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Bipin Rawat


CDS Bipin Rawat briefs PM Narendra Modi about operation by Armed Forces in handling Covid surge

April 26, 2021 5:15 pm

The Defence Ministry mentioned in a statement that Rawat apprised Modi about nursing personnel being employed in “large numbers to complement the doctors at the hospitals”.

Will ban import of soldiers’ clothing if India can manufacture them: Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat

March 18, 2021 10:02 am

The government in August last year announced a 'negative list for imports' that restricted purchase of 101 defence items such as light combat helicopters, transport aircraft, conventional submarines and cruise missiles from foreign entities.

Mismatch in projected, allocated budget for forces, says Defence House panel report

March 17, 2021 7:52 am

According to the report, the committee expected that the MoD will “utilise this budget for developing and acquiring the most modern state of the art fighting platforms, which can match Northern and Western neighbours in the light of current security threats on the Northern frontiers of the country”.

Threats for which military must be organised come from China, Pakistan: CDS

March 05, 2021 8:34 am

The CDS pushed for infusion of more technology, development of indigenous capabilities and integration of defence assets and operations through theatre commands.

CDS, Air Force chief discuss operational issues in Ladakh

January 12, 2021 7:45 am

The visits come at a time when both sides have reduced a certain number of troops from the region.

China's PLA carrying out development work in Tibet; India ready for any eventuality: CDS Rawat

December 14, 2020 8:06 pm

The Indian Army, following the Doklam stand-off in 2017, has taken measures to ensure that the situation does not escalate there any further, he maintained.

Race for strategic places, bases in Indian Ocean region: CDS Bipin Rawat

December 11, 2020 6:58 pm

In an address at an online conference, Gen Rawat said there has been a "race for strategic places and bases" in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) which is only going to gain momentum in times to come.

Delhi Confidential: Tribute To The Fallen

October 28, 2020 2:12 pm

October 27 is celebrated as Infantry Day, as it was on this day in 1947 that first Indian soldiers had landed in Kashmir to defend against the attack from Pakistan.

Army conference begins today; security situation, Ladakh on table

October 26, 2020 3:53 am

The second leg of the Army Commanders’ Conference—which will see the participation of top officers such as the Army Chief, the Vice Chief, commanders, and principal staff officers—will be held in New Delhi till October 29.

Army, IAF chiefs visit forward areas, CDS Rawat warns of two-front threat

September 04, 2020 8:33 am

Speaking at the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) conclave Thursday, General Rawat said China and Pakistan have been collaborating militarily, economically and diplomatically.


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.