Defence

  • The CJ Show: Saluting the pride of India - our soldiers Yesterday

    On the show this week we focus on issues that our soldiers and their families face. ...
  • Slow pace of buying new ships and weapons: Defence Minister June 24, 2014

    The union budget will be presented on the 10th of July meanwhile Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has called for a need to expedite the process of decision making to enhance the sector. Jaitley said the government would take a "considered decision" on the deal for procuring 126 combat aircraft, which...
  • Watch: What VK Singh earlier told CNBC on FDI in defence May 30, 2014

    As the Narendra Modi government mulls 100 per cent FDI in Defence, Minister of State and former Army Chief VK Singh had spoken earlier to Shereen Bhan, to say that the focus should not be on FDI but to become self-sufficient by boosting the country's defence manufacturing capabilities. ...
  • 'One rank one pension' advocated by BJP: Jaswant Singh February 17, 2014

    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. ...
  • News 360: US jury indicts, Devyani returns to India January 10, 2014

    In just over an hour from now, Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade will return to India- after being charged for visa fraud and making false statements. But the diplomatic tussle is far from over with Delhi asking Washington to withdraw one of its diplomats in what is being seen as a...
  • Watch: CJ explains the use of pepper spray for self defence December 16, 2013

    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 December 12, 2013

    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 September 20, 2013

    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? August 15, 2013

    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? August 8, 2013

    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 August 8, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • LoC killings: Antony does a U-turn, blames Pakistan Army August 8, 2013

    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? August 8, 2013

    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? August 8, 2013

    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 August 8, 2013

    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 August 7, 2013

    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? July 17, 2013

    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 July 17, 2013

    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 July 16, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Govt clears 100 per cent FDI in telecom, say sources July 17, 2013

    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 July 9, 2013

    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 June 23, 2013

    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 June 23, 2013

    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 June 22, 2013

    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 June 20, 2013

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

    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 June 20, 2013

    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? May 20, 2013

    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? February 19, 2013

    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? February 18, 2013

    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. ...