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Rajnath meets Yediyurappa, holds review meeting regarding preparations for Aero India show
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Army Day celebrations held at Delhi's parade ground
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Army Day: CDS Gen Rawat, Chiefs of armed forces pay tribute at National War Memorial
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Rajnath Singh lays wreath on occasion of Armed Forces Veterans Day
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'Will win war through indigenous weapons in future': Gen Bipin Rawat
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'Nepal free to act independently in international affairs': CDS Rawat
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‘Learn from Sri Lanka’: CDS Gen Bipin Rawat cautions Nepal on ties with China
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‘Fully prepared for any eventuality’: Gen Bipin Rawat on faceoff with China
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‘India’s approach to security should be multilateral one’: CDS Bipin Rawat
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CDS General Bipin Rawat, Army chief greet veteran community"Veterans have been our strength and source of our motivation. Armed Forces have displayed courage in times of conflict and compassion to support the people of our nation. These are the virtues..
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat visits forward areas in Arunachal PradeshChief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Saturday visited several air bases located in forward areas near the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh and took stock of India's overall security..
CDS Rawat visits forward bases along China border, says those fighting against Indian forces will be destroyedVisiting the forward military bases along the China border on completion of one year as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said he was confident that those fighting the..
Nepal must learn from Lanka, be vigilant about China: CDSNepal should learn from other countries like Sri Lanka and stay vigilant in its dealings with China, said chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday, in remarks that may not go down well..
China's PLA carrying out devpt work in Tibet; India ready for any eventuality: CDS Bipin RawatChief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat stated on Monday that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is carrying out development activities in Tibet Autonomous Region of China, amid the..
We are fully prepared for any eventuality: CDS Bipin RawatThe Chief of Defence Staff was speaking at the launch of the first project 17-A Frigate Warship from GRSE Yard in Kolkata.
Every nation will continue to prepare for ensuring its security based on strategic interest: Bipin Rawat
Race is on for strategic bases in Indian Ocean Region, says CDS Bipin RawatSpeaking on the theme of "Contesting the Indo Pacific for Global Domination", Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Friday said the world is witnessing a race for strategic bases in the Indian..
Over 120 warships deployed in Indian Ocean Region: CDS Gen Bipin RawatCDS Rawat highlighted the importance of the Indian Ocean Region, stating that so far, it has remained peaceful despite being under contestation.
PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with jawans in JaisalmerPM Narendra Modi will travel to Rajasthan's Jaisalmer on Saturday to keep his annual Diwali date with the armed forces. The first stop in his Diwali schedule will be the Jaisalmer IAF station for an..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate Diwali with soldiers on Jaisalmer borderPrime Minister can visit the Jaisalmer border of Rajasthan this time to celebrate Diwali. Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, Army Chief MM Narvane, may also accompany the Prime Minister during this..
Adversaries may take advantage if we do not have strong armed forces: CDS General Bipin RawatThe Indian armed forces are operating in a very complex, and uncertain environment and they must continue to enhance capabilities for peace in the region as India's adversaries may take advantage if..
LAC crisis: Can't rule out border tensions escalating into larger conflict, says General Bipin RawatIndia will not allow China to shift the Line of Actual Control westwards in eastern Ladakh, and though the prospects of a full-scale war are low, border tensions and intrusions escalating into a larger..
Border dispute tense, can't rule out possibility of war with China: CDS Bipin RawatIndia and China have been engaged in a worst seven-month-long border dispute at the LAC. Despite several levels of dialogue, there has not been any breakthrough.
Will not accept any shift in LAC: Gen Bipin RawatThe CDS also laid reiterated India's position on the LAC, saying "Our posturing is unambiguous; we will not accept any shift in Line of Actual Control."
New proposals to raise retirement age aimed at welfare of frontline troops: CDS RawatThe new proposals to enhance retirement age of both officers and jawans in several branches were aimed at the welfare of the frontline combat soldiers, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat said..
China Study Group discusses seventh Corps Commanders meet amid LAC stand-offThe group that includes NSA Ajit Doval, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, CDS Bipin Rawat and other top Indian officials, met for 90 minutes. The meeting comes..
Head of Afghan peace council Abdullah Abdullah holds talks with NSA DovalIn the talks, Doval was accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Army Chief Gen MM Naravane, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Joint Secretary (Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran..
Rajnath Singh launches Defence India Startup Challenge-4, releases PMA guidelines for iDEXApart from Singh, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat also participated in the event, being held via video conferencing."DISC-4 challenge will surge ahead of its earlier editions and..
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Bipin Rawat appears before parliamentary panel on defenceAmid a prolonged standoff between India and China along the LAC in Ladakh, Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on Friday appeared before a parliamentary panel on defence
LAC face-off: Defence minister Rajnath Singh holds review meet with NSA Doval, top military brassAccording to defence ministry officials, the defence minister held a security review meeting with NSA Ajit Doval, chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat and the three services chiefs to discuss the..
CDS favours reform of defence PSUs; says some vintage military platforms can be exportedChief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Wednesday called for revamping India's defence public sector undertakings and ordnance factories with a focus on improving their work culture and enhancing..
India's security would be maintained in 'extended neighbourhood' as well: Gen RawatIn the emerging defence paradigm, India's security would be maintained not only along the northern and western borders but in the strategic space of the “extended neighbourhood” as well, Chief of..
Pak will suffer 'heavy losses' if it takes advantage of situation at Ladakh with China: CDS General Bipin RawatChief Of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on Thursday warned Pakistan of severe repercussions if they try to take advantage of the border situation in Ladakh with China. He stated that Islamabad could..
Must plan for two-pronged conflict, says General Bipin RawatThe Indian armed forces are capable of suitably dealing with China’s aggressive actions along the Line of Actual Control, chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday, while sternly..
India's armed forces capable of dealing with Chinese actions in best suitable ways: General Rawat
Armed forces committed to hand-hold domestic defence industry: Gen RawatIndia's armed forces are committed to hand-hold the domestic industry in developing next generation military platforms and equipment to make the country self reliant in defence manufacturing, Chief of..
Military options are open if China talks fail, says RawatIn a clear signal of intent to China, CDS Bipin Rawat said the Indian armed forces "remain prepared for military actions" if "peaceful efforts" through talks did not succeed in restoring the status quo..
India prepared to look at any military option if no result from talks on border standoff with China, says CDS RawatIndia's armed forces are prepared to look at any military option if the extensive talks to restore status quo ante along the LAC did not yield any positive result, CDS Gen Bipin Rawat has said on the..
If talks fail, India has 'military options' to deal with Chinese transgressions: CDS RawatCDS General Bipin Rawat, however, refused to discuss in detail the military options that India could exercise to push back the transgressions by the Chinese Army in Ladakh sector.
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Ready for long haul in Ladakh: Army to parliamentary panelThe Indian armed forces are prepared for the long haul in eastern Ladakh since the de-escalation process with China is likely to be a long-drawn affair, the country’s military brass has told a..
Ready for long haul on LAC with China and deployment in harsh winters: Indian Military to Parliamentary panelThe top Indian military brass has informed a Parliamentary panel that it was ready for a long haul on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and is prepared for deployment in the harsh winters in..
Rajnath Singh to meet CDS General Bipin Rawat, three service chiefs to discuss India-China border disputeThe meeting will also focus on the overall security situation of the country.
Comments on medical facility in Leh ‘malicious’, says ArmyThe Army has rejected as “malicious and unsubstantiated” the allegations by “some quarters” on social media and elsewhere about PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the military hospital at Leh being..
India-China faceoff: CDS General Bipin Rawat to reach Leh today: SourcesGeneral Rawat's visit holds importance since it comes in the wake of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Ladakh being rescheduled.
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Rajnath Singh holds meeting with CDS Bipin Rawat, 3 service chiefsThe meeting comes a day after it was confirmed that 20 Indian Army personnel were killed in a violent clash with Chinese troops in the Galwan valley area in Eastern Ladakh on Monday.
Defence minister holds back-to-back meetings with military brass over Ladakh situationThe first meeting Singh held was attended by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and the three service chiefs, and it carried out a comprehensive review of..
Rajnath Singh meets Jaishankar, CDS Bipin Rawat, service chiefs over developments in Galwan Valley, LadakhDefence minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting with chief of defence staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, the three service chiefs and external affairs minister (EAM) S Jaishankar over the recent..
CDS briefs Rajnath Singh on stand-off situation in LadakhDuring the meeting, a plan is being drawn out to deal with issues that continue to be a cause of concern for India. The meeting went on for over an hour where General Bipin Rawat briefed Singh about..
India's top military brass meets PM Modi amid escalating border tension with ChinaIn the midst of escalating border tension between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Chief of..
CDS Gen Bipin Rawat to donate Rs 50,000 every month for one year to PM CaresGeneral Rawat has already been contributing since April and will continue it till March next year.
India seeks local warplanes as overseas purchase plan stallsThe IAF is finalizing plans to induct indigenously made Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas to boost the capability of its aging combat aircraft fleet, Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat said in an interview..
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Forces must shun imports, go for ‘Make In India’, says Gen Bipin RawatThe armed forces have to get rid of their dependence on exorbitant foreign weapon systems & ensure that ‘Make in India’ does not remain a slogan, General Bipin Rawat told TOI in an exclusive..
Armed forces to salute COVID-19 warriors across India on May 3On Friday, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat announced that the armed forces will show solidarity to the corona warriors on May 3.
Not proper to conclude that coronavirus result of biological warfare: CDSChief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat on Friday said it was not proper to conclude that the coronavirus is the result of a biological warfare and there was a need to wait for finding the answer about..
Armed forces to conduct fly-pasts, shower petals on hospitals in gratitude to corona warriorsThe armed forces will express their gratitude to all "corona warriors" by conducting fly-pasts, showering petals on hospitals treating Covid-19 patients and illuminating naval vessels, Chief of Defence..