Ministry Of Defence
India  /  Published 10.08.20

Defence delight for desi boys

The defence ministry on Sunday announced it would stop importing 101 items, including weaponry, in a phased manner from December to try and strengthen the country’s fledging defence production i...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.20

Clear lens: Portraying Indian Army on screen

Some terrains, it would seem, require more cautious treading than others. This appears to be one of the prominent implications of the letter sent recently by the Union defence ministry to the Central ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.18

Aligning India's defence and foreign policies

Indian military circles hold the view that enough importance is not attached to military diplomacy in our foreign policy. Actually, ‘military diplomacy’ is a bit of a misnomer as it implies that i...
By Kanwal Sibal in

India  /  Published 13.12.18

Centre owes Air India Rs 1,000 crore: aviation ministry

The government owes cash-strapped Air India Rs 1,000.62 crore, Parliament was informed on Thursday.In a reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha said the...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.10.18

Touch-military-not: Tweet bares defence rift

A defence ministry spokesperson has summarily been sent on leave after criticising the misuse of privileges by military officers, although the former navy chief, in her tweet, had urged the gover...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.01.20

New post to transform defence management

The government has finally taken the decision to transform the higher defence management by appointing a chief of defence staff. For his empowerment, it has taken the momentous step of creating the de...
By Gyan Bhushan in

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.18

India must renegotiate Rafale-HAL proposal

The political controversy surrounding the procurement of the Rafale aircraft against a long-standing requirement of the Indian Air Force drew in its wake one more victim, with the president of the pr...
By Brijesh D. Jayal in

India  /  Published 26.03.20

Rajnath asks armed forces to check spread of coronavirus

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asked the armed forces, defence public sector undertakings and other military organisations to provide all possible assistance to civilian authorities in the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.19

The military's rightful place

The Indian electorate has delivered a decisive mandate to a single party for the second consecutive time with the expectation that this government under a dynamic prime minister will carry out much-ne...
By Gyan Bhushan in


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