Minister Of State For Defence

  • Lalchand Kataria made MoS Rural Development October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Newly swornin Minister of State for Defence Lalchand Kataria has now been appointed as Minister of State for Rural Development Ministry after much confusion. Kataria, a firsttime inductee into the Cabinet, was given his new post after meeting the Prime Minister on Tuesday. His first appointment as MoS...
  • Nothing controversial about the Army units movement: Pallam Raju April 8, 2012

    Someone within the government could have tried to play mischief, says Minister of State for Defence Pallam Raju on Army spooks report. ...
  • 'Army story may be mischief by someone in govt' April 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Someone within the government could have tried to play mischief, says Minister of State for Defence Pallam Raju on the Army spooks report. He said that exaggerated reports about troop movement in January may have been the handiwork of some mischief makers. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's...
  • Defence Ministry taking up case for pay hike April 16, 2008

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has publicly acknowledged that the military has got a raw deal from the Sixth Pay Commission and maximum disappointment was among the middlerung officers. Responding to reports of substantial numbers of officers wanting to quit, the Defence Ministry is taking up their case for a pay...