14 Dec 2015
Panaji: A public reception sans fanfare marked the 60th birthday of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar here yesterday amid presence of senior ministers, even as the Congress accused top BJP brass of being 'insensitive' towards the victims of Chennai floods.
16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: India will participate in operations against the Islamic State only if this is under the UN flag, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.
16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today indicated that the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) could be a reality soon, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked defence reforms as a priority and stressed that 'jointness at the top' was a need long overdue.
16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today the US has expressed concern over terrorism emanating from Pakistan.
24 Jul 2016
Chennai/Vishakhapatnam: As the arduous operation to trace the IAF's missing AN32 aircraft with 29 people on board stretched into the third day today, the search and rescue team is now seeking satellite imagery to find any clue of the plane that lost contact over the Bay of Bengal.
09 Dec 2015
Panaji: Amplifying its protest against the 'lavish' bash planned here by the BJP to celebrate Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's birthday on Sunday, the Congress today sought 'intervention' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dissuade the state leadership from going ahead with the event.
14 Nov 2015
Chennai: Attempts by war veterans to burn their medals as a protest to the 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme is an insult to the nation and the armed forces, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said yesterday.
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.
27 Aug 2016
New Delhi: India on Friday reiterated the leaked Scorpene Submarine documents will not hurt the country's strategic interests with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar stressing that it was not a "big concern" while the Australian whistleblower who broke the story claimed the Indian government was downplaying the incident and weapons data also figured in the papers.
25 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Navy on Wednesday stressed that the report on the leak of data related to India's Scorpene submarines which created a stir on Wednesday is hypothetical, pertaining to simulators and the signature of a boat can be known only when it hits the seas.