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Narendra Modi holds series of meetings to boost economy, attract foreign investment during coronavirus crisis
Business

Narendra Modi holds series of meetings to boost economy, attract foreign investment during coronavirus crisis

Narendra Modi reviewed the state of investments, the defence and aerospace sector and the mine and mineral sector.

Reliance Infrastructure resumes toll operations at 10 road projects; puts in place safety measures for staff
Business

Reliance Infrastructure resumes toll operations at 10 road projects; puts in place safety measures for staff

As part of the government's initiative to restart operations in a phased manner, Reliance Infrastructure has resumed toll operations at its road projects from midnight of 20 April.

Rajnath Singh attends CEO forum in Seoul to attract investment in defence sector, says deeper cooperation with South Korean firms will give impetus to Make in India
India

Rajnath Singh attends CEO forum in Seoul to attract investment in defence sector, says deeper cooperation with South Korean firms will give impetus to Make in India

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday urged Indian and South Korean companies to actively collaborate with each other in the defence sector

Defence industry received foreign direct investment of $2.18 million during 2018-19: Govt
Business

Defence industry received foreign direct investment of $2.18 million during 2018-19: Govt

In 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2017-18, the sector attracted FDI worth $0.08 million, $0.10 million and $0.01 million, respectively

From Vajpayee to Modi, BJP's national security policy has been consistent; Congress' claim of reduced defence spending fallacious
Politics

From Vajpayee to Modi, BJP's national security policy has been consistent; Congress' claim of reduced defence spending fallacious

Compared to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Narendra Modi adopted a vastly more muscular response to national security and does not hesitate to display just that.

Vladimir Putin expresses hope that AK-203 rifles will help India's defence sector, fulfill security agencies' need for small arms
India

Vladimir Putin expresses hope that AK-203 rifles will help India's defence sector, fulfill security agencies' need for small arms

Putin said he is convinced that commissioning of Kalashnikov rifles will contribute to stronger defence potential of India and to further advance the scientific and industrial basis of the national economy.

India's Lohia Group acquires Israeli company Light and Strong; eyes global aerospace, defence markets
Business

India's Lohia Group acquires Israeli company Light and Strong; eyes global aerospace, defence markets

Lohia Group's Indian facility located in Kanpur will be part of the Uttar Pradesh government's defence corridor and also help establish India as an exporter for customised composite products, he noted.

Nirmala Sitharaman urges startups to develop tech for 'Made in India' defence arms; provide 'solutions' to Indian problems
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman urges startups to develop tech for 'Made in India' defence arms; provide 'solutions' to Indian problems

Sitharaman announced a "Defence India Startup Challenge", a national contest for startups to develop arms and technologies for the defence sector

Anil Ambani's RInfra to team up for bullet train project, plans rights issue for defence arm
Business

Anil Ambani's RInfra to team up for bullet train project, plans rights issue for defence arm

The rights issue will help promoters to increase stake in the company by 5 percentage points to 36 per cent

Kalyani group to open missile-making unit in Hyderabad after receiving commissions from Israeli defence company
Business

Kalyani group to open missile-making unit in Hyderabad after receiving commissions from Israeli defence company

Kalyani group and Israel's state-run Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Friday commissioned a Rs 70 crore anti-tank guided missile production facility here

Defence and Strategic Partnership: It will take more than rhetoric to build India’s defence sector
Business

Defence and Strategic Partnership: It will take more than rhetoric to build India’s defence sector

It will take some patience and deft handling of the strategic partnership policy, the defence manufacturing process to set the house in order.

Manohar Parrikar is Goa CM: Here's a look at the 2-year controversial stint of former Defence Minister
Politics

Manohar Parrikar is Goa CM: Here's a look at the 2-year controversial stint of former Defence Minister

Here's how Parrikar spent his two years at the ministry amidst bouquets and brickbats.

India among world's top five defence spenders overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia: Report
India

India among world's top five defence spenders overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia: Report

India is among the world's top five defence spenders with its military budget at USD 50.7 billion, overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia, according to a new report released on Monday.

Make in  India push: Parrikar okays defence projects worth Rs 83,000 cr, new blacklisting policy
Business

Make in India push: Parrikar okays defence projects worth Rs 83,000 cr, new blacklisting policy

The new blacklisting policy will ensure that while companies are dealt with harshly, it will not affect the modernisation process

Congress forced this budget on Modi's 'suit-boot' sarkar, writes Sachin Pilot
India

Congress forced this budget on Modi's 'suit-boot' sarkar, writes Sachin Pilot

The budget focuses on hype, does not make a coherent policy statement that would spur investment, business confidence, and growth. Bottom line: It does not sizzle; it fizzles

Defence sector like a Doberman, have to be careful while unleashing it: Parrikar
Business

Defence sector like a Doberman, have to be careful while unleashing it: Parrikar

Parrikar said that his ministry is also improving the framework for defence purchases and has increased the FDI cap besides easing it.

First Pipavav, now ABG: Thank Modi's Make in India scheme for Mahindra's interest in shipyards
Business

First Pipavav, now ABG: Thank Modi's Make in India scheme for Mahindra's interest in shipyards

After facing competition from Hero Group for one of India's leading shipyards Pipavav Defence, Mahindra is looking to buy a stake in ABG to expand its land and naval defence equipment.

Kalyani group inks joint venture with Rafael for defence systems
Business

Kalyani group inks joint venture with Rafael for defence systems

Kalyani group is setting up a joint venture with Israel's Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd near Hyderabad in Telangana to manufacture missiles

Aero India: PM Modi makes strong pitch for 'Make in India' in defence sector
India

Aero India: PM Modi makes strong pitch for 'Make in India' in defence sector

Aero India: PM Modi makes strong pitch for 'Make in India' in defence sector

2% short: Raising foreign investment cap to 49% in defence is no game-changer
Economy

2% short: Raising foreign investment cap to 49% in defence is no game-changer

The government has pushed through the raising of the FDI cap in defence equipment manufacturing but is it enough to boost the sector?