The new drone policy could include a ban on the use of drones by civilians in many sensitive areas
30 Jun 2021 7:31 AM
India’s defence purchases from the United States have reached USD 17 billion since 2007.
11 Feb 2020 12:04 PM
The government had also announced two defence corridors-- in Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
11 Feb 2020 4:17 AM
In 2014 the export of defence equipment from India was about Rs 2,000 cr and in the last 2 years it has gone up to Rs 17,000 cr.
06 Feb 2020 11:21 AM
The budget has allocated Rs 32,392 crore to the Indian army for its modernisation plans against Rs 29,666 crore given in the revised budget last year.
02 Feb 2020 7:08 AM
Rajnath said the Defence Investor Cell, established a year ago in the ministry, has processed nearly 550 queries and grievances.
10 Aug 2019 3:03 AM
Government allocated 4.31 trillion rupees (USD 62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year.
04 Jul 2019 10:03 AM
Many overseas clients have shown an interest in buying from India, says Sitharaman.
21 Feb 2019 1:09 PM
Sitharaman made a strong pitch for 'Make in India' and referred to a slew of initiatives taken by the government.
20 Feb 2019 10:51 AM
Overall, FDI in the country dipped 11 per cent to USD 22.66 billion during April-September this fiscal.
11 Feb 2019 3:35 PM
The policy document was released by Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Global Investors Meet.
24 Jan 2019 10:36 AM
Sitharaman also urged defence manufacturers to get out of the mindset of looking at the India market alone.
15 Nov 2018 3:54 PM
The report highlighted that China is making effort to increase its global influence by investing heavily in its defence sector.
17 Aug 2018 3:06 PM
United States Congress has passed the USD 716 billion defence spending bill.
02 Aug 2018 9:26 AM
The PM emphasised the need for new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.
13 Apr 2018 2:31 AM
Outlay for defence budget amounted to 12.10 per cent of the total budget of Rs 24,42,213 crore for 2018-19.
01 Feb 2018 4:18 PM
A lot of joint ventures are coming up for investment in the defence sector.
10 Oct 2017 5:42 PM
The home minister said the armed forces need to equip themselves with latest technologies to deal with the changing security environment.
08 Sep 2017 12:24 AM
Government has broken away from the restrictive past to achieve the goal of self-reliance in defence.
29 May 2017 9:30 AM
Finance minister said incentives are being worked out so as to cut imports of combat planes, ships and submarines.
09 May 2017 4:37 PM