From Rajnath Singh's stern message to China to Smriti Irani's 'defining day', how politicos reacted to Rafale induction
Rajnath Singh, who was at Thursday's induction ceremony along with Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, said national security is a major priority for India and it is determined to protect its territory
Rafale Induction Ceremony: First batch of fighter jets inducted to IAF's 'Golden Arrows' squadron at Ambala airbase
A traditional water cannon salute was given to the Rafale fleet before its ceremonial induction into the 17 Squadron of the IAF
India's armed forces prepared to look at 'military option' if LAC talks with China fail, says CDS Bipin Rawat
India and China have held several rounds of military and diplomatic talks in the last few months but no significant headway has been made for a resolution to the border standoff
Ghazi Haider appointed new Hizbul Mujahideen chief after Riyaz Naikoo's death during Handwara encounter, claim reports
Amid reports that Hizbul Mujahideen has appointed Gazi Haider as its new commander in Jammu and Kashmir, former 15 Corps commander and Defence Intelligence Agency head Lt Gen KJS Dhillon tweeted 'Kitne Ghazi Aaye, Kitne Ghazi Gaye'
Rajnath Singh says Balakot airstrikes sent out clear message on terrorism, infrastructure 'across the border' won't be safe haven for terrorists
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Balakot airstrikes had sent out a clear message that infrastructure across the border could not be used as safe havens for terrorists.
Bipin Rawat puts third aircraft carrier on backburner citing costs; a look at how absence of the behemoth will impact Indian Navy
Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on Monday reignited an age-old debate over the domination of aircraft carriers over submarines and vice versa by indicating that the Indian Navy's long-standing demand for a third supercarrier will be on the backburner for a while
Submarines a priority over aircraft carriers for navy, says CDS Gen Bipin Rawat; announces plan to look at overseas bases for logistics
India is looking at setting up a separate theatre command for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said
SC verdict on permanent commission for women in defence likely today; Centre's arguments on physical capabilities 'need to be rejected', say petitioners
The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday regarding the permanent commissioning of women officers in the Indian Army, possible paving the way for allowing women in combat roles
Martyrs' Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary at Rajghat
The nation on Thursday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 72th death anniversary with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the country in paying homage to the Father of Nation.
All religions equal for India, Rajnath Singh says at NCC Republic Day camp; calls Pakistan and US 'theocratic' countries
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said Indian values consider all religions equal and is secular, unlike Pakistan which became a theocratic state
Contrary to Bipin Rawat's claim, govt docs show India doesn't have de-radicalisation camps; families, community leaders help counter indoctrination
Indian security agencies in coordination with the state governments have adopted an integrated approach for de-radicalisation involving family, community, teachers and local religious leaders
Pakistan condemns CDS General Bipin Rawar's remarks on 'de-radicalistaion camps' for youth in J&K, says comments reflect 'extremist mindset'
Pakistan on Friday condemned the statements of Indian Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat where he suggested de-radicalisation camps for radicalised youths in the Kashmir Valley and a concerted effort to tackle terrorism globally.
De-radicalisation camps operating in country, discloses Bipin Rawat; CDS calls for emulating US' post-9/11 response to combat terrorism
Bipin Rawat said girls and boys as young as 10 and 12 years are being radicalised in the Valley which he described as a matter of concern.
CDS General Bipin Rawat pitches for strong global action against State-sponsored terrorism, says issue must be tackled
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday pitched for strong global action against states sponsoring terrorism, saying there is a need to take the bull by its horns and strike at the root cause
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
Creation of Department of Military Affairs, CDS post, momentous reforms, says Narendra Modi as Gen Bipin Rawat takes charge
The creation of the Department of Military Affairs and institutionalisation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff are momentous reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday
General Bipin Rawat takes charge as India's first Chief of Defence Staff, says armed forces have always stayed away from politics
Newly-appointed Chief of the Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said the armed forces stay away from politics and work as per the directives of the government of the day
New army chief Manoj Naravane says Pakistan uses terrorism as tool of state policy, asserts situation can't last long
Naravane also said that post the abrogation of Article 370, there has been a definite improvement in the situation on the ground.