Anna Hazare-Baba Ramdev to fast at Jantar Mantar today

In joining hands with anti corruption social activist Anna Hazare, Yoge Guru Baba Ramdev will sit on a day-long fast at Jantar Mantar in national capital today against corruption and black money stashed abroad.

From a long awaited past year, it will be their first joint appearance in front of public on stage via their anti-UPA protests with Ramdev’s Bharat Swabhiman Andolan organising protests.

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Chief of Indian Army Bikram Singh promises probe into ‘fake encounter’ in Nagaland

General Bikram Singh 150x150 Chief of Indian Army Bikram Singh promises probe into fake encounter in NagalandSucceeded the 62-year-old General V K Singh, the most controversial Chief of Army in Indian history, Eastern Army Commander General Bikram Singh officially took as the Chief of Indian Army.

On Friday, a guard ceremony has been taken in honour of Gen Singh as the 25th chief of Army staff (COAS) at South Block.

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No differences between Indian Army and Defence Ministry, says VK Singh

Finally, after a huge controversial age row, the day has come when Army Chief General VK Singh will retire from Army office. Just a day ahead of his retirement on Wednesday, Chief cleared that there was no misunderstanding between the Army and Ministry of Defence (MoD).

“There is no misunderstanding between the Army and MOD. Whatever we say it is listened to, there are procedures. Defence minister is clear headed in supporting the armed forces,” Mr. Singh told reporters in a function.

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Army Officers vs Jawans in Ladakh, four injured

Indian Army 150x150 Army Officers vs Jawans in Ladakh, four injuredIn a shocking incident of breakdown of discipline in the Indian Army, Army Officers and Army Jawans of an artillery regiment deployed in the Nyoma sector of eastern Ladakh aggressively fights with each other on Thursday evening.

Further, it is said in reports that the brawl resulted with the Commanding Officer (CO) of the 226 Field Regiment deployed in Durbuk, Colonel Prasad Kadam, a Major, S K Sharma, and two jawans being admitted to the military hospital at Leh, the hospital authority has said they were hit with multiple injuries.

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Parliamentary panel calls all defence service chiefs

The breaking news, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence has summoned three armed service Chiefs today.

This action against them is to clarify their points over the controversial move of lack of defence preparedness communicated by Army top official Chief Gen. V K Singh in his leaked letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The notice has been issued to all of three to present before Committee with their clear standing views on April 20.

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Parliamentary Panel wants Army Chief VK Singh’s explanation

vk singh1 300x242 Parliamentary Panel wants Army Chief VK Singh’s explanationOnce again the Army’s most controversial Chief General VK Singh took the Parliamentary Panel into a huge shocking movement through report of Indian Army’s move to supply of bullets and shells.

It has doubted that General may be know much about media report that a possible movement of two army units towards Delhi in the public domain in mid-January.

On basis of this shocking report, the members of the panel now decide to summon Army Chief General VK Singh next week to explain how much truth in media report is.

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General VK Singh seeks time to meet PM and AK Antony

General VK 273x300 General VK Singh seeks time to meet PM and AK AntonyThreatening controversial row between Gen VK Singh and Government over the “letter leak”, Chief is seeking to meet for discussion on issue after getting appointment with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister AK Antony today.

It is said that today meeting comes as significance development by the Defence Ministry after allegations made by Gen offering a bribe by an equipment lobbyist and the leak of confidential letter to PM based on Indian army shortcomings and lack of preparedness.

In his recent statement, the Chief informed his communication with the PM was “privileged” and described the leak as “high treason”.

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IB to probe General VK Singh’s Letter leak

General VK Singh 300x212 IB to probe General VK Singh’s Letter leakEmbarrassing controversial row over the leakage of Army Chief General VK Singh’s confidential letter to the Prime Minister, is said to hand over CBI for further investigation, demanded by govt.

After the matter of offering a bribe of 14 crores to General VK Singh to sanction the purchase of “sub-standard” trucks, this leakage of official communication is the second major issue. That treated as a biggest breach of national security, damaging the reputation of a 1.3 million strong Indian Army.

Under the huge pressure from opposition members and former Army chiefs over embarrassment issues, the UPA government asked Defence Ministry to set IB for probe the matter, inquire into leakage of the Army Chief’s letter to the media along with the bribery allegations made by him.

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General VK Singh latter to PM, warns of security issues to India

Army Chief 300x219 General VK Singh latter to PM, warns of security issues to IndiaFew days back the respected Army Chief VK Singh gave a shocking statement on bribe in army deals. And now, General VK Singh has written a letter to Prime Minister.

It is said in reports that VK Singh said in his latter that India’s security might be at risk owing to the fact that tanks are getting short of ammunition, air defence is going outdated and the infantry is working without required weapons.

Reports have said that Army Chief wrote this letter to PM on 12 March. General Singh asked PM Monmohan Singh to pass required directions to improve the preparedness of the Army.

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Army Chief VK Singh names Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh in army bribe case

vk singh 300x248 Army Chief VK Singh names Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh in army bribe caseIn a big crack-down in Army bribe case, the Army Chief VK Singh has once again given a socking statement.

The army chief has today named retired Lft Gen Tejinder Singh in the incident in which VK Singh was offered a bribe of Rs14 crore.

In regards to this, when media tried to approach Defense Minister AK Antony, he said, “I did not receive any written complaint at any stage.”

AK Antony was asked by media that his ministry did not act on army chief’s allegation.

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