India | Nitin A Gokhale | Wednesday January 22, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has reportedly asked the Law Ministry if it can question West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan and Goa Governor BV Wanchoo in its investigation into alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3600-crore VVIP helicopter deal.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday January 21, 2014
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's refusal to back down on his protest in the heart of the city has raised questions about Republic Day celebrations on Sunday, for which the army needs to take over the central Delhi area.
Cities | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday January 15, 2014
The Pune airport will be partially shut for the next three months from tomorrow for renovation. The runway of the airport, which is under the control of the Indian Air Force will be partially closed between 10 pm and 8 am every day. The Air Force wil...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 5, 2014
The Indian Air Force has rescued 72 people trapped in heavy snow in the hilly Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said yesterday.
India | Nitin Gokhale | Thursday January 2, 2014
India has finally cancelled the controversial Rs 3,600-crore contract for 12 helicopters meant for VVIPs with UK-based AgustaWestland amid allegations that deal was riddled with kickbacks.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 29, 2013
Boosting surveillance capabilities of the Army along the borders with China and Pakistan, the government has cleared the procurement of around 15 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) from Israel at a cost of around Rs 1200 crore.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 28, 2013
India has signed a Rs 4,000-crore deal with the US for procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft for the Indian Air Force.
India | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday December 20, 2013
Tejas, indigenously designed and built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), took a step closer on Friday with the second Initial Operational Clearance certificate being handed over in Bangalore.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday December 20, 2013
The indigenously built Light Combat (LCA) aircraft Tejas got its second Initial Operation Clearance today in Bangalore at an event attended by Defence Minister A K Antony.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 12, 2013
The youngest Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot to have flown the MiG-21 FL fighter jet, said flying the 'dream machine' felt like he was closer to heaven.
Assembly | Ketki Angre | Thursday December 12, 2013
What do a pilot, a banker, a councillor, and a retired Air Force worker have in common? All are volunteers with the Aam Aadmi Party in Gurgaon, they are on a high and raring to go, excited with the fabulous performance of the party in Delhi.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 12, 2013
Two pairs of MiG-21 FLs - India's first supersonic jet - took off with a deafening roar from the runway of the Kalaikunda air base at 9.45 am for one last time on Wednesday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 27, 2013
AgustaWestland has submitted its reply to the Indian Defence Ministry's final show cause notice in the VVIP chopper deal and the Ministry is expected to take a final decision on the contract soon, said informed sources.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday November 26, 2013
As the race for the Indian Ocean region heats up with India, China and the United States trying to dominate the region, South Block is all set to hand over the controls of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) - India's strategic outpost in the Bay o...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Salman Khurshid was given a warm welcome on his arrival in Colombo.
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday November 8, 2013
A MiG-29 belonging to the Indian Air Force crashed near Jamnagar in Gujarat today. The pilot ejected safely.
Thursday November 7, 2013
The world's biggest arms importer wants to reduce dependence on overseas suppliers and develop the domestic defence industry, but state-run manufacturers' track record is patchy and the government wants private Indian firms to have a greater say.
India | Agencies | Tuesday November 5, 2013
China has reportedly built a station to monitor the movement of Indian planes at the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) sector in Ladakh near the Line of Actual Control, the site of a major standoff with Chinese troops in April.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 31, 2013
An impressive air show by advanced light helicopters was performed as part of the 81st anniversary celebration of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Nagpur on Thursday.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 29, 2013
Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, will be the next Air Force chief succeeding incumbent Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne who is retiring on December 31.