Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday May 12, 2013
Defence Minister AK Antony today commissioned the first MiG-29 K - supersonic fighter jets squadron into the Indian Navy at the INS Hansa in Goa.
Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday May 11, 2013
A week after the Chinese Army withdrew from Raki Nalla in north Ladakh ending a 21-day face-off between the two neighbours, Defence Minister A K Antony said India would continue to upgrade its infrastructure and capabilities along the border with Chi...
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013
Against the backdrop of the recent Chinese incursion in Ladakh, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said the two countries are working on a new Border Defence Cooperation Agreement.
Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 7, 2013
The end of a 20-day face-off with China in Ladakh came after intense diplomatic pressure, including the threat that India was willing to scale down its relations with its neighbour if the latter did not withdraw a platoon camped on Indian territory s...
Press Trust of India | Monday May 6, 2013
Union Defence Minister A K Antony will commission MIG-29 K fighter planes into the Indian Navy on May 11 in Goa.
Tuesday April 30, 2013
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma is expected to discuss hiking of FDI cap in the defence sector as well as issues related to foreign direct investment with Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday.
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Nitin A Gokhale; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday April 30, 2013
At a third flag meeting between army commanders from India and China, some progress was made in the search for a solution to the stand-off in Ladakh, provoked when Chinese troops set up camp 19 kms within Indian territory on April 15.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 29, 2013
A total of 7,121 Indian soldiers have been deployed in the UN Missions and 18 troops have been killed in various operations since 2010, Defence Minister A K Antony informed the Lok Sabha today.
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 25, 2013
Army chief General Bikram Singh today briefed Defence Minister A K Antony on the Chinese incursion issue in Ladakh and the present situation there.
Edited by Janaki Fernandes (with inputs from agencies) | Thursday April 25, 2013
The Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh has briefed Defence Minister AK Antony on the Chinese incursion at Ladakh. The General reviewed the situation yesterday with senior commanders in Jammu and Kashmir.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Defence Minister A K Antony today said negotiations are in progress at "various levels" to resolve the issue of alleged incursion with China peacefully.
Reported by Nitin A Gokhale; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Despite a second meeting on Tuesday between Indian army commanders and their Chinese counterparts, a stand-off in Ladakh continues. New Delhi says soldiers from the People's Liberation Army crossed 10 kilometres (six miles) into Indian territory on A...
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 23, 2013
South Korea's defence minister received a package containing a threatening letter and suspicious powder on Tuesday, in what his ministry described as an attempted act of "terror".
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday April 22, 2013
A Raja, former Telecom Minister and senior leader of the DMK, has submitted a detailed explanation of why he is incorrectly accused of masterminding one of India's biggest scams and "misleading the Prime Minister," a charge levelled in a controversia...
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday April 22, 2013
After a nearly week-long face-off, the assessment at the highest level is that the Chinese will eventually withdraw but will use this 'occupation' to lay claims to the area at a later stage of border negotiations.