GENERAL VK SINGH

  • Tatra scam: Lt Gen Tejinder Singh moves Delhi High Court against arrest September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General (Retd) Tejinder Singh filed a bail application in the Delhi High Court on Monday after he was arrested on the orders of a Delhi court in the Tatra scam case. Lt Gen (retd) Singh has been accused of allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to then Army...
  • Supreme Court refuses to stay appointment of General Suhag as next Army Chief July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has refused to stay the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief after a petition was filed by Lieutenant General Ravi Dastane challenging the appointment of General Suhag as the next Army Chief. The previous UPA government had cleared the name...
  • Centre defends Lt Gen Suhag's promotion, criticises its own minister Gen VK Singh June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is standing by the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief and has criticised its own minister General (Retired) VK Singh in the process. The government filed an affidavit in response to a plea challenging Suhag's appointment. The petitioner...
  • Priority is to take the Look East policy forward: General VK Singh May 29, 2014

    Former Army Chief General VK Singh took charge as the Minister for Development of the North East region. He said his priority is to take the Look East policy forward to enhance development in the region. ...
  • Whatever responsibility I'm given in the NDA, I'll fulfil it: VK Singh May 17, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Former Army chief and BJP leader General VK Singh created history on Friday by winning by a margin of 5.67 lakh votes in Ghaziabad. The number stands tall as the second highest after Narendra Modi's margin in Vadodra. Speaking to CNNIBN, General Singh said that he owes the victory...
  • VK Singh fumes as UPA proposes Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag for Army chief April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief and BJP's Ghaziabad candidate General VK Singh on Tuesday hit out at the UPA government, accusing it of violating democratic norms by pushing the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief. General Singh has asked for another enquiry on an alleged fake...
  • Gen VK Singh attacks Centre, says Naval Chief appointment unethical April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Retired Army Chief and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate General VK Singh has attacked the Centre for appointing the Naval Chief during the general elections. He has described the decision as 'unethical'. General Singh said, "The UPA's appointment of a new Naval Chief when it has just a month...
  • 2014 elections about development, not polarisation: General VK Singh April 8, 2014

    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 polarisation. He...
  • Joined BJP because it is the only nationalist party: General VK Singh March 19, 2014

    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 March 18, 2014

    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 March 4, 2014

    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 February 27, 2014

    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 Satyapal...
  • 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. ...
  • After exDGMO, Antony says Army units' movement a routine drill February 21, 2014

    Two years after reports were published on how the govt feared a coup by the army under General VK singh's command, exDGMO 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 January 10, 2014

    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 December 13, 2013

    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 described...
  • Gen VK Singh takes a dig at Kejriwal at Anna Hazare's fast venue December 13, 2013

    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 October 1, 2013

    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 Last Word: Has Gen VK Singh raised disturbing questions about the Army's role in Kashmir? September 24, 2013

    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 September 24, 2013

    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 September 24, 2013

    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 September 24, 2013

    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 said...
  • NC dares Gen VK Singh to name J&K ministers who were paid money September 24, 2013

    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? September 23, 2013

    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 September 22, 2013

    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 Singh...
  • Report of me trying to topple J&K govt motivated: General VK Singh September 21, 2013

    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 September 21, 2013

    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 September 20, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Indian Mujahideen terror accused Afzal Usmani escapes from Mumbai Police custody September 20, 2013

    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 September 20, 2013

    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. ...