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'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


Army cadre review to benefit 1.45 lakh men

The last cadre review for the Army was done in 1984.

09 Sep 2017 6:25 AM

Nirmala Sitharaman gets Defence, Piyush Goyal is Railways Minister

Prabhu in commerce; Gadkari to handle Ganga cleaning too.

04 Sep 2017 1:10 AM

Delhi govt cracks whip, sacks 13 senior ordnance officials

Ordnance factories are the oldest and largest organisation in India’s defence industry.

01 Sep 2017 5:39 AM

Major reforms in Army planned

Bid to enhance combat capability; ‘non-core’ functions to be hived off.

31 Aug 2017 2:30 AM

Indian Army set for reform initiatives as part of defence ministry's overhaul

Govt has accepted 65 out of 99 recommendations of Shekatkar Committee, says Jaitley.

30 Aug 2017 4:00 PM


China mum about report on 'small-scale military operation' in Doklam

'This kind of reports represents the view of the media and think-tanks', China's Defence Ministry's spokesman told an Indian media.

07 Aug 2017 8:19 PM

Centre may overhaul FDI policy in defence

If approval, the liberalised FDI regime will see no cap in case of many military products and some with significantly enhanced limits.

25 Jul 2017 12:43 AM

Amid Sikkim standoff, China hints at Doval-Yang bilateral at BRICS NSAs meet

The standoff between China and India in the Doklam area near the Bhutan tri-junction has dragged on for the past four weeks.

24 Jul 2017 8:22 PM

Why does Delhi allow Beijing to bully it?

Why has it given an open warning to New Delhi for constructing India’s longest bridge the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge over the Brahmaputra river?

14 Jul 2017 3:05 AM

China sends troops to first overseas naval base in Djibouti, Africa

The logistics base is the first of its kind for China, which will use it to support "naval escorts in Africa and southwest Asia.

12 Jul 2017 9:06 PM


Private sector defence role still untested

This effort could easily take over a decade, as the newness of processes, designs and working techniques can be impediments.

22 May 2017 12:45 AM

MoD holds talks with India Inc on defence partnership

The next development is expected in a Defence Acquisition Council meet, which is likely to be convened on May 15.

12 May 2017 2:24 AM

Afghanistan arrests 35 soldiers after attack on base

The brutal assault is believed to be the deadliest-ever Taliban attack on a military installation.

26 Apr 2017 8:45 PM

Work to reinforce image of Army: Gen Rawat to top officers after 'human shield' video

The video showed a man tied to an army vehicle purportedly as a shield against stone-pelters during polling in the Srinagar LS by-election.

18 Apr 2017 10:19 AM

Jadhav row: India scraps talks with Pak coast guards

Sources claimed that the defence ministry has not given clearance to the Pakistani delegation.

16 Apr 2017 2:54 AM