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Kashmir: Protests against anti-militancy operation; six CRPF jawan, one civilian injured in clashes
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Kashmir: Protests against anti-militancy operation; six CRPF jawan, one civilian injured in clashes

The recurring protests suggest that Gen. Rawat’s warning has fallen on deaf ears in Kashmir. People continue to risk their lives by confronting forces so that they can disrupt live encounters and help the trapped militants escape.

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi meets Manohar Parrikar, officials term it 'courtesy call'
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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Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, who was superseded along with another senior officer in selection of the new army chief, met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday.

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat is next army chief: Govt did what it thought right, it's time to end row
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Lt Gen Bipin Rawat is next army chief: Govt did what it thought right, it's time to end row

Moving on from this appointment row, it is high time we hold the hands of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat and support him in all his endeavours to take our famed army to higher glory.

CPM slams govt for political interference in appointing new Army Chief
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CPM slams govt for political interference in appointing new Army Chief

The CPM on Monday criticised the government for bypassing the established convention while naming a new army chief and said the military should not be subject to political interference.

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat's appointment as next Army chief: Congress seeks explanation from Modi govt
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Lt Gen Bipin Rawat's appointment as next Army chief: Congress seeks explanation from Modi govt

The Congress has questioned Lt General Bipin Rawat's appointment as the new Army Chief.

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as army chief: Strategic vision, not tactical achievements may have swung decision
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Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as army chief: Strategic vision, not tactical achievements may have swung decision

Let us hope that Lt. Gen Bipin Rawat has been rewarded by the Modi government for his “strategic” leadership (or its assessment that the new chief will provide such a leadership) attributes, not necessarily for his “tactical” achievements in Kashmir, the China-borders and dealing with counterinsurgencies

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat's appointment as next Army chief: Congress, Left hit out at Modi govt
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Lt Gen Bipin Rawat's appointment as next Army chief: Congress, Left hit out at Modi govt

The development came a day after the government appointed Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as the new army chief superseding his two senior officers.

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat's appointment as next Army Chief: BJP hits at Congress for 'politicising' the issue
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Lt Gen Bipin Rawat's appointment as next Army Chief: BJP hits at Congress for 'politicising' the issue

BJP said the new army chief was picked up from a pool of five senior-most officers, who are all competent, and Rawat's appointment should not be seen as a negative against others.

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat 'best suited' to deal with emerging challenges: Defence Ministry sources
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Lt Gen Bipin Rawat 'best suited' to deal with emerging challenges: Defence Ministry sources

The Defence Ministry insisted on Sunday that Lt Gen Bipin Rawat, named the next Army Chief overlooking the generally followed seniority norm, was "best suited" for the job.

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat is next Army chief: Govt has superseded two of the best senior officers
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Lt Gen Bipin Rawat is next Army chief: Govt has superseded two of the best senior officers

Many senior army officers will not only be surprised but also deeply dismayed at the government’s decision to supersede the Indian Army’s two most senior officers while appointing Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as the next Chief of Army Staff.

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat appointed Chief of Army Staff; Air Marshal BS Dhanoa new IAF chief
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Lt Gen Bipin Rawat appointed Chief of Army Staff; Air Marshal BS Dhanoa new IAF chief

The government appointed Lt Gen. Bipin Rawat as the new army chief, superseding his two senior officers, while Air Marshal BS Dhanoa has been made the new chief of the Indian Air Force