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2nd time in a decade, govt cancels tender on procuring 6...

The government has withdrawn the nearly USD 2 billion tender for procuring six mid-air refuellers for the Indian Air Force over high life-cycle cost,...

China says it will build four submarines in Pakistan

China will build in Karachi four of the eight submarines that it is selling to Pakistan, a minister said. The deal for the submarines has...

Buy and Make: India clears defence deals worth $4.7 bn, purchases...

The Indian Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared purchase of defence equipment worth Rs. 30,000 crore, which will help replacing the army's vintage anti-aircraft...

Now paramilitary forces want One Rank One Pension for them

With the ongoing relay hunger strike by the ex-servicemen to pressurise the government for the implementation of One Rank One Pension, now the paramilitary...

Defence Minister says won’t speak to media for six months: Reports

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been in the eye of the storm for a number of issues, has now reportedly said that he...

India-France joint Naval exercise scheduled for June 21-22

France yesterday said that it was looking forward to conducting more joint naval exercises with India as part of its move to deepen strategic and...

A sample of BJP’s defence on Sushma and Raje controversy

The controversy around the former IPL boss Lalit Modi and the allegations of impropriety by the external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan chief...

Without war army’s importance has diminished, but I’m not endorsing war:...

According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar stated that the army's importance had diminished because the country wasn't in...

Ex-servicemen protest against Govt of India’s inability to implement OROP

Despite a series of negotiations and number of discussions, hundreds of ex-servicemen took to the streets today across the country protesting against the delay...

India & Australia to undertake joint naval exercise, inclusion of Japan...

India and Australia are all set to undertake their first joint naval exercise later this year. Sources say that plans for a trilateral exercise...

Swedish Defence Minister to visit India, vital defence deals expected under...

Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist will arrive in New Delhi tomorrow on a four-day visit. The Defence Minister is expected to offer Gripen NG...

Apache-Chinook deal worth US$ 2.5bn to be inked by India soon

The government of India is likely to sign on the dotted line of a contract worth over US$ 2.5 billion for 22 Apache attack...

Army areas ‘cool’ since PM Modi took charge: Parrikar

Speaking to news agency ANI, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday claimed that the army areas are 'cool' since Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Defence Min Parrikar likely to visit Siachen, LoC

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will visit Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow and sources say that it will be a two-day visit. Parrikar will review security...