyagi like family member, but no sympathy if proven guilty, says IAF chief Raha
Tyagi — the first chief of any wing of the armed forces to be arrested in the country -- was given bail by a court here on Monday.
Describing former IAF chief SP Tyagi as a "sound professional", Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said he should not have been treated like a "common criminal".
The Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrated its 84th Foundation Day with a spectacular air display at Air Force Station Hindon in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district.
Asserting that the Indian armed forces are prepared to take on any challenge, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Arup Raha on Saturday said there has been enough discussion on the surgical strikes across the LoC, but the forces will not talk about it.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) would like to induct more Rafale fighter planes, but any decision on this would be taken in the future depending on desirability, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said on Tuesday.
The situation is "live" in the wake of the surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the LoC and the armed forces are ready to deal with any challenge, IAF Chief Marshal Arup Raha said.
Raha said that even when a military solution was in sight, taking moral high ground, India went to UN for a peaceful solution to this problem.
The search for the AN-32 aircraft with 29 people on board that went missing on Friday morning, continued on Saturday with no sightings of any debris in the Bay of Bengal, said an official of Indian Air Force (IAF).
For the first time, three women have been commissioned as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force on an experimental basis.
The first batch of women fighter pilots, comprising three cadets, will be inducted in the Indian Air Force on 18 June.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Tuesday remembered the women who left an impact on their lives as they lauded the role of those in the defence forces on the occasion of Women's Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Pathankot air base for a review of the situation and voiced satisfaction over the counteroffensive mounted by security forces.
The Indian Air Force is now planning to induct women into the fighter aircraft stream, IAF Chief Arup Raha said on Thursday.