Centre renames IDSA as Manohar Parrikar Defence Institute of Analyses to 'honour commitment and legacy' of late defence minister
Parrikar steered the defence ministry 'through the tough challenges of attacks like Pathankot and Uri and responded to these with exemplary boldness', said a government statement
Jharkhand Assembly election: At Bokaro rally, Rajnath Singh vows to enact NRC across nation; JP Nadda pitches poll as battle for destiny as BJP ups ante
At poll rally at Jharkhand's Bokaro, Rajnath Singh promised to implement NRC across the country.
One Rank One Pension: Rajnath Singh sets up committee to examine next revision of dole outs under OROP
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has constituted a committee to work out the modalities and methodology of the implementation of next revision of pension under One Rank One Pension (OROP), the ministry said in a statement on Friday.
Lok Sabha elections: 'For Congress, OROP means One Rahul, One Priyanka,' Amit Shah claims at rally in Himachal Pradesh's Nahan
Amit Shah asserted in Himachal Pradesh that unlike the BJP government, OROP only meant 'One Rahul, One Priyanka' for the Congress.
Modinomics underpins need for leader who can deliver political stability, economic development, argues BJP economist
The sheer pace of Modinomics, versus the laxity of Manmohanomics, is evident from the fact that of the 23 IITs in India, in 71 years of independent India, 30 percent were set up in just two years by the Modi dispensation!
From the 2014 OROP promise to the 2019 Balakot air strikes, the armed forces have always been brought into political warfare
The worst attack on security personnel in decades, on 14 February at Pulwama, ended up not just opening up a fresh soft spot for the army in the minds of everyday television-consuming Indians but also setting the tone of the electoral campaigns in the Lok Sabha election.
Nirmala Sitharaman says Modi govt resolved OROP issue, built war memorial as it doesn't believe in 'mere tokenism'
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the Narendra Modi government has been able to resolve vexed issues related to the welfare of the armed forces because it believes in real action rather than mere tokenism.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday attacked the Congress for using farm loan waivers as a gimmick ahead of the election to win votes and said the party's previous such initiative benefitted only middlemen and select farmers.
Union Budget 2019-20: Piyush Goyal pegs defence budget at Rs 3 lakh crore; Rs 4,500 crore increase from last year
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said it is the first time that the Budget outlay has touched Rs 3 lakh crore mark. He said if more funds are required, those will be made available.
Narendra Modi claims Congress made a 'punching bag' out of national security, slams party for 'raising doubts' on surgical strikes
Narendra Modi's attack on the Opposition party came even as the Congress accused the government of "misleading" the Supreme Court.
OROP issue resurfaces: Ex-servicemen to join farmers in Delhi rally, demand end to 'degradation' of defence forces
A joint ‘andolan’ for jawans and kisans planned for Thursday and Friday in New Delhi will be the precursor to the major nationwide call to arms over OROP.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday told a group of former military officials that his party would fulfill all the commitments it had made on the 'one rank, one pension' issue if voted to power.
No point revising One Rank, One Pension scheme, Centre tells Supreme Court: Govt says move will be burden on exchequer
The Government of India on Friday told the Supreme Court that there will be no revisions as of now to the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme.
Narendra Modi must not allow alienation of armed forces; long list of grievances must be addressed swiftly
Prime Minister Narendra Modi must not continue to allow his ministers to contribute to undercutting of the uniform with needless provocations.
Centre tells Supreme Court it will grant pension to Major Generals, equivalent ranks who retired before 2006
The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was ready to grant pension benefits to all Major Generals and equivalent ranks in the army, Navy and Air Force, even to those who had retired before 2006.
Indian Army low on ammunition and supplies, but Nirmala Sitharaman insists vice chiefs given enough power to solve problem
Hyper-nationalistic sentiments extolling the Indian Army’s glory and supreme valour cannot place an iron shield on the truth that the defence forces are low on ammunition.
News18 Rising India Summit: 'There's no scam; you can search for as long as you want': Nirmala Sitharaman on Rafale deal
Union defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, speaking at the News18 Rising India Summit, vehemently denied allegations of a 'scam' in the procurement of Rafale aircrafts.
The Congress said on Sunday that it will raise issues related to ex-servicemen in the current session of Parliament, as the military veterans rued the "dilution" of their post-retirement benefits.
A group of war veterans claimed that instead of agreeing to their OROP demands for which the ex-servicemen had been agitating for long, the Centre was "insulting" them
Mamata Banerjee hit out at the Centre over the removal of ex-servicemen protesting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi and described the incident as "shameful".