Defence

  • 'One rank one pension' advocated by BJP: Jaswant Singh 17-02-2014 02:49 PM

    Former Finance Minister Jaswant Singh reacted to P Chidambaram's decision to implement 'one rank one pension' for military personnel saying that even if the Congress was taking credit for the same now, it was advocated by the BJP government. ...
  • Watch: CJ explains the use of pepper spray for self defence 16-12-2013 03:46 PM

    It's been one year since the gruesome gangrape of a student in Delhi. Agenda for Change was a CJ initiative started to highlight incidents of violence against women. Here's an account of a young woman on what she does for her self defence. ...
  • Watch: Tips and tricks of self defence for women 12-12-2013 11:46 AM

    It's been almost a year since the gruesome gangrape and murder of a student in Delhi but even a year later the safety of women still remains a big concern. Payal Aggarwal, a resident of Delhi and a martial arts expert, turns citizen journalist to give you some easy tips...
  • 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. ...
  • INS Sindhurakshak: How safe are our defence establishments? 14-08-2013 11:20 PM

    In a huge setback to the Indian Navy, one of India's most advanced diesel-electric submarine, INS Sindhurakshak, caught fire following two massive explosions and sank in the dockyard in Mumbai early on Wednesday morning. ...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 08-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • LoC killings: Antony does a U-turn, blames Pakistan Army 08-08-2013 11:29 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony's U-turn came under opposition pressure. He was forced to concede that the earlier Army statement on LoC killings was right and that the Pakistan Army was behind the killings. ...
  • LoC killings: Is dialogue still the only way forward with Pakistan? 08-08-2013 11:24 PM

    The killing of five Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has put bilateral talks under cloud. ...
  • The Last Word: Options the Army can consider to check Pakistan's adventurism on the LoC? 08-08-2013 11:00 PM

    Five Indian soldiers were killed by Pakistani troops along the LoC in the Poonch sector on Tuesday, sparking outrage in India. If given a free hand what are the tactical options the army could consider to check Pakistan's adventurism on the LoC? That's the question Karan Thapar discussed with a...
  • News 360: Pakistan Army involved in LoC killings, says AK Antony 08-08-2013 09:29 PM

    Union Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday did a U-turn and blamed the Pakistan Army for the "brutal" killing of five Indian soldiers at the LoC. ...
  • 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...
  • The Last Word: Can the govt's attempt to attract FDI succeed or is it a forlorn hope? 17-07-2013 09:42 PM

    In big ticket reforms push, the government on Tuesday decided to hike foreign direct investment (FDI) in 13 sectors, including 100 per cent in telecom and higher caps in insurance and defence sectors, to boost the sagging economy. Karan Thapar asks a panel of experts whether the government's attempt to...
  • Government hikes FDI in 13 sectors 17-07-2013 12:41 PM

    The government on Tuesday decided to hike foreign direct investment (FDI) in 13 sectors, including 100 per cent in telecom and higher caps in insurance and defence sectors, to boost the sagging economy. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 16-07-2013 11:53 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Govt clears 100 per cent FDI in telecom, say sources 16-07-2013 09:25 PM

    In big-ticket reforms push, the government on Tuesday decided to hike foreign direct investment (FDI) in 13 sectors. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Watch: Many stranded in Uttarakhand's Himalayan tsunami 23-06-2013 12:34 PM

    The death toll in Uttarakhand floods has reached 1000 and continues to rise. It is a race against time now to save thousands who are still stranded in the valley before the heavy rains that are expected in less than 24 hours. ...
  • Uttarakhand: Bad weather halts rescue operations 23-06-2013 09:14 AM

    Rescue work at ground moving slowly due to rain and threat of fresh landslides looms large. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Bad weather makes landing at Badrinath difficult 22-06-2013 05:42 PM

    CNN-IBN team tried to land its chopper at Badrinath, where rescuers are tying to evacuate people, but failed to do so due to bad weather. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Will India, China build on gains announced during Li Keqiang's visit? 20-05-2013 07:27 PM

    India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and issues along the Indo-China border were also discussed. ...
  • Antony under scanner: Is personal honesty in politics enough to check corruption? 19-02-2013 11:46 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony claims government is not divided on the chopper deal issue, and rules out quitting over it. ...
  • 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. ...
  • AgustaWestland middleman Michel was involved in Mirage deal 15-02-2013 10:32 PM

    CNN-IBN has accessed court judgement delivered by the commercial court of Paris, throwing more questions against Michel. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Not involved in kickbacks in Italian chopper deal: Aeromatrix CEO 13-02-2013 02:10 PM

    Aeromatrix, an IT company in Chandigarh, has come under scanner after the tainted Italian chopper deal came to light. ...