India | NDTV.com | Sunday January 25, 2015
The officer who led the Guard of Honour on staying focused- and very alert.
India | Ruchira Hoon | Sunday January 25, 2015
Michelle Obama, who is in India on a three-day visit, landed in Delhi's Palam Airport this morning wearing an outfit by Indian designer Bibhu Mohapatra. She exited Air Force One hand-in-hand with US President Barack Obama in a geometric-print black a...
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 24, 2015
Excited by the prospect of travelling with the US President on Air Force One, Indian American Congressman Ami Bera feels honoured to have been invited by Barack Obama to join him on his historic trip to India.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 24, 2015
US President Barack Obama will leave Andrews Air Force Base this evening for his highly anticipated three-day landmark trip to India on an invitation by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India | Reuters | Thursday January 22, 2015
India and Russia have agreed to speed up work on a fifth-generation military aircraft, Indian officials said on Thursday, in a vote of confidence in an old defence partner days before US President Barack Obama arrives to advance ties.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Tanima Biswas and Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday January 22, 2015
From the moment Air Force One, US President Barack Obama's special aircraft, enters Indian airspace, a set of unprecedented security measures will be activated. He will land in Delhi on Sunday on a three-day visit during which he will be the chief gu...
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday January 22, 2015
India and Russia on Wednesday agreed to speed up work and iron out hurdles that are holding up the co-production and co-designing of a 5th Generation Fighter Aircraft.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Over nine minutes on Monday next, 30 aircraft of the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force will roar over Rajpath during the Republic Day parade, watched by US president Barack Obama, President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many others...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 18, 2015
A seven-layer security ring will be thrown around the VVIP enclosure on Rajpath for the Republic Day parade to be witnessed by US President Barack Obama and the airspace over the area would be monitored by a radar to be specially set up.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday January 15, 2015
Most people may still be hitting the snooze button on their alarm clocks, but nearly 350 women officers from the army, navy and air force have been at work for three hours already - practicing for the parade in which they will march on Republic Day.
India | Reuters | Thursday January 15, 2015
A French delegation will visit Delhi this month to try to salvage an agreement to supply 126 Rafale fighter jets to the Indian Air Force. One of the world's biggest defence deals has hit a snag over the local assembly of the planes.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday January 1, 2015
Just how high the Indian armed forces - the Army, Navy and Air Force - should raise their arms while marching past President Pranab Mukerjee and US President Barack Obama on Republic Day, January 26 has generated a major controversy.
Elections | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Indian Air Force played a vital role in the recently concluded Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand by ferrying electoral staff, security forces and EVMs to difficult terrains.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday December 20, 2014
Accidents involving fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force in 2012-13 were caused due to "technical defects" and "human error", according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General. The number of such mishaps were considerably higher than i...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today took a dig at his predecessor AK Antony, saying though he had a clean image, it was not reflected in defence procurement during his time.
India | Agencies | Thursday December 11, 2014
If you've always dreamed of being a fighter pilot, but were afraid of the skies, here's your chance. You can now experience what an Indian Air Force pilot goes through in combat, on your cell phone.
India | Vishnu Som | Tuesday December 9, 2014
The war medals of the Father of the Indian Air Force, Wing Commander Jumbo Majumdar, will be coming back to India, and will likely be showcased at the Indian Air Force's museum.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
A Navy vessel and an Air Force aircraft carrying nearly 1,000 tonnes of fresh water reached Male today as India mounted a major effort to help the Maldivian capital that is reeling from an acute shortage of drinking water after its lone desalination ...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
Ahead of President Vladimir Putin's visit here, Indian and Russian officials will be holding talks on the multi-billion dollar Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) joint project.
India | Agencies | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The French and Indian defence ministers agreed to press ahead with negotiations on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India, both sides said on Tuesday, after slow progress cast doubt on the estimated $12 billion or about Rs 74,400-crore deal.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh has taken over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief at Headquarters Maintenance Command in Nagpur today.
Opinion | Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Nitin Gokhale on what must be urgently corrected.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 30, 2014
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha today said India has no territorial ambitions, except for recovering the territories that the country had lost to its neighbours.
India | Written by Rahul Joglekar (With inputs from Vishnu Som) | Thursday November 27, 2014
Wing commander Karun Krishna 'Jumbo' Majumdar is one of India's biggest war heroes. He was one of the first to fly in the Indian Air Force (IAF) before India gained Independence and one of the first Indians to receive England's Distinguished Flying C...