NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY

  • Pune: Four arrested for hunting inside NDA campus March 18, 2013

    Pune: At least four hunters who had intruded the high-security thickly-forested campus of the National Defence Academy for killing wild animals were apprehended with their dogs on Sunday, an official said. Sandeep Sonar, 32, Amit Sonar, 26, Shanker Parge, 24, and Devshanker Wangale, 21, were apprehended around 7.45 am by the...
  • NDA scam: CBI may question Lt Gen Jatinder Singh August 1, 2012

    New Delhi: After getting Defence Ministry's nod to probe the alleged role of former NDA commandant Lt Gen Jatinder Singh in the recruitment scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to question him soon in connection with the case. Singh was earlier transferred out of the National Defence Academy...
  • Cashforjobs: NDA excommandant to be grilled July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The money trail in the cashforjobs case at the prestigious defence training institute, the National Defence Academy, has reached former commandant Lieutenant General Jatinder Singh. Lt General Jatinder Singh will be questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case. Sources say that the CBI may seek...
  • NDA recruitment scam: Colonel among 6 arrested June 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Busting a major recruitment scam in the prestigious National Defence Academy, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested six people, including a serving Colonel, for allegedly receiving bribe for jobs and claimed to have recovered Rs 1.76 crore from different locations in connection with the case. Acting on a...
  • NDA entrance results declared, Bangalore boy tops May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The results for National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy entrance examinations for the year 2011 were declared on Wednesday. Pranav Prakash Tejasvi of Rashtriya Military School, Bangalore has topped the list of successful candidates. Eight hundred thirtyseven candidates have cleared the exams on the basis of the results...
  • Have no axe to grind with govt: Gen VK Singh January 5, 2012

    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 December 30, 2011

    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 it...
  • Govt fixes Army Chief's age; to retire in 2012 July 21, 2011

    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 for Army...
  • Army chief in 'age' issue, Govt to take a call May 20, 2011

    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...
  • Army's recruitment headache may take 20 years to heal October 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The Army faces a shortage of 11,500 officers because of low recruitments at military academies and a high rate of premature retirements, and it may take 20 years to fill up the vacancies. In an internal study, the Army has said the projection was conditional and the vacancies could...
  • Malegaon blast: UP religious leader an NDA dropout November 13, 2008

    New Delhi/Mumbai Self styled spiritual guru Dayanand Pandey alias Swami Amritanand Dev, who was arrested on Wednesday by Maharashtra AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) in Kanpur in connection with the September 29 Malegaon bomb blast, has been taken to Mumbai for further investigation. The ATS has got threeday transit remand for Pandey to...
  • Auto driver's son fulfills father's dream, makes it to NDA December 7, 2007

    Pune: It has been a long, bumpy ride, but autorickshaw driver Chandrakant Gholap has finally brought Krishnant to his destination the National Defence Academy (NDA). Gholap's son has made it to the merit list of the prestigious defence institute and for his family, it is an occasion to...