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Ex-Defence Minister AK Antony urges the Centre for a high-level inquiry into Scorpene leaks

Aug 24, 2016

Ex-Defence Minister AK Antony urges the Centre for a high-level inquiry into Scorpene leaks

Congress leader and former Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday demanded a "high-level inquiry" into the alleged leak of sensitive information related to combat and stealth aspects of India's Scorpene submarines #NewsTracker #AK Antony #defence ministry #DCNS #Scorpene #Submarines #Mazgaon Dockyard
Defence Ministry to take a call on the purchase of Rafale fighter jets

Aug 12, 2016

Defence Ministry to take a call on the purchase of Rafale fighter jets

The Defence Ministry's top acquisition council is likely to take up this month the final report submitted by a team negotiating the much-anticipated Rafale fighter jet deal with France #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Defence Acquisition Council #Dassault Aviation #Rafale fighter jet
No standardised definition of OROP for retired defence personnel: Arun Jaitley

Jul 26, 2016

No standardised definition of OROP for retired defence personnel: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that there was no "standardised definition" for the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for retired defence personnel #NewsTracker #Pay commission #Arun Jaitley #defence ministry #BJD #OROP #retired defence personnel
Promotion row: SC raps Army for 'misinterpretation' of order

Jul 14, 2016

Promotion row: SC raps Army for 'misinterpretation' of order

Earlier, the court had upheld the 2009 'command exit promotion' policy of the Indian Army and had asked the Centre to create 141 additional vacancies to the rank of Colonel to promote officers of 'Combat Support' streams. #Defence #Indian Army #PolicyWatch #defence ministry #Armed Forces Tribunal #Combat support #AV Singh Committee
India is working on next generation routers, says Parrikar

Jul 09, 2016

India is working on next generation routers, says Parrikar

The defence minister lamented the fact the none of the Goa engineering colleges are coming forward to forge a tie up with the defence ministry for research and development. #Education #TheySaidIt #DRDO #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Routers #Anurag #Goa Engineering College
Past scams have let to mindset of suspicion in Defence ministry, says Manohar Parrikar

Jul 07, 2016

Past scams have let to mindset of suspicion in Defence ministry, says Manohar Parrikar

Admitting that some past scams have led to a mindset of suspicion in his ministry, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thusrday said there is a need to get rid of this approach as unnecessary tightening of procedures is hurting the industry and country at large. #NewsTracker #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Modi government #scams in defence ministry
Defence ministry clears mega purchase, howitzers, Dhanush artillery guns on buy list

Jun 25, 2016

Defence ministry clears mega purchase, howitzers, Dhanush artillery guns on buy list

The Defence Ministry on Saturday paved the way for purchase of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers, worth about USD 750 million, from the US and also approved bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns. #NewsTracker #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Defence Acquisition Council #Ultra Light Howitzers #Dhanush artillery guns
Manohar Parrikar to meet industry representatives to discuss strategic partnerships

Jun 10, 2016

Manohar Parrikar to meet industry representatives to discuss strategic partnerships

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will tomorrow meet with industry representatives to carry forward the discussion on strategic partnerships. #India #NewsTracker #DRDO #defence ministry #Defence minister Manohar Parrikar #V K Aatre
Court of inquiry follows Pulgaon fire: But will authorities learn their lesson?

Jun 01, 2016

Court of inquiry follows Pulgaon fire: But will authorities learn their lesson?

It is no surprise that the fire in Pulgaon has caused much panic at similar establishments in other parts of the country. #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Punjab and Haryana High Court #Bharatpur #defence ministry #Armed forces #Pulgaon #Pulgaon fire
Assam Rifles' Whatsapp revenge on Myanmar rebels spooks Modi govt

May 30, 2016

Assam Rifles' Whatsapp revenge on Myanmar rebels spooks Modi govt

A WhatsApp message circulated on Sunday within top hierarchies of Assam Rifles officials and other paramilitary forces stated that Assam Rifles had carried out a clandestine operation inside Myanmar and neutralised militants responsible for the killings. #India #Narendra Modi #Bangladesh #ConnectTheDots #Home Ministry #defence ministry #Modi government #WhatsApp #Assam Rifles #Nagaland peace accord