Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicBipin Rawat

Topic: Bipin Rawat

Army’s Kibithu base in Arunachal Pradesh renamed after first CDS, late General Bipin Rawat

The event to rename the station was attended by state Governor Brig BD Mishra (Retd) and Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu, senior dignitaries & daughters of the late CDS.

Choice pool for CDS shouldn’t have been expanded. Unless it’s about finding a loyal follower

Opening the choice for CDS outside of serving or ex-chiefs can unleash the demons of ambitions and cut-throat competition to impress the political leadership.

Modi govt must utilise the pause period in CDS Rawat’s replacement and fine-tune the role

Two aspects deserve a closer look: Should India continue with the triple-hatted appointment of the CDS? What should be the scope of their operational mandate?

Rehman Malik, Pakistani politician whose comments riled Indian leaders—Babri Masjid to 26/11

Known for his recurring anti-India comments, Malik once tagged ‘UNO game’ instead of the United Nations, over the Kashmir issue.

CDS Bipin Rawat’s successor ‘unlikely to be named soon’

Former Army chief General Bipin Rawat was India’s first CDS and took charge on 1 January 2020. He passed away in a helicopter crash last month, along with 13 others.

General Bipin Rawat’s funeral, Putin’s visit to India and more — the news in photos

Here are the pictures captured by ThePrint photographers from across the country.

General Rawat was a transformer and not a mere reformer – a tribute from a vocal critic

General Rawat, like all soldiers, understood that critique is never personal, it is professional. He even wrote to me when I criticised him.

Bipin Rawat to Galwan, what kept China occupied this week. And why Taiwan is losing friends

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

‘Jaldi milte hain’: Last words Gen. Bipin Rawat, an officer on a mission, said to me last week

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Bodies of 5 more armed forces personnel killed in IAF chopper crash identified

The personnel whose bodies were identified in the last few hours are JWO Pradeep, Wing Commander PS Chauhan, JWO Rana Pratap Das, Lance Naik B Sai Teja and Lance Naik Vivek Kumar.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.