M M Naravane

Hopeful of de-escalation of tension in eastern Ladakh: Army chief on LAC standoff

In an address at a seminar, the army chief said senior military commanders of India and China are holding talks to iron out modalities for deescalation of tension in eastern Ladakh.

published on : 11th November 2020

Problems would be resolved through dialogue: PM Oli to Indian Army chief

Gen Naravane's three-day visit to Nepal was largely aimed at resetting bilateral ties that came under severe strain following a bitter border row between the two countries.

published on : 6th November 2020

General Naravane conferred honorary rank of General of Nepali Army

He was also presented a sword and scroll during the function held at the President's official residence 'ShitalNiwas' in Kathmandu.

published on : 5th November 2020

 Army Chief Naravane and Foreign Secretary Shringla to travel to Myanmar on Sunday

Myanmar is one of India's strategic neighbours and shares a 1,640-km-long border with a number of northeastern states including militancy-hit Nagaland and Manipur.

published on : 3rd October 2020

Government's high-power China Study Group carries out comprehensive review of situation in eastern Ladakh

Army Chief Gen. M M Naravane briefed the meeting about the fresh face-offs between Indian and Chinese troops at both the north and south bank of the Pangong lake.

published on : 19th September 2020

Army Chief visits J&K to assess situation along LoC

During his interaction with soldiers deployed in the high altitude areas, he appreciated their high morale and complimented them on their response to Pakistan's ceasefire violations.

published on : 18th September 2020

Army chief reviews operational preparedness along Punjab border

During Tuesday's visit, General Naravane was accompanied by Lt General R P Singh, Army Commander, Western Command, the statement said.

published on : 14th July 2020

India-China standoff: Army Chief visits forward areas in Ladakh; takes stock of ground situation

Gen Naravane took stock of the Army's combat preparedness in four forward areas and interacted with soldiers deployed there besides holding detailed deliberations with ground commanders.

published on : 24th June 2020

Galwan Valley clash: Army Chief to visit Ladakh to take stock of ground situation

The situation along the border deteriorated following the Galwan Valley clashes as the two sides significantly bolstered their deployments in most areas along the 3,500-km de facto border.

published on : 23rd June 2020

People fed up with militancy in Jammu and Kashmir: Army Chief Naravane

Army Chief General M M Naravane also said a majority of the recent anti-terrorist operations were based on information provided by locals.

published on : 13th June 2020

Ladakh standoff: Meetings with China have led to disengagement at LAC, says Army Chief

The Army chief also said both sides have begun to disengage in a phased manner and the process has started from the north.

published on : 13th June 2020

India deploys more troops as China digs in Eastern Ladakh

Analysts say Indian side ignored increased Chinese activity along Line of Actual Control 

published on : 24th May 2020

Will not allow combat readiness to be impacted by financial constraints: Army chief

General Naravane said a directive has been received from the government to cut expenditure by 20 per cent in the first quarter of 2020-21 and the Army is implementing it.

published on : 16th May 2020

Armed forces to conduct fly-pasts, shower petals on hospitals in gratitude to corona warriors

Addressing a special press briefing along with the three service chiefs, Gen Rawat said the nation stood together and showed resilience in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 1st May 2020