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Rajnath Singh says Balakot airstrikes sent out clear message on terrorism, infrastructure 'across the border' won't be safe haven for terrorists
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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.

General Bipin Rawat-led Department of Military Affairs to have three joint secretaries from Army, Navy and Air Force
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General Bipin Rawat-led Department of Military Affairs to have three joint secretaries from Army, Navy and Air Force

The Department of Military Affairs, headed by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, will have three joint secretaries from the Army, Navy and the Air Force, sources said

Ram Nath Kovind hails CAA as 'historic', prompts protests by Opposition members during joint address in Parliament
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Ram Nath Kovind hails CAA as 'historic', prompts protests by Opposition members during joint address in Parliament

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday hailed the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act as "historic" in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, prompting protests by some opposition members.

Bipin Rawat says ‘very difficult’ to predict scenario of war with Pakistan, asserts preparedness of defence forces for any situation
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Bipin Rawat says ‘very difficult’ to predict scenario of war with Pakistan, asserts preparedness of defence forces for any situation

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday said it was very difficult to predict if a scenario of a war with Pakistan would emerge or not, but that all the defence services were prepared to take on any challenge.

Talk of overtaking PoK captures imagination, but remains a distant dream until India strengthens military, boosts global influence
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Talk of overtaking PoK captures imagination, but remains a distant dream until India strengthens military, boosts global influence

The killing of top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani by US forces has ignited the imagination of Indians who are tired of terrorism nurtured, abetted and sponsored from across the border by Pakistan.

Pakistan condemns CDS General Bipin Rawar's remarks on 'de-radicalistaion camps' for youth in J&K, says comments reflect 'extremist mindset'
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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.

'Not the first ridiculous statement he has made': Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at CDS General Bipin Rawat's 'de-radicalisation' comments
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'Not the first ridiculous statement he has made': Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at CDS General Bipin Rawat's 'de-radicalisation' comments

Hitting out at the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat who said de-radicalisation camps are operating in the country, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has questioned who would deradicalise attackers of Muslims and Dalits

CDS General Bipin Rawat pitches for strong global action against State-sponsored terrorism, says issue must be tackled
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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
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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
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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
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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
India

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
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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
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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.

‘Govt has started on wrong foot on Chief of Defence Staff appointment': Congress’ Manish Tewari says post fraught with ambiguities
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‘Govt has started on wrong foot on Chief of Defence Staff appointment': Congress’ Manish Tewari says post fraught with ambiguities

The Congress on Tuesday raised several questions over the appointment of Gen Bipin Rawat as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), saying the government has started on a wrong foot on the issue

Mukund Naravane to take charge as army chief today; Bipin Rawat to begin tenure as Chief of Defence Staff
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Mukund Naravane to take charge as army chief today; Bipin Rawat to begin tenure as Chief of Defence Staff

Gen Rawat has been appointed India's first Chief of Defence Staff. He was to retire on Tuesday as Army Chief after a three-year stint.

General Bipin Rawat named India's first Chief of Defence Staff; 61-yr-old set to retire as Chief of Army Staff today
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General Bipin Rawat named India's first Chief of Defence Staff; 61-yr-old set to retire as Chief of Army Staff today

General Bipin Rawat will be appointed India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), News18 reported just a day before his retirement from the position of Chief of Army Staff on Tuesday

India's economic slowdown is a potential threat to national security: Govt can't afford to take eye off the ball
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India's economic slowdown is a potential threat to national security: Govt can't afford to take eye off the ball

Right from the time it was first elected in 2014, this government has been at pains to be perceived as being strong on national security and defence

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