Centre does away with offset requirements for govt-to-govt defence deals under new acquisition procedure
'Offsets will not be applicable in single vendor, government-to-government and IGA (inter-government agreement) deals as per DAP 2020,' an official said
'Sad, shameful': Rajnath Singh slams Opposition for ruckus in RS over farmers bills, reassures cultivators on MSP
Rajnath, at a press conference called in Delhi along with Union ministers Prakash Javadekar, Pralhad Joshi, Piyush Goyal, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Thawarchand Gehlot, said while it is the responsibility of the ruling side to enable discussions in the House, it is also Opposition's duty to maintaining decorum.
Parliament Monsoon Session: LS passes farm bills as Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits PM's Cabinet in protest; RS discusses COVID-19 management
In the Rajya Sabha, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said that a coronavirus vaccine is likely to be available in India by early next year and added that the Centre is aiming to bring down India's COVID-19 mortality rate
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes controversial farm sector bills; SAD's Harsimrat Badal quits Modi Cabinet
Parliament LIVE Updates: Harsimrat Kaur Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal will resign as Union minister over government's farm ordinances, PTI reported. She has been handling the food processing ministry in the NDA government since 2014
'China violated peace in east Ladakh': Rajnath Singh in RS slams Beijing over its 'complete disregard' for bilateral agreements
Beijing has undertaken significant infrastructure construction along the Line of Actual Control, Rajnath Singh told the Upper House on Thursday
On Narendra Modi's 70th birthday, BJP leaders hail PM for laying foundation of 'strong and self-reliant India'
Rahul Gandhi wished Narendra Modi on his birthday today. The Congress leader's almost daily tweets have mostly targeted the prime minister over the coronavirus crisis, the economy and the dispute with China.
Parliament Monsoon Session: LS clears bill allowing RBI to supervise cooperative banks; Congress raises Chinese surveillance issue
The Centre told the Parliament in a written reply to a question that India’s ties with China have not worsened in the aftermath of the border tensions
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha clears Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill; House adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow
Parliament LIVE Updates: The AIMIM leader questioned government's selective intervention in the Yes Bank crisis but not for PMC. 'SBI immediately flowed funds in Yes bank case, but not into PMC bank. What was RBI doing when Yes Bank happened?', he asked
Rajnath Singh’s Parliament address is an admission that India-China five-point pact is an inconsequential piece of paper
India seems to have belatedly understood and now appear more accepting of the reality that peaceful resolution of the dispute is a long shot and the focus should instead be more on prevention of an armed conflict that looms large.
Parliament Updates: LS adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow; House passes bill reducing MPs' salaries, amended Essential Commodities Bill
Parliament Updates: The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, has been passed in the Lok Sabha, by voice vote. The House has been adjourned until 3 pm on 16 September, 2020
Day 1 of Monsoon Session sees Question Hour scrapped amid Opposition fury, Rajya Sabha deputy chairman re-elected
The Opposition alleged that the Centre was trying to throttle democracy by doing away with the Question Hour, which it called the "Golden Hour" of the House
From Rajnath Singh's stern message to China to Smriti Irani's 'defining day', how politicos reacted to Rafale induction
Rajnath Singh, who was at Thursday's induction ceremony along with Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, said national security is a major priority for India and it is determined to protect its territory
Rafale Induction Ceremony: First batch of fighter jets inducted to IAF's 'Golden Arrows' squadron at Ambala airbase
A traditional water cannon salute was given to the Rafale fleet before its ceremonial induction into the 17 Squadron of the IAF
The first batch of five Rafale jets arrived in India on 29 July, nearly four years after India signed an inter-governmental agreement with France
India successfully test fires hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle, joins select group of countries
The HSTDV, developed by the DRDO, is capable of powering missiles to attain a speed of around Mach 6, said officials, adding that only a very few countries like the US, Russia and China have such a capability
Randeep Surjewala said people want to know what were the outcomes of the recent talks with China and how the Chinese will be repulsed to "reclaim our motherland"
Rajnath Singh meets Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe in highest level face-to-face meet since Ladakh stand-off
During the talks held in Moscow, the Indian side sought restoration of status quo ante at all friction points in eastern Ladakh, sources said
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
Chinese defence minister Wei Fenghe seeks meet with Rajnath Singh amid LAC stand-off; India yet to respond
Tensions flared again in eastern Ladakh after China unsuccessfully attempted to occupy Indian territory in the southern bank of Pangong lake four days ago
Officials ruled out the possibility of a bilateral meeting between Singh and Chinese Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the SCO event.