Saturday, Feb 04, 2023

Chief of Defence Staff


Armed Forces give shape to contours of theatre plans

January 22, 2023 7:09 am

One of the top proposals being considered is to create joint theatre commands based on India’s adversaries in the neighbourhood to begin with, as against the four defined theatre commands planned earlier.

Southern Command hosts seminar on first death anniversary of General Bipin Rawat

December 09, 2022 12:56 pm

The memorial event was conducted in the form of a seminar on the theme 'Transformation Imperatives for Indian Armed Forces' conceptualised to dwell upon the issues that were close to General Bipin Rawat.

In creating new joint command structures, new CDS must proceed with caution

November 01, 2022 5:58 am

Contrary to popular impression, the appointment of a CDS did not call for the immediate creation of theatre commands

CDS, three service chiefs visit their alma mater NDA in Pune

October 21, 2022 6:01 pm

The CDS and the three chiefs paid homage at the Hut of Remembrance at the NDA to honour the brave alumni of the tri-services academy who made supreme sacrifice in service of the nation.

Delhi Police provides Z+ security to CDS Anil Chauhan on MHA's order

October 03, 2022 7:08 pm

Chauhan became India's new Chief of Defence Staff on Friday.

The Agnipath challenge for India's new Chief of Defence Staff

October 06, 2022 8:46 am

P R Shankar writes: Converting poorly-planned and flawed scheme into a success will be General Anil Chauhan’s acid test

The challenge for the new Chief of Defence Staff

September 30, 2022 5:18 pm

Lt Gen Chauhan will need to build on his predecessor's plan for modernisation of forces, hit the ground running

With the appointment of Anil Chauhan, what should the agenda for the new CDS be?

September 30, 2022 5:15 pm

Arjun Subramaniam writes: General Chauhan must not hesitate to speak truth to power: He must take tough decisions and hold national interest above all else

Your Daily Wrap: Govt bans PFI; Lt Gen Anil Chouhan is new CDS; and more

September 28, 2022 8:55 pm

From PFI dissolving the organisation following ban order to senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh likely to contest the October 17 election for the party president’s post, here are the top stories of the day.

Appointment of Chief of Defence Staff will be made soon: Rajnath Singh

June 14, 2022 2:09 pm

This comes six months after General Bipin Rawat, India's first Chief of Defence Staff, died in a helicopter crash in December 2021.


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.