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Negative defence budgets in ‘actual terms’ are hollowing out India’s armed forces
Business

Negative defence budgets in ‘actual terms’ are hollowing out India’s armed forces

Major General BC Khanduri-led Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence lambasts the Indian government for inadequate defence budget allocations.

Arun Jaitley says India's location geopolitically sensitive, defence preparedness can't be compromised
India

Arun Jaitley says India's location geopolitically sensitive, defence preparedness can't be compromised

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said India was located somewhat sensitively and the nation's defence preparedness was something "we could never compromise on"

Arun Jaitley calls for India's optimal defence preparedness as the region is 'not free from trouble'
India

Arun Jaitley calls for India's optimal defence preparedness as the region is 'not free from trouble'

In view of the security threat India faces in the region, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday called for optimal defence preparedness to safeguard the country.

Indian military is among best, not inferior: Antony
India

Indian military is among best, not inferior: Antony

The defence minister also called the practice of Army chiefs writing to prime ministers as routine.

BJP demands PM's assurance on defence preparedness
Politics

BJP demands PM's assurance on defence preparedness

The BJP wanted to know that from the prime minister if the country is capable of facing any challenge to its defence.

Service chiefs to depose before parliamentary panel
India

Service chiefs to depose before parliamentary panel

This comes a fortnight after a "top secret" 12 March letter from Indian Army chief GenVK Singh on deficiencies in the equipment of key fighting units.