Defence budget not sufficient to cater committed payment: Army vice chief

The marginal increase in Budget Estimates barely accounts for inflation and does not even cater for the taxes, says army's vice chief, Lieutenant General Sarath Chand.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 13th, 2018

Despite the Himalayas, China a threat for India, says Army Vice-Chief Chand

He said that a large amount of China's defence spending remains undeclared.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 25th, 2017

Defence modernisation hurdles: If Budget is to blame, so is Army leadership

While the govt needs to be condemned for its lackadaisical treatment of defence, army leadership cannot escape the blame either.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 22nd, 2018

Loaded comments: Serving defence officials should avoid political remarks

The army chief's disregard for the proprieties of his office has evidently acted as a signal for loquaciousness down the ranks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 1st, 2018

Mohan Bhagwat is right: Army not ready for war and defence budget no good

No funding for changed approach to warfighting in a nuclearised backdrop that has birthed the Cold Start doctrine.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 12th, 2018

Time has not come for any rethink on AFSPA: Army chief Bipin Rawat

Talks might have taken place between the defence and home ministries on the 'need to remove or dilute at least some provisions' of AFSPA.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 28th, 2018

Parliamentary panel raps govt over inadequate fund allocation for defence

It said the capital allocation to the Army in the budget estimate was Rs 25,254 crore against a projection of Rs 42,500 crore.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 19th, 2017

Navy to double aircraft fleet to 500 in 10 years, says Sunil Lanba

The Navy chief said the defence wing is committed to the government's 'Make in India' programme.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 16th, 2017

Keep military out of politics, says army chief; defence expert concurs

Defence expert PK Saighal said: India armed forces have been totally secular and apolitical.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 7th, 2017

US defence sec Mattis arrives in Pak to discuss Trump"s south Asia policy

James Mattis is expected to hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief Gen Qamar Jawed Bajwa......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 4th, 2017

6 smart borrowing tips for holiday shoppers

Holiday spending can strain anyone’s budget without proper planning, but there are a few tips and tricks that can help stretch a tight budget and avoid unnecessary costs. Dona Svehla, chief lending officer, and Christel Ventura, assistant vice presid.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Zimbabwe: Tanks Head for Harare as Robert Mugabe Row With Army Chief Fuels Coup Rumors

Mugabe recently fired his former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, sparking accusations he was preparing to hand over power to his wife......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 14th, 2017

Nukes can"t deter 2-front war with China, Pakistan: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Rawat said that believing there was no threat of war would impact defence preparedness.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 7th, 2017

Defence ministry trims Army flab; 57,000 soldiers will shift to combat roles

Shekatkar Committee reforms to shave Rs 25,000 cr off defence budget.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 30th, 2017

Defence ministry trims Army flab; 57,000 soldiers to shift to combat roles

Shekatkar Committee reforms to shave Rs 25,000 cr off defence budget.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 30th, 2017

Defence ministry slashes army flab; 57,000 soldiers to move to combat roles

Shekatkar Committee reforms to shave Rs 25,000 cr off defence budget.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 30th, 2017

Vice Chiefs of all armed services get financial powers for security upgrade

This comes days after ministry decided to delegate financial power to the Army Vice Chief.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 28th, 2017

Himalayas can"t save India from China, need military power: Army Vice-Chief

Said, 'On the North, we have China with a large landmass, huge resources, large standing Army'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 26th, 2017

Rahul ticks off Dikshit for remarks on Army chief

The Congress was on the back foot on Monday, with the ruling BJP criticising it for the offensive remarks made by its former MP Sandeep Dikshit against Army chief Bipin Rawat. Congress vice-presiden........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJun 12th, 2017

​Q&A: Army Vice Chief Gen. Daniel Allyn talks veterans, West Point, industry and military

On April 10, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Phil W. Hudson sat down with the 35th Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army General Daniel B. Allyn at The Arthur M . Blank Family Office in Atlanta. Allyn was in Atlanta for AMB Group LLC's inaugural CEO Sym.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2017

Army chief bats for fast-tracking defence products procurement

Batting for fast-tracking of procurement of high-tech equipment and products for the armed forces, Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat said on Thursday future warfare will become more complex and technol........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMar 23rd, 2017