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  • Antony disagrees with exArmy chief on Adarsh July 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday differed with former Army chief general Deepak Kapoor's deposition before the Adarsh Commission that the high rise was not a security threat. "The Defence Ministry and the Army are very categorical and very clear. It (Adarsh) is our possession, our land. It is a...
  • General Kapoor deposes before Adarsh probe panel July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Army chief general Deepak Kapoor deposed before the Adarsh Commission on Thursday. General Kapoor is said to have told the probe commission that he did not believe the society to be a security threat. This is in contrast with the Defence Ministry's stand that it is a security...
  • ExArmy Chiefs to depose before Adarsh panel July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: After three former CMs, two former Army Chiefs General Deepak Kapoor and General NC Vij will appear before the judicial commission probing the Adarsh Housing society scam on Wednesday. Both could be questioned on why no alarm was raised regarding the security threat to military establishments from Adarsh. They had...
  • India Inc thrives in boom and doom: PwC January 26, 2012

    Davos: Challenging economic conditions abroad are unlikely to affect the dealmaking appetite of Indian companies as they are experts in closing deals both in the times of "boom and doom", consultancy giant PwC India Chairman Deepak Kapoor has said. "Indian companies know how to do a deal in boom and also...
  • Army Chief's age tangle takes another twist April 27, 2011

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry is yet to settle the controversy over army chief General VK Singh's age, which first came up back in 2008. That was during the peak of the Sukhna land scam investigations. CNNIBN has accessed letters between VK Singh, the former chief General Deepak Kapoor and the...
  • Army chief's age row pits General vs General April 26, 2011

    New Delhi: There are two different dates of birth for Army Chief General VK Singh in official records, one with the Adjutant General's branch in Army Headquarters that lists May 10, 1951 and the other at the Military Secretary's branch that shows the date as May 10, 1950. As the Defence...
  • Lt Gen Rath found guilty in Sukna land scam January 21, 2011

    New Delhi: For the first time in the history of Indian Army a serving Lieutenant General has been found guilt in a scam. In an unprecedented courtmartial of a highranking serving officer, Lt General PK Rath was found guilty on three counts in the Sukna land scam case on Friday. Lt...
  • Indian Army hit by another land scam January 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has been hit by a fresh land scam which allegedly involves former minister of state for defence production Rao Inderjit Singh and former Indian Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor. The duo has been accused of facilitating the sale of land belonging to the Army in Mumbai's...
  • Gen Kapoor under scanner in another scam November 16, 2010

    In less than a fortnight, a second allegation has come up against General Deepak Kapoor. A Trinamool MP has written to the Defence Ministry, alleging that the exArmy Chief benefited from a defence land deal in Mumbai. ...
  • ExArmy chief lied about his pay for Adarsh flat November 4, 2010

    New Delhi/ Mumbai: Former Army chief General Deepak Kapoor will meet Defence Minister AK Antony even as more dirt surfaces against him and details of his properties emerge. Antony has agreed to meet the former Army chief. The meeting comes in the wake of corruption charges against General Kapoor. CNNIBN has...
  • Post Adarsh scam exArmy chief in more trouble November 3, 2010

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief Deepak Kapoor faces more tough questions a week after he returned his flat in the scamtainted Adarsh building a UPA Member of Parliament accuses him of owning six flats and a bungalow. Its a CNNIBN exclusive. Former Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor, already in...
  • Former Generals under scanner in housing scam October 30, 2010

    Mumbai: The connection of defence forces to Mumbai's Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam is getting deeper. The taint is spreading and many top Army Generals are facing the heat. CNNIBN has accesses documents which show that former Army Chief of Staff General Deepak Kapoor sought membership while he was still Army...
  • New Army Chief: VK Singh to replace Kapoor March 31, 2010

    New Delhi: Lt Gen V K Singh, the senior most infantry officer with vast experience in counterinsurgency operations and the present GOCinC of Eastern Command, will take over as the next Army Chief here on Thursday. Fiftynineyearold Singh will take over from Gen Deepak Kapoor, who retired from service on...
  • I'm not tainted: General accused of land scam February 28, 2010

    In Devil's Advocate this week, Karan Thapar speaks to Lt General Avadesh Prakash, one of the main accused in the Sukhna cantonment land scam case. The Armed Forces Tribunal has ruled that the Court of Enquiry conducted against Lt General Prakash was unfair. Lt General Prakash, who has maintained silence...
  • Army Chief violated norms: Sukna scam accused Gen February 25, 2010

    The war within the Indian Army top brass has intensified over the Sukna land scam. One of the officers facing action and a former key aide of the Army Chief, Lt General Avadhesh Prakash, has slammed his General Deepak Kapoor. Former military secretary Lt Gen Avadhesh Prakash, breaking his silence for...
  • Devil's Advocate: Army chief on Sukhna land scam February 14, 2010

    The Sukna cantonment land scam is an individual misdemeanour and does not reflect on the Army, insists General Deepak Kapoor, Chief of the Army Staff. Kapoor accepts that the scam has to some extent embarrassed the Army but assures it will not go unpunished. Kapoor told Karan Thapar on Devils...
  • Sukna scam accused alleges "frame up" by seniors February 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Lt Gen P K Rath, indicted in the Sukna land scam and facing a court martial, has alleged that his seniors in the Army were trying a "frame up", though he had "no relationship" with the private realtor to whom a No Objection Certificate was issued to buy...
  • Sukna issue embarrassed Army, says Gen Kapoor February 11, 2010

    The Chief of the Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor has spoken out for the first time on the Sukna land scam and admitted that it has embarrassed the Army. Speaking exclusively to Karan Thapar on CNNIBN's Devil's Advocate, General Kapoor also said that Defense Minster AK Antony has been kept in...
  • Land scam tainted army general to face court martial January 30, 2010

    Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor has finally acted and ordered court martial proceedings against Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash...one of the men indicted in the Sukhna land scam. The General has been under pressure ever since the Defence MInister made it clear...he wanted equal action against the officers accused. ...
  • Army chief orders court martial of Lt Gen Prakash January 29, 2010

    New Delhi: Indian Army chief General Deepak Kapoor on Friday ordered a court martial of his chief advisor Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash for his involvement in a land scam in West Bengal's Sukhna cantonment. The Army chief's decision on Friday comes two days after Defence Minister A K Antony advised him...
  • Sukhna land scam: Senior Gen to face court martial January 27, 2010

    Army has acted against three of its top Generals in the Sukhna land scam. The four generals were indicted for irregularities in approving sale of military land to a private developer. Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash, the Military Secretary will face administrative action and Lt Gen PK Rath faces disciplinary...
  • Watching Army chief's action in land scam: Antony January 21, 2010

    New Delhi: Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday said his Ministry was monitoring the action the Army chief, General Deepak Kapoor, has taken in the Sukna Cantonment land scam in West Bengal. "You know very well the Army has started some procedure. He has taken some action. We are watching...
  • Army Chief going deaf, struggles to make out words January 19, 2010

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor is suffering from a serious hearing loss in his left ear and is unable to differentiate spoken words, a document accessed by CNNIBN shows This medical document shows that Kapoor suffers from a sensorineural hearing lossa condition he developed after being exposed to loud...
  • India doesn't seek war, says Antony to end row January 9, 2010

    Kochi: India is not a "war mongering" nation and does not have any extra territorial ambitions, said Defence Minister A K Antony on Saturday. "We might have difference of opinion with our neighbours but we have no extra territorial ambitions. We are not a war mongering country," Antony said in response...
  • Pak fumes at Indian Army chief's statement December 31, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday termed as jingoistic a statement by Indian Army chief General Deepak Kapoor that it was capable of fighting a twofront war with Pakistan and China. An official spokesman said such statements betrayed a hostile intent as well as a hegemonic and jingoistic mindset that is out of...
  • Don't pass judgment on Army officials so soon: Kapoor December 2, 2009

    Meerut: The Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor on Wednesday went on the defensive on the Sukhna land scam asking the media not to prejudge senior Army officers. Interacting with the media in Meerut, General Kapoor said, "It's premature to jump into any conclusions just yet, so don't pass any judgement on...
  • Nweapons in wrong hands a matter for concern: India November 23, 2009

    New Delhi: With increasing terror attacks in Pakistan raising concerns over the safety of its nuclear arsenal, Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said the threat of these weapons falling in wrong hands was an "area of serious concern" and its consequences would be "unimaginable". Noting that there was...
  • Not mandatory for Army to tackle Naxal menace: Chief November 18, 2009

    New Delhi: Chief of Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor on Wednesday said that it is not mandatory for the Army to be directly associated with antiNaxal operations. The government has a multidimensional approach to this issue. Direct involvement of the army however remains instrumental in strengthening various institutions which have to...
  • India may face 26/11 type attacks again, says Army chief November 3, 2009

    Mumbai: Army chief Deepak Kapoor on Tuesday warned that 26/11 type Mumbai terror attacks were a possibility and that India has to take all steps to counter such strikes. The South Asian region is infested with terror groups. Be it India, Afghanistan or Pakistan, "we have to collectively battle such threats,"...
  • 4 security personnel killed in JK in 2 gunbattles September 24, 2009

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed two gunbattles in two parts of the state in just one day. Security forces were stretched thin as they battled militants in Baramulla and Bandipore, while Army chief Deepak Kapoor has blamed Pakistan for rising infiltration. ...