13 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said 62 per cent of military chopper accidents in the country since 1986 has taken place due to "human error", trashing claims by a group of army officers' wives seeking replacement of Cheetah and Chetak helicopters.
31 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said his Ministry would finalise modalities for the much delayed 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme by next week and the file would be sent to Finance Ministry for further action.
18 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Calling for the participation of private sector in developing infrastructure like roads, tunnels and bridges along the border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the use of modern techniques and materials can help in overcoming the challenges involved in the task.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Nine projects of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) are behind schedule for various reasons, the Lok Sabha was told.
23 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Flaying Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's remark of 'some former Prime Ministers compromised over national security', Congress spokesperson and Delhi state in-charge PC Chacko on Friday said the Union Minister must come forward and clarify things, otherwise this will lead to unnecessary complications.
12 Mar 2015
Panaji: After dodging payment of their junket for the Fifa World Cup 2014, three out of four ruling legislators from Goa have finally footed the bill for the tour as their efforts to resist clearing of dues drew a severe flak from media.
03 May 2015
New Delhi: With the National Green Tribunal mulling ban on plastic packaging of products including PET bottles, a packaging firm has approached it claiming that it is "least polluting" while alternative materials like paper and aluminium foil are environmentally more "dangerous".
02 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday assured the ex-servicemen of early implementation of the 'one rank, one pension' scheme, saying his Ministry has fast-tracked the work on it.
14 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said there was no controversy in the sacking of Avinash Chander as DRDO chief and it was he who recommended that the position should be held by someone from a "slightly younger generation" and not by someone on contract.
16 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Expressing confidence in the country's ability to tackle crisis situations like the Sydney Hostage episode, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said India's preparedness has definitely improved.