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Jun 21, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Size of budgetary allocation for defence reflects a country's ability to fund military activitiesThe defence outlay works out to just about 1.58 percent of the GDP for 2018-19, the lowest such figure since the 1962 war with China wherein it was 1.65 percent.
Apr 01, 2019
In which Amit Shah gives it to economists and critics: If economy is booming, govt income and spending are growing, fiscal deficit is falling, where's the crisis?The success of demonetisation and GST is there for everyone to see, he said, except for the bigoted and the jaundice-eyed.
Mar 26, 2019
Methodology, for articleIf governments continue to misspend on defence even while signalling muscular foreign policies, the gap between intent and capability will continue to widen
Mar 25, 2019
Government misspend on defence will widen gap between intent and capabilityThe path to power runs through the finance ministry. If governments continue to misspend on defence even while signalling muscular foreign policies, the gap between intent and capability will continue to widen
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.