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Can Sitharaman get the defence dinosaur moving?
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Can Sitharaman get the defence dinosaur moving?

The defence minister has 20 months to learn the military's ethos, culture and to publicly bat for an organisation that feels increasingly marginalised and underappreciated, notes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman understands the working of a helicopter at the Naliya air base in Gujarat. Photograph: Kind courtesy @nsitharaman/Twitter Early morning on May 24, 2004, when Pranab Mukherjee, the surprise defence minister of the surprise United Progressive Alliance government ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The task is cut out for defence minister The Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago

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Larsen & Toubro rises on hopes of bagging big defence contracts

With investors indulging in some strong buying at the counter, betting on hopes the engineering major would get some prestigeous defence contracts amounting to Rs 40,000 crore, shares of Larsen & Toubro Limited stayed up in positive territory right through ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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All ordnance factories depots to continue, no employee to be retrenched: Jaitley

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today assured the Lok Sabha before it adjourned sine die that all Ordnance Factories Depots (OFD) will continue to operate and no employee will be retrenched.Replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley said the core ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Armed forces fully equipped to deal with contingencies: Jaitley  catchnews.com1 month ago Army reasonably and sufficiently equipped: Jaitley responds to CAG report  Sify1 month ago Armed forces sufficiently equipped: Jaitley  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Defence deal may repair India-Russia ties

The $10.5 billion arms and equipment deal helped to arrest the recent drift in the 'special and privileged' strategic partnership, observes Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin at their meeting in St Petersburg, Russia. Photograph: Mikhail Metzel/TASS/Host Photo Agency/Pool/Reuters Defence Ministers Arun Jaitley and General Sergey Shoigu jointly chaired the 17th meeting of the India-Russia Inter-governmental Commission on ...
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India needs a 2nd aircraft carrier quickly

The Indian Navy has only one aircraft carrier.The INS Vikramaditya carries just 26 unreliable MiG-29 fighters and 10 helicopters -- insufficient to battle a serious foe, notes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: The INS Vikramaditya is India's only aircraft carrier as the navy awaits the INS Vikrant. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters The Duke of Wellington's description of the Battle of Waterloo -- 'The nearest run thing you ever saw in your life, by God!' -- also describes the Sino-Indian stand-off at ...
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MiG eyes deal to supply military jets to Navy

Eyeing a multi-billion dollar contract from the Indian Navy for the supply of fighter aircraft, Russian military aviation firm MiG today said it was not averse to the transfer of technology and joint development of MiG-29 K jets with Indian companies. MiG CEO ...
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Sitharaman has a lot to do

'She has to get the funds, cut through bureaucratic flab, speed up modernisation, ensure planned acquisitions stick to timelines, make organisational changes and ensure the military is capable of performing the task that it is given,' says Brigadier S K Chatterjee (retd). The spotlight is on Nirmala Sitharaman. She has already shattered the glass ceiling and India has its first woman defence minister in saddle. The obvious question is what are her likely priorities as she settles down in the ...
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What the Raksha Mantri needs to do

'It is the government's most important duty to ensure that when war breaks out, the armed forces are absolutely ready to face the adversary -- well equipped, well trained and in high spirits,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). IMAGE: Soldiers search for terrorists in Lachipora in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, September 20, 2016. Photograph: Umar Ganie Prime Minister Narendra D Modi has handed over the reins of the ministry of defence (MoD) to Nirmala Sitharaman, a trusted colleague in the Union ...
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DefMin sacks 13 officers for 'non-performance'

Action has been taken according to a memorandum that requires 'periodic review of performance of government servants'.Ajai Shukla reports. In an unprecedented move, the defence ministry sacked 13 officers of the Ordnance Factory Board on Thursday, August 31, for non-performance. This is a revolutionary move in a ministry where decision-making is glacial and bureaucrats recount, only half humorously: 'Officers get sacked for taking controversial decisions; no officer has ever been sacked for not ...
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Vice chiefs get free hand to boost security at terror targets

In a major move, the government has delegated "substantial" financial powers to the Army, the Navy and the Indian Air Force to strengthen perimeter security at sensitive military installations across the country, the defence ministry said. Image: An Indian soldier stands guard at the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot. Photograph: Mukesh Gupta/Reuters. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has fixed strict timelines to ensure that the works are undertaken on priority and in a time-bound manner to ...
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