Disability pension tax: Rather than vilifying soldiers, Defence Ministry should work with forces to prevent dishonest claims
Rather than ordering a blanket change of rules on disability pension tax, the Ministry of Defence should work with the armed forces to institute a foolproof and verifiable system for disability claims
Donald Trump picks army veteran Mark Esper as defence secretary; US President tweets, says he'll do a 'fantastic job'
President Donald Trump picks army veteran Mark Esper for new Defense Secretary, who is currently serving as the Army Secretary. Esper spent more than a decade in the Army, including serving in the Persian Gulf War in 1990 and 1991 with the 101st Airborne Division. The move came after acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan withdrew from the job before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate.
US defence secretary Jim Mattis seeks waivers from sanctions for countries buying military gear from Russia
US defence secretary Jim Mattis on Friday spoke in support of waivers for sanctions being imposed against nations buying military gear from Russia.
US defence secretary Jim Mattis slams Vladimir Putin for trying to break up NATO, attacking western democracy
US defence secretary Jim Mattis accused Putin for trying to break up NATO and for trying "to undercut and compromise our belief in our ideals."
The US military on Wednesday renamed its Pacific Command the US Indo-Pacific Command, in a largely symbolic move underscoring the growing importance of India to the Pentagon, US officials said.
Strategic Command head John Hyten's comments on Donald Trump spark debate about nuclear war authority
The renewed attention on questions of orders to launch weapons reflects unease, justified or not, about Donald Trump's temperament and whether he would act impulsively in a crisis
The United States wants a diplomatic solution to the escalating nuclear crisis with North Korea, defence secretary James Mattis said Tuesday, toning down the shrill rhetoric between the two countries.
Road Transport and Highways Secretary Sanjay Mitra was on Wednesday named as the next Defence Secretary.
Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who in the US, alleged that forces across the border are fomenting trouble in violence-hit Kashmir
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vist to the US, the Pentagon has said it is "looking forward" to enhancing relations with India, and that there are opportunities to further expand military co-operation between the two countries.
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said new ways of investing and operating were required to tackle five evolving strategic challenges that America is facing even as he termed India as a "new friend" which "deeply appreciated" its engagement in the Asia-Pacific.
US will end its ban on transgender soldiers serving in the armed forces, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has announced.
Kumar, a 1979 batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre, is presently Secretary in Department of Defence Production.
Flournoy heads a short list of candidates to direct the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and help Afghanistan fight the Taliban insurgency.
Local media tipped Philip Hammond, the current defence secretary, as William Hague's successor.
The AAP has accused the government of not having a set procedure in place to ensure the CAG remains independent of the government's influence.
An influential top American lawmaker today sought an investigation into the recent jump in insiders attack in Afghanistan by the country's top intelligence agency.