India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
More than three decades after the project was initiated, Army today inducted the indigenously-developed supersonic surface-to-air missile Akash, capable of targeting enemy helicopters, aircraft and UAVs from a range of 25 kms.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag today directed his officers and others not to clap after his address.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 11, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday that taking over the key defence portfolio was nothing less than an adventure for him; In fact, it took him three months to get familiar with ranks in the armed forces. Mr Parrikar was the chief mini...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 14, 2015
Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag today said that the long-standing demand of Armed Forces veterans' for One Rank One Pension (OROP) will be approved by April end.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 10, 2015
A Sri Lankan court has banned the feared brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa from foreign travel, police said today, over allegations he used a commercial floating armoury as weaponry for a "private army".
Cheat Sheet | Written by Vishnu Som | Monday January 26, 2015
The grand Republic Day parade lasted two hours, the non-stop drizzle failing to dampen the crowd's enthusiasm for the event, owed at least in part to the presence of President Barack Obama as Chief Guest. First Lady Michelle Obama was bundled up in a...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 15, 2015
The hard-fought peace in militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir has to be maintained, Army chief Dalbir Singh today said as he accused Pakistan of supporting terrorism in the state.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 27, 2014
Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Saturday reviewed the security situation in Assam in the aftermath of the gory killings by Bodo militants, as security forces intensified operations along the international border with Bhutan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Wednesday met with his Nepalese counterpart and other top military officers in Kathmandu and discussed ways to step up bilateral defence ties.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 6, 2014
Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will undertake his first visit to Nepal next week during which he will be conferred the title of honorary rank of General of Nepal Army.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh on Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking bail, soon after the trial court rejected his plea for relief and he was arrested for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to then Army Chief General V K Singh f...
India News | Sreenivasan Jain, Niha Masih | Tuesday August 26, 2014
In a fortnight of continuous firing by Pakistan from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir, two civilians have been killed and at least 15 injured.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today paid tribute at the Indian National Army (INA) Memorial in Singapore.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag has denied reports that Chinese troops have entered deep into Indian territory in Depsang, the same area in Ladakh where they had pitched tents in April last year, leading to a tense three-week stand-off.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nitin Gokhale (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday August 8, 2014
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part his three-day trip to Delhi that aims at improving defence and strategic ties between India and Washington.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday August 1, 2014
After taking over as the new chief of the Indian Army, Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag received a guard of honor at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi on Friday morning. He addressed the media in a short press meeting.
India News | Ketki Angre | Thursday July 31, 2014
Bishan village in Haryana's Jhajjar district looks like any other village in the state. However, behind its silent facade are some last minute preparations to get a celebration started, for this is the native village of Lieutenant General Dalbir Sing...
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday July 31, 2014
Outgoing Army Chief General Bikram Singh said today that the Indian Army gave a "befitting reply" after a soldier was beheaded by Pakistani troops in 2013 along the Line of Control (LoC).
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 31, 2014
Lt. Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as army chief had kicked up a row, will take over today as the next head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding Gen. Bikram Singh who is retiring.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 25, 2014
Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of the 1999 Kargil War in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on the occasion of 15th Vijay Diwas.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.