At the centre of a row ever since he tied a civilian to a jeep as a ‘human shield’ against protesters hurling stones during the Srinagar bypolls last year, Major Leetul Gogoi has been found guilty by a court of inquiry (C
In a bid to boost defence cooperation, the government has asked the armed forces to compile a list of obsolete military equipment that can be “refurbished at minimal cost” and gifted to “friendly” countries, sources t
Following a series of attacks by militants on policemen and looting of banks in J&K, security forces and police have launched a massive “cordon and combing” operation in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
To overcome the perennial problem of delays in defence procurement, unspent budgets, allegations of corruption and botched deals, an expert committee established by the government has recommended the creation of a new, indepe
In a major accident the day after Navy Day celebrations, two sailors died when the guided missile frigate, INS Betwa, tipped over and hit the ground while being undocked at the Mumbai dockyard at around 1.50 pm Monday.
In the first military response to the September 18 terror attack on an army camp in Uri where 18 soldiers died, the Indian Army announced on Thursday that it had carried out “surgical strikes” in the early hours of the da
With the French Defence Minister having made his government’s best offer, price negotiations with France for 36 Rafale fighters are in their end stages. Earlier this month, the Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief
The platforms selected for these five sub-groups are: Armoured fighting vehicles (AFV), aircraft and helicopters, submarines, ammunition including smart ammunition, and macro process management of issues. These are consistent
Days before the letter was sent, the French side had rejected an Indian request for a sovereign guarantee or a bank guarantee for the deal, and instead offered to provide a “comfort letter” from their prime minister.
The BRO, mandated with the task of building and maintaining roads in border areas is regularly falling short of its targets,experts say, primarily on account of lower budgetary allocations along with shortage of manpower and
Last week, The Indian Express reported that AgustaWestland had FIPB approval to start a joint venture facility with Tata Sons, called Indian Rotorcraft Ltd (IRL), for assembly of AW-199Kx helicopters in Hyderabad Aviation SEZ
Tata group is banking on winning the Rs 60,000-crore project to design and build a Fighting Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) under Make in India in Defence to bring more than a dozen group companies together.
In this Idea Exchange moderated by Sushant Singh of The Indian Express, German ambassador to India Michael Steiner and wife Eliese talk about taking diplomacy ahead through steps such as a concert and music video, the German