23 Jan 2015
Mumbai/New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar kicked up a storm with his allegation that some former Prime Ministers had "compromised" the country's "deep assets", triggering a demand by Congress that he give evidence or tender a public apology.
12 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday ruled out that a shot from the Indian Coast Guard could have hit the suspected terror boat, resulting in the fire that led to an explosion and subsequent sinking of the vessel.
12 Jan 2015
New Delhi: India and US are likely to sign their new 10-year defence framework agreement during the visit to the country of President Barack Obama later this month, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said.
31 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Border Road Organization (BRO) will be brought fully under the Defence Ministry and non-sensitive roads in border areas will be handed over to the National Highways Authority of India, said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
13 Jan 2015
New Delhi: In a blatant statement, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the government will take proactive steps to deal with proxy war by Pakistan and added that any talks with the estranged neighbour will only take place after it stop ceasefire violations and intrusion of terrorists.
24 Jan 2015
Panaji: Former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee comes within the ambit of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's charge that some former PMs had compromised "deep assets of national security", Goa's lone Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik of the Congress said here on Saturday.
23 Nov 2014
Gurgaon: Promising a "lot of things", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday outlined a multi-pronged approach of a non-offensive but strong India while making it clear that there will be "zero tolerance to error" in defence-related issues.
12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A top officer of People's Liberation Army (PLA) inspected Chinese troops located in Xinjiang and Tibet's Lhasa regions earlier this year, the government said in Lok Sabha on Friday.
12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: There is 17 percent shortage of officers in armed forces and government has set a target of 10 years to fill all the vacancies, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.
22 Jan 2015
New Delhi: A special screening of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's forthcoming film 'Baby' was organised here for real life heroes who have dedicated their lives to the nation.