30 Aug 2016
Washington: India and the US on Tuesday signed an important agreement that will make the two nations logistical allies and enable both the militaries to use each other's assets and bases for repair and replenishment of supplies.
08 May 2016
New Delhi: In a bid to buttress the allegations of Congress' involvement in AgustaWestland scam, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said all those who were linked to the tainted VVIP chopper deal were given "good positions" following their retirement.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The multi-billion dollar deal for purchase of 36 Rafale combat aircraft is in "final stages" of price negotiations, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
30 Apr 2016
Dehradun: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the previous UPA dispensation will have to answer who received the alleged kickbacks in the AgustaWestland chopper deal.
19 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting attended by top ministers and other officials over the deadly terror attack in Uri. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag besides other senior officials attended the meeting.
14 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has asked the CBI to probe allegations that kickbacks were paid in the USD 208 million Embraer aircraft deal that DRDO had struck with the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer during the UPA rule in 2008.
13 Nov 2014
Panaji: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh on Thursday after assuming the new assignment in Union government, is set to resign as MLA from his home state Goa in next two days.
09 Nov 2015
New Delhi: With the protesting ex-servicemen dissatisfied with the formal notification of one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that everyone has a right to make a demand in democracy but not all demands can be fulfilled.
30 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday assured Nepal of India's continued support in the wake of the devastating earthquake and said that all requirements will be met as per their request.
21 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said capacity building must continue unabated, as he met top commanders in the national capital. The Minister presided over two separate meetings of the Army commandos and the Air Force commandos.