Army Chief General Bikram Singh

  • Rescue operations pick pace in Uttarakhand as weather clears June 28, 2013

    Dehradun: With the weather improving, the rescue operations in Uttarakhand on Thursday picked up pace, with 17 choppers being flown to evacuate people still stranded at various locations. Mass cremation of bodies in Kedarnath, the worst-affected in flood fury, was on, as authorities were racing against time to minimise risks of...
  • Army Chief briefs Antony on Chinese incursion issue April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Thursday briefed Defence Minister AK Antony on the Chinese incursion issue in Ladakh and the present situation there. After reviewing the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the Ladakh area with military commanders in the Northern Command, Gen Singh briefed the Defence...
  • Army Chief Gen Singh meets martyr Hemraj's family in Kosi January 16, 2013

    Kosi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh met slain Indian soldier Lance Naik Hemraj Singh's family in Kosi Kalan in Uttar Pradesh, two days after the martyr's wife broke her fast. He also paid respect to the martyr in the village. Hemraj was killed and beheaded on January 8 by Pakistani...
  • 65th Army Day: Gen Bikram Singh pays homage to martyrs January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Tuesday paid homage to the martyrs at the 65th Army Day celebrations in the national capital. The Chief of Army Staff in his speech dedicated this millennium to the Army veterans and cited that the force was one of the most secular...
  • AFSPA shouldn't be diluted in J&K: Army Chief January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday defended the Arms Forces Special Powers Act for soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, an act which has been under attack by activists and human rights activists. He said the dilution of AFSPA was not required. "AFSPA has been given to soldiers...
  • Will retaliate to Pakistan attack: Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh hit out strongly at Pakistan over the killing of two Indian soldiers and continuous ceasefire violation. He warned Pakistan that the Indian Army will retaliate to Pakistan's attack. "I have given very categorical directions to the Northern Command. When we are provoked...