HAL bags largest-ever indigenous defence procurement deal, but real test lies in honouring delivery schedule
If the company's track record is anything to go by, the speed of the project and not the capacity to manufacture LCA should raise concerns
The IAF, around three years ago, issued an initial tender for procurement of 83 Tejas aircraft, a four-and-half generation combat jet
Centre approves setting up secure communication network for Army in forward locations at cost of Rs 7,796 crore
Officials said the project aiming to enhance network coverage along the LOC and LAC will be rolled out by State-owned company, ITI, within three years
The CDS also said that convergence of the surveillance and communication resources of the three services is essential for evolving a framework for having a composite real-time air situation "picture"
Cabinet Committee on Security approves Chief of Defence Staff post; official to have rank of 4-star General, will advise govt on tri-services matters
The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Tuesday approved the creation of a chief of defence staff (CDS), who will be the single-point military adviser to the government.
S Jaishankar's remarks on PoK an attempt to shift Kashmir debate, but little chance of India raiding Pakistan
A careful parsing of Jaishankar’s comments indicates a stress on realism borne out of mitigating the challenges of exercising a hard option on Kashmir but the minister stayed short of sounding the bugle on PoK.
Rajnath Singh's return to key Cabinet committees shows Modi govt's willingness to quickly course correct
Through his four-decade political career, Rajnath Singh has always been conscious of his image, maintaining a certain grace and dealing with people with dignity.
Rajnath Singh's omission from several Cabinet Committees is glaring; ex-home minister part of only two panels out of eight
In the first Modi-led government, Rajnath Singh was part of all Cabinet Committees that were constituted in June 2014, or afterwards.
Rajnath Singh holds first high-level meet with service chiefs after taking charge as defence minister
Rajnath Singh held a held a meeting with Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and newly-appointed navy chief Karambir Singh at the headquarters of the defence ministry at the Raisina Hills during which he was apprised about the security scenario, officials said.
Armed forces welcome Rajnath Singh as defence minister; experience from CCS, internal security likely to aid him in new job
The cheer so evident in military circles on Rajnath's appointment as defence minister has two aspects as its basis, the first of which relates to the allegation that the armed forces were perceivably ill-treated under the previous NDA government
Narendra Modi, new ministers to be sworn-in on 30 May: PM-led Council of Ministers advises President, accountable to Lok Sabha
India will get a new Council of Ministers led by Modi on 30 May, when President Ram Nath Kovind administers them the oath of office and secrecy at Rashtrapati Bhavan
'Narendra Modi should be shown exit door, his tenure was most traumatic and devastating': Manmohan Singh
Manmohan Singh dismissed the notion that there was a wave in favour of Modi and asserted that the people have made up their minds to vote out the government.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was up all night as he monitored the Indian Air Force operation to destroy a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp in Pakistan, relaxing only after all the pilots returned safely home, government sources said Tuesday.
Heavy price to pay for Pulwama attack, warns Narendra Modi; says Indian soldiers will be given 'free hand'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he shared the anger felt by the people of India over Thursday's terror attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans in Pulwama district of Kashmir, which left at least 42 jawans dead.
India withdraws 'Most Favoured Nation' status from Pakistan; Arun Jaitley says country must be cornered after Pulwama attack
The most favoured nation status that India had granted to Pakistan stands revoked in the light of the Jaish-e-Mohammad attack killing 40 CRPF jawans in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said after attending a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security on Friday morning.
Pulwama terror attack: India revokes most-favoured nation status to Pakistan, customs duty on imports from Pak may go up
Following the Pulwama terror attack, India Friday withdrew the 'most-favoured nation' status to Pakistan, a move which would enable India to increase customs duty on goods coming from the neighbouring country
Rahul Gandhi launches Twitter attack on Nirmala Sitharaman over Rafale deal, says her boss is 'silencing' her
Rahul Gandhi has said that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's boss is 'silencing' her, escalating the war of words between the Congress and the BJP over the Rafale deal.
Govt approves Rs 25,000-crore internal security scheme; police modernisation, law and order top priorities
A Rs 25,000-crore mega internal security scheme was approved by the government on Wedensday to strengthen the country's law and order mechanism, mordernise police forces and effectively fight against terrorism, home minister Rajnath Singh said.
As defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman instantaneously becomes part of what is called league of Big Four in the government and a member of the powerful Cabinet Committee on Security.
Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman as woman defence minister sends global message, says Arun Jaitley
Finance minister Arun Jaitley hailed appointment of Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman as the country's first, full-fledged defence minister, saying it sends "a message globally".