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Army Chief


Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif to consult his brother Nawaz Sharif on Army chief's appointment

September 18, 2022 12:55 pm

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, 61, would retire on November 29.

‘No rollback of Agnipath, aspirants will have to pledge they didn’t participate in arson, vandalism’

June 19, 2022 7:50 pm

Warning those aspirants who want to join the services under the scheme, Lt Gen Anil Puri, Additional Secretary, Department of Military Affairs, said during the press conference that those who are participating in the protests and indulging in arson or vandalism will not be recruited.

Army Chief on 3-day visit to forward areas in Himachal, Uttarakhand

June 10, 2022 9:45 pm

This is the Army Chief's maiden visit to the central sector of India-China border.

Army chief Gen Manoj Pande sets priorities: Resolution to standoff, operational preparedness

May 02, 2022 7:03 am

Gen Pande said his priority would be to ensure high standards of operational preparedness. His effort would be to leverage new technologies through the process of indigenisation, he said.

All eyes on announcement of next CDS, Army chief

April 18, 2022 1:47 am

The appointment has been vacant since the untimely and tragic death of Gen Bipin Rawat in a helicopter crash in December 2021.

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."


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.