Defence Ministry
India  /  Published 23.02.21

Half of defence budget for local purchases

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.21

Qualification for Gorkha relaxed

The defence ministry has relaxed the education qualification needed for Gorkhas to join the Indian Army after reports that the number of recruits from the community in the force had been decreasing fo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Rahul: substance toppled by dress

On Thursday, information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar accused Rahul of having no respect for constitutional procedures, claiming he had attended only two of the 14 meetings of the stand...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.10.20

Centre U-turn on MPs’ Ladakh visit

The defence ministry has changed its mind and opposed a parliamentary committee’s proposed visit to Ladakh to see how well the soldiers deployed in high-altitude forward areas have been clothed ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.20

Blood of troops on faulty ammunition

By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


India  /  Published 29.09.20

Defence: 'offset clause' scrapped

By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.07.20

Rafale: veterans scoff at boast

The arrival of five Rafale fighter jets at the Ambala airbase on Wednesday triggered a Sanskrit tweet by the Prime Minister, muscle-flexing by the defence minister and wall-to-wall coverage by several...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.06.20

India's tally reaches 2,16,919 with record spike of 9,304 cases

Defence secretary tests positiveIndia's Defence secretary Ajay Kumar tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, following which the defence ministry carried out a massive contact-tracing exercise, off...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.01.20

We stay away from politics: General Rawat

Newly-appointed Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said the armed forces stay far away from politics and work as per the directives of the government in power, remarks that ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.02.20

Our target is $5 billion defence export in 5 years: Modi

India is eyeing defence export of USD 5 billion in the next five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday, highlighting the measures taken by his government to boost manufacturing and woo...
By PTI in Lucknow


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