Aero India: News

Karnataka: DRDO drone crashes during trial run in Chitradurga

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) crashed in agricultural fields in Karnataka's Chitradurga district on Sunday, ANI reported.

15 Feb 2023

Defence Ministry

Indian start-up displays jetpack suit at Aero India 2023

The 14th edition of the Aero India exhibition in Bengaluru, which began on Monday, showcases India's indigenous defense equipment and innovations.

13 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

PM inaugurates Aero India-2023; says it reflects India's new strength

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 14th edition of Aero India in Bengaluru on Monday.

03 Feb 2021


Prepared to defeat misadventures to defend territorial integrity: Rajnath Singh

India is vigilant in the face of attempts to change the status quo at its border and prepared to defeat any misadventures to defend territorial integrity, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday, amid a continued military standoff with China.

02 Feb 2021

Make in India

Aero India takes off on February 3 amidst COVID-19

The country's premier aerospace and defense exhibition, Aero India 2021, takes off in Bengaluru on Wednesday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with buzz around "Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan" and "Make in India" push.

14 May 2019


Won't sell F-21s to anyone except India: Lockheed Martin

US company Lockheed Martin, which leads the aerospace industry, has offered a new deal to India. The company has said it will not sell newly-rolled F-21 jets to any other country if India decides to purchase 114 planes.

23 Feb 2019


#AeroIndia: 300 cars gutted in fire, cigarette could be cause

Nearly 300 cars were gutted after the parking spot at Yelahanka air base near Bengaluru, where Aero India 2019 is underway, caught a massive fire.

20 Feb 2019


#DefenseDiaries: Lockheed Martin unveils special F-21 fighter jet for India

US defense giant Lockheed Martin, on Wednesday, unveiled the F-21 fighter jet that it claimed is especially designed for India and will be manufactured in India, under the 'Make in India' program.

19 Feb 2019


Bengaluru: Two IAF jets collide mid-air, one pilot dead

In a tragic incident, two jets of the Indian Air Force's Surya Kiran aerobatics team collided mid-air over Bengaluru during rehearsals for the Aero India 2019 show that is slated to begin in the city from Wednesday.

08 Sep 2018


Government ends rumors: Bengaluru remains host for Aero India

Putting a stop to all speculations and suspense, the Union Government announced today that Aero India, Asia's largest military aviation exhibition, will be held in Bengaluru this time as well.

23 Feb 2017

Delhi Public School

Uber, Ola strike turns violent as mob stones cabs

1,00,000 cabs stayed off roads as protesting Uber and Ola drivers ransacked the Uber office at HSR Layout.

17 Feb 2017


Major fire at Bellandur lake, toxic fumes engulf vicinity

A massive fire broke out on the lake bed at Bellandur, engulfing the area with heavy toxic fumes.

16 Feb 2017

Ratan Tata

Cabinet clears controversial Mekedatu project for parched Bengaluru

The controversial Mekedatu project on the Cauvery, for a reservoir with 66.50 tmcft capacity, was cleared by the cabinet. It will be presented to the Central Water Commission and Cauvery Supervisory Committee for approval.

14 Feb 2017

Greenpeace India

Aero India 2017 takes off at Yelahanka

The 11th edition of Aero India, the country's biggest aerospace and defence expo, set off at Yelahanka airbase, with China making its debut with a confirmed five-member team.

13 Feb 2017


North Bengaluru witnesses roaring days ahead of Aero India

Bengaluru residents are spending noisy days as jets keep roaring by ahead of Aero India, scheduled from February 14 at Yelahanka airbase.

11 Feb 2017


Bengaluru might gift India its first indigenous jet engine

India's first jet engine, developed by a team of 11 from Poeir Jets Private Limited, was fired on February 8. It will be submitted for certification in about 24 weeks.

10 Feb 2017

Central Crime Branch

Couple makes hoax bomb call to airport to delay flight

A couple from BTM Layout, trying to fly to Kochi for their engagement, had a hoax-bomb threat made to Kempegowda Airport, as they were getting late.

09 Feb 2017

Namma Metro

Tankers supplying water in 496 parched Karnataka villages

After borewells in 496 villages dried up, the government has started sending water tankers.