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.
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.
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.
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.
The details of the expenses were provided by Minister V K Singh to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday
Expressing distress over the tragedy, perhaps the first reaction from a BJP minister, he said we have failed her as humans.
Fazed by repeated media queries pertaining to the ex-gratia, Singh hinted that no announcement will be made today.
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).
'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'
?The coup was a laughable story in 2012, it is a laughable story today.?..?
Much to the delight of the Pakistani hosts, a large number of Indians turned up to celebrate Pakistan’s National Day in Delhi.
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
Setting the record straight: a response to General V.K. Singh's rejoinder.
'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'
Should covert operations be leaked out by the government and made a subject matter of public debate?
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?
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..."
My favourite line in the coup story is "the PM was informed at the crack of dawn on January 17"
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