General Bipin Rawat

Defence reforms at standstill as govt sits on selection of CDS

“Reforms initiated by Gen Rawat have come to a standstill. His charter included guiding Defence Preparedness which is not in focus.”

published on : 3rd August 2022

Attempt to strike right notes in poll-bound states? Biggest Padmas to Kalyan Singh, Gen Bipin Rawat

Two senior leaders of the opposition — Ghulam Nabi Azad (Congress) and Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee (CPM) — were on the list of Padma awardees announced by the Centre.

published on : 26th January 2022

Air Marshal Manavendra Singh to lead inquiry in IAF chopper crash that killed Gen Bipin Rawat, 12 others

Air Marshal Manavendra Singh is currently the Air Officer Commander in Chief, Training Command which takes care of the entire training related issues of the Indian Air Force.

published on : 9th December 2021

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

Using human shield is not Indian Army norm: General Bipin Rawat

He also dismisses criticism that the Army is trigger-happy, but says the level of violence in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be brought down for any meaningful dialogue with stakeholders.

published on : 8th June 2017

Human shield issue: Dirty war in Kashmir has to be fought with innovative ways, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Gen Rawat said that as the Army chief, it was his duty to lift the morale of the army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir and he did it by awarding Major Gogoi.

published on : 28th May 2017