Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicLt. Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane

Topic: Lt. Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane

Army will take appropriate action to reclaim PoK if asked to do so, says General Naravane

In his first press conference after taking over as Army chief, Naravane cited the 1994 Parliament resolution, which stated that the whole of J&K belonged to India.

Army chief says will continue counter insurgency ops, but not losing sight of long term goal

General M.M. Naravane said Army is expecting a green signal from government soon to set up the first integrated battle groups at 9 corps.

Balancing deployment against Pakistan & China to cater to any threats: Army chief Naravane

Army chief General M.M. Naravane said earlier the focus was only on Pakistan, but that is changing now.

Our allegiance only to the Constitution: Army chief Gen MM Naravane

The new Army chief says his force respects the fundamental rights of the citizens, days after his predecessor and CDS Gen Bipin Rawat spoke out on CAA protests.

Army Chief Naravane makes maiden trip to Siachen, will do aerial recce of LoC, LAC tomorrow

Army officers say such visits act as morale booster for troops who brave extreme challenges due to harsh weather, high-altitude conditions, difficult terrain.

CDS & 3 chiefs must speak in cryptic military language and not get provoked by Indian media

Army chief Gen Naravane’s first media interview created a controversy over his Pakistan-related remarks. But there’s a way to avoid it in future.

Army chief Naravane must hold back on China border issue till Tibet is settled

Even though there is no immediate threat on India's northern front, new Army chief Naravane's statement can't be dismissed as simply 'taking over office' speech.

Army needs to be more professional & not get carried away by ceremonials: Chief Naravane

New Chief of Army Staff Gen. M.M. Naravane says chiefs of all three armed forces ‘feel strongly that ceremonials and pomp are meant only for special occasions’.

Army Chief Gen Naravane says his force will be firm, but not aggressive, with China

New Chief of Army Staff Gen M.M. Naravane says Balakot strike has sent a message to Pakistan that it cannot operate against India with impunity.

New Army chief Naravane must mend ties with veterans & stop politicisation of forces

Like Gen Rawat, new Army chief Gen Naravane also bats on a straight wicket. But there are a lot of fractures he must mend first.

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Protecting pilots’ mental health will keep us all safer.Photographer: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America

Mental health of pilots under scanner after plane crash in China

An anonymous survey of 1,848 pilots in 2015 found 12.6% suffered from depression while 4.1% experienced suicidal thoughts.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.