The appointment of Lt. Gen. Anil Chauhan as the CDS, with the rank of general, is largely being welcomed
04 Oct 2022 1:00 AM
The Modi govt has taken as long as 9 months to fill the vacancy and announce the name of Lt Gen. Anil Chauhan (Retd) to succeed Gen. Rawat
30 Sep 2022 12:10 AM
This is for the first time that retired Lts. General, Air Marshals and Vice-Admirals will also be eligible for the post of CDS
08 Jun 2022 7:22 AM
The post fell vacant following the death of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat in the IAF helicopter crash
16 Dec 2021 9:30 AM
This piece is a personal tribute to an extraordinary general, gentleman and my battalion commanding officer
12 Dec 2021 8:29 AM
Gen Rawat's two daughters, Kritika and Tarini, performed the final rites and lit the pyre amidst a 17-gun salute by the Armed forces
10 Dec 2021 6:53 PM
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
National security adviser Ajit Doval is also reported to have attended the high-level meet
11 Sep 2020 11:41 PM
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence is chaired by BJP leader Jual Oram.
11 Sep 2020 5:34 PM
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
CDS will look at apprehended foreign defence personnel and ex-gratia compensation for land mine casualties.
20 Jan 2020 2:22 AM
He assumed charge as the nation’s first Chief of Defence Staff on Wednesday.
02 Jan 2020 1:00 AM
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
Tewari said government has started on a wrong foot on appointment and only time will unfortunately reveal implications.
31 Dec 2019 11:50 AM
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
General Rawat is completing his full three-year term as the Chief of Army Staff on December 31.
31 Dec 2019 8:44 AM
The government has extended the services of Gen. Rawat till he holds the post of CDS.
31 Dec 2019 1:49 AM
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
Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said that he wants the CDS to be an ‘empowered one’.
04 Dec 2019 2:18 AM
In this scenario, the CDS will be first among the equal with other chiefs of the services.
23 Aug 2019 3:39 AM