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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Days of military commanders living in sprawling bungalows set to come to an end

Bipin_RawatNew Delhi, Feb 10: There are intense discussions on to reduce the pension cost to the exchequer in the military.

Hectic discussions are on between the Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat and the three service chiefs on this aspect. The pension budget has mounted to Rs 1.33 lakh crore in 2020 as opposed to the Rs 41,000 crore it was in 2010.

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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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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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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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A big national security reform: CDS will play key role in doctrine of jointmanship

modi-tweet-mnIn all probability, Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat who retires by the end of the year, will be named as the new CDS of India, who will head the department of military affairs, which would be under the defence ministry

In one of the biggest military reforms, India would finally get a Chief of Defence Staff, a four star general like the chiefs of the Army, Navy and IAF.

He would be a first among equals and would act as the single point military adviser to the government. In all probability, Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat who retires on December 31, 2010 will be named as the new CDS of India.

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Pick books, not stones: When General Rawat played perfect teacher to Kashmir’s students

kashmirstudentsPick books and not stones was the inspiring message from the Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to the students from Jammu and Kashmir prepping for the engineering schools under the army’s ‘Super 40’ initiative.

Nine have made it Indian Institute of Technology while 26 others have qualified for other engineering colleges. One got to see a completely different side to General Rawat who has been called all sorts of names by opposition parties and some left thinking writers in the country.

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