Defence Ministry

Forces to get choppers, aircraft worth Rs 22K cr

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh accorded approval for capital procurement for the services amounting to over `22,800 crore on Thursday.

published on : 29th November 2019

Defence Budget on basis of five-year modernisation plan

Sources said that the budget is now being made looking into five-year modernisation plan and it is very important for the defence forces.

published on : 28th November 2019

Government approves setting up of defence cyber agency

MoS for Defence said to mitigate cyber threats, all the three services of the armed forces have established their respective CERT.

published on : 27th November 2019

Defence Ministry's quota proposal for arms unit apprentices rejected

The Apprentices Act, 1961 governs and regulates training and matters pertaining to apprentices in government establishments.

published on : 5th November 2019

IAF wants new Russian MiG-29s to be equipped with indigenous weapons

Sources said there are other indigenous equipment and weapons which would be integrated with the aircraft once the deal comes through.

published on : 13th October 2019

Ahead of receiving Rafale jets, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to perform 'Ayudha Puja' in Paris 

Singh is leaving for Paris on a three-day visit, primarily to receive the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets on Tuesday when Dussehra is coinciding with the foundation day of the Indian Air Force.

published on : 6th October 2019

Armed Forces must be fully equipped against chemical-bio attacks: Rajnath Singh

Singh was addressing a gathering at the Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE) in Gwalior.

published on : 20th September 2019

India, South Korea sign logistics agreement to support each other's navies

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Korea, Jeong Kyeongdoo signed two important agreements in Seoul.  

published on : 6th September 2019

TRS working president KTR accuses Centre of stalling development in Secunderabad Cantonment

He also said that the Municipal Administration has plans to construct lay diversion pipelines to prevent the flow of drainage water into Ramanna Kunta.

published on : 5th September 2019

Fifteenth Finance Commission holds meeting with Defence Ministry, senior officials

The Commission headed by NK Singh was made aware of the MoD’s Fund Projections for the period 2020-2025 which is also the award period of the 15th Finance Commission.

published on : 30th August 2019

Democracy under threat, says CPI general secretary D Raja at Vijayawada Press Club

 CPI general secretary D Raja has alleged that “fascist approach”  of the BJP government at the Centre is posing a threat to democracy.

published on : 28th August 2019

How defence took a leap under late former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

His first term spanned from 26 to November 9 of 2014 before he was succeeded by fellow saffron giant and former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

published on : 25th August 2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approves childcare leave for male service personnel

The minister has also given his nod for giving certain relaxation in childcare leave (CCL) provisions in case of women officers in defence forces.

published on : 10th August 2019

Major portion of imported weapons indigenised under 'Make in India' programme: BDL chief

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has made changes in the producers for producing defence equipment with the help of private industries under Make II procedure.

published on : 3rd August 2019

Navy refuses to give its Hyderabad Land to State, officials to meet Chief Secretary

The Navy, in September 2014, had agreed to relocate a 400-year-old Siva temple that is located in the land it seeks from the government.

published on : 25th July 2019
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