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Adarsh Society land belongs to defence, says Antony


July 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday asserted that the land in the city on which the controversial Adarsh Society stands belongs to the defence ministry.He said that ... Read more...

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Ex-army chief did not see Adarsh a security threat


July 20th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Deposing before a two-member judicial commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor Thursday said he did not consider that the ... Read more...

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Scams that rocked defence ministry since 2007 [To go with 'Bribe offer shocked me out of wits: Army chief (Lead)']


March 26th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday dropped a bombshell by revealing that a retired lieutenant general had offered him a bribe of Rs.14 crore (Rs.140 ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief leaves for Britain on official visit


February 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court nixed his plea on changing his birth date, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday left on a ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief to visit Britain from Monday


February 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court rejected his plea to reconcile his birth date in official records as May 10, 1951, Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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It’s official: 1950 is army chief’s year of birth (Timeline)


February 10th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) After many twists and turns, the curtains camd down Friday on the festering row over Indian Army chief V.K. Singh's age, with the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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1950 or 1951? That’s the vital question for Gen. V.K. Singh


February 9th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
The Supreme Court will hear Friday the Indian Army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh's petition to correct his year of birth from 1950 to 1951. He says it's a matter of honour ... Read more...

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Government has right to determine tenure: Army chief


January 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Alhough army chief General V.K. Singh has moved the Supreme Court challenging the rejection of his statutory complaint seeking declaration of his date of birth ... Read more...

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The genesis of the Sukna land scam (To go with ‘Sukna scam: Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash dismissed from service’)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
A 71-acre civilian land, a tea estate adjacent to Sukna military station in Siliguri district of West Bengal and efforts by some military officers to transfer the land to a private ... Read more...

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Court martial of army’s former military secretary complete


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday completed the court martial of former military secretary, Lt. Gen. (retd) Avadesh Prakash in connection with an alleged scam involving transfer ... Read more...

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Ministry rejection of chief’s age plea legally unsound: Army


September 4th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In the first formal response to the controversy relating to its chief's age, the Indian Army Sunday said the defence ministry's ruling that General V.K. ... Read more...

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Ex-defence, political leaders slammed by CAG for Adarsh scam (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's former military commanders and sections of the political leadership and bureaucracy have come in for sharp criticism from the government's chief auditor for grabbing ... Read more...

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CAG slams military, political leadership for Adarsh scam


August 9th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's former military commanders and sections of the political leadership and bureaucracy have come in for sharp criticism from the government's chief auditor for usurping ... Read more...

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India sending army chief’s aide to US-led meet


July 26th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In a major snub for the Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh, the government has rejected his request to attend a US-sponsored meet in Singapore ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: army court’s verdict likely Friday


July 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) An army court that has been asked to revise one of its findings against former 33 Corps commander, Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath, in the Sukna land ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Court martial reassembles


July 11th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 11 (IANS) The general court martial (GCM), which convicted former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath in the Sukna land scam in West Bengal, reassembled here Monday ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Court martial to reassemble Monday


July 11th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 10 (IANS) The General Court Martial (GCM), which convicted former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath in the Sukna land scam in West Bengal, will reassemble Monday ... Read more...

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Government rejects army’s promotion policy proposal


June 8th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government has rejected an army proposal for changing its promotion policy for senior officers, sources said Wednesday.The army in 2009 had adopted a ... Read more...

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20 army officers to be promoted as lieutenant generals


May 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) After over a six-month delay, the government has cleared more than 20 senior army major generals for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general, ... Read more...

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Land scam: Army set to court martial Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash


May 19th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Indian Army is all set to court martial its former Military Secretary, Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash, for irregularities in transfering land at a military ... Read more...

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Army tightens rules to prevent land scams


January 28th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With a series of land scams staring in its face, the army Thursday said it has tightened rules for grant of no-objection certificates (NOC) to transfer ... Read more...

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Army court convicts senior general in Sukna land scam (Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) In the first conviction of a serving three-star officer by an army court, former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath was Friday found guilty in the Sukna ... Read more...

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Army court’s verdict in Sukna land scam soon


January 18th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 18 (IANS) An army court martial trying former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath on charges of fraud in the Sukna land scam is in its final stages and ... Read more...

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No guilty will be spared in land scams, says Pallam Raju


January 18th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) No one found guilty in the land scams that have hit the defence ministry will be "let off the hook", Minister of State for Defence M.M. ... Read more...

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Army to set up internal vigilance wing to check scams: Gen Singh


January 14th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Army Chief General V.K. Singh today said that an internal vigilance wing will be set up to prevent scams and corruption from occurring.The Army's image has ... Read more...

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Army to get vigilance wing to curb scams: Gen. Singh


January 14th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Stung by a series of land scams and corruption cases, the Indian Army is now planning to set up an internal vigilance wing to keep a tab ... Read more...

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BJP demands probe into Kandivali land deal transfer


January 12th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded a probe into the "illegal transfer" of land in Kandivali in Mumbai in which the names of a former ... Read more...

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Ex-minister, ex-Army chief may be probed for ‘illegal’ land transfer


January 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A former minister and an ex-Army chief are likely to come under the government's scanner over alleged "illegal transfer" of prime defence land in Mumbai's Kandivali to ... Read more...

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Army chief India’s best envoy to Nepal in 2010?


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen Vijay Kumar Singh, conferred the honorary rank of general of Nepal Army by President Ram Baran Yadav Wednesday, became the most successful Indian envoy ... Read more...

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Indian Army Chief VK Singh to be honoured in Nepal


December 21st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (ANI): Indian Army Chief General VK Singh, who is in Kathmandu on a four-day official visit to Nepal, will be decorated with the honorary rank of General of the ... Read more...

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Indian Army awaiting CBI inputs on Adarsh probe


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian Army said Wednesday it was waiting for inputs from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to complete its probe into Mumbai's Adarsh housing society scam ... Read more...

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Pak has 43 terrorist camps, including 22 in occupied Kashmir: Indian Army chief


December 11th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11(ANI): There are 43 terrorist camps in Pakistan, 22 of which are located in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, the then Indian Chief of Army Staff, General Deepak Kapoor, told US ... Read more...

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CBI likely to file case in Adarsh Housing scam today


November 12th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to file a case in the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam today.A CBI spokesman said a letter from Defence ... Read more...

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Antony recommends CBI probe into Adarsh Housing Society scam


November 9th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.9 (ANI):Defence Minister A K Antony on Tuesday recommended a CBI probe to fix responsibility of the armed forces and defence estates officers in the Adarsh Housing Society scam in ... Read more...

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Tainted former army chief seeks meeting with Antony


November 4th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Former army chief General (Retd) Deepak Kapoor who has been named in the Adarsh housing society scam Thursday sought an audience with Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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