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Defence Ministry bans 101 import items, big push to atmanirbhar bharat says Rajnath

Ministry has prepared a list of 101 items for which the embargo on imports is planned to be progressively implemented between 2020 and 2024

09 Aug 2020 1:30 PM

Rajnath Singh arrives in Moscow to boost defence cooperation with Russia

The conference will discuss ways to promote defence industrial cooperation between India and Russia.

05 Nov 2019 3:36 PM

Russia says five killed in mysterious rocket test accident: report

The accident occurred during tests on a liquid propellant rocket engine, RIA said, citing Rosatom.

10 Aug 2019 2:30 PM

Rafale deal row: SC to hear review petition today

The govt on Wednesday filed a fresh affidavit saying 'unauthorisedly-accessed' documents were presented to mislead the court.

14 Mar 2019 10:31 AM

Rafale case: Accessing of ‘internal secret deliberations’ damaged national security

These matters are now subject of an internal enquiry which commenced on February 28,” the affidavit said.

13 Mar 2019 6:03 PM


No photographs of Armed forces for electoral campaign: EC directs parties

Armed forces are apolitical and neutral stakeholders in a modern democracy, said Election Commission.

10 Mar 2019 10:19 AM

Govt tells Supreme Court: Rafale files stolen from MoD

An investigation into the theft is on, the attorney-general said on a day the newspaper published another article on the fighter deal.

07 Mar 2019 12:28 AM

Close to 23 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack in US-Afghan base

The pre-dawn assault, claimed by the Taliban, saw militants enter the base in Helmand province.

02 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

SC agrees to hear plea seeking protection of human rights of security forces

Plea sought formulation of policy to curb human rights violations of security forces who come under attack by mobs while performing duties.

25 Feb 2019 1:10 PM

Defence Ministry spokesperson sent on leave after tweet on military sparks outrage

The ministry appointed Col Aman Anand, who is the spokesperson of the Indian Army at present, as the acting Official Spokesperson.

26 Oct 2018 8:55 PM


Watch: Jaw dropping stunts as Indian Air Force celebrates 86th anniversary

The Indian Air Force came into force in 1932 as the Royal Indian Air Force under then British rule.

08 Oct 2018 10:45 AM

Bofors scam ‘insignificant’ before Rafale, says Shourie, Yashwant Sinha

Reliance responded that no contract has been given to them by Ministry of Defence related to purchase of 36 Rafale aircraft.

09 Aug 2018 9:05 AM

#CloseCanttGates: Army officers' wives share concerns against MoD decision

Wives of Army officers have launched campaign- 'Say no to opening Cantonment roads to public. Support the real guardians of the nation'.

09 Jun 2018 12:34 PM

Boeing, HAL, Mahindra Defence join hands to make fighter aircraft

A joint venture company would be floated over the next few months.

12 Apr 2018 7:10 PM

Private sector to participate in $2 billion stealth fighter project

The twin-engine multi-role combat aircraft would be designed for air superiority, ground attack, interception and other types of missions.

11 Apr 2018 2:46 AM


After Defence Ministry site hack, MHA website taken down as ‘extra precautions’

This is not the first time that the official websites of the Indian Government have been hacked by hackers.

06 Apr 2018 6:52 PM

Defence Ministry website hacked, Chinese characters appear on home page

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted that 'appropriate action' had been initiated in the matter.

06 Apr 2018 5:24 PM

Maharashtra tableau wins 1st prize; CM Fadnavis congratulates team

Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, also congratulated the team behind the prize-winning tableau.

28 Jan 2018 4:02 PM

Ahead of Israeli PM's visit, India cancels USD 500 mln defence deal

'Rafael has now received an official notification from India's Defence Ministry concerning the cancellation of the Spike deal.'

03 Jan 2018 7:21 PM

US defence firms want control over tech in Make-in-India plan

Lockheed has offered to shift F-16 production line to India, making it the sole factory if India orders 100 single-engine fighters.

19 Sep 2017 6:59 PM