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General Bikram Singh is the 25th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army.

He succeeded General V. K. Singh, who retired on May 31, 2012. Bikram Singh served as the head of the n Command previously. He is second Sikh to be Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army, the first having been General J. J. Singh.

Bikram Singh in News

Indian Army felicitates its sportsmen who participated in London Olympics
Silver medalist Vijay Kumar promoted

Nation congratulates Vijay Kumar for winning Silver at London Olympics
Vijay Kumar wins Silver in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event

Welfare of ex-armymen is Army's top priority: General Bikram Singh
Welfare of the ex-army personnel, war widows and their dependents would be the prime priority of Indian Army, General Bikram Singh, Chief of Indian Army said this while addressing a conclave of army veterans and widows, hosted by Ex-Servicemen's Forum here on Sunday.

Gen Bikram Singh reviews Army's operational preparedness in J-K
Attaching special significance to Jammu and Kashmir, General Bikram Singh reviewed the operational preparedness of the Army on his first visit to the state after taking over as Army Chief.

Leadership change in the Indian Army: New deeds for the new
General V.K. Singh, attained superannuation from the post of Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army on May, 31. The exit, unfortunately, took place in the midst of a number of controversies which cast a shadow over an otherwise illustrious career. His has been a much talked of tenure, wherein, he has been looked upon as a crusader and a villain in equal measure.

Nothing will be brushed under carpet: Gen. Singh on army-linked controversies
Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh on Friday said that it would be his endeavor to have all cases related to officers investigated properly and taken to its logical conclusion as per army rules.

'I am leaving the army transparent, on the path of transformation,' says General V.K.Singh
Outgoing Chief of the Army Staff, General V.K Singh on Thursday said he was leaving the 1.3 million force in a "transparent" state and "on the path of transformation."

Army Chief to retire today
Chief of the Army Staff, General V.K. Singh retires today from the Indian Army after a distinguished 42-year career.

Is DoB issue behind delay in Army Chief's consent for farewell tea party?
Army Chief General V.K. Singh has still not consented to attending the official farewell tea party hosted by the Ministry of Defence in order to avoid his brief profile being read out, including the controversial date of birth in front of Defence Minister A.K. Antony and other top officials.

SC dismisses plea against Army Chief designate Lt Gen Bikram Singh (Update:Lt Gen Bikram Singh)
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea against Army Chief designate Lieutenant General Bikram Singh.

SC seeks file on Lt Gen Bikram Singh's appointment as next Army Chief
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to place on record the file pertaining to the appointment of Lt General Bikram Singh as the Army Chief-designate.

Army Chief V. K. Singh congratulates Lt Gen Bikram Singh on succession
The out going Army Chief General V. K. Singh on Sunday said he has already sent his regards to Lieutenant General Bikram Singh for succeeding him as the new Army chief.

Fast attack craft INS Koswari commissioned in Visakhapatnam
Indian Navy on Tuesday commissioned a brand new craft named INS Koswari, the ninth indigenously built Fast Attack Craft (FAC) in Visakhapatnam.

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