Pradip R Sagar

Indian Navy is commissioning warships by the dozen but are they battle ready?

Earlier this week, INS Kiltan-Anti-Submarine Warfare stealth corvettes joined the eastern naval command but without any offensive capability which ca be useful to detect enemy submarines.

19 Oct 2017

France pushes for 'Make in India' Rafales

To put Paris’s case strongly, its new defence minister Florance Parly is visiting New Delhi and will be meeting her Indian counterpart.

18 Oct 2017

IAF capable of two-front war, countering China: Air Chief B S Dhanoa

The Air Chief Marshal said that any decision on surgical strike involving the IAF has to be taken by the government.

05 Oct 2017

A week in the life of the defence minister

When Nirmala Sitharaman signed the visitors’ book of the country’s only underground airbase in Barmer district of Rajasthan in 2001, she did not know she would be the first defence minister.

17 Sep 2017

While the Valley burned 20 separatists. 200 properties

An NIA dossier on terror funding in the state reveals a list of top separatist leaders who own properties worth crores of rupees

20 Aug 2017

India says no reduction of troops in Doklam amidst standoff with China

Beijing has been insisting that India withdraw its troops before a dialogue can begin on ending the confrontation.

02 Aug 2017

Opium threat from China: A new danger to India

Anti-India tribes could help China with intel on Army’s deployment patterns as the Myanmar drug mafia threatens to flood Indian markets

30 Jul 2017

Parliamentary panel frees caged parrot to go after Bofors

After reopening the Babri case against BJP leaders, the agency is set to restart the 30-year-old howitzer case.

16 Jul 2017

JD (U) sticks with opposition parties, picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi for Vice President candidate

Gandhi's name was the only name discussed when 18 opposition parties met today to decide on their candidate for the vice presidential poll, sources said.

12 Jul 2017

SPG miffed as Rahul Gandhi gives it the slip

The Special Protection Group (SPG) is not amused at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s penchant for giving it the slip when he is travelling.

02 Jul 2017

Arun Jaitley says mutilation soldiers act of 'extreme barbarism'

But before New Delhi could respond officially, Pakistan Army, promptly denied the incident and said it did not commit any ceasefire violation on LOC.

01 May 2017

Another ‘summer of unrest’ in Jammu and Kashmir?

Pakistani-backed separatists have reportedly told traders and local community to garner support to their ‘cause’ for this year also.

18 Apr 2017

Thousands left in the lurch as Indian Army website crashes

Digital India takes a backseat in the Indian army as almost a year after the world’s third largest army went online for recruitment.

20 Feb 2017

Star campaigners log chopper air smiles in poll lands

Maximum demand for helicopters has been in India's politically most crucial state, Uttar Pradesh, where, at least 15 helicopters have been crisscrossing the skies bearing leaders.

19 Feb 2017

Indian Navy launched second Scorpene submarine 'Khanderi'

The state-of-the-art features of this Scorpene class submarine include superior stealth and the ability to launch a crippling attack on the enemy using precision guided weapon.

12 Jan 2017