India | Press Trust of India | Monday March 10, 2014
British firm Rolls Royce has written to the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) that it was ready to return to the government Rs 18 crore that it paid as commission to its agent.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
Against the backdrop of the recent submarine mishap, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday suggested that the Defence Ministry is not spending the funds "wisely" enough and contended that the maintenance of the military assets was being neglecte...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 3, 2014
Russian forces have given Ukrainian soldiers an ultimatum to surrender their positions in Crimea or face an assault, a Ukrainian defence ministry spokesman told AFP.
India | Agencies | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The Defence Ministry has ordered a bribery investigation over the purchase of jet engines from Rolls-Royce by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in a deal worth at least $1.2 billion or Rs 7426.8 crores.
India | NDTV.com | Thursday February 27, 2014
Admiral DK Joshi today resigned as the Chief of Naval Staff hours after a fire broke out in INS Sindhuratna, a submarine of the Indian navy, early this morning.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday February 27, 2014
Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi has resigned after a submarine accident off the shore of Mumbai this morning.
World | Reuters | Thursday February 13, 2014
The Afghan government released 65 detainees on Thursday who the United States has warned pose a serious security threat, a move that further strains already tense US-Afghan ties as the international mission in Afghanistan winds down.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Yemen has handed to Saudi Arabia 29 al Qaeda militants who were wanted by the Saudi authorities, the Yemeni defence ministry website said on Tuesday, citing informed sources.
Cities | Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Hours after it alleged that Narendra Modi was denied permission by the Army to land his rally at the Race Course Ground in Kolkata for his rally, the BJP said the Defence Ministry allowed it.
India | Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday February 4, 2014
The government has just eight choppers to fly top leaders like the President and the Prime Minister and all of them are almost past their expiry date, the government has been warned recently.
World | Reuters | Monday February 3, 2014
Three large explosions were heard in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Sunday, close to the defence ministry, the central bank and the former president's home, locals told Reuters.
World | Reuters | Sunday February 2, 2014
China does not feel threatened by countries in Southeast Asia and is optimistic about the situation in the disputed South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 27, 2014
Hackers attacked Israeli computers including one used by the defence ministry department dealing with civilians in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli data protection expert said.
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 15, 2014
China has flight-tested a hypersonic missile delivery vehicle in a move that was scientific in nature and not targeted at any country, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 14, 2014
India has encashed a guarantee of over Rs 250 crore deposited by AgustaWestland in a bank in Delhi even as it is preparing to file an appeal against an Italian court's stay on its move to encash another guarantee deposited in an Italian bank.
India | Reuters | Friday January 10, 2014
Italian defence giant Finmeccanica's troubles in India are deepening, with the New Delhi government seeking repayments worth some 270 million euros over a scrapped helicopter deal.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from PTI) | Thursday January 9, 2014
A team of Defence Ministry and CBI officials will question alleged middleman Guido Haschke in Italy today in connection with the Rs 3600-crore VVIP chopper scam.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 4, 2014
In an off-shoot of VVIP helicopter deal scam, CBI today registered a case against a Brigadier working with Army Aviation for allegedly fudging trial flight records of the helicopters.
India | Reuters | Friday January 3, 2014
Italian defence group Finmeccanica said on Thursday its AgustaWestland unit welcomed India's decision to take part in an arbitration process over a $770 million helicopter deal.
Wednesday January 1, 2014
Four foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals, including those of Mahle Holding India and HBO India, totalling Rs 502 crore have been cleared by the government.