The only other time the seniormost officer has not been appointed Chief was in 1983, when Lt Gen S K Sinha was overlooked for the post in favour of Gen A S Vaidya. MSN India, 2 months ago
Oppn corners govt over army chief appointment - Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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Lt Gen Ranbir Singh today took charge as General Officer Commanding of the elite Strike Corps based in Mathura."He is an alumni of Kapurthala Sainik School and graduated from the National Defence Academy. He was commissioned into 9th Battalion of the Dogra Regiment," Defence PRO Lucknow Gargi Mullick Sinha said. The General Officer has held various command, instructional and staff appointments, she said. "His assignments include command of the Mountain Brigade and of an armoured ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
There is no doubt whatsoever that choosing the Indian Army Chief, or any other service chief, is the prerogative of the government. Then why so much of a hue and cry over the selection of Lt. Gen. Bipin Rawat as the next army chief?Over three decades ago, in ...Prokerala, 1 month ago New Army chief: Why the govt ignored seniority 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
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