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Uttarakhand: Minister Satpal Maharaj questions norms for recruitment of 'Agniveers' into armed forces
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Uttarakhand: Minister Satpal Maharaj questions norms for recruitment of 'Agniveers' into armed forces

The recruitment of Agniveers began in Kotdwar on 19 August and will go on till 31 August

Six months after General Bipin Rawat’s demise, India still awaits its new CDS
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Six months after General Bipin Rawat’s demise, India still awaits its new CDS

The importance of having a CDS lies in the crucial role he is required to play as the formal ‘one point’ source of advice to the government on operational and administrative matters pertaining to the military

Explained: What's the role of Chief of Defence staff and what do new changes in government rules mean?
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Explained: What's the role of Chief of Defence staff and what do new changes in government rules mean?

The amended rules of the armed forces will now make all serving and recently retired three-star officers under the age of 62 eligible for the post of Chief of Defence Staff

Why India needs a Chief of Defence Staff more than ever before
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Why India needs a Chief of Defence Staff more than ever before

The armed forces and the nation urgently need a CDS and not appointing one is damaging the system rather than benefiting it

'An attempt to strangulate an artiste's voice': Onir opens up on Defence Ministry's objection to his true-life story of a gay Major
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'An attempt to strangulate an artiste's voice': Onir opens up on Defence Ministry's objection to his true-life story of a gay Major

"You’re humiliating the queer community by saying that the queer community is not ‘fit enough’ to serve the nation because you’re being judged not by your skillset, but by something that is nobody’s business, which is your sexuality," says Onir.

How 2022 would witness further enhancement of India’s defence capabilities
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How 2022 would witness further enhancement of India’s defence capabilities

Cohesion between the three services would improve. Changes in structures, including within the Department of Military Affairs, resulting in increased effectiveness of the forces may occur

IAF helicopter crash: Group Captain Varun Singh cremated with full military honours in Bhopal
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IAF helicopter crash: Group Captain Varun Singh cremated with full military honours in Bhopal

Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the IAF helicopter crash that killed 13 people in Coonoor, including Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, passed away on Wednesday, after a week-long battle for his life

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"We are proud of our armies": CDS Rawat's last message played at 'Swarnim Vijay Parv' in Delhi

In his last message, recorded the evening before his death in a helicopter crash on December 8, late chief of defence staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat paid tribute to the heroes of the 1971 India-Pakistan War

CDS Bipin Rawat foresaw China’s sinister design, worked hard to make forces ready
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CDS Bipin Rawat foresaw China’s sinister design, worked hard to make forces ready

Gen Bipin Rawat's unfortunate death is a huge blow to the armed forces, especially at a time when they are face to face with the PLA troops in the north and Pakistani Army in the west

Gen Bipin Rawat's Funeral Updates: Defence chief, his wife cremated by daughters after full military honours
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Gen Bipin Rawat's Funeral Updates: Defence chief, his wife cremated by daughters after full military honours

Gen Bipin Rawat's Funeral Updates: CDS General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat were cremated after they were accorded military honours at Brar Square on Friday. Their daughters Kritika and Tarini performed their last rites

Home Minister Amit Shah pays last respects to CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife
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Home Minister Amit Shah pays last respects to CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad and British Ambassador to India Alexander Ellis was among the other leaders who paid their last respects to General Rawat and his wife

Rajnath Singh, Ajit Doval, M L Khattar pay last respects to Brigadier Lidder
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Rajnath Singh, Ajit Doval, M L Khattar pay last respects to Brigadier Lidder

Along with Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, Lidder was among the 13 killed when a Mi17V5 helicopter carrying them crashed in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday

Coonoor chopper crash: Last rites of Bipin Rawat, 12 others with full military honours tomorrow; PM, Rajnath pay tribute
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Coonoor chopper crash: Last rites of Bipin Rawat, 12 others with full military honours tomorrow; PM, Rajnath pay tribute

The mortal remains of Rawat and his wife Madhulika will be taken to their official residence on Kamaraj Marg, Delhi, at 11 am on Friday. The bodies will be taken to Brar crematorium in Dhaula Kuan at around 2 pm. The funeral is scheduled for 4 pm

How ‘go-getter’ Gen Bipin Rawat helped world’s largest National Flag fly high
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How ‘go-getter’ Gen Bipin Rawat helped world’s largest National Flag fly high

‘You just prepare the Flag and give it to us; I take the responsibility of displaying the flag across the country with full honour,’ the CDS said

Gen Bipin Rawat: Decorated commander with a penchant for disruption drew both awe and ire
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Gen Bipin Rawat: Decorated commander with a penchant for disruption drew both awe and ire

In his long and illustrious career, Gen Rawat had served in several key appointments in the Indian Army. He commanded army units deployed for high-altitude warfare and also specialised in counter-insurgency operations

Bipin and I: We were married officers staying single and had heated debates during walks
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Bipin and I: We were married officers staying single and had heated debates during walks

It was a coincidence that General Bipin Rawat’s wife Madhulika and my wife were classmates at college in Delhi University and their gang would meet regularly to catch up

IAF helicopter crash: Flight data and cockpit voice recorders recovered from crash site in Coonoor
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IAF helicopter crash: Flight data and cockpit voice recorders recovered from crash site in Coonoor

The inquiry team, led by IAF's Air Marshal Manavendra Singh, reached the crash site on Wednesday and have started the investigation

Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on her birthday; all celebrations called off after General Bipin Rawat's death
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Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on her birthday; all celebrations called off after General Bipin Rawat's death

The Congress president has urged her party workers to strictly avoid organising any functions on the occasion of her birthday

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to brief Parliament on IAF chopper crash today
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to brief Parliament on IAF chopper crash today

The defence ministry in an official statement has informed that the minister will give a statement in Rajya Sabha at 11.30 am and in Lok Sabha at 12.15 pm

CDS Bipin Rawat Dies in Helicopter Crash Updates: India's top general, his wife to be cremated in Delhi Cantonment on Friday
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CDS Bipin Rawat Dies in Helicopter Crash Updates: India's top general, his wife to be cremated in Delhi Cantonment on Friday

IAF chopper crash today with Bipin Rawat News Updates: Their mortal remains are expected to arrive in the National Capital in a military plane by Thursday evening