Army Chief

Bangladesh names Lt General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed as next army chief

He will replace incumbent Army chief General Aziz Ahmed, who is set for his normal retirement from the date of his successor's appointment.

published on : 10th June 2021

Modernisation of Indian Army well on course: Army Chief Gen MM Naravane

Gen Naravane said that 59 contracts worth Rs 21,000 crore have been concluded since last fiscal while a number of other capital acquisition proposals are in the pipeline.

published on : 30th May 2021

Army chief Gen Naravane pays tributes to fallen heroes of Bangladesh's Liberation War

The visit comes less than two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled to the neighbouring country.

published on : 8th April 2021

India facing renewed challenges along its borders: Army Chief

He was delivering a lecture on 'Developments along the Western and Northern Borders and their Impact on the Future Road Map of the Indian Army' at Defence Services Staff College in Wellington.

published on : 6th April 2021

Pullback win-win, China's creeping forward playbook won't work: General MM Naravane

General Naravane described the Pangong disengagement as a win-win for both sides, adding it was achieved as all the organs of the government worked in tandem.

published on : 25th February 2021

Bhim Army chief meets Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border, offers help to strengthen farmers' protest

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad said farmer leader Rakesh Tikait is the 'pride of western Uttar Pradesh' and he would fight shoulder-to-shoulder with the farmer leader.

published on : 29th January 2021

Army Chief Gen Naravane leaves for UAE, Saudi Arabia

The visit by the Army chief is seen as a reflection of India's growing strategic ties with the two countries and is expected to further open up new avenues.

published on : 8th December 2020

Bhim Army chief joins protesting farmers at Delhi-Ghazipur border

"We extend our full support to our farmers. We are with them in this fight," he said.

published on : 1st December 2020

To woo Foreign Direct Investment, nation must be secure from external, internal threats: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Rawat said that the economic development in India, military modernisation and the existence of the armed forces have to go hand in hand.

published on : 1st March 2018

Pakistan, China behind influx of people from Bangladesh into Northeast: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

Referring to reports of increase in Muslim population in several districts of Assam, the Army Chief also talked about Badruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF in the state, observing that its growth has been faster

published on : 21st February 2018

Army Chief Bipin Rawat, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, NSA Ajit Doval make rare visit to Bhutan, discuss Doklam strategy 

Sources said that the two sides reviewed bilateral security and defence cooperation with focus on China's increasing military posturing and infrastructure development around the Doklam plateau.

published on : 18th February 2018

Don't see serious trouble, but forces ready for any exigency: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Doklam

The Indian Army chief's remarks come in wake of recent media reports about China apparently taking control of the northern side of the Doklam Plateau. 

published on : 17th January 2018

We work in secular environment, must be kept out of politics: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

The army chief said that of late, politicisation of the military has been taking place when it shouldn't be happening.

published on : 6th December 2017

No let up in operations against terrorists, says Army chief Bipin Rawat

In an apparent reference to Pakistan, Rawat said that how the "neighbouring country" deals with terrorist organisation is their matter "but we will keep raising this".

published on : 5th December 2017

Indian, Chinese troops in Dokalam, but not in 'eyeball-to-eyeball' contact: Army Chief General

General Rawat said there had been a disengagement of troops of both countries in Dokalam, where the two sides were locked in a stand-off that ended in August.

published on : 3rd November 2017
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