Ak Anthony

  • PM, Sonia to attend Rahul's Youth Cong meet today 29-11-2011 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: UPA Chief Sonia Gandhi is expected to address the Youth Congress convention in Delhi on Tuesday. The convention has been named 'Buniyad'. AICC General Secretary and Youth Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had adressed the newly-elected office bearers on Monday. "People talk about corruption. The biggest corruption is in...
  • Guv, not CM has final word on AFSPA: Law Ministry 23-11-2011 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: The debate on who will have the final word on lifting the controversial AFSPA from some areas of Jammu and Kashmir intensified with the Union Law Ministry saying the Governor can overrule the recommendation of the state government. Reversing its stand, the Law Ministry has informed the Union...
  • Indo-Pak talks end, no deal on Siachen 31-05-2011 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan failed to reach a consensus on the long pending Siachen glacier issue during the Defence Secretaries meeting held on Tuesday after a gap of three years. The Defence secretaries of Pakistan and India also released a joint statement on Siachen. Both sides acknowledged that the...
  • Separatists in NE, J&K misuse Facebook: Anthony 17-02-2011 11:07 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday acknowledged that separatists in North-East and Jammu and Kashmir are "misusing" social networking sites and said "proper corrective action" will be taken. Responding to queries of media persons on "misuse" of social networking sites like Facebook by the separatists, the Minister said,...
  • S-band scam: Govt scraps ISRO-Devas deal 17-02-2011 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: Finally, the government citing 'strategic interest' has scrapping the Antrix Devas deal. The Cabinet Committee on Security that decided to annul the contract India's Space Research Organisation's commercial arm Antrix entered into with Devas Multimedia was clear - the country's security forces needed the spectrum. The crucial S-band...
  • ISRO deal a mistake, govt corrected it: Antony 17-02-2011 06:14 PM

    New Delhi: Terming the controversial S-band spectrum deal between the Indian space agency's commercial arm Antrix and private firm Devas a "mistake," Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday blamed ISRO for the contract and said the government had corrected it by cancelling the pact. Asserting that the government's hands were...
  • Kochi terminal a milestone in development: PM 11-02-2011 10:37 AM

    Kochi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday dedicated to the nation the first phase of the International Container Transhipment Terminal at Vallarpadam near Kochi terming it as a "mile-stone in logistic infrastructure development." The realisation of this a long-awaited project is a mile stone in the country's development of logistic...
  • Stapled visas by China unacceptable: Anthony 13-01-2011 08:49 PM

    New Delhi: India on Thursday described as "unacceptable" the issuing of stapled visas to residents of Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh by China. "Issuing of stapled visas is unacceptable to India," Defence Minister A K Antony told reporters in New Delhi. He was responding to queries about the recent...
  • Antony flays Army's modernisation progess 15-12-2010 08:21 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said despite a "huge budget" set aside by the government, efforts for modernising the armed forces "have not borne the desired results" because of procedural delays which need to be eliminated. "Modernisation of our armed forces remains the top priority for us....
  • Natwar dares Congress to expel him 19-11-2006 05:45 PM

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