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Turning Siachen into 'peace mountain' is a cute idea: But this isn't Disneyland we're talking about

Feb 08, 2016

Turning Siachen into 'peace mountain' is a cute idea: But this isn't Disneyland we're talking about

The idea of turning Siachen into a ‘peace mountain’ or park is cute and sounds awfully nice. But it isn’t Disneyland and giving up a strategic height isn’t a roller coaster ride. #HowThisWorks #Siachen #Indian Army #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Operation Meghdoot #Siachen avalanche
Defence minister Parrikar rules out withdrawing troops from Siachen

Feb 08, 2016

Defence minister Parrikar rules out withdrawing troops from Siachen

Terming the recent death of 10 soldiers in an avalanche on the Siachen glacier "painful", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday that withdrawing troops from there could not be a solution. #Indo-Pak relations #NewsTracker #Kashmir #TheySaidIt #Siachen Glacier #Indian Army #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Siachen avalanche
India will surely teach a lesson to the masterming of the Pathankot terror attack: Parrikar

Feb 05, 2016

India will surely teach a lesson to the masterming of the Pathankot terror attack: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said India will "surely" teach a lesson to the mastermind of the Pathankot air base attack. #India #Terrorism #Pakistan #TheySaidIt #Defence minister #Manohar Parrikar #Pathankot terror attack
Bengaluru shame: In Gandhi's India, black eye for black eye, kaala for kaala, Tanzanian for Sudanese!

Feb 05, 2016

Bengaluru shame: In Gandhi's India, black eye for black eye, kaala for kaala, Tanzanian for Sudanese!

It didn't matter to the attackers that the woman was in no way connected to the driver. Or that she was a Tanzanian, which is a separate country, some 2,100 kilometres from Sudan — the motherland of the aforementioned driver #InMyOpinion #Bengaluru #Manohar Parrikar #Racism #Somnath Bharti #Casteism #Africans #Tanzanian woman #Dayanand Mandrekar #Africans in India
Defence sector like a Doberman, have to be careful while unleashing it: Parrikar

Jan 30, 2016

Defence sector like a Doberman, have to be careful while unleashing it: Parrikar

Parrikar said that his ministry is also improving the framework for defence purchases and has increased the FDI cap besides easing it. #Business #TheySaidIt #Manohar Parrikar #Defence sector #Make In India
Two serving Major Generals face CBI probe for allegedly holding disproportionate assets

Jan 28, 2016

Two serving Major Generals face CBI probe for allegedly holding disproportionate assets

The defence minister ordered the CBI probe as the government has zero tolerance policy towards corruption, sources told CNN-IBN. #Defence #NewsTracker #Indian Army #Ministry of Defence #Manohar Parrikar #CBI probe #Maj Gen Ashok Kumar #Maj Gen SS Lamba
'Unidentified balloon' in Rajasthan: India to raise issue with Pakistan

Jan 28, 2016

'Unidentified balloon' in Rajasthan: India to raise issue with Pakistan

India will take up with Pakistan the issue of an unidentified object that intruded into Indian territory and was subsequently brought down in Rajasthan on Tuesday. #Rajasthan #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Barmer #IAF #Manohar Parrikar #External Affairs Ministry
Republic Day terror alert: NIA arrests 11 suspected IS recruits from Hyderabad, K'taka, Mumbai

Jan 22, 2016

Republic Day terror alert: NIA arrests 11 suspected IS recruits from Hyderabad, K'taka, Mumbai

The National Investigative Agency (NIA) has busted an alleged Islamic State network that was planning to attack the country on the eve of Republic Day by simultaneously exploding multiple bombs #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Bengaluru #ATS #Hyderabad #NIA #Manohar Parrikar #Republic Day #François Hollande #islamic-state #IS #Paris attacks
Reuters report on Cabinet rejig: PM Modi will be shooting himself in the foot if Jaitley is moved to Defence

Jan 22, 2016

Reuters report on Cabinet rejig: PM Modi will be shooting himself in the foot if Jaitley is moved to Defence

The report quoted sources inside the ministry and said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be moved out of the Finance Ministry and his protege and current Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goel will succeed him. #HowThisWorks #Finance minister #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Defence minister #Manohar Parrikar #Reuters #defence ministry #BJP government #Piyush Goel #Union Budget 2016