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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.
Dec 02, 2016
Army deployment in West Bengal echoes in Parliament: TMC alleges dictatorship; BJP says routine exerciseThe row over army taking over road toll plazas in West Bengal on Friday echoed in Parliament with Trinamool Congress (TMC) seeing "sinister" designs behind the move and the government vehemently denying the charge, saying it was a routine exercise conducted in full knowledge of the local authorities.
Nov 30, 2016
Shiv Sena uses Parrikar's 'gouging out eyes' remark to take potshots at ModiReferring to Manohar Parrikar's statement that India would "gouge out eyes" of enemy if provoked, Shiv Sena took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Nov 29, 2016
Manohar Parrikar to visit Bangladesh, first by an Indian defence ministerDefence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Wednesday embark on a two-day visit to Bangladesh during which he will call on the top leadership there and firm up defence cooperation initiatives ahead of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's trip here next month.
Nov 28, 2016
Manohar Parrikar says he was 'shivering' on his first day in office as defence ministerIn a candid admission, Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said he was "shivering" on his first in office as Defence Minister.
Nov 27, 2016
Demonetisation has reduced crime rate in Mumbai: Manohar ParrikarManohar Parrikar claimed that due to the Centre's demonetisation move, the rate of crime in Mumbai, has come down.
Nov 21, 2016
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar commissions INS Chennai into Indian NavyMarking the completion of the crucial Project 15A of the Indian Navy, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar commissioned the newest indigenously-built destroyer INS Chennai into the force on Monday.
Nov 21, 2016
Indian Army eager to teach a lesson to enemy, waiting for permission: ParrikarThe Army is eager to teach a lesson to enemy of the country and it is just waiting for permission from the government, Manohar Parrikar said.