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VVIP Chopper scam: CBI files supplementary charge sheet Christian Michel, Rajeev Saxena, 13 others
India

VVIP Chopper scam: CBI files supplementary charge sheet Christian Michel, Rajeev Saxena, 13 others

The probe report filed on Friday details the alleged role played by Michel, Saxena and others in bringing bribes for politicians, bureaucrats and Indian Air Force (IAF) officials in India in the scam, reports said

India's security would be maintained in 'extended neighbourhood' as well, says General Bipin Rawat
India

India's security would be maintained in 'extended neighbourhood' as well, says General Bipin Rawat

The CDS also said that convergence of the surveillance and communication resources of the three services is essential for evolving a framework for having a composite real-time air situation "picture"

Peace demands climate of trust, non-aggression, says Rajnath Singh at SCO meet in Russia
World

Peace demands climate of trust, non-aggression, says Rajnath Singh at SCO meet in Russia

Singh made the remarks during his address at a ministerial meeting of SCO members in Moscow, in an indirect message to China which is engaged in a festering border row with India in eastern Ladakh

How Ministry of Defence's demand to vet films on Army comes as yet another blow to hopes of reforms at CBFC
Entertainment

How Ministry of Defence's demand to vet films on Army comes as yet another blow to hopes of reforms at CBFC

A recurrent demand of the fraternity has been to contain CBFC’s role to certification and categorisation of films based on target audience and demography, as is the practice in mature democracies, shedding the paternalistic approach to censoring and seeking amendments in films.

Rajnath Singh launches online portal 'SRIJAN' to promote indigenisation in defence production
India

Rajnath Singh launches online portal 'SRIJAN' to promote indigenisation in defence production

According to the Ministry of Defence, the portal will display those items that are being imported currently so that the Indian industry can design, develop and manufacture them domestically as per its capability

Atmanirbhar in defence: India must battle demons within before tackling external threats
India

Atmanirbhar in defence: India must battle demons within before tackling external threats

Even if the industry bites the bullet and agrees to go full throttle on defence manufacturing, the lack of transparency from the government corridor will hardly instil confidence in the private sector.

Permanent Commission for women officers fair; with army's selection standard, equal command structure is viable
India

Permanent Commission for women officers fair; with army's selection standard, equal command structure is viable

There is much debate on social media and opinion within the Army is divided. Many like me have had women officers serving under us in the most challenging circumstances in Kashmir and elsewhere and vouch for their professional capability and dedication. There are challenges galore awaiting them.

China must 'sincerely work' on disengagement, maintenance of peace is basis of bilateral ties, says MEA
World

China must 'sincerely work' on disengagement, maintenance of peace is basis of bilateral ties, says MEA

Foreign ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said a fresh round of bilateral diplomatic talks is likely to be held on Friday to push forward the disengagement process in eastern Ladakh

Chinese govt mouthpiece Global Times takes aim at India's economic credentials after a week of tirades against Indian Army
India

Chinese govt mouthpiece Global Times takes aim at India's economic credentials after a week of tirades against Indian Army

Even as the Chinese foreign ministry announced Tuesday that People's Liberation Army and the Indian Army have agreed to take necessary measures to "cool down" the situation at their borders, recent coverage of Beijing's mouthpiece Global Times is a patchwork of anti-India tirade and systematic attacks on India's economic credentials

India-China standoff in Ladakh: A look back at Beijing's 2019 white paper on defence and security strategy
India

India-China standoff in Ladakh: A look back at Beijing's 2019 white paper on defence and security strategy

On Wednesday, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China published a white paper on China’s defence and security posture.

Indian Army concerns over quality control, weekly ammunition-related accidents: Why Centre is pushing to corporatize OFB
India

Indian Army concerns over quality control, weekly ammunition-related accidents: Why Centre is pushing to corporatize OFB

The apprehension was not just about fatalities, injuries and damage to equipment due to defects but also on the overall preparedness for the Indian Army.

As Xi Jinping escalates border crisis to divert attention from China's economic woes, India should steer clear of missteps in 1962 at Galwan Post
India

As Xi Jinping escalates border crisis to divert attention from China's economic woes, India should steer clear of missteps in 1962 at Galwan Post

Every India-China crisis since 2013 has played to much the same script: a small local stand-off; a build-up of forces; a negotiated restoration of the status quo.

Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 exposes lacunae in India's food security, system needs overhaul from production to last-mile delivery
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 exposes lacunae in India's food security, system needs overhaul from production to last-mile delivery

One of the most critical challenges that the current coronavirus pandemic has underscored is India's ability of the food sector to effectively cope with crisis situations.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre relaxes procurement rules for armed forces, allows purchase of supplies from outside govt e-marketplace
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre relaxes procurement rules for armed forces, allows purchase of supplies from outside govt e-marketplace

The Ministry of Defence has invoked emergency powers in the wake of the coronavirus outreak to expedite procurement of supplies required to establish and run quarantine and isolation facilities for the Indian Armed Forces and civil administrations across India

No mining activity has been carried out by China in Arunachal Pradesh, govt keeping strict watch on border activities, MEA tells LS
India

No mining activity has been carried out by China in Arunachal Pradesh, govt keeping strict watch on border activities, MEA tells LS

No mining activity has been carried out by China in Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday

'Centre is having fear psychosis' TMC slams BJP-led govt over rejection of West Bengal's Republic Day tableau, reiterates anti-CAA stand
India

'Centre is having fear psychosis' TMC slams BJP-led govt over rejection of West Bengal's Republic Day tableau, reiterates anti-CAA stand

A day after the Ministry of Defence rejected the West Bengal government's tableau proposal for the Republic Day parade, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Madan Mitra hit out at the BJP-led central government, saying that it is suffering from 'fear psychosis'.

India's economic slowdown is a potential threat to national security: Govt can't afford to take eye off the ball
Business

India's economic slowdown is a potential threat to national security: Govt can't afford to take eye off the ball

Right from the time it was first elected in 2014, this government has been at pains to be perceived as being strong on national security and defence

Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in Jammu and Kashmir 'disturbed' under AFSPA
India

Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in Jammu and Kashmir 'disturbed' under AFSPA

The Central Government has bestowed on itself the authority to declare any area in the newly-created Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh as "disturbed" under the controversial AFSPA, which gives sweeping powers to security forces to act against any suspect

Kartarpur Corridor: Online portal for registration of pilgrims made functional after India, Pakistan sign agreement
India

Kartarpur Corridor: Online portal for registration of pilgrims made functional after India, Pakistan sign agreement

Online registration of devotees began on Thursday after India and Pakistan signed an agreement to operationalise the Kartarpur Corridor to allow Sikh pilgrims.