Tag: Chief Of Defence Staff

Centre appoints Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS
Centre appoints Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Chauhan will also function as Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Military Affairs, informed the Ministry of Defense.

  • Wednesday, 28 September 2022
PM announces Chief of Defence Staff post, fulfils defence's long-pending proposal

New Delhi: In a major move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced the creation of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) post, that has been a long-pending recommendation of various defence panels. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, Modi said: “I want to […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
General Bipin Rawat Takes Charge As First CDS

New Delhi: Former Army Chief Bipin Rawat, who took charge as the first Chief of Defence Staff on Wednesday, said that his task is to create synergy between different wings of the armed forces. General Rawat, who demitted office on retirement as Chief of Indian Army on Tuesday received the guard of honour from all […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
CDS Focuses On Preparing Roadmap For Creation Of An Air Defence Command

New Delhi: In one of his first decisions, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat has issued directions to prepare a roadmap by June 30 to create an air defence command to enhance security of India’s skies. Some of the areas identified for bringing in tri-services jointness and synergy include setting up of common “logistics […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
India Supports US-Taliban Negotiated Peace Deal: CDS

New Delhi: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said that he supported a negotiated peace deal between the US and Taliban in Afghanistan. Gen. Rawat was speaking along with other world leaders at Raisina dialogue organised by India’s influential think-tank Observer Research Foundation (ORF). Arguing that terrorism was going to stay in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021