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Feb 09, 2017
US Defence Secretary James Mattis calls Manohar Parrikar, vows to build upon tiesIndia and US have agreed to "sustain the momentum on key bilateral defence efforts" after Defence Secretary James Mattis called his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar.
Feb 07, 2017
Goa Election 2017: EC asks Manohar Parrikar to reply on bribery remark by 9 FebruaryThe Election Commission on Tuesday again issued a notice to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over his alleged bribery remark during campaigning in Goa, directing him to reply by 9 February afternoon.
Feb 07, 2017
In Rajya Sabha, Opposition slams Manohar Parikkar over his statements on surgical strikesDefence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday came under Opposition attack in the Rajya Sabha for his statements on the surgical strike, India's nuclear doctrine and other issues and sought his explanation on the issue.
Feb 03, 2017
Goa Election 2017: 11 lakh voters to cast ballot on 4 February for the assembly pollsAfter an acrimonious campaign, Goa is all set for the Assembly polls on 4 February which will witness a contest among ruling BJP, opposition Congress, new entrant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the three-party alliance forged by MGP, GSM and Shiv Sena. Over 11 lakh voters in Goa are eligible to exercise their right to franchise to elect members for the 40-seat state Assembly. Voting across 1,642 polling booths in the state would begin tomorrow at 7 am and culminate at 5 pm.
Feb 02, 2017
Goa Election 2017: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar calls himself 'the leader of the state'Despite the criticism that he is facing from opposition parties for his involvement in Goa polls, Manohar Parrikar said he was "the leader of the state".
Jan 30, 2017
Goa Election 2017: Complaint filed against Manohar Parrikar over 'bribery' remarksGoa Forward Party filed a complaint with state Chief Electoral Office, claiming Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar violated the model code of conduct.
Jan 25, 2017
Goa Election 2017: Putting Manohar Parrikar as BJP's go-to-man places party in win-win situationThe BJP strategy appears to be to insulate Modi from any possible blame for defeat in Goa. Putting Parrikar as the party’s go-to-man in Goa, thus puts BJP in a win-win situation.
Jan 03, 2017
If seniority only criterion, even computer would have selected Army chief: Manohar ParrikarStressing that due procedures were "perfectly followed" by the government in appointing the new Army chief, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said if seniority were the only criterion, then a computer could have selected service chiefs based on date of birth.
Jan 03, 2017
Orop: 99% pensioners will get benefits by January-end, says Manohar ParrikarDefence Minster Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that around 20 lakh pensioners have been paid the benefits of One Rank One Pension (Orop) so far, and more than 99 percent of cases will be settled by January-end.
Dec 16, 2016
Have cleared names for the next Indian Army chief and IAF chief, says Manohar ParrikarDefence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday that he will soon name the next Indian Army and Indian Air Force chiefs.