Defence Ministry
India  /  Published 08.02.19

PMO carried out parallel talks on Rafale, Rahul claims showing news report

The Prime Minister's Office was directly involved in negotiations with the French on the Rafale deal and Narendra Modi is guilty in the scam, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Friday in a fresh ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.03.19

Centre steals an own goal

The allegation, if not admission, by the Centre that confidential Rafale documents were “stolen” raises several tricky questions.Is South Block — the colonial-era building that houses the Prime ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.19

Soldiers and mandarins

The Supreme Court’s order to fill up vacancies in armed forces tribunals has brought hope to many martyrs’ families, widows and disabled soldiers for they can now expect early adjudication of thei...
By Gyan Bhushan

India  /  Published 14.04.19

Defence ministry tries to distance govt from 'conjectural' Rafale connection

The Indian defence ministry issued a curious statement on Saturday, distancing the “present government” from the “conjectural connection” associated with the French tax exemption for an Anil A...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.02.19

‘Reverse swing’ surprise shows

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement of his government’s intention to release Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman caught India’s defence ministry by surprise, forcing it to twice tw...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


India  /  Published 24.12.19

Rajnath Singh declares minimum government, maximum governance

Union minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said performance standards are being set for officers and mechanisms developed for greater prudence in financial management under the Centre's vision of 'minimu...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.02.19

Rafale ruckus: Omar tags a defence report, asks BJP allies to explain

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday said he would like to see how those aligned with the BJP would explain reports that the defence ministry had protested over the mechanism being adopt...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.19

Rafale papers saga is comedy — almost

When an institution that believes in hi-tech surveillance of ordinary citizens fails to prevent some of its most precious documents from being stolen, it is the stuff of pure comedy. Only when that in...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 31.05.19

At home, Shah is virtual No. 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday used his prerogative to allot one of the most important seats of power on Raisina Hill, the home ministry, to Amit Shah, edging out senior leader Rajnath Singh t...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.12.18

HC seeks govt response on President bodyguard plea

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre and the chief of the army staff to respond on a plea alleging that only three castes were considered for recruiting the President's Bodyguard.A bench of Justices ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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