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Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 17 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal and web channel, National Defence.

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Captain Tania Shergill- First Woman Army Officer To Become RD Parade Adjutant

Meet Captain Tania Shergill from Corps of Signals. Capt Tania is the first woman army officer to become parade adjutant for Republic Day; she also led all-men contingent on Army Day 2020. Who is Capt Tania Shergill? Capt Tania Sher Gill Is A Proud Third Generation Army Officer -Corps of Signals -Commissioned in Mar 2017 from OTA Chennai -B Tech... Read More
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Gen MM Naravane’s Full Press Conference Ahead of Army Day 2020 | PoK

TRANSCRIPT: CHIEF OF THE ARMY STAFF ADDRESS DURING ANNUAL PRESS CONFERENCE ON 11 JANUARY 20 •It is a great pleasure to address you all present here. It is an honour to have taken over as the Chief of the Army Staff and to be speaking to you almost on the eve of the 72nd Army Day. •Before I take on your questions,... Read More
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Winning All Military Wars A Key Challenge And Mandate for India’s First Chief of Defence Staff: ND Editorial

  Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 01 January 2019 Today is a very historic day for India’s national security as General Bipin Rawat took over the office of India’s first Chief of Defence Staff. Being the first CDS, he is expected to fill in the gaps of India’s security needs. The purpose of creation of CDS post is to... Read More
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General MM Naravane Takes Over The Charge of Chief of Army Staff From Gen Bipin Rawat

  Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 31 December 2019 General Manoj Mukund Naravane today took over the charge of Chief of Army Staff from Gen Bipin Rawat, who demitted office following Modi Government’s order of his appointment as India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). General Naravane before taking over as Army Chief served as Vice Chief of Army... Read More
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It’s Official Now- Modi Government Appoints General Bipin Rawat As India’s First Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 30 December 2019 It is official now. General Bipin Rawat becomes India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). Modi Government announces the name of General Bipin Rawat as first CDS. Breaking News: It is official now. General Bipin Rawat is India’s first Chief of Defence Staff #CDS. Modi Government issues notification of Gen Bipin... Read More
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Gen Bipin Rawat Becomes India’s First Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 30 December 2019 General Bipin Rawat becomes India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). A source closely associated with General Bipin Rawat confirmed the news to National Defence. General Rawat is superannuating from the post of Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) on 31 December. He will be CDS till at the age of 65... Read More
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Every Indian Needs To Fight Hybrid Warfare Waged By Pakistan And China

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 14 August 2017 Independence Day Special “Hamein Chahiye Azadi… Afzal Ne Bola Azadi… Bandook Ke Dum Par Azadi”, like slogans in Kashmir; “Chor Di Kitabe, Baste Hang on Back, Ab Aa Gayee Teri Baari India Move Your Track”, rapper songs by like Raja Rapstar; “O Kudaya, lauta de Kashmir Dobara“, an Indian film song... Read More