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Chief of Defence Staff

India may set up a rocket force: Chief of Defence Staff

In China, the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF) controls its strategic land-based nuclear and conventional missile forces

16 Sep 2021 7:30 AM

Rajnath Singh takes stock of situation along LAC in meeting with service chiefs

National security adviser Ajit Doval is also reported to have attended the high-level meet

11 Sep 2020 11:41 PM

CDS Bipin Rawat appears before standing committee on defence amid border row with China

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence is chaired by BJP leader Jual Oram.

11 Sep 2020 5:34 PM

CDS outlines new military commands

Rawat said that Navy’s eastern and western command could be combined under one commander, the Peninsular Command as India face threats like 26/11.

18 Feb 2020 6:18 AM

Chief of Defence Staff will have a wider horizon

CDS will look at apprehended foreign defence personnel and ex-gratia compensation for land mine casualties.

20 Jan 2020 2:22 AM

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Military stays away from politics: CDS

He assumed charge as the nation’s first Chief of Defence Staff on Wednesday.

02 Jan 2020 1:00 AM

PM Modi congratulates first CDS Bipin Rawat calls him 'outstanding officer'

On Tuesday, General Bipin Rawat received the guard of honour from all the three forces after demitting office as Army chief.

01 Jan 2020 3:22 PM

'Started on wrong foot': Cong questions General Rawat's role as CDS

Tewari said government has started on a wrong foot on appointment and only time will unfortunately reveal implications.

31 Dec 2019 11:50 AM

Will plan strategy, says General Bipin Rawat on new role as first CDS

General Rawat expressed confidence that General Ashok Narawane, who will be stepping in his shoes, will take Army to new heights.

31 Dec 2019 11:45 AM

Army chief Bipin Rawat appointed as India's first Chief of Defence staff

General Rawat is completing his full three-year term as the Chief of Army Staff on December 31.

31 Dec 2019 8:44 AM

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Govt picks General Bipin Rawat as India’s first CDS

The government has extended the services of Gen. Rawat till he holds the post of CDS.

31 Dec 2019 1:49 AM

India to get chief of defence staff; will be 4-star Gen

The CDS will also be the principal military adviser to the defence minister on tri-services (involving Army, Navy and Air Force) issues.

25 Dec 2019 1:32 AM

CDS should have power to take a call: Service chiefs

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said that he wants the CDS to be an ‘empowered one’.

04 Dec 2019 2:18 AM

Panel set up to look into various aspects of CDS

In this scenario, the CDS will be first among the equal with other chiefs of the services.

23 Aug 2019 3:39 AM

After CDS, several key military reforms needed

The Modi government deserves kudos for taking some historic decisions.

22 Aug 2019 1:32 AM

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Thought provoking, extremely courageous: Shatrughan Sinha on PM Modi's I-Day speech

The actor-turned-politician tweeted that Modi certainly deserved to be applauded and appreciated.

18 Aug 2019 2:20 PM

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