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Integrated Theatre Commands Considered A Necessity Since Kargil War And Will Gradually Unfold Over The Years: Indian Army Chief Gen M.M. Naravene

Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane speaks exclusively with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha on the Indian Army’s steady march into the next era. The Indian Army is one of the world’s finest institutions hallmarked by its strength, historical glory and impeccable peace-keeping record. The institution has needed far reaching reforms in the new century in its continuing quest for modernization. Gen Naravane speaks on a range of topics including Integrated Theatre Commands, artillery modernization, the LAC Standoff with China, military equipment and new tech such as anti-drone capability, the OFB, defence industry, the procurement process, J&K and the situation in Afghanistan and his initiative to have an independent human rights cell within IA--its unique and humane nature. Excerpts:

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Not A brick Is Placed In The Contested Areas Along The LAC In Ladakh And Arunachal Pradesh: Army Chief General M. Naravane

Indian Army Chief General Mukund Naravane in an exclusive interaction with the BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha, denied that there was any reinforcement across in the contested part of LAC and at the buffer zone across the border along Arunachal Pradesh. He put his strong worded statement: “Not a brick has been placed in the part of contested areas.”

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The Number of Suicide Cases Has Come Down; Incorrect USI Report — Army Chief Gen Naravane

Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane said he was hopeful that through dialogue under the established mechanism, India and China will be able to reach an agreement to resolve the eastern Ladakh standoff. But he also emphatically maintained that such an agreement for disengagement and de-escalation must be based on an approach of mutual and equal security. Chief rebuked the recent report by a Think tank, citing insufficient sample base of findings among the world's largest 13 lakh strong Indian Army. He also refers to incorrect data in the report 'soldiers under pressure’.

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Saudi Arabia Is Open To Full Normalization With Israel But Palestinian Statehood A Prerequisite: Saudi Arabia's Ambassador Saud Al Sati

Saudi Arabia's G20 presidency leads the Kingdom into global policies and that came up at the time global crisis. Saudi Arabia is taking long overdue steps like abolishing 'kafala' and reforming labour laws. And, Israel is mentioned along Palestine Statehood. Saudi Arabia's Ambassador Dr. Saud bin Mohammed Al Sati opens up with BW Businessworld's Manish Kumar Jha on such issues that mark some of the historic changes in the Kingdom.

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Army Chief Naravane Asserts Allegiance To Constitution 'In All Times'

India's top general says integration of forces is welcome because future wars will be network-centric and complex.

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