21 Dec 2015
New Delhi: A new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) has been almost finalised and aims to remove procedural difficulties in procurements, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.
29 Jan 2016
New Delhi: In a possible first, the Defence Ministry has asked CBI to probe two serving Major Generals for posessing disproportionate assets and accepting bribes for promotions, sources in the ministry said yesterday.
06 May 2016
New Delhi: Maintaining heat on the Congress, the government today said the previous UPA government had "done everything" to help AgustaWestland bag the contract for VVIP helicopters and asserted that it will track down the main beneficiaries of the kickbacks in the deal.
19 Apr 2016
Beijing: India and China have moved a step closer in setting up a hotline between the two military headquarters as part of their efforts to improve border security.
05 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Showing no signs of relenting, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he is a 'tough negotiator' and wants the 'best price' for Rafale fighter jets from France.
19 Jan 2016
Panaji: An anonymous letter purportedly signed by ISIS has threatened to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
24 Dec 2015
Basholi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the Centre has achieved success in reducing the influence of terror outfit Islamic State (IS) among Indian youth.
03 Mar 2016
Islamabad: A Pakistani daily today criticised Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over his statement on the January 2 terror attack on the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot and said it is "not fair to draw conclusions and announce them at a public forum before the full inquiry into Pathankot is complete".
30 Nov 2015
Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar yesterday hinted at retiring from politics, while also admitting to a crisis of credible leadership in a small state like Goa.
29 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will undertake a key visit to the US this week during which he will take forward the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI) as both countries work towards greater collaboration in joint development and manufacture of next-gen military tech.