VK SINGH

  • Centre says 24 Indian fishermen currently in detention in Sri Lanka November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: 24 Indian fishermen are currently under detention or arrest in Sri Lankan jails on the charge of alleged fishery related violation, the government said on Thursday. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Gen...
  • BJP puts Article 370 on the backburner in view of the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls November 19, 2014

    Srinagar: As Jammu and Kashmir heads to the polls, the BJP's stand on Article 370 seems to have taken a backseat to see its campaign of Mission Kashmir 44 succeed. "I think a lot of misgivings have been created about this issue. The party line is very simple. Divisive dialogue should...
  • No dialogue with Pakistan till ceasefire violations stop: VK Singh November 15, 2014

    Srinagar: There will be no dialogue with Pakistan till it continues to violate ceasefire along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister General (retd) VK Singh said on Saturday. "Dialogue process has been stopped because if you (Pakistan) are firing at me, you are stopping...
  • Those talking about reports of Hindu CM in J&K insecure: VK Singh November 15, 2014

    Srinagar: Ahead of state elections, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh visited Kashmir on Saturday. Talking about the ongoing debate on Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir Singh said, "We have neither put Article 370 on the shelf nor taken it out of...
  • Eight-year-old prodigy of Indian origin to address summit on cyber security November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: An eight-year old Indian-origin child prodigy is among experts who will address a cyber security conference starting on Friday where Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is also listed as a keynote speaker. In his address at the summit on November...
  • China needs to come to table on border dispute: VK Singh September 12, 2014

    Gandhinagar: China needs to come to the discussion table to resolve the longstanding border dispute on Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs VK Singh said on Friday. "We are having a border dispute with China about Arunachal Pradesh. It doesn't become their (China's) region by merely putting claim...
  • Congress virtually questions continuance of VK Singh as minister September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday virtually questioned the continuance of former Army chief Gen VK Singh as Union minister in the wake of the Armed Forces Tribunal making some carping comments against him in the Sukna land scam case. "How many times a minister has been found guilty of conspiracy?... There...
  • Armed Forces Tribunal: Playing with fire September 8, 2014

    In an extraordinary order, the Armed Forces Tribunal has exonerated Lieutenant General PK Rath, the former General Officer Commanding the Siliguri based 33 Corps, of any wrong doing in what has been labeled by the media as the 'Sukhna Scam'. The bench, comprising Hon'ble Justice Sunil Hali and Hon'ble Air...
  • Northeast need development for peace, says VK Singh September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The northeast region needs development to bring about peace, Minister Of Development Of North Eastern Region, VK Singh said on Saturday. "Northeast region is full of natural resources... development starts everything and if it does not exist, everything will fall. This region needs development which can bring peace,"...
  • Sukhna land scam: My stand has been vindicated, says Gen PK Rath September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) set aside Lt Gen PK Rath's conviction in the Sukhna Land scam, Rath has said that his stand has been vindicated. "I have always said since the beginning that there has been no wrongdoing on my part. My stand has...
  • Tatra bribery case : HC grants bail to Lt Gen (Retd.) Tejinder Singh September 5, 2014

    New Delhi The Delhi High Court granted bail to Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh in Tatra bribery case on Friday. Earlier on Thursday the Court reserved its order on the bail plea of Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh, who has been arrested for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to the...
  • Tatra case: Delhi HC reserves order on bail plea of Tejinder Singh September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order on the bail plea of Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh, who has been arrested for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to the then Army chief VK Singh for clearing files pertaining to procurement of Tatraall terrain vehicles. The...
  • Tatra scam: Lt Gen Tejinder Singh moves Delhi High Court against arrest September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General (Retd) Tejinder Singh filed a bail application in the Delhi High Court on Monday after he was arrested on the orders of a Delhi court in the Tatra scam case. Lt Gen (retd) Singh has been accused of allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to then Army...
  • Tatra case: Court dismisses Tejinder Singh's bail plea, orders his arrest September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Patiala House court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh in Tatra trucks case. The court has ordered that Tejinder Singh be taken into custody. Former Army Chief and MoS External Affairs VK Singh had alleged that Tejinder Singh offered him Rs 14...
  • RSS publishes Swamy's letter outlining action plan to rebuild Ram temple in Ayodhya August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mouthpiece 'organizer' on Saturday published a letter written by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy outlining an action plan to rebuild the Ram temple in Ayodhya by 2016 and fulfil the party's commitment to the electorate. The letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined an...
  • Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over as new army chief on Thursday July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as Army Chief had kicked up a row, will on Thursday take over as the next head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding General Bikram Singh who is retiring. Suhag was designated as Army Chief in May by the outgoing UPA...
  • Tatra bribery case: CBI chargesheets Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday chargesheeted Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh for alleged irregularities in the import of heavyduty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army. Singh had been implicated in Tatra Truck scam by former Army Chief and Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh. Tejinder...
  • Assam: Subansiri project to help northeast, says VK Singh July 12, 2014

    Guwahati: Protests against the 2,000 MW lower Subansiri hydroelectric power project were "unjustified" as the project will help Assam and the northeastern states tide over the power crisis, DoNER Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh said that on Saturday. "Power is a priority sector. However, there are issues with some power projects...
  • Supreme Court refuses to stay appointment of General Suhag as next Army Chief July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has refused to stay the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief after a petition was filed by Lieutenant General Ravi Dastane challenging the appointment of General Suhag as the next Army Chief. The previous UPA government had cleared the name...
  • SC to hear petition against Lt Gen Suhag's appointment as Army Chief June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear Lieutenant General Ravi Dastane's petition challenging the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief. The apex court will hear the petition in the second week of July. The ruling could have a bearing on his appointment as the next...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 11, 2014

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  • Affidavit row: Has VK Singh embarrassed the Modi government? June 11, 2014

    Despite MoS and former Army chief General (retired) VK Singh expressing his strong displeasure over the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the previous UPA government's decision to promote the officer to lead the 1.13...
  • News 360: Centre stands by Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag's appointment as Army Chief June 11, 2014

    Despite the hullabaloo surrounding former Army chief and MoS, VK Singh's differences with the anointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the UPA's decision to promote Suhag. ...
  • Centre distances itself from VK Singh's stand, Lt Gen Suhag to be next Army Chief June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Despite MoS and former Army chief General (retired) VK Singh expressing his strong displeasure over the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the previous UPA government's decision to promote the officer to lead...
  • Opposition demands action against VK Singh for comments against Suhag June 11, 2014

    An affidavit on the next Army Chief Lt General Dalbir Suhag is now snowballing into a huge controversy with the Congress demanding resignation of former Army Chief Gen VK Singh. After uproar in the Rajya Sabha, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was forced to clarify saying the appointment of Lt Gen...
  • Government stands by the appointment of Lt Gen Suhag as next Army Chief June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The row over an affidavit on Army Chiefdesignate Lt General Dalbir Suhag has created an uproar in both Houses of Parliament. Following a volley of questions over the remarks of Union Minister and former Army Chief VK Singh criticising Lt Gen Suhag, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley clarified the...
  • Jaitley questions Defence Ministry officials over affidavit on ban on Lt Gen Suhag June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment to the Narendra Modi government, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has pulled up Ministry of Defence (MOD) officials over an affidavit on the Vice Chief of Army Chief Lieutenant General Dalbir Suhag and asked for an explanation on how an affidavit slamming another Union Minister...
  • V K Singh justifies decision on Suhag promotion ban June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Defence ministry termed as "illegal" his decision to put a ban on promotion of Army Chief designate Dalbir Suhag, Gen (retd)V K Singh, now a Union Minister, on Tuesday justified his action. "If unit kills innocents, does dacoity and then head of organization tries to protect them,...
  • Centre defends Lt Gen Suhag's promotion, criticises its own minister Gen VK Singh June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is standing by the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief and has criticised its own minister General (Retired) VK Singh in the process. The government filed an affidavit in response to a plea challenging Suhag's appointment. The petitioner...
  • Eyeing Pakistan and China, PM Modi bolsters security team June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen a daring former spy with years of experience in dealing with Pakistan as his national security adviser, a move officials say signals a more muscular approach to New Delhi's traditional enemy. The choice of Ajit Doval, alongside former Army chief General VK Singh...