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Budget dashed hopes of the Army, says Vice Chief Lt General Sarath Chand

Alarmed at Army Vice Chief’s statements: Parliamentary Panel...

The Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Sarath Chandhas had earlier told the Parliamentary Panel on Defence that the 2018-19 Budget ‘had dashed their hopes’. Money Control, 1 week ago

Centre gave armed forces Rs 76,765 crore less than sought

The armed forces are facing a shortage of over 52,000 soldiers with the Army topping the list with over 21,000 vacant posts, the government said on Wednesday. According to the details provided by Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre in the Lok Sabha, the Army is reeling under a shortage of 21,383 personnel, while the number of vacant posts in the Navy is 16,348 and 15,010 in the Air Force. Moreover, the government allocated Rs 76,765 crore less to the Army, Navy and Air Force in the ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

They've arrived well before we thought they would: Gen Rawat on China

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday lauded China's military prowess, saying the neighbouring country, along with its economic rise, also focused on military modernisation. "They have arrived well before the intended time than we had thought they would arrive," Gen Rawat said at an event organised by the Vivekanand India Foundation. Last week, China unveiled its largest defence spending increase in three years, setting an 8.1 per cent growth target this year, fuelling an ambitious military ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

68 per cent of army's equipment is in vintage category

The army also stated that allocation of Rs 21,338 crore for modernisation is insufficient. IMAGE: The army also said that it had identified 25 projects under the Make in India initiative but there was not adequate budget to support them. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters The army has said it was reeling under severe fund crunch and struggling to even make emergency procurements when it was dealing with an assertive China along the northern border after the Doklam face-off and increasing ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Security concern

Army short of crucial weapons is not only serious but also an alarming situation. This has been brought to the fore by none else than Lt Gen Sarath Chand, the Vice-Chief of the Army Staff while deposing before a Parliamentary panel. The deposition has ...
 State Times2 days ago

16 years on, US military presence in Afghanistan growing

The US is bolstering its military presence in Afghanistan, more than 16 years after the war started. Is anyone paying attention? Consider this: At a Senate hearing this past week on top U.S. security threats, the word "Afghanistan" was spoken exactly four ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Budget 2018: Salaries of President, VP and MPs to go up

After an 11-year gap, the salaries and perks of the President, the Vice President and Governors now stand revised, rectifying the anomaly as they were being paid less than top bureaucrats and service chiefs. After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's announcement ...
 DNA1 month ago

Zee JLF 2018 | Empathy may distort the understanding of subject; says Praveen Swami

Gathering at the Mughal Tent was moved as Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Jeffery Gettleman narrated harrowing tales of Rohingya refugees. Such stories Gettleman as a journalist to have closely encountered the humanitarian crisis said were routine in ...
 DNA1 month ago

2017: The year in a flash

As 2017 draws to a close, let’s look at the major events that made it a dramatic and rollercoaster year Sections: India Slide Photos: Heralding the shift to a ‘One Nation, One Tax’ regime, the then president Pranab Mukherjee and PM Narendra ...
 DNA2 months ago
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