Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicArmy chief Bipin Rawat

Topic: Army chief Bipin Rawat

CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, wife, 11 others die in IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu

14 people, including CDS Rawat and his wife, were on board the Indian Air Force Mi-17V5 chopper which crashed in the forest area between Coimbatore and Sulur.

India showed political will to uphold national interests during unprovoked assault: CDS Rawat

Gen Bipin Rawat said India is facing multiple security threats and challenges, and asserted that the country will have to develop capabilities to deal with such challenges

Gen Rawat’s driving test for defence industry on Times Now, Zee News on ‘Pawar-Shah meet’

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

PM Modi’s concern for public properties, people’s ‘trust deficit’ & Army chief’s ‘stunts’

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

India was ready to retaliate had Pakistan hit military installation post-Balakot: Army chief

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat says Indian troops are always prepared for any escalation along the LoC.

Chief of Defence Staff must be suitably empowered, says Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh

The name of the first CDS is likely to be announced this month and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat is a front-runner for the position.

New Chief of Army Staff to be announced soon, 3 names sent to PM Modi

First Chief of Defence Staff will also be named shortly. Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat continues to be the front-runner for the post.

Pakistan Army says General Bipin Rawat ‘provoking war’ through ‘irresponsible’ statements

At a recent event, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat had said PoK is a “terrorist-controlled” part of Pakistan.

Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir controlled by terrorists, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Army chief General Rawat said Pakistan was attempting to disrupt normalcy in Kashmir, and added it had illegally occupied Gilgit-Baltistan & PoK.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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