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Reliance Group denies recieving Rafale contract from Defence Ministry

Dassault choose Reliance Defence Ltd to meet its 'offset' or export obligation.

12 Aug 2018 12:54 PM

Govt seeks Parliament's nod for Rs 11,698 cr additional expenditure

The government is also seeking Rs 1,708 crore for the Petroleum Ministry.

31 Jul 2018 12:56 PM

India, US to hold its first tri-military services drill this year

Three wings of armed forces of India, US hold separate military exercises, this will be first time both countries will have joint drill.

15 Jul 2018 1:33 PM

Indian Army tests 'Air Cavalry' concept in Rajasthan desert

Under the concept, weaponised helicopters carry out combined action against enemy in coordination with tanks and mechanised ground forces.

13 May 2018 5:24 PM

Parl panel demands classified report on arms bought during Kargil war

The draft report has been adopted by the sub-committee of the PAC, but it will be placed in Parliament after a full committee approves it.

30 Apr 2018 11:02 AM


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