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India committed to enhancing defence manufacturing capabilities, says Narendra Modi
India

India committed to enhancing defence manufacturing capabilities, says Narendra Modi

Addressing a webinar on the effective implementation of the Union Budget's provisions in the defence sector, the PM urged the private sector to take up both designing and manufacturing of defence equipment

Union Budget 2021: Finance minister makes no mention of allocation to separate domestic defence sector
Business

Union Budget 2021: Finance minister makes no mention of allocation to separate domestic defence sector

The current geopolitical situation in which the Indian forces remain in a tense face-off with China along the northern border has necessitated the emergency purchases

Union Budget 2021: Centre allocates Rs 4.78 lakh crores for defence ministry, hikes capital outlay by 19%
Business

Union Budget 2021: Centre allocates Rs 4.78 lakh crores for defence ministry, hikes capital outlay by 19%

The total outlay of Rs 4.78 lakh crore included an allocation of Rs 1.15 lakh crore for payment of pensions

Union Budget 2021: To pave way for self-reliant defence sector, increased capital outlay is need of hour
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Union Budget 2021: To pave way for self-reliant defence sector, increased capital outlay is need of hour

While an updated defence acquisition policy pedestal has been set-up in 2020 by the defence ministry, a meaningful fund allocation coupled with tax incentives for achieving the ultimate objective of self-reliance would be the key expectation

Union Budget 2021: Developments around LAC, LOC warrant hike in allocation in defence outlay
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Union Budget 2021: Developments around LAC, LOC warrant hike in allocation in defence outlay

Due to the major developments in the situation around LAC and LOC in the past year, the defence budget for 2021 is expected to go up.

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
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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