'Saint Antony' under fire
Feb 27, 2014
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 9, 2014
Congress today scotched speculation that senior leader and Defence Minister AK Antony might contest from a Lok Sabha seat in Kerala.
India | Gardiner Harris, The New York Times | Friday March 7, 2014
India recently rolled out its own fighter jet and tank and several ships, a defense line-up that could put Russian arms exports in trouble.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday February 28, 2014
Two officers who were missing since the fire on board submarine INS Sindhuratna on Wednesday have died, the navy today confirmed. Their bodies were found after the submarine was brought back to the Mumbai coast this morning. Navy Chief Admiral DK Jo...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 23, 2014
Defence Minister AK Antony today said there was no question of any compromise with regard to the case relating to the two Italian marines who had allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in February 2012.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Monday February 10, 2014
The Congress and NCP will hold talks today to their discuss seat-sharing strategy for the Lok Sabha elections. The talks are expected to be held between NCP leaders Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel and Congress' Ahmed Patel and A K Antony.
India | Reuters | Thursday February 6, 2014
India's military has postponed until the next financial year a plan to buy 126 fighter planes from France's Dassault Aviation, the defence minister said on Thursday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 6, 2014
Accidents suffered by some Indian Navy vessels over the past few months was a "matter of concern", Defence Minister AK Antony said on Thursday.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Amid angry shouts alleging corruption within the government, Defence Minister AK Antony today said there was no proof of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's alleged link to the VVIP chopper scam, which involves the now-cancelled deal to buy 12 luxury h...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday January 20, 2014
India today successfully test fired its 4000-km range nuclear capable ballistic missile 'Agni-IV', making it ready for induction into the Army.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 9, 2014
Irked over being held up in traffic by Army Chief's security, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday criticised the "ridiculous" VIP security system in the country, which according to him is "state within a state within a state" where there is no ...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 31, 2013
Indo-US defence ties will not be impacted due to the issue relating to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, Defence Minister AK Antony today said.
India | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday December 20, 2013
Tejas, indigenously designed and built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), took a step closer on Friday with the second Initial Operational Clearance certificate being handed over in Bangalore.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 25, 2013
India will not be satisfied till Pakistan gives maximum punishment to the perpetrators of 26/11 Mumbai attack, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Monday.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday November 20, 2013
The Indian Navy is red in the face and fuming. Defence Minister AK Antony today blamed the Indian Navy for the sinking of INS Sindhurakshak at the Bombay Harbour following explosions in the weapons chamber on August 14. He went on to further advise N...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with agency inputs) | Saturday November 16, 2013
After almost a decade of negotiations and reconstruction, the super aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya formally joined the Indian Navy today at a ceremony attended by Defence Minister AK Antony and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin at t...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Defence Minister AK Antony will arrive in Severodvinsk in north Russia tonight for the commissioning of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya tomorrow at Sevmash Shipyard, Russia's nuclear submarine building centre.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Defence Minister AK Antony today blamed the Pakistani Army for the numerous attempted infiltrations bids and repeated ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and International Border between India and Pakistan.
India | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Defence minister AK Antony played down on Wednesday the prospects of a speedy conclusion to contract negotiations with France's Dassault Aviation for the acquisition of 126 Rafale fighter jets.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Defence Minister AK Antony today voiced "serious concern" over an "unusual increase" in ceasefire violations on the border with Pakistan, which he said cannot take place without the "tacit support" of the Pakistani establishment.
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Defence Minister AK Antony today said terrorists receive tacit support from the Pakistan armed forces.