India, China handling differences with ‘sensitivity, maturity’: PM Modi.
22 Aug 2018 2:25 AM
Sitharaman addressed 'Stories That Matter'-- an event organised at FICCI and released the Gender Parity Survey Report.
08 May 2018 10:58 AM
The country's first woman defence minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot and was wearing the pilot’s G-suit.
17 Jan 2018 2:48 PM
Sitharaman also said the global strategic and security situation was constantly evolving and had thrown up fresh and serious challenges.
24 Oct 2017 7:14 PM
The policy change has also found mention in the latest war doctrine of the Indian armed forces released in April 2017.
04 Oct 2017 5:41 AM
During her visit to the LoC, Sitharaman was briefed about the 'robust counter-infiltration posture' adopted along the de facto border.
29 Sep 2017 8:26 PM
It is Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden visit at the sensitive border state after assuming charge as the defence minister in September.
29 Sep 2017 5:10 PM
Sitharaman took charge in the presence of her predecessor Arun Jaitley who was given the additional charge of the key ministry in March.
07 Sep 2017 12:18 PM
China is also concerned about Islamist influence spilling over from Pakistan and Afghanistan into its far-western Xinjiang region.
05 Sep 2017 6:09 PM
Stressing that it was a big responsibility, Sitharaman said she was 'very grateful for the confidence the PM has in her.
03 Sep 2017 7:14 PM
Jaitley was given additional charge of the Defence Ministry when Manohar Parrikar became the Chief Minister of Goa.
31 Aug 2017 1:20 PM
Jaitley was on a visit of the LoC in Rampur sector of Baramulla district.
19 May 2017 4:45 PM
Kapil Sibal also said that there has been an increase in civilian and security personnel causalities during the 35 months of NDA.
02 May 2017 5:51 PM
He further stated that PM Modi should realize the sensitivity of the situation and gets his act together.
02 May 2017 1:38 PM
Interim Conservative opposition leader Rona Ambrose criticised Sajjan’s initial comment as “stolen valour”.
02 May 2017 9:15 AM
Two terrorists were eliminated and combing operations were launched to ensure no untoward elements were left in the vicinity.
27 Apr 2017 3:30 PM
The former Union minister said that resolving the Kashmir issue was not an easy task and needed a long-term policy.
15 Apr 2017 11:34 AM
It is not clear for how long Jaitley will keep the two key portfolios.
14 Mar 2017 12:58 PM
The decommissioning ceremony will be attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries.
06 Mar 2017 9:37 AM
The committee also raised doubts on whether the prolonged use of Army in maintaining internal security is good for the armed forces.
29 Dec 2016 12:54 AM