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Feb 12, 2019
Rafale row: 'Peddling of lies has spread from sinking dynasty Congress to others in Mahajhootbandhan,' says Arun JaitleyArun Jaitley wrote: In relation to the Rafale deal where thousands of crores of public money has been saved, a new falsehood is manufactured on a daily basis.
Sep 12, 2018
Narendra Modi personally culpable in Rafale deal, say Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie: PM compromised security, allege ex-BJP ministersAlleging Narendra Modi's "personal culpability" in the Rafale jet purchases, former BJP Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie on Tuesday accused the Prime Minister of "compromising national security".
Aug 25, 2018
Defence ministry approves procurement of 111 utility choppers of navy; clears proposals worth nearly Rs 46,000 croreThe decisions were taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council the ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement.
Jul 31, 2018
Union govt gives nod to strategic partnership model seeking to boost indigenous defence industryAnd the first project to kick off the long-delayed Strategic Partnership defence policy will be 111 utility twin-engine helicopters worth an estimated Rs 21,000 crore for the Indian Navy
May 22, 2018
Defence ministry approves measures to simplify procurement of military platforms and weaponsIn a major move, the Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved a series of measures to simplify procurement of military platforms and weapons.
Apr 27, 2018
Ministry of Defence clears military procurement worth Rs 3,687 crore, includes NAG missile, long-range gunsThe Defence Ministry on Friday approved military procurement worth Rs 3,687 crore which included acquiring anti-tank guided missile NAG for the Army
Feb 15, 2018
India invests big on security at army camps, but equipment acquisition process should be expeditedLast week's attack on the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu appears to have jolted the defence ministry out of its slumber, getting it to approve a Rs 1,487 fund to boost security and fortify its bases
Feb 14, 2018
Defence ministry approves procurement of Rs 15,935 cr of ammunition; move comes after repeated delays, cancellationsThe procurement of new ammunition is especially important for the country because the defence ministry had cancelled a $500 million deal with Israel just last month
Feb 13, 2018
In wake of Jammu attacks, defence ministry clears purchase of weapons for armed forces worth Rs 15,935 croreIn a major decision, the defence ministry approved capital acquisition proposals worth Rs 15,935 crore which included purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles and light machine guns to bolster the strength of the armed forces
Oct 31, 2017
Indian Navy to acquire 111 helicopters worth Rs 21,738 crore after government clears mega projectIn a major move, the defence ministry approved procurement of 111 utility helicopters for the Indian Navy at a cost of Rs 21,738 crore, in the first acquisition to be cleared under the strategic partnership model.