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defence budget

Unutilised defence budget is not to be sent back: Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence minister makes ‘clear demand’ to finance ministry over issue.

13 Apr 2019 1:25 AM

Panel of MPs warns of too low spending on defence

Defence budget as GDP per cent lowest since 1962 war.

26 Jul 2018 12:51 AM

Beijing’s defence budget unveils grand security ambitions

Increase in China’s defence budget is indeed closely linked to the goal of transforming the PLA into a “modern, mechanised, IT-based force”.

12 Mar 2018 12:22 AM

Economic development, military modernisation must go hand-in-hand: Army chief

Gen Rawat, quoting an internal study, said 35-37 per cent of the annual budget given to the force is contributed towards nation building.

01 Mar 2018 3:54 PM

Strategic partnership to help attract FDI in defence: Jaitley

Finance Minister says entry of foreign investors is linked to kind of orders they will get.

01 Jun 2017 5:15 PM


Pakistan presents new USD 50 billion development-heavy budget

'We have increased the defence budget to Rs 920 billion (from Rs 860 billion),' Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said.

27 May 2017 9:54 AM

Need national military strategy, Army spending considered a 'burden': Rawat

General Rawat stressed that India's true potential will be realised when both economic growth and might of the army go hand-in-hand.

04 May 2017 6:39 PM

China’s cheque-book diplomacy

India has shown some interest in Duqm port for industrial investment and connectivity, and as an “energy corridor”.

17 Apr 2017 4:58 AM

Japan approves huge defence budget after North Korea's nuclear threat

The Cabinet approved 5.13 trillion yen ($43.6 billion) in defence spending for the fiscal year starting in April.

22 Dec 2016 2:31 PM