13 May 2014
New Delhi: Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh on Tuesday questioned the government's decision to go ahead with appointing Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next chief and said it would create "uncalled for controversy".
13 May 2014
New Delhi: Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag will be the next Army Chief succeeding Gen Bikram Singh as the government on Tuesday appointed him to the top post, ignoring protests from BJP.
15 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The 1.3 million strong Indian Army on Thursday donated over Rs 100 crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund after forgoing their one-day salary.
25 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Amid reports that the Congress-led UPA government is planning to name the next Army Chief before it demits the office in May, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has questioned the ‘hurry’ to make crucial appointment in the middle of the general elections and approached President Pranab Mukherjee for a legitimate decision in this regard.
19 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Amid reports that the Defence Ministry has initiated the process of appointing Vice Army Chief Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief, BJP on Friday sounded a word of caution to the government on the ‘hurry’ and asked it to avoid taking decisions till elections are over.
22 Feb 2016
Srinagar: The Army today said it was in no hurry to flush out the militants holed up in a government building in Pampore area on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway as the main aim is to avoid further casualty to security forces.
04 Oct 2013
Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday dismissed the suggestion that a Kargil-like situation has developed in Keran sector in Jammu and Kashmir where around 40 terrorists backed by Pakistan Army are fighting with soldiers and asserted that they would be flushed out soon.
15 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Chief of Army Staff, General Bikram Singh, on Wednesday said the army has drawn up a multi-pronged plan to boost its capabilities and a number of projects, including acquiring of night vision devices, upgrading of mechanized forces and augmentation of artillery firepower, are near completion.
21 May 2015
Srinagar: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to review the security situation in the state. "The Defence Minister will arrive on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow," Udhampur-based Defence spokesman Colonel S D Goswami told reporters.
03 Mar 2014
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday fixed July 19 for hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed by former Lt General Tejinder Singh against ex-Army chief General (retired) VK Singh and others.