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.
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.
19 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The government at the highest level mulled its options in the wake of the Uri terror attack, with informed sources indicating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought a concerted global effort to diplomatically isolate Pakistan as an immediate step.
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.
17 Feb 2016
New Delhi: India is likely to select by the year-end at least one fighter aircraft that will be manufactured by the private sector under the 'Make in India' process for supply to IAF, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said.
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.