India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Questions are now being raised in Jammu and Kashmir on whether the Centre had violated procedures by directly debiting Rs 500 crore for the relief and rescue operations from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday June 24, 2015
The Rafale deal with France is yet to materialise, but the Indian Air Force is set to lose 54 fighter jets within the next 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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Not to be left behind, the armed forces have planned yoga sessions on board warships and even at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, to celebrate the first International Yoga Day on June 21.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday June 17, 2015
A Jaguar fighter - a twin-engine, single seater strike aircraft of Anglo-French origin - of the Indian Air Force crashed this morning near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
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 | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday June 16, 2015
A Jaguar fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force has crashed near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
A day after Indian Army carried out a surgical strike inside Myanmar on militants believed to be involved in the June 4 killing of 18 soldiers in Manipur, Union minister Prakash Javadekar today said the country's response will serve as a lesson to th...
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday June 10, 2015
The Indian Army, in a joint operation with the Air Force, engaged groups of militants at two locations inside Myanmar on Tuesday and said it had inflicted "significant casualties." Initial reports suggest that about 50 or more militants have been kil...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 6, 2015
In the just-concluded 'Operation Maitri' in the quake-hit Nepal, Indian Air Force and Army flew 2,223 sorties, shifted about 11,200 people to safer places and transported and dropped about 1,700 tonnes of relief material.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 4, 2015
'Operation Maitri', the massive rescue and relief operation initiated by India in Nepal following the April 25 earthquake, came to an end today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Two Indian Air Force pilots were injured today after an advanced jet trainer aircraft crashed in a paddy field at Kudarsahi in Mayurbhanj district.
Opinion | Srinath Raghavan | Tuesday June 2, 2015
In his latest Mann ki Baat radio broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his government's commitment to implementing the one rank one pension (OROP) scheme for the armed forces. Noting that this was a "complex issue, vexed issue", he asked...
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday May 29, 2015
It has been 32 years in the making but it will be least another five years before the indigenously-built fighter jet Tejas (Mark-II) can be deployed in a combat role, a top Indian Air Force official told NDTV.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Friday May 22, 2015
With days left for a deadline to expire, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has used its internal funds to acquire the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and the war medals of the World War II veteran Wing Commander Jumbo Majumdar from the UK-based auction hou...
Opinion | Vishnu Som | Thursday May 21, 2015
The Indian Air Force today briefly landed a Mirage 2000 fighter-bomber on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh to validate the capability of the jet to land on civilian roads in the event of an emergency.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 21, 2015
A Mirage 2000 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) test-landed on the Yamuna Expressway near Delhi this morning as part of a drill for emergency landings on national highways.
India News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Tuesday May 19, 2015
In the wake of the horrific German Wings plane crash in which 149 people died, Air India revamped its recruitment process for pilots to include evaluation of mental health. But the process has run into trouble, with the rejected candidates calling t...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha today left on a four-day visit to the US where he will hold discussions on strengthening the bilateral defence cooperation.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala is likely to visit India soon to discuss long-term plans on rehabilitation and reconstruction following the country's deadliest earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 14, 2015
The Defence Ministry has agreed to buy 56 planes from Airbus for $1.87 billion, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi moves to modernise the country's military, an official said Thursday.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday May 12, 2015
An Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter took off from capital Kathmandu for a recce of Namche Bazaar, the entrance to the Everest region, as four earthquakes struck Nepal on Tuesday afternoon in quick succession.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Is even one Rafale screw going to be manufactured in India?
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
India on Saturday successfully test-fired an advanced version of the BrahMos land-attack cruise missile from the Car Nicobar Islands, the second such exercise since Friday.