India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. They discussed the security situation in the Northeast where militants killed 18 soldiers on June 4.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 26, 2015
NATO will decide how quickly to scale back its mission to train Afghan security forces after judging how well they perform in this summer's "fighting season", the alliance's chief said on Thursday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
Senior BJP leaders today jumped to beleaguered Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's defence with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying nobody is "tainted".
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday June 26, 2015
The BJP appears to be backing Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who is embroiled in a controversy over supporting disgraced cricket tycoon Lalit Modi's immigration appeal to UK in 2011. In Delhi, posting an exclusively strong defence for Ms R...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 23, 2015
Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon pledged today to track down Druze rioters in the occupied Golan Heights responsible for the "lynching" of a wounded Syrian being transported to a hospital.
World News | Reuters | Sunday June 21, 2015
Britain will boost its commitment to NATO reassurance efforts in Eastern Europe by extending the length of time its troops and fighter jets are involved, Defence Minister Michael Fallon said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 20, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has faced criticism in the media for his comments on a wide range of issues, on Saturday said he would not speak to the media for six months.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit India soon as the two countries work towards finalising the deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 17, 2015
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that talks with India over the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets were progressing well and would be finalised within "two to three months".
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Lalit Modi, the controversial former chairman of the Indian Premier League, today responded to the row over Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj helping him secure emergency travel papers in Britain, with a series of tweets and a detailed defence by his la...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday June 15, 2015
In remarks that have provoked criticism, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that respect for the Army is waning because India hasn't fought a war in decades.
India News | Agencies | Monday June 15, 2015
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a man this morning in Sopore in north Kashmir, taking the number of civilian killings by suspected terrorists to six in the last three weeks. Sources say the victim was a former militant.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Ex-servicemen across the country began an indefinite relay hunger strike today, demanding that the government announce a date for the introduction of the 'One Rank One Pension' policy.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 14, 2015
Even as ex-servicemen held protests over delay in non-implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today sought to assuage their concerns, saying the "promises" made will be kept and that they should be "pat...
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday June 14, 2015
Retired defence personnel are protesting across the country including at Delhi's Jantar Mantar today against the delay in the implementation of the long-awaited 'One Rank One Pension'. The ex-servicemen have also declared a relay hunger strike from M...
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 11, 2015
Accusing India of destabilising Pakistan, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said nuclear weapons are for the defence of the country and not for "celebratory" occasions.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday June 12, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday morning that the Indian Army's operation to neutralise two camps of militants on Tuesday has led to a "change in mindset."
World News | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Israel's defence minister said today he did not believe a stable peace agreement could be reached with the Palestinians in his lifetime - one of the bleakest assessments from a top-level cabinet member since talks collapsed last year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
China's defence minister told the head of the Sri Lankan navy today he wanted to ensure a "continuous and stable" development of military ties, after Sri Lanka ruled out future Chinese submarine visits to the country.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said a clear set of guidelines will be issued to resolve problems between military establishments and civil authorities of different cantonment boards in the country.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
The Philippines today expressed concern over reports a Chinese warship has fired a warning shot on a Filipino fishing boat near a reclaimed reef in the disputed South China Sea, Manila's defence minister said.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party suffered an embarrassing potential setback this week when an expert it called to comment in parliament said legal changes to let troops defend an ally under attack would violate the constitution.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
Latvia's parliament on Wednesday elected Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis as the Baltic state's new president, making him the 28-member European Union's first Green Party head of state.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said that the comments made by Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif about Kashmir show that we are at a bad point in India-Pakistan relations. General Sharif had said that Pakistan and Kashmir...