Press Trust of India | Saturday February 28, 2015
Reinstating government's commitment on implementing the 'One Rank, One Pension' policy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the issue is pending as the method of calculating pension is stuck between the Armed Services and the Defence Ministry.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 28, 2015
Government is pushing for Make in India policy in defence manufacturing, he said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the previous UPA regime's land law has had "disastrous impact" on India's national security as Pakistan could get information on critical defence project...
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The 12 billion dollar discussions centred on whether India will buy 126 Rafale fighter jets from France have made some progress, sources said today, a day after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar met his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Delhi.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday February 26, 2015
In the Rajya Sabha tomorrow, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will make a strong defence of the government's land reforms, denounced by a united opposition and activists as "anti-farmer."
India News | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The deal to buy 126 Rafale fighter jets from France appears to have been pulled back from the brink of collapse.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday February 25, 2015
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drain and his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar appear to have sorted out one of the key issues holding up the estimated $15 billion deal to buy 126 Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force. A final decision...
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday February 24, 2015
In sweeping changes to boost India's arsenal, the government is set to allow foreign defence manufacturers to enlist "agents" to assist them in deals. If the companies violate rules, they won't be blacklisted but will need to pay a heavy penalty, top...
India News | Reuters | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will hold talks tomorrow with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian to salvage a deal for 126 Dassault fighter jets that has stalled on the issue of local assembly of the aircraft.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 21, 2015
The Shiv Sena today came to the defence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the auction of his pinstripe monogrammed suit and said the two-piece ensemble was valued highly because of the person who wore it.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday February 21, 2015
Five senior energy company employees were arrested by the Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Friday in connection with the case of corporate espionage involving top-secret government documents. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today tweeted that the ...
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday February 20, 2015
In an attempt to stanch a raging controversy, the government has released a video of a Pakistani fishing boat in flames on New Year's Eve. The four people on board had died off the coast of Gujarat. The new video does not establish what caused the e...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday February 20, 2015
The Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested five more energy company employees today in connection with the case over corporate espionage involving government documents. The stolen documents included top-secret government information not just from the...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 20, 2015
Australia today said France, Germany and Japan were potential partners to design and build its next generation of submarines, in what will be its biggest ever defence procurement programme.
India News | Reuters | Friday February 20, 2015
Israel's security relationship with India is out in the open after years of being under wraps, the Israeli Defence Minister said on Thursday, vowing to play a bigger role in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's drive to build an industrial base.
India News | Reuters | Thursday February 19, 2015
India's air force risks a major capability gap opening up with China and Pakistan without new western warplanes or if local defence contractors can't produce what the military needs in a timely manner.
Thursday February 19, 2015
Shares in Pipavav Defence have gained over 55 per cent in last one month on the back of Prime minister Narendra Modi's push for making India a manufacturing hub for defence equipment.
India News | Reuters | Wednesday February 18, 2015
The government has cleared an $8 billion or Rs 50,000 crore plan to build India's most advanced warships, defence sources said, just months after ordering new submarines to close the gap with the Chinese navy in the Indian Ocean.
India News | Reuters | Wednesday February 18, 2015
India will decide on the fate of a long-delayed deal for 126 Dassault Rafale fighter jets only after March, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today at the Aero India airshow in Bengaluru.
India News | NDTV | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Defence minister Manohar Parrikar is speaking at the Airshow in Bengaluru.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
Prime Minister said country needs to increase its defence preparedness.
India News | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Defence Minister Manohra Parrikar said the government stands by its earlier explanation of how a Pakistani boat, allegedly loaded with explosives, blew up off the Gujarat coast on New Year's Eve, killing all four people on board.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed today to end India's status as the world's number one defence importer, saying he wanted 70 percent of hardware to be manufactured domestically by the turn of the decade.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a pitch for increasing defence preparedness and modernizing the forces, and said India's defence industry is at the core of his "Make in India" mission.