01 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Former Army Chief General VK Singh, who was engaged in a long-drawn battle with the government over his age issue, on Saturday joined BJP, saying it is the only "nationalist" party which he wants to see in power.
27 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Former Army chief Gen VK Singh, who was engaged in a long-drawn battle with the Government over his age issue, will join the BJP on Saturday.
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.
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.
04 May 2015
Kohima: Eight Assam Rifles personnel were killed, six injured and another four reported missing on Sunday when militants triggered a powerful blast and ambushed a convoy of the paramilitary force at a remote location in Nagaland along the border with Myanmar, officials said.
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.
13 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on Monday said that there should be no dilution of AFSPA in Jammu and Kashmir in view of the prevailing situation in the region, including possible terrorist spillover into the Valley after US drawdown in Afghanistan.
21 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said capacity building must continue unabated, as he met top commanders in the national capital. The Minister presided over two separate meetings of the Army commandos and the Air Force commandos.
16 May 2015
Jammu: Asserting that artificial lake on river Tawi is a dream project of Jammu people, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said on Friday night that Centre has assured its help in ironing out the technical problems to complete the project.