For the first time the Chief of the Indian Army is crossing swords with his Government, tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, should the media be restrained in reporting on the Army?
11:43 AM, Mar 29, 2012
Army Chief General VK Singh says his date of birth is May 10, 1951, but the government has been adamant that his date of birth will remain May 10, 1950 which according to the General was erroneously filled in the UPSC form for the NDA exam.
12:06 PM, Jan 19, 2012
Leh has been devastated by flash floods following a cloudburst on Friday. More than 100 people have been killed, over 600 are still missing and nearly 15,000 have been injured. If you have not been able to contact your family or friends, CNN-IBN will help you do so. Send us the details and our reporters will help locate your near and dear ones.
08:39 PM, Aug 07, 2010
The Army will consider giving permanent commission to serving Women Short Service Commission Officers. Women will be given permanent commission in the Army's branches of Judge Advocate General (JAG) and education. Will granting permanent commission to women help strengthen the Army?
01:29 PM, Aug 02, 2010
The Delhi High Court has issued a notice to the Army chief on a contempt petition filed by women officers of the army for not abiding by the court order to grant them permanent commission. The Army has said granting permanent commission to women is not feasible. Do you think that the Army should grant permanent commission to women? Discuss
04:40 PM, Jul 06, 2010
The Indian Air Force is set to confer the honorary rank of a Group Captain on Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a sportsperson. Traditionally, honorary ranks in the Air Force have been given to outstanding achievers. Past recipients include J R D Tata and Vijayapat Singhania who were both awarded the honorary ranks of Air Commodore. Tendulkar, however, would have no official responsibilities with the IAF. Will conferring Sachin with an IAF honorary rank inspire the country's youth to join the forces?
01:16 PM, Jun 24, 2010
The Cabinet will meet today to decide on using the Army in anti-Naxal operations in the dense forests of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh. The Cabinet meet will also consider options of using Army choppers, training, demining support to neutralise the presence of Naxals in Dantewada and a possible use of 'strike power'. Should the Army be used in anti-Naxal operations?
10:56 AM, Jun 10, 2010
Following the Dantewada massacre, the Army Chief V K Singh said that the CRPF battalion's training in counter-insurgency does not match up to that of the Army's. The Air Force Chief, had said that air power cannot be used against Maoists even as the Home Minister said that the Government was looking at airpower as an option to combat the Maoist menace. Do you think Service Chiefs should be banned from speaking out in the public?
07:33 PM, Apr 12, 2010