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Feb 14, 2020
Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commanderEastern Army Commander Lt Gen Anil Chauhan said on Friday that insurgency is on a decline in the North East and expressed hope that the situation will further improve in the future
Sep 13, 2019
India to deploy US weapons systems like M777 ultra-light howitzers, Chinook heavy-lift helicopters for war games along China borderIndian Armed Forces are planning to deploy their latest American weapons systems including M777 ultra-light howitzers and Chinook heavy-lift helicopters in the war games to be carried out in Arunachal Pradesh
Sep 02, 2019
Lt Gen Anil Chauhan assumes charge as Eastern Army Command with solemn wreath-laying ceremony at Kolkata’s Fort WilliamLt Gen Chauhan was commissioned into the 6th Battalion of the 11th Gorkha Rifles after graduating from IMA in 1981
Aug 27, 2019
'If China crossed into grey zone 100 times, India did the double,' says Eastern Army commander Lt Gen MM NaravaneArmy vice-chief designate Lt Gen MM Naravane said on Tuesday that if China transgressed the "grey zone" at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) 100 times, the Indian Army did so on 200 occasions, as he claimed Beijing acted like a "regional bully" during the Dokalam stand-off
Feb 20, 2019
Five-year-old suffering from autism drowns in hydrotherapy pool in Kolkata school run by army wives associationA five-year-old boy drowned in a hydrotherapy pool Wednesday at a school for special children run by the army wives welfare association in Kolkata
Sep 19, 2018
Lt-Gen Mukund Naravane replaces Lt-Gen Abhay Krishna as head of Eastern Command; latter shifted to Central CommandOrders have been signed by the defence ministry to shift Mukund Naravane to Kolkata to head the Eastern Command, while the current Eastern Army Commander Abhay Krishna is being posted to the Central Command, replacing BS Negi.
Oct 10, 2017
Militants attack Indian Army camp at Niausa in Arunachal Pradesh; no causalities reportedNSCN-K Militants attacked an Indian Army camp in Niausa, Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.
Oct 09, 2017
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Indian Army, IAF bases in Tezpur after trip to Nathu La borderAfter her visit to the Indo-China border in Sikkim, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrived at the Gajraj Corps headquarters and IAF's eastern airbase in Tezpur in Assam.
Dec 21, 2016
Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi meets Manohar Parrikar, officials term it 'courtesy call'Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, who was superseded along with another senior officer in selection of the new army chief, met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday.
Dec 20, 2016
All you need to know about Praveen Bakshi, the frontrunner who was superseded to post of Army ChiefLt General Praveen Bakshi, the seniormost in the hierarchy, was overlooked for the top post.