National Defence Academy

  • Have no axe to grind with govt: Gen VK Singh 05-01-2012 10:26 AM

    New Delhi: General VK Singh on Thursday played down the entire age row episode saying he had no axe to grind with the government. The Defence Ministry has already begun the search for the next Army chief in a bid to avoid any confusion in case General Singh quits or...
  • Antony rejects Army Chief's plea on age change 30-12-2011 08:43 PM

    New Delhi: In a major setback for Indian Army chief General VK Singh, the defence ministry on Friday rejected his statutory complaint seeking a change in his year of birth from 1950 to 1951 in the official records. The decision by Defence Minister AK Antony on the complaint has made...
  • Govt fixes Army Chief's age; to retire in 2012 21-07-2011 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: Defence ministry rejected Army chief General VK Singh's claims on his date of birth and decided his year of birth will be taken as 1950. Singh will now retire next year. Singh had earlier claimed his year of birth is 1951. There were two different dates of birth...
  • Army chief in 'age' issue, Govt to take a call 20-05-2011 06:52 AM

    New Delhi: Two different Dates of Birth for General VK Singh in official records, one with the Adjutant General's branch that lists May 10, 1951 and the other at the Military Secretary's branch that shows date of birth as May 10, 1950. The Attorney General's Branch has told the Ministry...
  • Auto driver's son fulfills father's dream, makes it to NDA 07-12-2007 01:39 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's suspended cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammed Amir will leave for Doha on Thursday to find out the outcome of the ICC hearing into spot-fixing case against them and the decision of the anti-corruption tribunal would decide which direction their careers would go. The third suspended player - pace...