General Vk Singh

  • 2014 elections about development, not polarisation: General VK Singh 08-04-2014 03:36 PM

    New Delhi: Former Army chief General VK Singh who is fighting the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket has said that the 2014 elections are about development and not about politics of polarisation. "These elections are about 'vikaas' (development)," he said when asked about his opinion on politics of...
  • A date with a RSS pracharak

    Let There Be Noise |  Subhajit Sengupta
    I was sitting inside the BJP office in Ghaziabad waiting for the coordinates of the General, candidate from the area, for yet another interview. I...

  • Joined BJP because it is the only nationalist party: General VK Singh 19-03-2014 04:20 PM

    Another new entrant to the BJP, former Army Chief General VK Singh, will contest from the Ghaziabad constituency. He faced protests from party workers on Monday. General Singh said he doesn't see himself as an outsider. ...
  • General VK Singh heckled by BJP workers in Ghaziabad 18-03-2014 11:42 AM

    Ghaziabad: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Army Chief General VK Singh was heckled by party workers when he visited the party's office in Ghaziabad on Monday. Hundreds of BJP workers chanted slogans against Singh. The BJP office bearers have been unhappy with the ticket distribution by the party. General...
  • Anna backs Gen VK Singh's decision to join BJP, endorses Kiran Bedi 04-03-2014 03:10 PM

    Mumbai: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has welcomed retired army Chief General VK Singh's decision to join the Bharatiya Janata Party and Kiran Bedi's reported move to join the party. Speaking to reporters at his village Ralegaon Sidhi, Hazare said, "Good people should join politics." What is surprising is his sudden...
  • Former Army Chief General VK Singh to join BJP on March 1 27-02-2014 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief General VK Singh is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party officially on March 1. General Singh will contest the 2014 elections on a BJP ticket. General Singh is the latest entrant into the BJP after former home secretary RK Singh, former Mumbai police commissioner...
  • Army movement was a routine exercise, no conspiracy behind it: Gen VK Singh 24-02-2014 02:59 PM

    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. ...
  • After ex-DGMO, Antony says Army units' movement a routine drill 21-02-2014 02:15 PM

    Two years after reports were published on how the govt feared a coup by the army under General VK singh's command, ex-DGMO Lt General AK Choudhary has now validated that the government had feared a coup by the army under former Army chief General VK Singh's command. Meanwhile, Defence Minister...
  • BJP should invite Kiran Bedi to join the party, says Subramanian Swamy 10-01-2014 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: A day after former IPS officer Kiran Bedi tweeted in Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's support, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now said that the party should invite Kiran Bedi to join the party. Not just Bedi, Swamy said former Army Chief General VK Singh...
  • AAP leader Gopal Rai's behaviour completely unacceptable: VK Singh 13-12-2013 04:52 PM

    Ralegan Siddi (Maharashtra): Former Army chief General VK Singh has once again attacked AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and his close aides. Speaking to the media, he said "some people who were earlier with Anna Hazare have sidelined him. They were hoping that he will also come with them". General Singh...
  • Gen VK Singh takes a dig at Kejriwal at Anna Hazare's fast venue 13-12-2013 02:12 PM

    Mumbai: Retired Army chief General VK Singh took a dig at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal at Anna Hazare's fast demanding the Lokpal in Ralegan Siddhi. In his speech in support of Anna Hazare, VK Singh said, "Some people think they are bigger than Anna (seemingly referring to...
  • SC notice to General VK Singh for questioning its order on his age 01-10-2013 02:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a contempt notice to former Army chief General VK Singh over his criticism of the apex court. A contempt notice has also been issued to the publishers of the Indian Express for publishing the comment. General VK Singh had found fault with the...
  • The Last Word: Has Gen VK Singh raised disturbing questions about the Army's role in Kashmir? 24-09-2013 10:00 PM

    Former Army chief General VK Singh has admitted that the money from the secret fund was used in Kashmir but only towards social schemes. Singh also said that the Technical Supports Division is not meant for technical equipments as the name suggests and is purely based on human intelligence. He...
  • General VK Singh demands inquiry into who leaked J&K report 24-09-2013 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: As demands grew for former Army chief General VK Singh to name the Jammu and Kashmir minister who were paid, the former chief himself demanded an inquiry into who leaked the report. "There should be an inquiry into who has leaked this report, this is treason," General VK...
  • Probe possible if Gen VK Singh names ministers who were paid: Shinde 24-09-2013 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Clamour is now growing for former Army chief General VK Singh to name the Jammu and Kashmir ministers who were paid Army funds. After National Conference leaders, now Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said that an investigation can take place if more details like the names of...
  • Gen VK Singh admits funds were given to J&K ministers but for social welfare 24-09-2013 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: Former Army chief General VK Singh has admitted that the money from the secret fund was used in Kashmir but only towards social schemes. He also questioned the timing of the Indian Express report saying it was an attempt by the government to divert attention from itself. Singh...
  • NC dares Gen VK Singh to name J&K ministers who were paid money 24-09-2013 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: The National Conference has dared former Army chief General VK Singh to name the ministers who were given funds. "It is indeed a sad and unfortunate day for the Indian nation and the Indian Army in particular that the former Army Chief is making such reckless and unsubstantiated...
  • The Last Word: Is Gen VK Singh the victim of a manipulated and motivated attack? 23-09-2013 10:07 PM

    Former Army Chief General VK Singh will on Monday filed an RTI application to seek a copy of the Army report about the Technical Support Division (TSD). The move by the former Army Chief comes two days after a national daily 'The Indian Express' claimed that General VK Singh had...
  • General VK Singh to file RTI seeking copy of Army report on TSD 22-09-2013 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief General VK Singh will on Monday file an RTI application to seek a copy of the Army report about the Technical Support Division (TSD). The move by the former Army Chief comes two days after a National daily 'The Indian Express' claimed that General VK...
  • Report of me trying to topple J&K govt motivated: General VK Singh 21-09-2013 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: Former Army chief General VK Singh has trashed the reports about his alleged involvement in the misuse of the intelligence unit, calling it motivated. The former Army chief came under scrutiny after an Indian Express report highlighted an Army probe finding that Singh tried to topple the Jammu...
  • Questions raised on timing of allegations against General VK Singh 21-09-2013 09:40 AM

    Former Army chief General VK Singh is under scrutiny after an Indian Express report that an Army probe said Singh tried to topple the Jammu and Kashmir government. The Defence Ministry has admitted to getting the Army report but has not confirmed its contents. The BJP is questioning the timing...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 20-09-2013 11:51 PM

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  • News 360: Indian Mujahideen terror accused Afzal Usmani escapes from Mumbai Police custody 20-09-2013 09:05 PM

    An alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani on Friday escaped from Mumbai Police's custody. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police officials. ...
  • Gen VK Singh gets into controversy for trying to topple J&K govt 20-09-2013 06:20 PM

    The Indian Express has claimed that General (retired) VK Singh set up a special unit in the Army which tried to topple the Jammu and Kashmir government. ...
  • Have always worked for stability of govt: J&K minister 20-09-2013 02:40 PM

    J&K minister Ghulam Hassan Mir, who is named in the report that alleges that former Army chief General VK SIngh tried to topple the Jammu and Kashmir government, has denies the charges. ...
  • Gen VK Singh to seek legal help over charges of 'toppling' J&K govt 20-09-2013 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: 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...
  • Gen VK Singh may be probed for trying to 'topple' J&K govt 20-09-2013 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: The government has hit out at former Army chief General VK Singh alleging that he misused his official position to topple the Jammu and Kashmir government. Sources in the government have called it a serious misuse of position by General VK Singh and added that a probe will...
  • 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...
  • Ex-Army chief General VK Singh to share dais with Narendra Modi 02-09-2013 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief General VK Singh is set to share dais with Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP campaign committee chief Narendra Modi on September 15. General Singh will share dais with Modi at a rally of ex-servicemen in Rewari. However, General Singh has denied he's joining the BJP...
  • General VK Singh bribery case: CBI to file closure report, say sources 24-07-2013 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is going to file a closure report in former Army Chief General VK Singh bribery case. CBI sources have told CNN-IBN that evidence provided by General Singh is not enough to prove bribery charges against Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh. General Singh had...