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9-year-long wait ends, Army finally to get bulletproof jackets

Defence Ministry inked a contract with a defence firm for procurement of 1.86 lakh bulletproof jackets for Army at a cost of Rs 639 crore.

10 Apr 2018 2:50 PM

India opens contest to supply more than 100 fighter jets

Aircraft must be built largely in India as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s drive to build a domestic industrial base.

07 Apr 2018 12:35 PM

Nepal’s pro-China PM Oli to make 3-day visit to India

The Nepalese PM, who will reach New Delhi on Friday morning, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

06 Apr 2018 6:25 AM

Panel recommends mandatory 5 yr military service for new govt officers

The panel rapped the Defence Ministry, saying that "apparently, Ministry has not taken up the matter with due seriousness with the DoPT".

16 Mar 2018 10:00 AM

17 human rights violation cases in 3 yrs, 12 were false: Defence Ministry

'Two cases of alleged human rights violation received in the current year are under investigation,' defence ministry said.

15 Mar 2018 7:58 AM


6 firms ‘debarred’, 14 suspended in defence ministry’s graft list

Global arms majors Singapore Technologies Kinetics (STK), Israel Military Industries are in the 'blacklisted' list.

20 Feb 2018 7:26 PM

Defence min nods to procure 7.40L assault rifles at Rs 12,280 Crore

The decision was taken at a meeting of Defence Acquisition Council presided over by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

13 Feb 2018 7:03 PM

Honey-trapped IAF officer held on spying charges

Refusing to comment on the matter, the IAF refused even to identify the officer or his rank taking into account the sensitivity of the case.

01 Feb 2018 2:29 AM

Hopes rise again for new assault rifles, sufficient ammunition for Indian Army

Large stocks of ammunition have been found degraded and created problems when used.

31 Jan 2018 1:13 AM

Modi govt ‘caught snoozing’ while China occupying Doklam: Cong

Modi, who has mastered the art of electoral rhetoric has miserably failed to ensure full protection of the borders, said Cong.

18 Jan 2018 9:28 PM


Govt simplifies process for manufacturing arms

Procurement of 72,400 assault rifles cleared.

17 Jan 2018 12:28 AM

Bills passed for movement of fake Army units: CBI

CBI sources claimed that the movement of the troops of this particularly Army unit never took place.

11 Jan 2018 1:53 AM

Italy court acquits 2 key accused

Setback to ministry, CBI as ex-Finmeccanica CEO set free of graft charges.

09 Jan 2018 2:18 AM

Defence ministry withdraws controversial note on status equivalence

The ministry said the cadre restructuring of AFHQ CS as approved by the Union Cabinet shall be duly implemented.

06 Jan 2018 9:40 AM

Navy to buy Rs 1,949 crore training simulator

Another four P-81 aircraft have been ordered, the delivery of which will begin in 2020.

05 Jan 2018 2:31 AM


'No medical help for braveheart's wife hits morale of armed forces'

On Friday, a Kargil braveheart's wife died at a private hospital after allegedly being denied treatment due to unavailability of Aadhaar.

30 Dec 2017 12:05 PM

Not martyr or shaheed, but battle casualty: Ministry of Defence

It was in response to an RTI application, seeking to know the meaning and detailed definition of word ‘shaheed’ (martyr).

15 Dec 2017 5:26 PM

MoD to fastrack delayed military projects: Official

The chief reason behind India’s growing military spend is the lack of a domestic arms industry that can cater to the military needs.

31 Oct 2017 12:48 AM

Troops deployed at Doklam sent back to barracks

The latest move to pull back has taken place in the backdrop of the ongoing Army commanders’ conference which began on Monday and will end on Sunday.

13 Oct 2017 12:29 AM

Factual error in audit report on ammo shortage: Nirmala Sitharaman

The CAG report stated that the forces had ammunition for 20 days in the event of a war, instead of the minimum requirement of 40 days.

11 Sep 2017 12:38 PM