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.
05 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Strongly condemning terror attack on army personnel in Manipur, President Pranab Mukherjee today said such random attacks on security forces performing their duty must be put down with a firm hand.
27 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Union Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal today assured that by 2019, every household in India will be electrified. Goyal gave the assurance while addressing the Jagran Forum event.
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.
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: "I do not owe an explanation to anybody", a dismissive Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said on Tuesday when asked about his cryptic tweets late last night using words "disgust" and "duty" after representing the government at the Pakistan function here.
08 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on the Karnataka government's appeal challenging acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others in a corruption case even as Karnataka sought attachment of assets of the six companies used for channelizing the alleged ill-gotten wealth.
22 May 2015
Srinagar: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday began his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation in the state. The Minister arrived in Nubra in Ladakh region from where he will go to Leh and later to Srinagar.
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.