GENERAL V K SINGH

  • Tejinder Singh's links with businessman under CBI scanner October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The links of Lt Gen (Retd) Tejinder Singh and Vectra Chairman Ravinder Rishi with a businessman are under scanner of the CBI which questioned the two in the case of alleged bribe offer made to the then Army chief Gen VK Singh for clearing tranche of substandard Tatra...
  • Khurshid takes a dig at exarmy chief over DoB June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday took a dig at former army chief V K Singh over the date of birth row, saying he was free to join any movement after retirement, but he should give his "right" date of birth. The piece of advice came from Khurshid...
  • Army chief accepts Lt Gen Suhag's explanation June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: New Army chief General Bikram Singh has accepted the explanation of Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag on the discipline and vigilance ban served on him by former Army chief General V K Singh, said sources. The case now goes on to the Ministry of Defence and the Cabinet for...
  • Oppose civil supremacy if unjust: Exarmy chief June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Five days after retiring as Chief of the Army Staff, Gen V K Singh on Tuesday affirmed his belief in civilian supremacy over the military "rooted in justice and fairness", and said any violation of this "must be resisted". Civilian supremacy must always be rooted in the fundamental principles...
  • Examine Tejinder's plea against Gen Singh: Antony May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Defence Minister A K Antony has directed Defence Secretary Sashikant Sharma to examine the petition sent to him by retd Lt Gen Tejinder Singh seeking action against outgoing Army Chief Gen V K Singh for issuing a "defamatory" Press release against him. Defence Ministry sources said the Minister had...
  • Tejinder complains to Antony against Army Chief May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the bribery row, Lt General Tejinder Singh on Tuesday filed a complaint against Army Chief General V K Singh and four other officers with Union Defence Minister A K Antony. The complaint has been filed over the publication of a press release dated March...
  • Court refuses to accept Tejinder Singh's plea May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday refused to accept the plea of Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking an end to an inquiry and pronouncement of its order on issuing summons to Army chief General V K Singh in a defamation case. Metropolitan Magistrate Jay Thareja said that summons had...
  • Court to hold inquiry into case against Gen Singh May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday said that it would hold an inquiry into the allegations levelled by Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh in a criminal defamation case filed by him against General V K Singh before passing any order on summoning the Army Chief. The court also directed the...
  • Army Chief letter leak: Will the truth ever come out? May 14, 2012

    Despite PMO denial, controversy simmers over who leaked Army Chief General V K Singh's letter exposing the state of defence preparedness. ...
  • Army chief letter leak: PMO on backfoot May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Controversy simmers over who leaked Army Chief General V K Singh's letter exposing the state of defence preparedness. Despite PMO denial, CNNIBN has learned that a 1987 batch woman officer in the Cabinet secretariat is under suspicion and has been transferred. The government had denied reports that a joint...
  • Centre to reply on Lt Gen's plea in HC today April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre is likely to file a reply in the Delhi High Court on Friday on whether the press release containing allegations against Retd Lt General Tejinder Singh was issued by the government or army officers. On Thursday, the court had reserved its order on summoning Army Chief General...
  • Delhi: Court to decide on summon to Army Chief April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Thursday deliver its order on summoning Army Chief General V K Singh in connection with the alleged bribe offer to him by Lt General Tejinder Singh. The Army Chief and four others have been named as accused in a criminal defamation case filed by...
  • SC dismisses plea against Army Chiefdesignate April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Lieutenant General Bikram Singh, who is slated to succeed General V K Singh as the next army chief, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) against him. The PIL opposed the appointment of Lt General Bikram Singh as the...
  • PIL for incamera hearing against next army chief April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: There is trouble for General V K Singh's successor Lt General Bikram Singh. The petitioners behind the public interest litigation (PIL) against his appointment as the next General have demanded that the hearings in the Supreme Court be done incamera. The PIL claims a communal conspiracy behind the refusal...
  • Bribe row: Will court summon Army Chief? April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is slated to decide on whether or not to summon Indian Army Chief General V K Singh in connection with the criminal defamation case filed by Retired Lt General Tejinder Singh against him and four other top officers. In March, the Army Chief had written a...
  • Top Army commanders discuss operational issues April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Top commanders of the Indian Army discussed a number of issues related to operations and other aspects at a fourday conference which concluded in New Delhi on Thursday. On the last day of the Army Commanders Conference, which began on April 16, several sessions were conducted during which Army...
  • Bribe claim: Colonels to help CBI study Tatra deal April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Defence on Thursday appointed two Indian Army officers of Colonel rank to assist the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the probe into the TatraBEML deal, said sources. According to sources, the officers will help the investigating agency in understanding the documents related to the TatraBEML...
  • General Singh files bribe complaint, CBI seeks advice April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: After dropping the bribe bomb, Army Chief General V K Singh has now written a letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), detailing the attempt to bribe him. According to sources, the complaint gives the sequence of events that led to the bribe offer. In the letter, the...
  • Army Chief had warned of 'spook story' in March April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: That there was some talk about the midJanuary 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...
  • The Last Word: How credible is the army units movement story? April 4, 2012

    Is the Indian Express story an attempt to damage the image of the Indian army and General V K Singh? ...
  • Army units movement story arms BJP against govt April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday dismissed the Indian Express report on the movement of army units towards Delhi as alarmist. Meanwhile, the opposition hit out at the Centre saying the relationship between the government and the army was at an all time low. The government, however, wasted no...
  • Army units movement story raises big questions April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Did two key army units move towards Delhi without notifying the government in January 2012? A front page Indian Express report raises worrying questions. Defence Minister A K Antony, however, clarified that the army movement was a routine exercise and there's no question of doubting the professionalism of...
  • Par Panel quizzes govt, army on troop movement April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The movement of two army units towards Delhi and the leaked letter of General V K Singh in which he highlighted "deficiencies" in the force on Wednesday came under close scrutiny of a Parliamentary Committee as top officials of the Defence Ministry and the Army appeared before it. Members...
  • Tatra dismisses allegations of corruption April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Makers of Tatra trucks, Tatra a.s. of Czech Republic, on Wednesday dismissed allegations that it was involved in corruption in supply of its vehicles to Army and said it has no direct or indirect relationship with Indian Army or any of its representatives. The company said it would seek...
  • The Last Word: Should journalists be required to reveal sources? April 3, 2012

    The issue has come to the fore because of the leak of the army chief General V K Singh's letter to the PM. ...
  • Govt to act on Army chief's letter leak: Chidambaram April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The government will take action against those responsible for the leak of Army Chief V K Singh's letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after it receives the probe report from the Intelligence Bureau. "The leak is being probed. The Ministry of Defence has asked for a report. IB will...
  • The truth about Tatra deal: What's the inside story? April 2, 2012

    The Tatra truck deal came under scrutiny after General VK Singh claimed that he was offered Rs 14 crore bribe to clear it. ...
  • Tatra deal: Did Defence PSU BEML act like a middleman? April 2, 2012

    One of the first whistleblowers of the deal, an officer of the Ordnance Branch, is now raising more troubling questions. ...
  • TatraBEML deal: CBI questions Ravi Rishi April 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned Vectra Group chief Ravi Rishi in connection with the controversy over the TatraBEML deal. According to CBI sources, the CA and the CS of the Vectra Group chief were also summoned by the investigating agency with share holding documents. They...
  • Money was spent to tarnish my image: Army chief March 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Army chief Gen V K Singh, whose date of birth was mired in a huge controversy, has alleged that a "lot of money" was spent by people within the force to get a "false" birth certificate and tarnish his image as he had stopped their wrongdoings. He said he...