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Divya Patil

Govt should cap cash holding, says Justice MB Shah

Buoyed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise move to demagnetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination currency notes, Justice M.B.

10 Nov 2016 2:23 AM

Manohar Parrikar clears key defence deals worth Rs 82,117 crore

A three-hour-long meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday, besides clearing several critical military purchases worth about Rs 82,117 cr

08 Nov 2016 6:09 AM

MoD confirms resignation of key panel head

The head of a panel set up to overcome the problems of delayed acquisition of defence equipment has put in his papers after differences over the mechanism of a new procurement body, top defence minist

05 Nov 2016 1:07 AM

In Demchok, standoff with China’s PLA again

Indian and Chinese troops were locked in a standoff at Demchok on Wednesday, a disputed area in central Ladakh, after about 50 Chinese soldiers objected to an irrigation canal being built by Indian wo

04 Nov 2016 7:02 AM

Rs 5,000 crore given under OROP till September 15: Government

Even as an ex-serviceman protesting against the alleged anomalies in One Rank One Pension scheme reportedly took his own life on Wednesday, defence ministry officials said an amount of Rs 5,507 crore

03 Nov 2016 1:01 AM


MoD audit finds Rs 500 crore Hawk deal kickbacks

The commission was allegedly paid for clinching deals for Rolls-Royce to supply Adour MK 871-07 aero engines for the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft.

02 Nov 2016 12:48 PM

Govt may buy 300 fighters if firms ready to Make in India

After having signed a government-to-government deal with France’s Dassault Aviation for 36 Rafale fighters on September 23, the government has kickstarted the hunt for 200-300 more fighters to overcom

30 Oct 2016 1:22 AM

Drill doesn’t alter K-stand: China

Notwithstanding the joint exercise by the Indian and Chinese Armies 10 days back in Jammu and Kashmir’s eastern Ladakh, the Chinese military has said its position on Kashmir remains unchanged.

29 Oct 2016 12:38 AM

Caretaker found hanging, adds to Kalikho Pul death mystery

Exactly 60 days after 47-year-old former Arunachal chief minister Kalikho Pul reportedly hanged himself in the bedroom of his chief ministerial residence on August 9, his caretaker was found dead with

28 Oct 2016 3:54 AM

MoD, in key shift, will now penalise firms, not blacklist

The defence ministry will unveil a new blacklisting policy at the next Defence Acquisition Council meeting to be held in November, that will seek to levy penalties — graded from stiff to soft — on ent

27 Oct 2016 3:43 AM


Russia to remain main defence ally: Manohar Parrikar

Brushing aside Russian concerns that India may be drifting towards the US, particularly after the signing of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement with the US providing access to Americans to

27 Oct 2016 3:39 AM

Parrikar: Pak ‘Bhashmasur’ out of control

Expressing grief and sympathy over the loss of about 60 lives in a militant attack on Tuesday on a police training academy in Pakistan’s Quetta, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said Pakistan is bein

26 Oct 2016 6:09 AM

IAF chief goes to Russia with eye on fighter deals

Close on the heels of India and Russia inking deals valued at over Rs 72,000 core — including the S-400 Triumf missile defence systems that will be operated by the IAF and the joint manufacture of the

25 Oct 2016 3:32 AM

PM Modi bats for widening CAG jurisdiction

PM Narendra Modi, addressing a gathering of about 200 of the government’s top auditors on Saturday, said that he was all for an increased and enhanced role for the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG

23 Oct 2016 3:55 AM

India to buy Israeli combat radio

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved a deal with an Israeli firm to buy 4,900 combat net radio (CNR) sets, defence ministry sources told this newspaper.

22 Oct 2016 1:14 AM


Come April, spies will snoop on tax evaders

Under the new goods and services tax (GST) regime that will roll out from April 1, 2017, the government is looking to rename the Directorate-General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) as the DGGST

15 Oct 2016 2:00 AM

‘Pak Army’s chaffing. It will try to take revenge, we should be ready.’

A keen Pakistan watcher, Gopalaswami Parthasarathy, former Indian high commissioner in Islamabad, talks to Sanjib Kr Baruah about the turbulent dynamics between t

09 Oct 2016 1:44 AM

Situation still live on LoC: IAF chief Arup Raha

UAVs sighted close to India-Pakistan border, says BSF.

05 Oct 2016 2:04 AM

‘Of 4 MI-17 copters in strikes, 2 landed in PoK’

Special Forces commandos had used four MI-17 IV helicopters in the surgical strikes launched against terror havens on the other side of the Line of Control (LoC) in the intervening night between Wedne

03 Oct 2016 1:16 AM

Rs 330 crore anti-terror warfare system for Army in J&K

The Uri attack on September 18 was shocking in its deadly intent as it was in its obduracy.

29 Sep 2016 1:49 AM