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.
05 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Occupants of a Pakistani vessel that blew up and sank off the coast of Gujarat were "suspected terrorists", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.
19 Jan 2015
Panaji: The government is working on a "special mechanism" to track all vessels operating in India's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Monday.
19 Jan 2015
Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday lauded the timely interception of the Pakistani vessel suspected to be carrying terrorists by the Indian Coast Guard off Porbandar coast earlier this month.
17 Mar 2015
Chandigarh: Amid a row over vandalisation of an under-construction church in Hisar, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday told the Assembly that the building was reportedly built in an illegal colony and the dispute was the result of an altercation between the priest and those who attacked the place of worship.
11 Dec 2014
Srinagar: Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Thursday reviewed the security situation in poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of a spurt in militant violence in state, including the deadly attack on an army camp in Uri that left 11 security personnel dead.
19 Jan 2015
Panaji: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday commissioned four Indian Coast Guard (ICG) vessels at port town of Vasco in Goa, which will be mainly used for patrolling and interception.
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.
24 Jan 2015
Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday refused to comment over Congress' demand to tender a public apology over his statements on some former Prime Ministers compromising country's "deep assets".
18 Mar 2015
Wellington: A small island community east of the New Zealand mainland was still under a state of emergency on Wednesday as tropical Cyclone Pam ended its three-day battering of the country.