Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today criticised RSS functionary Manmohan Vaidya over his reservation remarks. "We strongly condemn the statement made by RSS leaders on the question of reservation and quota," the AICC general secretary said here today. Business Standard, 4 weeks ago
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General Bakshi is understood to have been assured by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar that the process was under way to appoint him as India's first tri-service commander, a post that would, at least nominally, place him senior to General Rawat.Ajai Shukla reports. Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi, who has been superseded by General Bipin Rawat as the chief of the army staff (COAS) from the New Year, has announced he will continue in service. Even as General Rawat was ceremonially taking ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The government has sent a strong signal that only merit and suitability will count in occupying posts in the higher echelons of the military, notes Nitin Gokhale, founder, BharatShakti.in Thirty-three years ago Prime Minister Indira Gandhi decided to bypass the seniority principle and appointed an armoured corps officer, Lieutenant General A S Vaidya as the Chief of Army staff superseding his senior Lieutenant General S K Sinha, a Gorkha regiment officer, leading to General Sinha's quiet and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
[India], Dec. 18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday hit back at the Congress for politicising Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat's appointment as the Army Chief and drew the opposition's attention to the decision taken during the regime of late ...Sify, 2 months ago
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Saturday said the organisation wanted "reservation be implemented entirely".The RSS clarification comes in the wake of back-to-back controversial remarks by its leader Manmohan ...Prokerala, 4 weeks ago RSS always supported quota, clarify leaders Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
The announcement that Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat will take over as the next Army Chief has kicked up a storm. That political parties have jumped into the fray seeking explanations from the Centre on why two senior officers, Lieutenant General Pravin ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago Country to the fore The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago Will Gen Rawat be a better chief than Gens Bakshi and Hariz? Rediff.com, 2 months ago Oppn corners govt over army chief appointment Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
BJP President Amit Shah -- arguably the second most powerful politician in the nation -- granted a rare television interview to the Network 18 group of news channels.Rediff.com's Rajesh Alva checks out what the BJP boss said in this word cloud assessment of the interview. What Amit Shah told the Network 18 group of news channels.Transcript: Kind courtesy the Network 18 group of news channels. Let's begin with the state assembly elections, you just released BJP's manifesto in Uttar ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
THIS IS POSSIBLY my fifth visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival in the last 10 years. I exchange fond notes with those who remember JLF 2007. Salman Rushdie was there. And so was the recently crowned Man Booker Prize-winner Kiran Desai. Rushdie essayed the ...Open Magazine, 3 weeks ago Session on RSS lands Jaipur literature fest in controversy Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Nineteen soldiers of the 4 and 9 Parachute Regiment, the Special Forces units which undertook the daring cross-border surgical strike across the Line of Control, have been awarded gallantry medals, including a Kirti Chakra, while their commanding officers have been given Yudh Sewa Medal. (Click here for full list of gallantry awards) Major Rohit Suri of 4 Para, who led one of the teams across the LoC targeting terrorists’ launch pads, was awarded the Kirti Chakra, second highest ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
We’ll not take our eyes off volumes, says Sanjiv Mehta, MD of HUD, after announcing that demonetisation had impacted the company's sales by four percent. IMAGE: Sanjiv Mehta, MD HUL: “All those products that had greater exposure to rural, which includes our mass-market brands, were hit due to the currency crunch.” Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/ Reuters The note ban announced in November 2016 crimped volume sales by four per cent at the country's largest consumer goods firm, ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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