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Afghan-origin terrorists may try to enter JK once situation stabilises in Afghanistan: Army Chief

October 09, 2021 7:23 pm

At the same time, Gen MM Naravane said Indian armed forces are prepared to deal with any eventuality as they have a very strong counter-infiltration grid as well as a mechanism to check terrorist activities in the hinterland in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pune: Walk down memory lane for three chiefs of Armed Forces

August 22, 2021 9:10 am

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane are coursemates from the 56th course of the NDA.

Army chief at FTII: While hard power will always be relevant, leveraging of soft power equally important

August 07, 2021 7:23 am

Highlighting the portrayal of the jawan in Indian cinema, the Army Chief acknowledged that war movies had an “enduring impact on people of all ages, especially the youth”.

Focusing on dynamic response that is below threshold of an all-out war: Army chief

March 04, 2020 4:07 pm

Addressing a seminar on land warfare here, the Army chief said the airstrikes on Balakot demonstrated that if one was skilful, escalation does not always lead to war.

SC judgment enabling, theater commands may take longer time: Army Chief Naravane

February 20, 2020 7:19 pm

Calling the Army “champion of gender equality” Naravane said that the “Indian Army has taken the initiative to induct women in rank and file, and the first batch of 100 women soldiers is undergoing training at Corps of Military Police Center and School."

Centre should ask Army chief to include PoK in India: Shiv Sena

January 14, 2020 2:32 am

Earlier, General Naravane had said that Parliament had passed a resolution in February 1994 stating that PoK, along with entire Jammu and Kashmir, was an integral part of India.

Delhi Confidential: Cause For Concern

January 13, 2020 2:38 am

Sources said that ideally the government should have started preparing the day Naravane’s name was announced as the next chief on December 16, as the file with potential names was sent to the government immediately, but there is no word on the vice-chief’s appointment yet.

Stressing Constitution and Preamble, new Army Chief signals course correction

January 12, 2020 12:21 pm

Gen Naravane not only repeated the bit about constitutional values but added fundamental rights, when a question was put to him about statements made by his predecessor and the Eastern Army Commander in support of the CAA.

Army Chief says forces owe allegiance to core values mentioned in preamble to Constitution

January 11, 2020 2:58 pm

While addressing the media in the national capital, Naravane said, "We will have to train for the future and that is where the emphasis of our training will be."

Army chief Manoj Mukund Naravane: An officer who is known to deliver

January 05, 2020 7:05 am

A humble man who is direct and professional with colleagues and an officer who is known to deliver. Apart from his experience in counter-insurgency ops and the strike corps, these are qualities likely to hold General M M Naravane in good stead, as he takes over as Army Chief


International community must come together to fight terrorism: Army Chief

February 25, 2016 8:01 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Addressing the Claws International Seminar in the national capital on Thursday, Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh said they need to address not only methods but also factors that contribute to spread terrorism. He further said that it is necessary for international community to fight terrorism by sharing intelligence and also by adopting of training techniques from each other. He further said that this might seem tough but is not impossible.

Military operation's final phase in Waziristan begins: Pakistan army

February 25, 2016 7:54 am

Waziristan, Feb 25 (ANI): Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif ordered the commencement of the last phase of an ongoing military operation in Waziristan. The operation is aimed at clearing the remnants of terrorists from their hideouts in deeply forested ravines in order to sever their links with their abettors anywhere across the country. Sharif gave these directions during his visit to the Shawal area of North Waziristan to review the progress of the operation.