ARMY TROOPS

  • Army movement was a routine exercise, no conspiracy behind it: Gen VK Singh February 24, 2014

    Former Army General VK Singh has slammed media reports on the movement of troops towards Delhi in January 2012, playing down reports of a conspiracy. ...
  • Relieve Army from counterterror duties: Parl panel April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Observing that deployment in counterinsurgency operations was straining the resources of the Army, a Parliamentary panel on Monday said the force should be relieved from these tasks to focus on undertaking its regular conventional duties. In its report tabled on Monday, the Standing Committee on Defence expressed concern for...
  • No restraining on media covering troop movement: SC September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has quashed the Allahabad High Court order restraining media from reporting troop movements during the tenure of former Army Chief General VK Singh. The Allahabad High Court had directed the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that there is no reporting on movement of...
  • Don't report on troop movement: I&B to media April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Complying with an order of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Wednesday asked the media not to telecast any programme pertaining to movement of Indian troops. The ministry has said the High Court in the matter pertaining to a petition filed by...