Narendra Modi to inaugurate DefExpo in Lucknow today; five-day exhibition to showcase products from around 856 Indian defence firms
India's biennial DefExpo will kickstart in Lucknow on Wednesday with the aim of showcasing the potential of the country to become a global defence manufacturing hub.
Rajnath Singh faces heat for 'Shastra Puja' of Rafale jet: Besides India, Russia also performs religious ceremonies to inaugurate weapons
Defence minister Rajnath Singh came under fire for performing ‘Shastra puja’ while inducting the first of the 36 Rafale jets in the French port city of Bordeaux
Defence minister Rajnath Singh to leave for two-day France visit today; will meet President Emmanuel Macron tomorrow
Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a two-day visit to France on Monday. During his visit, he will receive the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets manufactured for India.
Rajnath Singh to perform 'Shastra Puja' on Dussehra after receiving first Rafale jet at France's Bordeaux
Though Singh will receive the first of the 36 Rafale jets on Tuesday, the first batch of four aircraft will come to India only by May next year.
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 Planning Committee right step for national security, but expectations should be rooted in reality
Seeing the busy schedule of the members of the Defence Planning Committee, especially the National Security Advisor, it's possible that a critical subject like defence planning and national security strategy, with its numerous nuances, may not get the time and attention it deserves
Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu: Opposition, pro-Tamil organisations to hold black flag protests against PM
Some Opposition parties and pro-Tamil outfits in Tamil Nadu said they would hold black flag protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state.
Ahead of Narendra Modi's Tamil Nadu visit, protests urging setting up of Cauvery Water Management Board intensify
Protests demanding setting up of the Cauvery Management Board intensified across Tamil Nadu, with opposition DMK asking Tamils to wear black shirts and sarees during Narendra Modi's visit to the state
The new DPP also allows the Defence Acquisition Council to take the "fast-track" route to acquire weapons
Thousand companies, 47 countries and legal troubles: Here are some key facts ahead of the defence expo
In all 47 countries will be taking part in the exhibition against 30 countries last time
"We have to take strong actions to end corruption and malpractices in the defence procurement process. Sometimes this may lead to delays and setbacks but this helps us to streamline the system.."
The official said in 2012-13, OFB and PSUs together have produced military equipment worth over Rs 40,000 crore.
Americans maintain that the Indian acquisition and procurement procedure is very different to what their companies follow, and are trying to understand the local culture and systems.