Defence Ministry

  • MoD must act upon allegations against General VK Singh: Khurshid 20-09-2013 03:42 PM

    Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said the allegations against former Army chief General VK Singh are very serious and some kind of action must be taken. He said it is for the Defence Ministry to reflect on and then act upon it. ...
  • FTP: Are peaceniks being edged out of the Indo-Pakistan equation? 08-08-2013 11:58 PM

    Under sustained attack from the Opposition over his statement on the killing of five Indian soldiers in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday made a U-turn and blamed the Pakistan Army for the "brutal" and "unprovoked" act. ...
  • LoC killings: BJP demands apology from Antony over statement 07-08-2013 11:52 PM

    The killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistan Army continued to rock Parliament on Wednesday. The BJP leadership in a concerted attack cornered the Defence Minister blaming him for providing an alibi to Islamabad and demanding that AK Anthony give an explanation. The government hit back insisting BJP's attack is...
  • Defence Ministry has asked armed forces to reduce fuel use: Sources 09-07-2013 10:48 PM

    Rising prices of international crude are also affecting defence supplies. Army sources are saying the Defence Ministry has asked armed forces to reduce fuel use by 4 to 5 per cent. ...
  • Uttarakhand monsoon fury: Pictures of devastation 20-06-2013 11:55 PM

    Hours after horror began, Uttarakhand's natural disaster is still unfolding. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: What are the challenges that lie ahead? 20-06-2013 11:54 PM

    The floods in the state of Uttarakhand have claimed over 150 lives. More than 50,000 people are stranded in the hill state awaiting search teams which have been launched by the Indo Tibetan Border Police and Army. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Many rescued, thousands still stranded 20-06-2013 11:50 PM

    More than 15,000 people have been rescued from the flood hit state. Thousands are still stranded in different parts of Uttarakhand. ...
  • The Last Word: Will chopper deal lead to another setback for defence procurement programme? 18-02-2013 10:23 PM

    The government is non-committal on axing the AgustaWestland deal. While External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said the showcause notice was just the first step, he indicated the government may not go all the way. ...
  • President can only be questioned: Prashant Bhushan 15-02-2013 12:07 PM

    Prashant Bhushan said that President Pranab Mukherjee and the governors accused in the AgustaWestland deal face immunity but can definitely be questioned by the CBI. ...
  • Age row: Won't approach courts yet, says Army Chief 05-01-2012 07:51 PM

    Sources claimed the government was working out a compromise that could be a face saver to both the sides in the row. ...
  • UK defence ministry confirms Prince Harry's in Afghanistan 29-02-2008 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: The Cricket Board Disciplinary Committee probing the charges of financial irregularities against Lalit Modi met on Friday, with the suspended IPL commissioner being represented by his lawyer. Modi was represented by his counsel Mehmood Abdi in the two-day hearing at a city hotel before the Committee comprising interim...