BJP defends Supreme Court verdict on Rafale, slams Congress
BJP decided to hold press interactions in different cities to send a message to the people that the Rafale deal was fair and in the interest of the nation.
President, PM remember soldiers killed in 1971 war
"On Vijay Diwas, we remember with gratitude our Armed Forces who defended our nation and u...
BJP CMs, Union ministers to target Congress in 70 cities over Rafale deal
In a boost to the BJP-led central govt, the SC on Friday dismissed ...
Allegations on Rafale 'fiction writing'; disrupters have lost on all counts: Arun Jaitley
Falsehood is bound to fall apart and it has, Jaitley said, adding that if honest deals are questioned, then civil servants and armed forces will think twice before undertaking such a process in future.
India, Russia discuss joint manufacturing projects, including Kamov helicopters and naval frigates
In a meeting of the 18th India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) held here, the two sides also agreed to take forwardinter-governmental arrangements for facilitating joint manufacturing of spares for Russian origin equipment in India under the 'Make in India' initiative.
HD Kumaraswamy praises Nirmala Sitharaman, blames her officials for delay in getting defence land
The CM commented about the Defence Minister’s positive attitude at a meeting with the State’s MPs which he convened to discuss the projects that are pending with the Centre.
DRDO should be more nimble on innovation: Nirmala Sitharaman
During her address at the event which was held at the DRDO Bhawan, she said, “DRDO like structures have to be on their toes for R&D. DRDO should introspect to make themselves more nimble towards innovation.”
Stark difference in Indo-US ties since 1998 nuclear tests
After the nuclear tests, Navtej Singh Sarna, India's Ambassador to the US since November 2016, said though the country was slapped with sanctions, there was new respect and understanding for India. Sarna said the visit of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the US last year gave tremendous impetus to the bilateral relationship.
Pentagon moves India office out, reduces manpower
The downgrade is significant – from being right next door to the US defence secretary, the India office is now housed in a largely administrative building six miles away.
ET Awards: Defence ministry is working without middlemen, says Nirmala Sitharaman
From Make in India to the Rafale deal controversy and opening up the National Defence Academy to women, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has a conversation at ET awards.
India, US partners in defence, says commander as Sitharaman tours Hawaii military facilities
Noting that the India-US relationship in defence has acquired the dimensions of a strategic partnership over the last decade, she said that the two countries have made considerable progress. Sitharaman capped off her trip with a visit to Hawaii – the headquarters of what early this year was rechristened as US Indo-Pacific Command.
ET Awards 2018: Balsara Jr Wanted A Click With Godrej Sr; Nirmala Sitharaman Flooded With Selfie Requests
Differences between India, China should not become disputes: Nirmala Sitharaman
The minister termed India and China the growth engines for the entire world, saying that emergence of both the countries would pave the way for an emerging Asia
Defence Minister's 5-day US tour concludes
While no announcements were made with regard to shifting of F-16 production base to India or deals in armed drones, officials privy to the high-level talks said “US is leaning way forward” in meeting India's needs and aspirations in the defence sector and is taking steps that would help it achieve its strategic goals.
Nothing wrong with Rafale procedure, pricing; answering all fundamental questions to Parliament: Nirmala Sitharaman at ET Awards 2018
In this fireside conversation with ET Now's Supriya Shrinate at the ET Awards for Corporate Excellence 2018 in Mumbai Saturday, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman talks about Rafale deal, Indian defence sector, 2019 elections, being India's first woman defence minister and more. Watch the full session here.