Will not allow gay sex, adultery in Army: Gen Rawat

Will not allow gay sex, adultery in Army: Gen Rawat

New Delhi: Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat Thursday said gay sex and adultery will not be allowed in the Indian Army, months after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality and struck down a colonial-era adultery law. “In the Army, it is not acceptable,” he told a press conference while replying to a question on impact of […]

Army Chief reviews security in south Kashmir

Army Chief reviews security in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat Wednesday visited the militancy-hit south Kashmir to review the security situation and counter-insurgency operations in the region, officials said. “Continuing with his visit to the Valley, the Chief of Army Staff Gen Bipin Rawat reviewed the prevailing security situation and strategy for counter militancy operations in the hinterland,” an […]

JRL furious over General Rawat’s ‘provocative’ remarks

JRL furious over General Rawat’s ‘provocative’ remarks

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Friday expressed grave concern over the recent statement of Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on using drone attacks in Kashmir, saying such an “irresponsible, unfortunate and provocative” statement from the highest military leadership has threatened a small population of peace loving citizens to the maximum. The leadership […]

Our focus on youth not joining militancy in Kashmir: Army chief

Our focus on youth not joining militancy in Kashmir: Army chief

Pathankot: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Monday said while the government’s policy was that those triggering militancy in Kashmir should be neutralised, the Army’s focus was to ensure that the Kashmiri youths do not join militancy. The Army chief said infiltration was going on from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The […]

Rasheed takes dig at politicians, says walking on Gandhi’s path is real tribute to him

Rasheed takes dig at politicians, says walking on Gandhi’s path is real tribute to him

Srinagar: The Awami Ittehad Party (AIP) chief Rasheed Tuesday slammed the politicians, saying they should give-up “hypocrisy” before paying tributes to Gandhi. “Those paying tributes to Gandhi are just playing with the words and have no more interest in Gandhi’s ideology of non-violence,” Rasheed said in a statement. “Violence has become the epicenter of Indian […]

NC concerned over ‘grim situation’ in south Kashmir

NC concerned over ‘grim situation’ in south Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Conference Tuesday expressed concern over the continuous face-off between forces and civilian population in South Kashmir, saying the search operations and night crackdowns have already put the people to duress and that any further military built up will push them to wall. “Addressing a meeting of south zone party functionaries from south […]

3 more militants, army soldier killed in Tangdar

3 more militants, army soldier killed in Tangdar

Kupwara: The army claimed to have killed three more militants on the second day of its operation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdar sector of Kupwara on Monday. An army soldier also lost his life during the gunfight with militants, Srinagar-based army spokesperson Colonel Rajash Kalia said. Official sources said that after the […]

Army chief backs decision to call off dialogue with Pakistan

Army chief backs decision to call off dialogue with Pakistan

New Delhi: Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat Sunday backed the government’s decision to call off dialogue with Pakistan, asserting that talks and terror cannot go together. The government had on Friday called off a meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan in New York, citing the killings of three policemen in Jammu and […]

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