India | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.