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Parrikar secures own goal

  Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar might have secured an own goal by asserting that constitutional authorities can become more corrupt than politicians when vested...

Raksha Mantri’s announcement on strategic partnership expected

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar may announce the much-awaited policy on ‘strategic partnerships’ (SP) during the Aero India show starting Tuesday at the Yelahanka Air...

Is Raksha Mantri returning to Goa?

Power corridors are again abuzz with speculations about Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar returning to Goa if the BJP wins the state elections. These speculations...

More reprehensible than reprehensible could be

Father A K Antony did it. Since there was no big cut involved like in 2G or 3G, no one pressured him to do...

Ministers with large cash holdings

  Open source data indicates that a number of Ministers had large cash holdings as on March 31, 2016. The Code of Conduct for Ministers...

First integrated DCN launched (Updated- 10:51 AM)

The country's first integrated defence communication network was launched on Thursday, enabling the army, air force, navy and the Special Forces Command to share...

Private defence players want their foreign partners included as SPs

Domestic defence players have urged the Defence Ministry to create space for their foreign partners in the chapter on strategic partnerships (SPs) in the...

Parrikar to hold crucial meetings on sidelines of Shangri-La Dialogue

  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will hold crucial meetings with his counterparts from France and the U.S. on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in...

Expert committee to speed up defence acquisition set up

To avoid delays in the acquisition of military equipment, the defence ministry has instituted an expert committee for ‘Restructuring of the Acquisition wing to...

Parrikar sets defence exports target of $2 billions

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has set a target to raise India’s defence exports to USD 2 billion in the next two years from the...

Is Parrikar returning to Goa?

Speculations have mounted about Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar reverting back to Goa after he reportedly told a Goa journalist that "yes, I'm coming back."...

Officials who might have facilitated Agusta deal

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said all those who were linked to the tainted VVIP chopper deal were given “good positions” following their...

Parl panel raps Govt on Rafale delay

A Parliamentary panel on Tuesday rapped the government for not inking the Rafale deal despite "considerable time" even as the government said the original...

NaMo pitches for major maritime investment

Pitching for making the country’s 7,500-km long coastline an “engine of growth”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India wants to mobilize Rs...

India, US to sign logistics deal

India and the United States may "soon" conclude a commercial shipping information exchange agreement, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Tuesday in New...

Chief of Defence Staff could be a reality, says Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday indicated that the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) could be a reality soon, a day after...

Reddy takes charge as Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister

Making it as the 12th Scientific Adviser to ‘Raksha Mantri’ the eminent missile scientist G Satheesh Reddy took over as the SA to Manohar...

G Satheesh Reddy is Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister

As the newly formed government at centre had stated months back that the posts of DRDO Chief and Scientific Advisor to RM will be...

One year of Modi Govt: MoD simple in style, hard in...

  Breaking old age British traditions and protocols, Defence Ministry’s working style has changed in the first year of Modi Government. South Block is no...