Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday strongly pitched for fast-tracking procurement of defence systems to enhance India's military capability and said that armed forces must remain ready for warfare along the borders. General Rawat also said that adequate focus must be on ensuring that "trial procedure" for procurement of military equipment does not linger on for too long, in an indication of his unhappiness over the delay in modernisation of armed forces. In his address at a ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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[India] April 12 (ANI): Expressing a desire to jointly develop and design hi-tech defence equipment in India, UK Secretary of State for Defence Sir Michael Fallon today said UK and India would really take up capability partnership in the next 12 months.Sify, 1 week ago
Arun Jaitley can make his innings -- notwithstanding its likely length -- a watershed tenure, or just add to the image of the MoD drifting rudderless, says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). Since the time Narendra Modi won a sweeping victory to be anointed prime minister of the world's most populous democracy, the defence ministry -- the MoD -- has displayed far greater professionalism. It cleared a total of 124 new contracts worth Rs 209,751 crore since Modi took his oath. Most of these ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'A month after assuming charge, Parrikar promised a policy within six months to "end or at least reduce" terrorist infiltration across the Line of Control.''However, infiltration continued apace, leading to high-profile terrorist attacks in Gurdaspur, Pathankot, and Uri.''During this phase, he made the controversial suggestion that India should fight terror with terror, hinting at supporting terror groups to strike in Pakistan,' observes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
No specific scheme is being implemented to boost the contribution of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector towards manufacturing in the field of defence under the 'Make-in-India programme, the government told the Lok Sabha today. "At present, ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
His absence will be felt because of his decision taking ability and rapport with armed forces, says Sahil Makkar. Manohar Parrikar has left a mark after two-and-a-half years with the defence ministry. His absence would be felt as he has been made the Goa chief minister, for many reasons, including his decision taking ability and rapport with the three armed forces. His going would be a jolt to the 'Make in India' programme, as it would take the new minister at least a year to understand the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The defence sector is seeing renewed interest by Indian corporates, says Jyoti Mukul Defence manufacturing may have been the thrust area for the Make In India programme of the National Democratic Alliance government, but a closer look at the numbers suggest that the push point is yet to be reached. The government's capital spending in the sector is expected to be just about Rs 75 crore more this year, over Rs 71,675 crore in 2015-16, indicating defence procurement has not really picked up. It ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Teesta water sharing issue, an irritant in the important India-Bangladesh bilateral relationship, will likely be resolved soon as Bangladesh has reportedly, demanded a time bound resolution. According to reports, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Finance minister Arun Jaitley has moderately hiked defence acquisition budget but the Modi government has been on a spending-spree, buying equipment worth Rs 1,29,918.19 crore in the last three years from foreign vendors. Another Rs 94,020 crore were spent in ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has been a busy man these past few days. Along with members of his cabinet, the CM spent three days in Mumbai wooing top industrialists to come set up shop in Punjab. Boosting employment and reviving the economy ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
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