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Bipin Rawat


CDS to have key say in capital acquisitions, decide promotions

February 15, 2020 3:58 am

The DMA will not just look at jointness between the forces, but almost all work related to the Army, Air Force, Navy and the Territorial Army and will also handle the promotions within the forces.

DMA conducting studies for creation of joint commands

February 13, 2020 1:50 am

According to the sources, Lieutenant General-rank officers working in the DMA will be responsible for creation of each of the joint commands, and will report to the CDS.

Air defence, peninsular, logistics commands on the table: Gen Bipin Rawat

February 05, 2020 7:08 am

He expressed concern over the rate at which the bill for defence pensions is increasing every year, although he believes that retired soldiers, particularly from combat arms, need to be looked after once they hang their uniform.

Govt informs Rajya Sabha about role of CDS, military affairs dept

February 04, 2020 1:43 am

The government was responding to various questions regarding the functions of the CDS and the newly created Department of Military Affairs, which is headed by the CDS as secretary.

Who will de-radicalise Akhlaq, Pehlu Khan's killers, Asaduddin Owaisi asks CDS Gen Bipin Rawat

January 17, 2020 1:57 pm

On Thursday, India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat, said “girls and boys as young as 10 and 12 are now being radicalised” in Kashmir, and that those who are “completely radicalised” need to be “taken out separately” and put in deradicalisation camps.

CDS Bipin Rawat: Children being radicalised in J-K, isolate them gradually

January 17, 2020 7:14 am

Responding to a question at the Raisina Dialogue forum, Rawat said that “radicalisation can be countered” but “first, you get to the nerve of this whole thing, as to who are radicalising people”.

Will have to deal with terror like US did after 9/11 attacks: CDS Bipin Rawat

January 16, 2020 3:24 pm

Stressing that terrorism will continue as long as there are states to sponsor it, CDS Rawat said diplomatic isolation and blacklisting by Financial Action Task Force (FATF) can be good measures to deal with terror.

Dept of Military Affairs works to deliver in 100 days

January 11, 2020 7:17 am

The instructions to the DMA, which is headed by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, were passed on by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during sectoral briefings by selected secretaries earlier this week.

Express daily briefing: To cement ties before Bihar polls, BJP may get JD(U) to join govt; What are role, powers of CDS; and more

January 02, 2020 8:38 am

From the Uttar Pradesh Police registering an FIR against 17 persons for alleged rioting in Sambhal to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan saying that safe, clean and affordable lodging facilities for women travellers would be made ready in all major towns in the state, here are the top news today.

Explained: What are role, powers of CDS?

January 02, 2020 7:25 am

With General Bipin Rawat taking over as India’s first Chief of Defence Staff, a look at the structure of the Defence Ministry, and the relationship the CDS will have with the ministry and the armed forces.


General Bipin Rawat takes charge as India's first Chief of Defence Staff

January 01, 2020 3:34 pm

As CDS, General Rawat will have to facilitate restructuring of military commands for optimal utilisation of resources by bringing about jointness in operations, including through establishment of joint/ theatre commands.