Ministry of defence
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Feb 19, 2017
Military restructuring: India needs a CDS with full operational powers, not bureaucratic 'games'India needs a CDS with full operational powers, a merged HQ IDS with MoD and integrated theatre commands, functional commands, all done in a cohesive manner
Feb 05, 2017
Rafale deal: Air Force declines RTI plea on releasing details on grounds of confidentialityDetails of the agreement signed between Indian and French authorities regarding supply of 36 Rafale aircraft cannot be disclosed as they are confidential in nature, the Air Force has said.
Jan 21, 2017
Narendra Modi arrives in Dehradun for military conference, Election Commission warns against influencing votersPrime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Dehradun to hold the Combined Commanders' Conference in the capital city of poll-bound Uttarakahand, but likely to stay away from any public speecahes as the Election Commission has warned against influencing voters.
Jan 13, 2017
Manohar Parrikar's $2 billion export target is ambitious, but challenges are aboundIn May 2016, defence minister Manohar Parrikar had announced his ambitious plan to hike India's defence exports to two billion dollars by 2018.
Jan 04, 2017
Govt to finalise $660 mn deal for heavy artillery in major defence modernisation pushIn a major push to defence modernisation, the Indian government looks set to finalise a $660 million deal to purchase heavy artillery for the Indian Army
Dec 27, 2016
AgustaWestland case: Why arrest SP Tyagi and let babus, politicians go scot-free?It isn't funny that a 'CBI special court' has virtually 'slapped' the CBI while granting bail to Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi (retired) in the AugustaWestland probe
Dec 21, 2016
AgustaWestland scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi seeks bail from special CBI courtFormer IAF chief SP Tyagi on Wednesday sought bail from a special court on the ground that there was no apprehension of him fleeing from justice as all evidences in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case were documentary in nature and have already been seized by the CBI.
Dec 21, 2016
Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi meets Manohar Parrikar, officials term it 'courtesy call'Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, who was superseded along with another senior officer in selection of the new army chief, met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday.
Dec 21, 2016
Lt Gen Bipin Rawat is next army chief: Govt did what it thought right, it's time to end rowMoving on from this appointment row, it is high time we hold the hands of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat and support him in all his endeavours to take our famed army to higher glory.
Dec 19, 2016
Lt General Bipin Rawat is new Chief of Army Staff: How does selection process work?The government on Saturday chose Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as the next Chief of Army Staff (COAS). However, controversy broke out immediately as Rawat was not the senior-most officer in the Indian Army.