India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a farewell dinner on July 26 for outgoing Army Chief General Bikram Singh who is retiring at the end of the month.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Veteran mechanised infantry officer Lt General Philip Campose was today appointed as the next Army Vice Chief to succeed Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, who will take over as the chief of the 1.3 million strong-force on July 31.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Monday July 7, 2014
The Supreme Court today refused to stop the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next chief of the Indian Army.
India | Nitin Gokhale and A Vaidyanathan (with inputs from agencies) | Monday July 7, 2014
The Supreme Court will today hear a case asking it to stop the government from proceeding with the appointment of Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next chief of the Indian army.
India | Written by Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh leaves for China late tonight as part of the new emphasis on increased military-to-military contact between the armed forces of the two countries. An Indian Army Chief is visiting China after nine years.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 29, 2014
Army Chief General Bikram Singh will be in China on a rare visit from Wednesday July 2 to July 5 during which he will hold talks with the top brass of the Chinese military, foreign ministry officials besides addressing the Chinese military academy.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressing on the need for increasing arms exports, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has said India can sell combat aircraft and missiles whose production cost would be "much lower" than some o...
India | Reported by Nitin Gokhale and A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday June 19, 2014
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that challenges the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the Indian army's new chief.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 14, 2014
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley arrived in Srinagar on Saturday on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. He is accompanied by Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 13, 2014
Army Chief General Bikram Singh today met his predecessor and Minister for Development of Northeast Region Gen (retd) V K Singh, who reportedly did not share good vibes with him, and discussed with him issues of mutual interest as the Army has substa...
India | Edited by Mala Das | Friday June 13, 2014
Hours after Pakistani troops opened fire in Jammu and Kashmir in what was the first major ceasefire violation since the Narendra Modi government came to power, New Delhi today made it clear that "peace on the border is a pre-condition for normal rela...
India | Nitin Gokhale | Friday June 13, 2014
Army Chief General Bikram Singh today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to brief him about the internal security situation in the country and the challenges faced by the Army.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 7, 2014
Seeking to strengthen military ties, Nepal's Army General Gaurav Shumsher Rana will embark on a five-day visit to India starting Monday.
India | Written by Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday May 13, 2014
The outgoing UPA government today appointed Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as India's next Army Chief to succeed General Bikram Singh who retires on July 31.
Election 2014 | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 13, 2014
The outgoing UPA government could announce today who the next chief of the Indian Army will be, say sources.
Election 2014 | Sunil Prabhu | Tuesday May 13, 2014
The most senior leaders of the Congress, including the Prime Minister and party president Sonia Gandhi, met this evening and reportedly decided to appoint a new chief for the Indian Army. General Bikram Singh retires on July 31.
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday May 12, 2014
The most senior leaders of the Congress, including the Prime Minister and party president Sonia Gandhi, met this evening as voting concluded for the national election.
Election 2014 | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Ketki Angre; Edited by Mala Das | Monday May 12, 2014
The Congress party's core group of decision makers, headed by party president Sonia Gandhi met at the Prime Minister's 7 Race Course Residence this evening as the five-week national election ended.
Opinion | Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday May 6, 2014
The Defence Ministry has sought clearance from the EC to appoint the successor to Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh, who retires on July 31. Lt Gen Suhag, being the senior-most officer, is widely seen as the man who will take over the Indian Army on August...
India | Written by Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Clashes and tension between soldiers have spurred major changes in the army's policy for its officers and men.