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 reform aims to mainly increase the Indian army's war-fighting capabilities.
The ranking vindicates the reformist measures undertaken by the Modi government. But further improvement requires vanguard action from states and local governments.
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.
Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.
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.