World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 31, 2015
Fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces in the east of the country has left 15 government soldiers dead and 30 wounded over the past 24 hours, Ukraine's Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said today.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday January 30, 2015
For hours after the news break - first by The Hindu - that Jayanthi Natarajan has quit the Congress with a damning letter against Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, the party's spokespersons were unavailable for comment. Then Sanjay Nirupam offered an impa...
India News | NDTV.com | Sunday January 25, 2015
United States President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a joint press conference after the delegation level talks at the Hyderabad House in Delhi. The two leaders also took a stroll in the Hyderabad House gardens for a 'one-on-one'...
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday January 24, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was referring to IK Gujral, say sources, when he dropped a bombshell by alleging that "some former Prime Ministers compromised India's deep assets" on national security.
Delhi News | Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday January 23, 2015
Kumar Vishwas, the Aam Aadmi Party leader who took on Rahul Gandhi in the national elections, today put up a spirited defence of his party and its chief Arvind Kejriwal, also making a fierce attack on Kiran Bedi of the BJP.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday January 23, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has dropped a political bombshell by alleging that "some former Prime Ministers" compromised India "deep assets" on national security, but he has not named anyone.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 23, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday alleged that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country's "deep assets" on national security but refrained from naming them.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 23, 2015
The Narendra Modi-led government is all set to walk into an area where the previous UPA government had feared to tread. India and the US may soon agree on allowing their warships and aircraft to access each other's bases, refuel and, in case of emerg...
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 22, 2015
"The issue which has been pending last 8 years has been resolved today," Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 18, 2015
Drastic changes in regional security has created a need for closer bilateral strategic partnership with India, a top Vietnamese official said as the country beefs up its defence capabilities amid territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday January 16, 2015
Amid reports that terrorists may try to attack soft targets in India, including schools, ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said, "We are well prepared."
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 14, 2015
United States President Barack Obama will have a tight schedule during his three-day visit that starts on January 25, as he will hold talks with top leadership in India on the ways to make progress on key issues like defence and civil nuclear agreeme...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 14, 2015
A Singapore navy ship has located the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the sea late last month with 162 people on board, the city-state's defence chief said Wednesday.
India News | Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday January 14, 2015
The government today justified the sacking of top missile scientist Avinash Chander as the chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation or DRDO.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Sources in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office today denied any "ulterior motive" in the removal of top missile scientist Avinash Chander as the chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation or DRDO.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government approved a record $42 billion military budget on Wednesday, with outlays rising for a third year to counter China's rising military might.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has clarified that he never stated that crew members of the Pakistani boat, which blew up off the coast of Gujarat on December 31, might have consumed cyanide pills.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 11, 2015
Denmark's commitment to fighting Islamic State jihadists will not be swayed by attacks like the Charlie Hebdo massacre, the country's defence minister said Saturday at a rally to commemorate the Paris victims.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday January 8, 2015
In the most creative defence of his controversial statements over the last few months, Bihar Chief Minister JItan Ram Manjhi sang a few lines from the film "Awara" at a function today: "Sab kucha sikha maine na sikhi hosiyari , sach hain duniya walo...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled al-Obeidi said today that the Iraqi military has started rebuilding after its near total collapse last summer but that the effort is still in its initial phase. "We are still in the very early steps; some of these steps ...
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that those on board the Pakistani vessel, which blew up after being intercepted off the Gujarat coast last week, were "in touch with the Pakistan Army and the Pakistani establishment."
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said this morning that the men on the Pakistan vessel which sank after being intercepted off the Gujarat coast last week were "suspected terrorists." He said the vessel had been under air surveillance for more than 1...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Saturday January 3, 2015
Two army jawans and a woman died and eight civilians were injured as Pakistani Rangers kept up the overnight shelling in Kathua and Samba districts in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan also threatened India with strong action. Five Rangers have died so fa...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Saturday January 3, 2015
After conducting three days of continuous ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan appeared to threaten India with retaliation today, saying it will communicate "communicate in the language they (India) understand".