Army Units

  • 'Someone in govt read too much into army exercise' April 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Defence MM Pallam Raju has said that "someone" in the government "may have read too much" into the movement of two key army units towards Delhi in January. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, he said that there are protocols that exist where somebody...
  • Nothing controversial about the Army units movement: Pallam Raju April 8, 2012

    Someone within the government could have tried to play mischief, says Minister of State for Defence Pallam Raju on Army spooks report. ...
  • 'Army story may be mischief by someone in govt' April 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Someone within the government could have tried to play mischief, says Minister of State for Defence Pallam Raju on the Army spooks report. He said that exaggerated reports about troop movement in January may have been the handiwork of some mischief makers. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's...
  • Army Chief had warned of 'spook story' in March April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: That there was some talk about the mid-January movement of two elite Army units towards the capital which had exercised Army Chief Gen V K Singh's mind is evident in an interview he had given to an English magazine in middle of March. "Even, let us say one of...
  • 'C word in Army units story is curious, not coup' April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta has strongly defended the story of the Army units movement and has said that is based on facts and that he is not worried about denials. talking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Shekhar Gupta said the 'C' word in the Army units...
  • People throwing muck at Army, Govt: Gen Singh April 5, 2012

    Kathmandu: Army Chief General VK Singh on Thursday joined the political leadership in dismissing 'The Indian Express' story on the suspicious movement of two key Army units towards Delhi in January 2012, which reportedly "spooked" the Central Government. "This is absolutely stupid," was all that the Army Chief said in Nepal's...
  • 'The Army unit story is alarming, not alarmist' April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Army officials, Government and some editors have raised doubts on the story in The Indian Express that claimed 'suspicious' movement of Army units towards New Delhi. However, The Indian Express stood by its story. The newspaper's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta clarified his stand while speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief...
  • 'There is trust deficit between the Army, govt' April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A panel of experts, reacting on the story of the army units movement reported by the Indian Express, on Wednesday said that there was indeed a widening fissure between the Indian Army and the UPA government. During a discussion on CNN-IBN with IBN18 Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, former diplomat KC...
  • FTN: Is reporting on any controversy in the Army seen as anti-national? April 5, 2012

    The Prime Minister and the Defence Ministry have rubbished the report in The Indian Express on 'suspicious' movement of Army troops calling it 'alarmist' and 'totally baseless'. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 4, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Army units movement story based on facts: Shekhar Gupta April 4, 2012

    The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta said that the government's denial on the newspapers' report is outdated. ...
  • Army movement: Indian Express stands by its report April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: 'The Indian Express', which reported a "curious" movement of two units of Army towards Delhi in mid-January that created a storm, on Wednesday said it stands by the report that came after investigation over six weeks. In a statement, the newspaper said the report "The January night Raisina Hills...
  • PM calls Army units movement story 'alarmist' April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister and the Defence Ministry have rubbished the report in The Indian Express on 'suspicious' movement of Army troops calling it 'alarmist' and 'totally baseless'. In a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday just a few hours after The Indian Express story was...
  • Reports on Army units movement surprising: Defence analyst April 4, 2012

    Defence analyst Uday Bhaskar said that the Indian military never entertained thoughts of a coup. ...