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Budget 2017: Defence allocation up over 6.2% at Rs 2.74 lakh cr in 2017-18
Business

Budget 2017: Defence allocation up over 6.2% at Rs 2.74 lakh cr in 2017-18

The capital outlay for the three defence services for the purchase of new equipment, weapons, aircraft, warships and other military vehicles stood at Rs 86,488 crore for 2016-17 as compared to Rs 78,586 crore for this fiscal.

Budget should focus on defence modernisation, address concerns over Make in India
Business

Budget should focus on defence modernisation, address concerns over Make in India

While the recent liberalisation of Defence Procurement Policy in 2016 (DPP 2016) is a welcome move by the government, there are still concerns that remain.

Budget 2017 is critical for future of defence; here's how Modi govt can make a difference
Business

Budget 2017 is critical for future of defence; here's how Modi govt can make a difference

Supporting the business case for private companies in India is key to drive their credible participation in defence projects

Armed forces' pay-and-rank parity: PMO told defence ministry to get forces involved in policy; MoD did opposite
Politics

Armed forces' pay-and-rank parity: PMO told defence ministry to get forces involved in policy; MoD did opposite

The news item elaborated that PMO strongly believed matters relating to the armed forces should not be decided by civilian bureaucrats sitting in North and South Block and that the military leadership should be involved more in decision-making.

Rafale deal: French Defence Minister Jean Yves Le Drian to arrive in India
World

Rafale deal: French Defence Minister Jean Yves Le Drian to arrive in India

Defence sources said if all goes well, the Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) on rafale deal will be signed on 23 September.

India signs 12 agreements with Vietnam, extends $500m for defence cooperation
World

India signs 12 agreements with Vietnam, extends $500m for defence cooperation

India on Saturday extended $500 million Line of Credit to Vietnam for facilitating deeper defence cooperation with the south east Asian nation

Defence FDI reforms unshackle sector to make India a hub
Business

Defence FDI reforms unshackle sector to make India a hub

The present removal of FDI cap is likely to be first exploited mainly by lower tier foreign defence suppliers

100% equity in defence is great, but govt shouldn't ignore cutting edge technology
Business

100% equity in defence is great, but govt shouldn't ignore cutting edge technology

100% FDI in defence will be a big boost for ‘Make in India’ in defence.