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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 16, 2017 5:07 pm