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India-Russia to ink major deal to produce AK-203 assault rifles: Why new firearm is freedom from INSAS gun's shortcomings
India

India-Russia to ink major deal to produce AK-203 assault rifles: Why new firearm is freedom from INSAS gun's shortcomings

Last month the Defence Acquisition Council had cleared a $687.7 million deal to manufacture the Russian-made assault rifles in India, in a boost to the 'Aatmanirbhar' programme

China tested its first-ever nuclear capable hypersonic missile in August, says report
World

China tested its first-ever nuclear capable hypersonic missile in August, says report

Such weapons fly at five times the speed of sound and can manoeuvre during flight, making them harder to track

Differently abled dependents to now get family pension for life: Ministry of defence
India

Differently abled dependents to now get family pension for life: Ministry of defence

At present, a child or sibling is eligible for a family pension if their overall monthly income is not more than Rs 9,000 along with dearness relief

NDA entrance exam notification for women cadets likely in May next year: Centre to SC
India

NDA entrance exam notification for women cadets likely in May next year: Centre to SC

An experts group has been set up to formulate the curriculum for women candidates at NDA

Opinion | Criticism of the Central Vista project is a derivative of perennial Narendra Modi hate
India

Opinion | Criticism of the Central Vista project is a derivative of perennial Narendra Modi hate

Despite the Supreme Court trashing all concerns, complaints and issues related to the Rs 13,400 crore project, the anti-PM cabal continues to spread its canards

Opinion| Central Vista project Indian State's attempt to restablish connection with glorious civilizational past
India

Opinion| Central Vista project Indian State's attempt to restablish connection with glorious civilizational past

In this day and age where even private homes undergo renovation regularly, the Indian State continues to operate out of 90-year-old repurposed colonial homes retained after independence

PM inaugurates new defence ministry offices, slams Opposition for criticising Central Vista project
India

PM inaugurates new defence ministry offices, slams Opposition for criticising Central Vista project

Narendra Modi said that the modern offices will go a long way in effectively carrying out all the work related to the security of the nation by the three forces

Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021: What this means, whom it will affect, what you need to know
India

Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021: What this means, whom it will affect, what you need to know

The Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 seeks to replace the ordinance promulgated in June 2021 and allows the Central government to prohibit strikes, lock-outs, and lay-offs in units engaged in essential defence services

Why new Defence Land Policy may clean up decades of poor management of military real estate
India

Why new Defence Land Policy may clean up decades of poor management of military real estate

Defence Land Policy: In cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Ambala among others, the cantonment and station areas are almost in the heart of the cities

Bharat Dynamics signs defence contract worth Rs 1,188 cr to manufacture MILAN 2T anti-tank missiles
India

Bharat Dynamics signs defence contract worth Rs 1,188 cr to manufacture MILAN 2T anti-tank missiles

The Union Defence Ministry said that the contract was in line with the Centre's Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative in the defence sector

SC allows Centre to file response to letter linking Chardham project to Uttarakhand disaster
India

SC allows Centre to file response to letter linking Chardham project to Uttarakhand disaster

The strategic 900-km Chardham highway project aims to provide all-weather connectivity to four holy towns Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath in Uttarakhand

India successfully test-fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile system in Odisha's Chandipur
India

India successfully test-fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile system in Odisha's Chandipur

According to the defence ministry, the QRSAM system is capable of detecting and tracking targets on the move and engaging targets with short halts

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.