Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicGeneral Bipin Rawat

Topic: General Bipin Rawat

Pakistan knows we’ll retaliate, they should remain in fear: Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Gen. Bipin Rawat talks about Pakistan, Kashmir, China, the new Chief of Defence Staff post and Army reorganisation.

GD Bakshi a war hero or not? What Vistara & others need to know of Indian military awards

The G.D. Bakshi-Vistara controversy last week led to a lot of confusion over who exactly qualifies as a war hero. ThePrint explains.

General Bipin Rawat says Indian Army following hard and soft approach in Kashmir

At annual press conference, Army chief General Bipin Rawat insists forces only “facilitator of peace” in Valley, says Kashmiris suffering due to violence from their own.   

Indian Army set to push through with General Bipin Rawat’s reforms for a leaner force

Indian Army sources said there was no opposition to the proposals made by the chief at the ongoing commanders’ conference, just differences of opinion.

The SiG 716 rifle could be the replacement for Indian Army’s INSAS

The fast-track procurement process for the rifles has not yet been finalised, and will likely be pushed back to April next year

Indian Army reforms: Cutting administrative flab or needless downsizing?

Army chief General Bipin Rawat is set to issue orders to reduce personnel at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) in New Delhi. The move is...

Indian Army chief wants to revolutionise the military — by cutting manpower

General Bipin Rawat bats for creation of integrated brigades, wants a leaner headquarter, considers calling up reservists.

Army chief’s proposal an attempt to cut expenses or diversion from real issues?

Experts weigh in on 23 directives by Army Chief Bipin Rawat addressing issues like social behaviour, promotions, corruption, use of social media, and budgetary constraints.

It’s time to say sorry, Nitish Kumar

The 50-word Edit — ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Chomping pakodas to bootlicking – the list of things the Army chief wants to prohibit

The directives address social behaviour, promotions, use of social media, financial and budgetary constraints and others.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.