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At this point... who even cares:dude:

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No, first some structural changes are required as GoI is currently exploring.

The GoI is reassessing the concept of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) to fix overlaps in the system and streamline the process due to which there has been a delay in the appointment of a new CDS.
 

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No, first some structural changes are required as GoI is currently exploring.

The GoI is reassessing the concept of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) to fix overlaps in the system and streamline the process due to which there has been a delay in the appointment of a new CDS.
The Hindu said "
On the dichotomy in responsibilities, officials said that currently the CDS does not have operational role but as the Chairman CoSC, the theatre commanders to be appointed in future are to report to him.

While several options are being looked at, one of the options would be to have a CDS with operational power who will after due legislative changes have theatre commanders report to him while the Service Chiefs will look after the raise, train and sustain functions of respective Services, the first official source stated."


No wonder many veterans are saying CDS post isn't required. Their frustration is quite well understandable.
 

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No, first some structural changes are required as GoI is currently exploring.

The GoI is reassessing the concept of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) to fix overlaps in the system and streamline the process due to which there has been a delay in the appointment of a new CDS.
So when do u think we will get our cds
Just guess
Bcoz few of your predictions have come true
 

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No wonder many veterans are saying CDS post isn't required. Their frustration is quite well understandable.
These same "veterans" were also crying earlier for past 20 years on "why no CDS post was been created inspite of Kargil Review Committee recommendation".

You can't satisfy them.
 

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You guys are speculating about the best candidate, the selected candidate will most probably be the person who will agree to be a "Yes man" for BJP :yawn:
Just for the sake of it.
No disrespect to shri BiRA.
Was he a yes man as well, Ladakh issue more or less happened under him.
 

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Nothing from the babudom. Not when Dr. Ajay Kumar is defence secretary. This is the services, especially IAF, playing hardball. This CDS as "1st among equals" was not going to cut. Indian Armed Forces are extremely concervative and hierarchical in organizational setup. A CDS equal to that of Service Chiefs can never tame the Inter service turfwar and Intraservice roadblocks to theaterisation and atmanirbharata. CDS needs to be above the service chiefs-both in hierarchy and seniority.(both organizational and psychological reasons). Thats what PMO is going to correct now if the article is to be believed. Chairman of IDS as Secretary-DMA(vice CDS) equivalent to service chiefs and CDS above them. The CDS and others need to differ by atleast 1 batch in seniority from NDA.
If Chief of IDS is to be secretary DMA & equivalent to Service chiefs then he must be a 4 star right??
Earlier once it was said that present Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar was supposed to be the next CDS once Late Gen Bipin Rawat retired. Admiral Hari Kumar also served as chief of IDS, and hence I think he will be the next CDS if govt opts serving officers, & if they go for retired ones, I think they will select Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria
 

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You guys are speculating about the best candidate, the selected candidate will most probably be the person who will agree to be a "Yes man" for BJP :yawn:


Just for the sake of it.
No disrespect to shri BiRA.
Was he a yes man as well, Ladakh issue more or less happened under him.
Happened under him =/= Happened due to him.
He had more balls than MM Naravane or the last 2 service Chiefs preceding him for that matter.
 

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"The problem within the military is that none of the chiefs want dilution of their tremendous powers in favour of proposed theatre commanders and division of their military assets among various theatre commands to make the Indian military more responsive and potent. "
 

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"The problem within the military is that none of the chiefs want dilution of their tremendous powers in favour of proposed theatre commanders and division of their military assets among various theatre commands to make the Indian military more responsive and potent. "
It's now duty of pm for appointment these high level people will never allow cds to come again
Problem is if pm is strong like earlier
 

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What is this stuff about not allowing?
What can they even do to stop it, what authority do they even have?
They have wonderful capability of endless discussions, meetings without any conclusion and agreement
No one will agree to anyone's opinion thus resulting in chai biskoot
But if pm really has will then things will change he can't rely on collective decision as there will be no outcome
 

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They have wonderful capability of endless discussions, meetings without any conclusion and agreement
No one will agree to anyone's opinion thus resulting in chai biskoot
But if pm really has will then things will change he can't rely on collective decision as there will be no outcome
If anyone doesn't cooperate or opposes reorganization efforts he should be sent home ASAP.
 

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