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Border Incidents With China Will Continue Till Boundary Agreement Is Reached: Army Chief

The current border standoff between the Indian and Chinese armies erupted in May last year following a violent clash in the Pangong lake area.

China's Strategy Of Creeping Forward Won't Work With India: Army Chief

New Delhi: China has a habit of creeping forward, making very small incremental moves, to achieve its objectives, said Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, adding that this strategy will not work with India. Addressing a webinar organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation, a public policy think-tank, Naravane said, “China is in the habit […]

Army Chief On Two-Day Visit To Ladakh To Review The Ongoing Security Situation At LAC

New Delhi: Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is on a two-day visit to Ladakh to review operational preparedness of the force amid border tension with China. General Naravane reached Leh early Thursday and interacted with senior officers present. His visit to the forward location was expected, said a source in the forces. The […]

Article 370 Abrogation A Historic Step: Army Chief

New Delhi: Indian Army Chief M.M. Naravane on Wednesday asserted that the abrogation of Article 370 was a historic step and it will help Jammu and Kashmir integrate with mainstream India. “Article 370 abrogation has disrupted proxy war by our western neighbour,” says Army Chief on the occasion of Indian Army Day. General Naravane also […]

Armed Forces Have Utmost Respect For Human Rights Laws: Gen. Rawat

New Delhi: Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said the armed forces had the utmost respect for human rights laws and they not only ensured the protection of human rights of the people of the country, but also of its adversaries. He was addressing the interns and senior officers of the National Human Rights […]

Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane To Be Next Army Chief

New Delhi: Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane is set to become the next chief of the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army, official sources said on Monday. Lt Gen Naravane is currently serving as Vice Chief of the Army. Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat is due for retirement on December 31. Before taking charge as vice chief […]

Balakot Has Been Reactivated By Pak, Says Army Chief

Chennai: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said Pakistan has reactivated Balakot very recently and about 500 infiltrators were waiting to infiltrate into India. “Balakot has been reactivated by Pakistan very recently. That shows that Balakot has been affected. It had been damaged and destroyed. And that is why people have got away from […]

Army Chief Meets Finance Commission Members In Ladakh

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat met a team of Finance Commission members in Ladakh on Tuesday to apprise them about the financial outlay required for improving the operational capability of the forces. The team of the 15th Finance Commission led by its Chairman N.K. Singh is in Ladakh for a field visit to […]

Ready For Action To Retrieve PoK: Army Chief

New Delhi: Indian Army Chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat said on Thursday that the army is prepared for an operation to retrieve Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) from the clutches of Pakistan, if the government wants so. Rawat was replying to a media query on Union Minister Jitendra Singh’s statement who said that the next agenda of the […]

Army Chief reviews security on LoC in J&K

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reviewed readiness of security agencies against ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on the concluding day of his two-day visit to the valley on Saturday. Rawat, who is on his first visit to the valley following withdrawal of special status to the state […]

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Army Chief Reviews Security Along LoC

New Delhi: Army chief, General Bipin Rawat, reviewed security arrangements along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on the first day of his two-day visit to the Valley on Friday. Rawat’s visit to Srinagar is his first-ever after abrogation of Article 370 and division of the state into two Union territories. He was accompanied by […]

Pakistan-made mine recovered along Amarnath Yatra route: Army

Srinagar: Security forces have recovered a Pakistan-made mine and a huge cache of arms from along the Amarnath Yatra route, the Army said on Friday. Searches were launched along the pilgrimage route after specific intelligence that Pakistan-based terrorists might target the Yatra using improvised explosive devices and attack pilgrims, Lt Gen Sarabjit Singh Dhillon said […]

No Chinese incursion in Demchok: General Rawat

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday dismissed there was any incursion on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Demchok area of Ladakh and said the issue had been sorted out in a flag meeting. Talking to media on the sidelines of an event, General Rawat said: “The issue was raised in […]

Arunachal incident resolved: Army Chief

New Delhi: The transgression incident in Arunachal Pradesh, where Chinese workers entered Indian territory constructing a track, has been resolved, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Monday. He also said that there was a major reduction in the number of Chinese troops in the Doklam area. Speaking on the sidelines of an event here, […]

Army chief unveils memorial of 1965 war hero Abdul Hamid

Dhamupur (UP): Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat on Sunday unveiled a memorial of 1965 Indo-Pak war hero Abdul Hamid here in Ghazipur district and felicitated the widow of the soldier who was awarded Param Vir Chakra, the highest wartime gallantry medal. On the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of his supreme sacrifice, Gen. Rawat and […]

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Army chief hints at action after mutilation of soldiers

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday indicated Indian forces will retaliate following the mutilation of the bodies of two soldiers by Pakistan but declined to specify details. “You are asking for a future plan. The Army never gives out future plan. It is said only after it is executed,” he told reporters […]

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Minister slams opposition over Army chief's warning on Kashmir

New Delhi: Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh on Friday urged the Congress and other opposition parties to refrain from criticising Army chief General Bipin Rawat for warning Kashmiri protesters. “I think regardless of our political affiliations, it is to be understood that politcking in the name of sceurity forces is ultimatley going […]