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V.K. Singh

They Have A Habit Of Lying: VK Singh On Congress' Surgical Strike Claims

May 04, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

VK Singh had served as the Army chief from 2010 to 2012. He is presently a Union minister and also the BJP candidate from Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat.

VK Singh Asks 'Why Doesn't India Become Israel', Targets Govt Critics, Student Leaders, Media

Mar 06, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The former Army chief called student leaders accused of involvement in "anti-India" protests as "jonk" (tapeworms) and took aim at the media for referring to terrorists as "militants", claiming such things do not happen in Israel.

Should I Count How Many Mosquitoes I Killed Or Sleep In Comfort: V K Singh On Balakot Casualty Debate

Union minister V K Singh on Wednesday used a mosquito metaphor to address the debate on casualty figures in the Balakot air strikes and asked if he was expected to sit and count how many he killed at night or sleep in comfort.

'It Was Treason': VK Singh Writes To PM Modi, Seeks Probe On 2012 'Coup' Report

Feb 07, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Singh, who is Minister of State for External Affairs, told reporters here that he had already said in 2012 that nothing like this happened and the Indian Army does not even think of such things.

Over Rs 2000 Crore: Cost Of PM Modi's Foreign Trips Since 2014

The details of the expenses were provided by Minister V K Singh to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday

12 April, 2018

'We Have Failed Her As Humans', Union Minister V.K. Singh On Kathua Murder

Outlook Web Bureau

Expressing distress over the tragedy, perhaps the first reaction from a BJP minister, he said we have failed her as humans.

02 April, 2018

‘Ye Biscuit Baantne Wala Kaam Nahi Hai’: V.K. Singh On Compensation For Kin Of Indians Killed In Iraq

Outlook Web Bureau

Fazed by repeated media queries pertaining to the ex-gratia, Singh hinted that no announcement will be made today.

30 March, 2018

V K Singh To Visit Iraq On April 1 To Bring Remains Of 39 Indian Nationals

Outlook Web Bureau

Sushma Swaraj had informed the Rajya Sabha members in the Parliament that the 39 Indian nationals, who went missing in Mosul in 2014, were killed by the terror outfit Islamic State (IS).

24 July, 2017

JNU VC Wants A Tank On Campus To Inspire Students, Requests Gen. V.K. Singh To Help Procure It

Outlook Web Bureau

'Would like to request VK Singh ji to help us procure an Army tank so that we can put it on display in the university. Presence of an Army tank will constantly remind students of great sacrifice and valor of Indian Army and defence forces'

12 January, 2016

"Please Stop Wasting This Country's Time"?

V.K. Singh (Army Chief)

?The coup was a laughable story in 2012, it is a laughable story today.?..?

24 March, 2015

An 'Anti-National' Evening At Pakistan High Commission

Pranay Sharma

Much to the delight of the Pakistani hosts, a large number of Indians turned up to celebrate Pakistan’s National Day in Delhi.

04 October, 2013

'Completely Absurd'

In addition to the response by Chander Suta Dogra to Gen V.K. Singh's rebuttal, the Hindu responds in detail to the various allegations made by the former army chief

01 October, 2013

'Shoot, Scoot, Deny'

Chander Suta Dogra

Setting the record straight: a response to General V.K. Singh's rejoinder.

28 September, 2013

'All The Allegations Are False And Motivated'

V.K. Singh (Army Chief)

'Since the beginning of 2012, through ‘leaked stories’ I have been subjected to all kinds of canards and innuendos questioning my nationalism, patriotism and integrity'

24 September, 2013

Uncovering Covert Operations

Arun Jaitley

Should covert operations be leaked out by the government and made a subject matter of public debate?

12 August, 2013

It's Not Just The Sand Mafia

V. Mahalingam

What happened to Durga Shakti Nagpal is a well tried-out modus operandi to intimidate anti-corruption crusaders into submission. Remember how the defence mafia hounded the former Army Chief?

02 August, 2012

'Creating An Alternative Political Force...'

V.R. Krishna Iyer

A group of eminent citizens gives a call to end the fast and focus on a "democratic, accountable, ethical and non-violent" movement "capable of leading an electoral revolution to democratize and decentalise power..."

05 April, 2012

The Coup Express

Saba Naqvi

My favourite line in the coup story is "the PM was informed at the crack of dawn on January 17"

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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