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.
31 Dec 2015
Panaji: The NCP in Goa today alleged that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has been interfering in the state's affairs, and that Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar is being bypassed on several issues.
16 Jan 2016
Jaipur: Against the backdrop of an IAF official falling prey to a honey trap, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said all precautions are being taken to prevent such incidents which have so far been confined to the lower level.
30 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar yesterday called Russia an 'all weather friend' of India ahead of his visit to Moscow, where he is expected to discuss several key deals. In an interview to Russian media, Parrikar said India-Russia relationship should be enhanced.
11 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today asserted that any individual or organisation causing pain to India should be paid back in the same coin but how, when and where "should be of our choice", remarks which come in the backdrop of the Pathankot terror attack.
05 Jan 2016
Pathankot: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today admitted to "some gaps" that led to the terror attack on the Air Force base here in which all the six infiltrators, who used some "Pakistan- made" equipment, have been killed.
14 Dec 2015
Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said soldiers should be asked to kill the enemy instead of being told to lay down their own lives.
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.
07 Dec 2015
Panaji: The Congress yesterday appealed to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to cancel his 'lavish' birthday bash being organised by the BJP on December 13 and instead use the money to help victims of Chennai floods.