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IAF chief Vivek Ram Chaudhari became the senior-most commander in the Indian armed forces after General Manoj Mukund Naravane retired as army chief on April 30.
ByRahul Singh, New Delhi
Many in the security establishment believe that the first two or three CDS appointments should go to the army as the security challenges India faces are along the borders with two adversarial nations.
ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
It is not that the Modi government has put the theatre commands on a back-burner after Gen Rawat’s unfortunate demise. The national security planners have had series of informal and formal meetings with the three chiefs to sort out structural or operational issues and the movement is positive.
ByShishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Gen Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat were cremated on the same funeral pyre at the Brar Square crematorium.
Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
A crowd behind the cavalcade, emotional and carrying the national flag, marched along with the cortege of CDS General Rawat.
Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi