All Afghan nationals henceforth must travel to India only on e-Visa in view of the prevailing situation
At present, the three armed forces have together 17 commands with Army and Air Force having seven commands each and Navy has three commands.
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
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.
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.
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.