In 28 months, Manohar Parrikar as defence minister developed easy relationships with the top brass of the three Services as was rarely ever witnessed before.He threw caution to the winds and managed to pull the forces out of a downward spiral in operational capabilities.BharatShakti.in Editor-in-Chief and long-time Rediff.com contributos Nitin A Gokhale takes stock of what Parrikar achieved and the challenges that await his successor. Now that Manohar Parrikar's return to Goa is done and ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Ten girl cadets and one Girls Cadets Instructor (GCI) were conferred with Raksha Mantri Padak by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on his visit to the NCC Republic Day Camp 2017 in Delhi. Defence Minister also distributed certificates of commendation to NCC ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago Defence Minister conferred Raksha Mantri Padak to Ten girl cadets Business Standard, 1 month ago Defence Minister visits DG NCC Republic Day Camp-2017 PIB, 1 month 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, 2 days ago
Defence Ministry has pushed for enhanced allocation in the upcoming budget, Minister of State for Defence, Subhash R Bhamre indicated today. "Raksha Mantri (Manohar Parrikar) is definitely eyeing for that, and he has already spoken to the ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Stressing that due procedures were 'perfectly followed' by the government in appointing the new Army Chief, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said if seniority were the only criterion, then a computer could have selected service chiefs based on date of birth. He added there would not have been need of any due process or Cabinet Committee for Appointment if seniority alone was the criterion. He was responding to a question on whether the government intends to go in for deep selection ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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