ARMY CHIEF

  • 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. ...
  • Government well within rights to appoint next Army chief: Congress May 14, 2014

    Congress leader Rashid Alvi has said that the UPA government is well within its rights to appoint next Army chief. ...
  • Why so much hurry in appointing Army chief, VK Singh asks Centre May 13, 2014

    The UPA government looks all set to name Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the Army Chief designate. The Prime Minister headed Appointments Committee of the Cabinet is yet to sign on the dotted line for the post for which the President's assent is still awaited. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Goa police summons Tejpal, asks him to appear by Thursday 3 pm November 27, 2013

    Soon after the Delhi High Court reserved its order in the alleged sexual assault case against Tehelka FounderEditor Tarun Tejpal, Goa Police on Wednesday summoned Tejpal to appear before the investigating officer by 3 pm on Thursday. Goa Police DIG OP Mishra said the summon has been issued to the...
  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states October 4, 2013

    Five states Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram will go to polls between November 11 and December 4. The counting of the votes in all the five states will take place on December 8. With the announcement of the election schedule, the model code of conduct has...
  • 30 Minutes: Military The Apolitical Force September 29, 2013

    Has Former Army chief General VK Singh's claims that money from the secret fund was used to pay Kashmiri politicians damaged the credibility of the Army? ...
  • Is VK Singh a victim of government vendetta or is it a case of serious misconduct? September 20, 2013

    Former Army chief General VK Singh, who is in the middle of another controversy, has said that he is going through legal options following the allegations against him. The government has also said it is going through the report against General VK Singh and will initiate probe if any discrepancy...
  • The Last Word: Is former Army chief voicing a deeper malaise? October 30, 2012

    Should General VK Singh have demanded dissolution of Parliament when it has been constitutionally elected? ...
  • General VK Singh retires as Army Chief May 31, 2012

    General VK Singh retired as the Army Chief on Thursday with General Bikram Singh succeeding him as the new Chief. ...
  • The Last Word: Proper for Army Chief to criticise Govt, SC? May 28, 2012

    The Army Chief has given a spate of interviews over the weekend. In the process he has spoken critically of the Government, the SC and fellow senior officers. ...
  • Future plans not yet decided: Army Chief on Anna's invite May 15, 2012

    Army Chief General VK Singh is keeping everyone guessing as to what he will do when he retires at the end of this month. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Politicians owe the Army Chief an apology: Defence Analyst May 14, 2012

    Defence Analyst Brigadier Mahalingam says politicians owe the Army Chief an apology in the letter leak row. ...
  • Letter leaker should be punished: Excabinet secy May 13, 2012

    Government sources said that a lady officer has been found guilty and is likely to be charged for leaking the sensitive details out. ...
  • Leaking letter an attempt to malign the Army Chief: Vinod Mehta May 13, 2012

    Army Chief VK Singh had written to Manmohan Singh on lack of defence preparedness. ...
  • IndoPak issues must be resolved peacefully: Kayani April 19, 2012

    Pakistani Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani has stressed on the need to resolve IndoPak issues through dialogue. ...
  • Bribe claim: CBI contacts Gen Singh for detailed complaint April 9, 2012

    The CBI is questioning vigilance and finance officials of the public sector BEML in connection with the Tatra truck deal. ...
  • How serious is the shortage of ammo for our defence services? April 5, 2012

    A CNNIBN investigation shows that ammunition levels could last only 10 days in a war situation. ...
  • News 360: Did Army Chief anticipate misreading of units movement? April 5, 2012

    As early as March 13, General V K Singh reportedly told 'The Week' magazine that there were people who wanted to make stories for nefarious aims. ...
  • The Last Word: Is petition against next army chief justified? April 5, 2012

    A former Naval Chief and former Chief Election Commissioner have moved a petition in the SC challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next Army Chief. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Army Chief row April 1, 2012

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about Arvind Kejriwal, Team Anna, Pratibha Patil and much more. ...
  • Army Chief a frustrated man: Lt Gen Tejinder Singh March 30, 2012

    Lt General Tejinder Singh hit back at Army Chief General VK Singh and said that now that General Singh is cornered he wants a truce with the government. ...
  • The Last Word: Is the Army Chief right in accusing the media? March 30, 2012

    Army Chief General VK Singh has accused the media of creating problems with Defence Minister AK Antony. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 28, 2012

    The Centre stays execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana after the Akali government appealed for clemency. ...
  • Outrage over Army chief General VK Singh's leaked letter March 28, 2012

    The letter by Army Chief General VK Singh is being seen as a major security breach by the government....
  • News 360: Centre stays hanging of Beant's coassassin Rajoana March 28, 2012

    Centre stays hanging of Beant Singh's coassassin, Balwant Singh Rajoana, until the Supreme Court decides on his petition. ...
  • The Last Word: How credible are the issues General's letter raises? March 28, 2012

    The leak of Army Chief VK Singh's letter to the Prime Minister on defence preparedness raises serious questions. ...
  • Army Chief's letter to PM a matter of concern: Yechury March 28, 2012

    Sitaram Yechury said Army Chief's letter leak issue needs to be investigated and action should be taken against those responsible. ...
  • Army Chief frustrated, wants to contest polls: Lalu March 28, 2012

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday criticised Army Chief General VK Singh for creating unnecessary controversy. ...