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  • defence ministry nod to rs 4 000 cr acquisition proposals

    Defence Ministry nod to Rs 4,000 cr acquisition proposals for services

    India | July 24, 2013 22:04 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 24: Defence Ministry today cleared acquisition proposals worth around Rs 4,000 crore for armed forces, including procurement of French-origin Milan 2T anti-tank missiles for the Army to do away with shortage of

  • economic defence regional cooperation to top biden agenda

    Economic, defence, regional cooperation to top Biden agenda

    July 20, 2013 8:19 IST

    Washington, July 20:  Four key areas of economic cooperation, energy and climate, including their stalled civil nuclear deal, defence and regional cooperation will top US Vice President Joe Biden's agenda on his first trip to

  • morsi refused referendum before ouster defence minister

    Morsi refused referendum before ouster: Defence minister

    World | July 15, 2013 8:08 IST

    Cairo, July 15: Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi had refused to hold a referendum over the people's demands before mass protests began June 30, Defence Minister Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said."I sent envoys to former president Mohamed

  • antony meets chinese premier and defence minister

    Antony meets Chinese Premier and Defence Minister

    World | July 05, 2013 18:19 IST

    Beijing, July 5: Defence Minister A K Antony today met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and held talks with his counterpart on a host of bilateral issues, including a new mechanism to boost security along the

  • antony leaves for china on his first official visit

    Antony leaves for China on his first official visit

    India | July 04, 2013 15:37 IST

    New Delhi, July 4: Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday left for China on a four-day official visit during which he is slated to have talks on Sino-Indian border and discuss regional and global security.During the

  • iaf chief browne in israel to deepen defence ties

    IAF Chief Browne in Israel to deepen defence ties

    World | January 21, 2013 13:38 IST

    Jerusalem, Jan 21: Amid deepening ties between India and Israel, Chief of Air Staff N A K Browne has held strategic talks with his Israeli counterpart and will meet defence top brass, furthering the ongoing

  • india watching all activities of china

    India watching 'all activities of China'

    India | December 17, 2012 19:50 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 17: India is “closely watching all activities of China”, Defence Minister AK Antonyt old parliament Monday.The minister was responding to a question in theLok Sabha whether the government was aware that an

  • army deserter goes up delhi cellphone tower demands defence

    Army deserter goes up Delhi cellphone tower, demands Defence Minister's presence

    India | August 18, 2012 17:24 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 18 : Muthu, a jawan working in the Army Engineering Corps, has been staging a protest 200 feet above the ground atop a cellphone tower near New Delhi railway station since Friday

  • sajjan can use victim s statements for his defence hc

    Sajjan can use victim's statements for his defence: HC

    Politics | September 19, 2012 13:33 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 3: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use statements before judicial commissions by a 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim to defend himself was today allowed by the Delhi High Court which said he

  • defence will be crucial for indian hockey team

    Defence will be crucial for Indian hockey team

    Hockey | July 23, 2012 16:17 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 23: The Indian hockey team is riding on the wings of hope once again. Back in the Olympic line-up after missing out of the Beijing Games in 2008, India are again where

  • india china agree to step up defence and security dialogue

    India, China agree to step up defence and security dialogue

    World | June 21, 2012 17:34 IST

    Rio de Janeiro, Jun 21: India and China today agreed to step up their defence and security dialogue and take steps to achieve a bilateral trade target of USD 100 billion by 2015.Prime Minister Manmohan

  • lalu comes to chidambaram s defence blames bjp

    Lalu comes to Chidambaram's defence, blames BJP

    Politics | June 07, 2012 22:41 IST

    Patna, Jun 7: Defending P Chidambaram after the Madras high court declined to dismiss a petition challenging his election to the Lok Sabha in 2009, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today said the BJP was indulging

  • coup fears baseless says antony

    Coup Fears Baseless, Says Antony

    India | April 04, 2012 16:59 IST

    Visakhapatnam, Apr 4: Defence Minister A K Antony today termed as “absolutely baseless” fears of any coup attempt by the armed forces and expressed confidence that they will not do anything to undermine democracy.“Absolutely baseless.

  • defence standing committee mp questions 20 bn french rafale

    Defence Standing Committee MP Questions $ 20-Bn French Rafale Deal

    India | March 23, 2012 13:43 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 23 : A Telugu Desam MP from Rajya Sabha M V Mysura Reddy, who is member of Parliament Standing Committee on Defence has raised the red flag over the evaluation process that

  • jairam ramesh rejects mayawati s defence on mnrega funds

    Jairam Ramesh Rejects Mayawati's Defence On MNREGA Funds Misuse

    India | October 28, 2011 17:59 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 28: Rejecting UP Chief Minister Mayawati's charge that his demand for CBI probe into MGNREGA implementation was “politically motivated”, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh today said he would not hesitate to recommend

  • nuclear capable agni ii to be tested on monday

    Nuclear Capable Agni II To Be Tested On Monday

    India | August 28, 2011 21:09 IST

    Balasore (Orissa), Aug 28: India's nuclear capable Agni-II intermediate range ballistic missile, with a striking range of 2,000 km, is likely to be test fired as part of user trial by the army from the

  • us house panel imposes limits on aid to pak

    US House Panel Imposes Limits On Aid To Pak

    World | June 15, 2011 14:17 IST

    Washington, Jun 15 :  A key US Congressional committee has approved a defence spending bill that would impose limits on US aid to Pakistan, reflecting its frustration with Islamabad's efforts in the war against terror.The

  • pak hikes defence allocation to rs 495 billion

    Pak Hikes Defence Allocation To Rs 495 Billion

    World | June 03, 2011 21:32 IST

    Islamabad, Jun 3: Pakistan today hiked the allocation for defence in its budget for fiscal 2011-12 to Rs 495 billion (about USD 5.75 billion), marking an increase of nearly 12 per cent over the outlay

  • delhi court orders trial of bangaru laxman

    Delhi Court Orders Trial Of Bangaru Laxman

    India | May 31, 2011 20:22 IST

    New Delhi, May 31: A Delhi court has ordered that former BJP President Bangaru Laxman be put on trial for accepting money from fake arms dealers allegedly to recommend to the Defence Ministry to award

  • india to end freeze on high level defence exchanges with

    India To End Freeze On High-Level Defence Exchanges With China

    India | April 13, 2011 20:54 IST

    Sanya (China), Apr 13: After a pause, India is set to restore full defence cooperation with China, with a high-level military delegation expected to come here in June and an in-principle agreement reached for setting