No radicalisation camp in India says MHA

isisNew Delhi, Feb 12: The government has said that there are no de-radicalisation camps in the country.

It may be recalled that Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat had said that children in Jammu and Kashmir were being radicalised and hence should be put in de-radicalisation camps operating in the country.

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Poverty, radicalisation not connected: Gen Rawat makes bold statement for good reason

bipin-rawat-mnChief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat’s statement of having de-radicalisation camps has garnered a lot of attention. Though a section of media chose to criticise Gen Rawat, we take a look at the need to make such strong efforts to curb terrorism

India’s first Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat made a strong statement when he spoke about de-radicalisation camps.

He said that those radicalised can be isolated in a gradual manner. However, there are people who have been completely radicalised, General Rawat said at the Raisina Dialogue 2020.

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Department of military affairs spruced up with additional manpower

bipin-rawat-cdsNew Delhi, Jan 11: The new Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat would have under him a mix of officials both in uniform as well as civilians. The newly created department of military affairs headed by the CDS would have two joint secretaries, 13 deputy secretaries and 25 under-secretaries.

This is in addition to the four existing verticals in the defence ministry. The four verticals are departments of defence, defence production, defence research and development and ex-service welfare.

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Air Defence Command likely to come up at Allahabad

bipinrawatNew Delhi, Jan 03: Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat has asked top officials of Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff to prepare a proposal to create an Air Defence Command.

The move is aimed at enhancing military synergy and optimally utilise resources of the Armed Forces.

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In first directive, new CDS directs creation of Air Defence Command

bipinrawatNew Delhi, Jan 03: In his first official directive after taking over as the Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat has asked top officials of Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff to prepare a proposal to create an Air Defence Command.

The move is aimed at enhancing military synergy and optimally utilise resources of the Armed Forces. General Rawat has set June 30 as the deadline for the proposal to be submitted.

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The role of India’s new CDS and why it is a great military reform

Bipin_RawatNew Delhi, Dec 31: The Government has decided to appoint Gen Bipin Rawat as the CDS with effect from December 31, 2019 and until further orders and extension in service of Gen Rawat till such period he holds the Office of the CDS, a press statement by the Defence Ministry read.

General Rawat was commissioned into the Indian Army in December 1978 and became the Army Chief on January 1 2017. General Rawat as the country’s first CDS has a big role to play in planning and procurements for the armed forces.

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General Bipin Rawat likely to be named as India’s Chief of Defence Staff this week

bipinrawatNew Delhi, Dec 29: General Bipin Rawat is likely to take over as the Chief of Defence Staff. The announcement would be made next week, sources tell OneIndia. The new Chief of Defence Staff would be a 4-star rank general.

The CDS would be the single point advisor to the Government on matters relating to the military. The advice by the CDS would also be binding on the three service chiefs.

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No private employment for CDS after he demits office

cdsNew Delhi, Dec 26: The new Chief of Defence Staff would be a 4-star rank general. The CDS would be the single point advisor to the Government on matters relating to the military.

The advice by the CDS would also be binding on the three service chiefs. The CDS would not be eligible for private employment without prior approval for a period of five years after demitting office of the Chief of Defence Staff.

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Why the CDS will be a first among equals among the three service chiefs

cds-1New Delhi, Dec 26: The new Chief of Defence Staff would be a 4-star rank general. The CDS would be the single point advisor to the Government on matters relating to the military.

The advice by the CDS would also be binding on the three service chiefs. This would mean that the CDS would be a first among equals among three service chiefs.

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Name of India’s first CDS likely to be announced today

cdsNew Delhi, Dec 26: The new Chief of Defence Staff would be a 4 star rank general and the name is likely to be announced today. Sources say that in all probability, the name of General Bipin Rawat would be announced as the CDS.

The CDS would be the single point advisor to the Government on matters relating to the military. The advise by the CDS would also be binding on the three service chiefs.

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