MM Naravane

Revolution in bureaucratic affairs needed to bring Defence modernisation, says Army Chief

Gen Naravane also talked about twin challenges of Covid-19 pandemic and the "belligerence" on the northern borders last year.  

published on : 21st January 2021

Don't test Indian Army's patience: Gen MM Naravane sends clear message to China, Pakistan

In May last year, the Chinese People's Liberation Army unilaterally tried to change the status quo at multiple locations along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh.

published on : 15th January 2021

Indian Army to hold ground at LAC till needed, says General Naravane

While expressing the hope that an amicable solution can be reached through “dialogue and discussion”, the Army chief said, “If talks are prolonged, so be it.

published on : 13th January 2021

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane begins rare visit to South Korea; holds talks with top military brass

They said the focus of the talks was to further strengthen strategic and defence cooperation between the countries.

published on : 28th December 2020

Army chief visits forward posts in Ladakh; reviews situation amid India-China standoff

Nearly 50,000 troops of the Indian Army are deployed in a high state of combat readiness in various mountainous locations in eastern Ladakh in sub-zero temperatures.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Army chief General Naravane holds talks with UAE's Land Forces Commander on defence cooperation

Gen. Naravane is currently on a six-day tour of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, in a first-ever visit by a head of the Indian Army to the two strategically important Gulf countries.

published on : 11th December 2020

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

Terrorists making attempt to disrupt DDC polls in Jammu & Kashmir: Army Chief General MM Naravane

He also said that terrorism emanating from across the border continues to be a serious threat and that it was not abating despite all the efforts being made to check it.

published on : 29th November 2020

Welcome bilateral efforts to reset ties with Nepal

He also sacked his hawkish defence minister Ishwar Pokhrel, who is said to have opposed the invite to the plain-talking Indian Army Chief.

published on : 6th November 2020

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane arrives in Nepal on crucial visit

Gen Naravane said he was eagerly looking forward to the visit and exuded confidence that it will go a long way in strengthening the "bonds of friendship" between the armies of the two countries

published on : 4th November 2020

Gen Naravane to break ice in strained ties with Nepal 

Army Chief General MM Naravane’s visit to Nepal on November 5 could ease the tension between India and Nepal and is likely to set the stage for foreign secretary-level talks, sources said.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane scheduled to visit Nepal from Nov 4-6 with aim to reset ties

The Lipulekh pass is a far western point near Kalapani, a disputed border area between Nepal and India.

published on : 25th October 2020

Army commanders to deliberate on long-pending reforms, situation in Eastern Ladakh at 4-day conference

The conference will be chaired by Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane and all top commanders will attend it.

published on : 18th October 2020

Shringla, Indian Army chief meet Suu Kyi amid border standoff with China

Shringla and Naravane are on a two-day visit to Myanmar, a first where the foreign secretary and the Army chief are a part of the delegation together.

published on : 6th October 2020

T-90 tanks near LAC as Indian Army gears up for winter

The troops have to maintain combat readiness through the treacherous winter of around four months, military sources said.

published on : 28th September 2020
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