New Delhi: Amidst the charge that he was trying to block the promotion of a Lieutenant General, to whom he has issued a show cause notice, Army Chief General VK Singh said that there was no vendetta against Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag. Speaking to CNN-IBN, General VK Singh said it was not right to discuss the notice in public.
Gen Singh said, "It is morally unacceptable to publicise the notice. Why did the notice find its way into public?"
He also said that there were no doubts on succession in the Army.
Gen Singh had issued the notice to the 3 Corps Commander, Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, on May 19 for a failed intelligence operation by the 3 Corps Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (CISU) in Jorhat in Assam....more
04:19 PM, May 26, 2012
New Delhi: A week before his retirement, Army Chief General VK Singh has reportedly sent a notice to Lt General Dalbir Singh who is tipped to be the Army Chief in 2014 after Lt General Bikram Singh retires. Reports say that in his notice, Gen Singh has alleged the Lt Gen of "(his) unprofessional and lackadaisical manner" in handling an intelligence unit under his command that allegedly carried out a...
10:37 AM, May 24, 2012
New Delhi: The Parliament's Standing Committee on Defence is slated for a meeting on Friday. On the agenda of the meet is the report on Demands for Grants of the Defence Ministry for the year 2012. However, what could make for some drama is the exclusion of the three service chiefs from the meet, as there was no official request made for their attendance. NDA members on the panel, though,...
07:28 AM, Apr 20, 2012
New Delhi: The Opposition is set to corner the government in Parliament over Army Chief General VK Singh's claim that he was offered bribe. The Bharatiya Janata Party has given a notice for the suspension of the Question Hour. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said, "What General VK Singh has said is a serious matter. We will raise this matter in Parliament." Slamming the government over corruption, Javadekar said, " This...
10:35 AM, Mar 26, 2012