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Feb 05, 2019
Narendra Modi govt's apathy for defence forces compromised national security, says Congress' Randeep SurjewalaThe Congress on Tuesday accused the Modi government of "politicising" the armed forces and compromising national security by "lowering" the morale of soldiers and insulting them through cuts in their spending
Feb 03, 2019
Budget 2019 allocations for defence are disappointing, govt needs to focus on reforms and restructuring within armyNo surprises here. The Budget 2019 allocations for defence were predictably as disappointing as the last such exercise.
Feb 01, 2019
Union Budget 2019-20: Piyush Goyal pegs defence budget at Rs 3 lakh crore; Rs 4,500 crore increase from last yearFinance Minister Piyush Goyal said it is the first time that the Budget outlay has touched Rs 3 lakh crore mark. He said if more funds are required, those will be made available.
Jul 04, 2018
Donald Trump warns NATO allies to spend more on defence: A look at US president's relationship with security allianceDonald Trump has reportedly sent sharply-worded letters to several NATO members, rebuking them for spending too little on their militaries.
Mar 21, 2018
Government admits to allocating less defence budget than forces' projectionIn the allocations for the Indian Air Force, the committee said for the current year 2018-19, the Air Force had made a projection of Rs 1,14,526 crore while the allocation is only to the tune of Rs 65,891 crore.
Mar 14, 2018
Bipin Rawat says India focusing on manufacturing weapons within country, backs decision to not intervene in MaldivesIndia has depended on the import of weapons, but now, it is focusing on manufacturing weapons in the country with the transfer of technology, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Tuesday.
Mar 06, 2018
China refuses to release defence budget figures, but insists its military development is no threat to other countriesChina has no desire to overturn the existing international order and its increasingly powerful military does not constitute a threat to others, the spokesman for the country's ceremonial legislature said on Sunday
Mar 01, 2018
MoD internal report on defence procurement commendable but lacks corrective path; here are six steps to kickstart processAs a result of the mess in defence procurement, of 144 schemes contracted in last three years, "only 8-10 percent fructified within the stipulated period".
Feb 02, 2018
Budget 2018: Insufficient allocation to defence will hurt India's plans to modernise armed forces, secure border regionsChina's road and railway network in Tibet have expanded, dangerously touching its borders with India, Nepal and Bhutan. Massive infrastructure development would facilitate rapid mobilisation of Chinese troops
Feb 01, 2018
Gujarat BJP hails Budget as 'inclusive and pro-development', Congress terms it disappointingThe ruling BJP in Gujarat has hailed the Union Budget as "inclusive and pro-development" while the Congress has termed it "disappointing". The Opposition party claimed the budget has failed to offer any solace to common people who are being "crushed" under inflation.