Is Doval the reason there's no CDS?
May 13, 2022  15:09
Gen Bipin Rawat's appointment, first as army chief superseding two other army commanders, and then as CDS, was the consequence of his close personal rapport with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Now, with General Rawat gone and nobody named to replace him as CDS, it is evident that no other top military officer enjoys that relationship with Doval, observes Ajai Shukla.

Read the column here. 

IMAGE: National Security Advisor Ajit Kumar Doval with then army chief late General Bipin Rawat, then navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh and then air chief Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, October 15, 2019
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