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India's defence preparedness should always be optimal: Arun Jaitley

We have a neighbour who for almost seven decades has perpetuated a security threat as far as India is concerned, Jaitley said.

28 May 2017 7:14 PM

Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums

President Donald Trump said that 23 of the 28 member nations were not paying what they were supposed to, for their defence.

26 May 2017 9:40 AM

No ‘cake’ for fat Indian Air Force men

Obese men to be ruled out of promotions, coveted posts.

22 May 2017 12:57 AM

India, US exchange views on bilateral maritime cooperation

The second round of the India-US Maritime Security Dialogue was held on May 9 and 10 in Newport, Rhode Island.

11 May 2017 2:35 PM

Air Force officer dies after fall from balcony in Kolkata

It was not known at what time he fell as he was found lying below the balcony of his flat at around 5 AM on Sunday.

16 Apr 2017 3:03 PM


India, UK firm up defence ties

Agree to explore secure communication method to share classified information.

14 Apr 2017 1:13 AM

A signal achievement

It is a post-World War II curse that nations are forced to spend greater and greater amounts of their GDP on defence.

13 Feb 2017 2:24 AM

Union Budget 2017 brings good news to retired servicemen

The money allocated for defence pensions is Rs 85,737 crore, a year-on-year hike of 4.13%.

02 Feb 2017 4:31 AM

Fisticuffs for a fair fight!

After the recent spate of molestations cases, women in Bengaluru are opting for self defence classes.

22 Jan 2017 12:17 AM

A holistic view of India’s security

The chapter on internal security situation analyses the relevant factors for sustenance of various outfits.

13 Jan 2017 1:49 AM


Indian defence team to visit France to finalise Rafale cost details

The deal, the first fighter plane contract in 20 years, comes with a 50 per cent offset clause after several rounds of negotiations.

13 Jan 2017 12:44 AM

Seoul to form kill Kim Jong-un squad

South Korea to create unit to remove North’s leadership if war breaks out.

06 Jan 2017 6:33 AM

Government clears key defence plans

Boost to indigenisation as purchase of Rs 1,265 crore warfare systems cleared.

24 Dec 2016 5:21 AM

China has returned seized underwater drone: Pentagon

The US said the drone was being operated by civilian contractors collecting unclassified scientific data in international waters.

20 Dec 2016 12:57 PM

Defence high on India-Kyrgyz talks

This is the Kyrgyz leader’s first Presidential visit to New Delhi.

20 Dec 2016 2:37 AM


Anti-terror ops experience decided Army Chief pick?

Lieutenant General Rawat headed 19 Division in J&K.

19 Dec 2016 1:29 AM

India, Tajikistan to step up terror, defence accords

President Rahmon said terrorism and extremism undermine all developmental efforts worldwide.

18 Dec 2016 1:24 AM

India makes the top 5 in defence budgets: reports

The US remained way ahead of the world with a budget of $622 billion, followed by China at $191.7 billion.

12 Dec 2016 7:40 PM

Mitt Romney throws his hat in race for secretary of state

One of Mr Trump’s most vocal Republican Party critics, Mr Romney had met the President-elect on Saturday.

23 Nov 2016 2:02 AM