Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicCDS Bipin Rawat

Topic: CDS 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.

Here’s how India’s political and military class can see eye to eye on tri-Service integration

Tri-Service integration is part of transforming Indian armed forces. PM Modi and Rajnath Singh must catch the bull by the horns and assume full responsibility.

End ‘Mughal-era slavery’, rename Tughlaq, Akbar road and other lanes: Delhi BJP chief to NDMC

In letter to New Delhi Municipal Council, Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta demands these roads be renamed after Guru Gobind Singh, Maharana Pratap, Dr Kalam & Gen. Rawat.

Lt Gen. Manoj Pande likely to be new Army chief, decision on vacant CDS post still pending

Post of CDS fell vacant following Gen. Bipin Rawat's death in December. Those being considered include Army chief Gen. Naravane & retired 4 and 3-star officers of commander rank.

Late CDS Bipin Rawat’s brother Vijay joins BJP in Uttarakhand, could fight assembly polls

After joining the party, retired colonel Vijay Rawat expressed his happiness and praised PM Narendra Modi for his 'unique vision and mindset'.

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.

Review the charter of CDS and DMA. Theatre command reform must not fail

In identifying areas of indigenisation, there is a need to strike the right balance between maintaining operational readiness and allowing time to promote indigenisation.

Morphed video of cabinet panel discussion against Sikhs originated from Pakistan: Delhi Police

A senior police officer Saturday said that the video was actually of the cabinet committee meeting which took place on 9 December 2021, after the demise of CDS General Bipin Rawat.

Reduced payload, tandem flying among likely changes to VVIP chopper protocols after CDS crash

Protocols will be updated based on recommendations made by the tri-service inquiry that probed Coonoor helicopter crash, which led to the death of CDS Gen. Bipin Rawat & 13 others.

‘Sudden cloud cover’ led to CDS chopper crash, says probe, rules out tech error or sabotage

The tri-service probe looked into multiple aspects of the crash including examining the helicopter structure, Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder.

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For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
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.

Defence

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.