08 May 2016
New Delhi: In a bid to buttress the allegations of Congress' involvement in AgustaWestland scam, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said all those who were linked to the tainted VVIP chopper deal were given "good positions" following their retirement.
14 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has asked the CBI to probe allegations that kickbacks were paid in the USD 208 million Embraer aircraft deal that DRDO had struck with the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer during the UPA rule in 2008.
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.
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.
30 Apr 2016
Dehradun: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the previous UPA dispensation will have to answer who received the alleged kickbacks in the AgustaWestland chopper deal.
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.
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.
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.
30 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday assured Nepal of India's continued support in the wake of the devastating earthquake and said that all requirements will be met as per their request.
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.