General Bikram Singh

  • General Bikram Singh takes over as new CoSC 31-12-2013 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday took over as the new Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) to succeed Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who is superannuating on December 31, 2013. The baton of the CoSC was handed over to General Singh by...
  • Meerut: 10 Sikh Light Infantry officers and jawans clash, 3 injured 11-10-2013 01:08 PM

    Meerut: A clash between officers and jawans of the 10 Sikh Light Infantry Unit has left three people injured including 2 officers and one jawan. It is being said that the incident happened during a boxing match which led to an altercation between the jawans and officers. A court of...
  • The Last Word: What exactly is happening on LoC and what does this reveal about Pak as well as India's state of preparedness? 08-10-2013 11:30 PM

    The Indian Army on Tuesday called off the 15-day long Keran operation, saying the area has been cleared of the infiltrators backed by Pakistan. The Army Chief General Bikram Singh blamed Pakistani Army of being behind the attempts by the terrorists to enter India. Singh said that it is not...
  • Has UPA's Pakistan policy been proved ineffective? 08-10-2013 11:16 PM

    Even as the Keran operations got over on October 8, almost 15 days after a large group of terrorists tried to cross the Line of Control and infiltrate into India, Army Chief General Bikram Singh blamed Pakistani Army of being behind the attempts by the terrorists to enter India. ...
  • No intrusion in Keran, it's infiltration, says Army Chief 08-10-2013 11:39 AM

    Keran: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Tuesday said that it was a desperate infiltration bid in Keran, which has been foiled, and not an intrusion. He also said that the Army commander will soon address the media on the latest developments in the Keran operation. This comes amidst reports...
  • Keran intrusion nowhere close to the Kargil situation, says Army Chief 04-10-2013 11:22 AM

    Srinagar: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday said the Keran intrusion is in no way comparable to Kargil. He instead chose to describe it as an infiltration attempt. "There is no Kargil-like situation in Keran sector of Kashmir. No village has been occupied by terrorists. We will get them...
  • I am being targeted as I shared the dais with Modi: Ex-Army chief General Singh 23-09-2013 11:30 PM

    New Delhi: Former Indian Army chief General (retd) VK Singh who is facing charges of misuse of intelligence funds denied his involvement in any such activities. He termed the report published in 'The Indian Express' that claimed that he was involved in trying to topple the Omar Adullah government as...
  • Gen VK Singh under scrutiny for 'trying to topple J&K govt' 20-09-2013 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: Days after sharing the dais with Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi, former Army chief General VK Singh is under scrutiny yet again. National daily 'The Indian Express' has claimed that General VK Singh set up a special unit in the Army which tried to...
  • Army Chief pulls up formation commanders along LoC 09-08-2013 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh has pulled up the commanders of formations deployed in Poonch sector of Line of Control in the wake of two major raids by the Pakistan Army special troops in Indian territory in the last eight months. During the visit to the LoC to...
  • Army to probe LoC killing of 5 soldiers 08-08-2013 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Army will start an enquiry into the ambush and killing of five soldiers on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at the Line of Control in the Chakan da Bagh sector in Poonch. Five soldiers were killed by Pakistani soldiers who crossed over to the Indian...
  • LoC killings: Army Chief returns to Delhi to brief Antony 07-08-2013 03:53 PM

    Jammu: Army Chief General Bikram Singh returned to Delhi after being briefed by his Corps Commander at Nagrota on the ambush of an Indian patrol by Pakistani troops at the Line of Control in Poonch in which five soldiers were killed. General Singh, who was earlier scheduled to visit the...
  • Army Chief pays tribute to martyred soliders 07-08-2013 12:04 PM

    Nagrota: Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute at Nagrota to the five soldiers killed by Pakistani troops and terrorists at the Line of Control (LoC) near Poonch. General Singh is scheduled to visit the area of the ambush later on Tuesday but is stuck at Nagrota due to bad...
  • Rescue operations pick pace in Uttarakhand as weather clears 28-06-2013 11:26 AM

    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...
  • US Army chief to visit India in July 26-06-2013 07:30 AM

    Washington: US Army Chief Raymond Odierno said he will visit India next month to expand the existing military to military co-operation between the two countries. Terming the visit to be an "important relationship for the US", Odierno on Tuesday said that he would meet Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh...
  • Orphans to get opportunity to join Indian Army 24-05-2013 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: Seeking to provide opportunities to orphan youth to join its ranks, the Indian Army has relaxed its recruitment rules to allow them to join the force. Army Chief General Bikram Singh has taken a decision to relax the rules for recruitment for orphan youth which will help them...
  • Army Chief briefs Cabinet on Chinese incursion 01-05-2013 01:52 PM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Wednesday briefed the Cabinet Committee on Security over the Chinese incursion in Ladakh. CNN-IBN has learned that General Singh told the Prime Minister and other senior cabinet ministers that it is a localised problem. India and China held a third flag meeting...
  • Army Chief briefs Antony on Chinese incursion issue 25-04-2013 02:57 PM

    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...
  • J&K: CM Omar Abdullah for clear cut message to China 25-04-2013 05:24 AM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday wondered what New Delhi's response would have been had Pakistan intruded into Indian territory, and asked for a clear cut message to China. He was referring to the situation that has arisen in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) area in Ladakh,...
  • Chinese incursion: Army chief meets J&K CM 23-04-2013 08:27 PM

    Srinagar: Army Chief General Bikram Singh met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday evening. The meeting comes amidst reports of increased Chinese incursions in Ladakh. General Singh is on a two-day visit to the state to review the security situation. Earlier, he reviewed counter-infiltration and security measures...
  • Army chief reviews security situation in J&K 23-04-2013 06:03 PM

    Jammu: Army chief General Bikram Singh on Tuesday reviewed counter-infiltration and security measures in Jammu and Kashmir and visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC). The Army chief, who is on a two-day visit to the state, chaired a meeting at the 16 Corps headquarters in Nagrota, where...
  • Army chief meets slain soldier's family 18-01-2013 01:30 PM

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  • Is the Army Chief's tough talk only posturing? 14-01-2013 11:07 PM

    Army Chief General Bikram Singh said all commanders had been asked to retaliate against Pakistan if provoked. ...