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Bipin Rawat


CDS Bipin Rawat to donate Rs 50,000 every month for 1 year to PM-CARES fund

May 24, 2020 1:56 pm

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat earlier joined Armed Forces personnel and employees from the Defence Ministry in donating a day’s salary to the Centre's COVID-19 relief fund

Chief of Defence Staff must ensure patient decisions on complex issues

March 06, 2020 9:50 am

The CDS is only the “first amongst equals” and it is essential that the views of the service chiefs are also taken into account, particularly if they are contrarian.

Explained: How to unify defence resources

February 25, 2020 1:44 pm

Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat is working on a timeline for the rollout of joint commands of the Army, Navy and Air Force. What are the existing commands in India, and how will jointness help?

On CDS table: new commands, staggered purchase of warjets, subs

February 18, 2020 7:36 am

General Bipin Rawat said he was in favour of staggered procurement of big-ticket capital acquisitions like 114 fighter jets for the IAF and submarines for the Navy.

India looking to set up separate theatre command for J&K: CDS Gen Rawat

February 17, 2020 1:45 pm

The Indian Air Force will helm the air defence command and all-long range missiles as well as air defence assets will come under it.

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.


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.