Atmanirbhar Bharat: News

19 Mar 2024

Indian Army

Explained: Army's STEAG unit to pioneer AI, 6G technologies

The Indian Army has set up an advanced unit, known as the Signals Technology Evaluation and Adaptation Group (STEAG).

03 Jan 2024

Piyush Goyal

India to become $4tn economy before 2024 elections: Piyush Goyal

While speaking at the inauguration of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Utsav in New Delhi, Commerce Minister, Piyush Goyal on Wednesday announced that India will become a $4 trillion economy before the upcoming general elections.

13 Sep 2023

Indian Air Force

India to receive first C-295 military aircraft from Spain today

India will receive its first C-295 military aircraft on Wednesday, marking a significant milestone in the country's defense modernization.

22 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

US offers Stryker armored vehicles, M777 howitzer upgrade to India

Amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi's state visit to the United States (US), the Pentagon has reportedly offered India the Stryker family of eight-wheeled armored fighting vehicles and the upgradation of the M777 towed howitzers.

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.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: Made-in-India weapons systems flaunted at parade

On the occasion of the 74th Republic Day of India, the armed forces displayed the country's indigenously manufactured hi-tech equipment.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

74th Republic Day: All-women contingent, Indian-made machinery among many firsts

The 74th Republic Day Parade today in Delhi was marked by many firsts.

25 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: Parade includes transgenders; front row for rickshaw pullers

This year's Republic Day Parade is about being thoughtful and inclusive.

23 Jan 2023

Indian Navy

INS Vagir: 'Made in India' submarine commissioned into Indian Navy

INS Vagir—the fifth of the Kalvari-class submarines—was commissioned into the Indian Navy on Monday in presence of Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar.

18 Jan 2023

Auto Expo 2023

Indian OEM showcases unique hand brake technology for cars

Chennai-based Brakes India has showcased a motor-on-drum braking system at the Auto Expo 2023. It has been indigenously developed and is meant for usage in passenger cars.

05 Oct 2022

Mohan Bhagwat

On Dussehra, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pitches for Hindu Rashtra

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday stood above the customary party line, highlighting several concerns of common and national importance during the annual Dussehra event in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

15 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

5G in India: Launch soon as Cabinet approves spectrum auction

The Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has finally authorized the Department of Telecommunications' (DoT) 5G spectrum auction, which means that India will soon have 5G services.

21 Apr 2022


Indian Air Force, Navy partner with DRDO for chaff technology

The Indian Air Force and Navy's defense systems are set to receive a significant boost soon.

20 Apr 2022

Indian Navy

INS Vagsheer launched today, sixth Scorpene-class submarine in India

Indian Navy's sixth Scorpene-class submarine, INS Vagsheer, was launched on Wednesday in Mumbai.

11 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

Government to prioritize Indian defense manufacturers over import projects: Report

The central government will reportedly review all major defense import projects under the "Buy Global" category in a push for the Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) initiative.

20 Sep 2021

West Bengal

Celebrity Breweries will invest over Rs. 100cr in West Bengal

City-based Celebrity Breweries Private Limited plans to invest more than Rs. 100 crore in the West Bengal beer market, a top company official said.

27 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

Use less plastic, more eco-friendly material: PM to toy manufacturers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday exhorted toy manufacturers to use less plastic and more eco-friendly and recyclable material in a bid to increase the share of the domestic industry in the global market.

20 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi chairs sixth Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired the sixth meeting of the Governing Council of federal policy-making body NITI Aayog through video conferencing attended by the state Chief Ministers, Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories, and other authorities.

13 Feb 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman

2021 Union Budget sets pace for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the Union Budget 2021-22 has set the pace for India to become Aatmanirbhar Bharat, replying to debate on the Budget in Lok Sabha.

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.

01 Feb 2021

Lok Sabha

Union Budget 2021: Sitharaman announces Rs. 35,000 crore for vaccines

On Monday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget, her third one so far and the first one amid the coronavirus pandemic.

01 Feb 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman to present 'Budget like never before' shortly

At 11 am, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her third Union Budget. With the minister earlier declaring that this Budget "will be like never before," the expectations of a coronavirus-battered nation are already high.

18 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Agriculture Minister writes letter to farmers, PM urges to read

On Thursday, Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar wrote an eight-page-long letter to farmers, in a bid to address their concerns associated with three farm laws.

06 Nov 2020


PM projects India as investor-friendly at Virtual Global Investor Roundtable

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired the Virtual Global Investor Roundtable 2020, attended by leading institutional investors from the US, Europe, Canada, Korea, Japan, Middle East, Australia, and Singapore.

24 Oct 2020


Imported items, including liquor, to be banned in Army canteens

The government is set to ban imported items, including liquor, in the defense canteens as it has ordered its 4,000 military shops to stop purchasing all "direct imported" goods, reported Reuters.

17 Oct 2020


Not easy doing business in India, says BMW India head

Premium carmakers are being "penalized" for introducing the latest technologies to India in the form of very high taxes, said Vikram Pawah, the President of BMW Group India, Australia, and New Zealand.

30 Sep 2020

Indian Army

BrahMos missile successfully test-fired at nearly 3X speed of sound

India on Wednesday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur.

27 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi focuses on farmers amid criticism over Bills

As his government faces criticism from the opposition and former allies over three agriculture reform Bills, Prime Minister Narendra Modi used his radio program Mann Ki Baat as an opportunity to address concerns, saying that farmers have only benefited whenever binding laws have been changed.

07 Sep 2020


Proud achievement: India becomes fourth country to test hypersonic vehicle

In what marks a huge achievement for India, the country on Monday successfully tested the indigenously-developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) off the coast in Odisha.

30 Aug 2020


#MannKiBaat: September to mark 'Nutrition Month'; push for indigenous toys

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 68th episode of his radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

09 Aug 2020

Rajnath Singh

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Defence Ministry announces ban on 101 import items

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday announced an import embargo on 101 items in a bid to boost the indigenization of defense production.

09 Jul 2020


Government wants shopping sites to display 'origin country' of products

Amid calls to boycott the foreign goods, especially those from China, to make way for Atmanirbhar Bharat, the Government of India is looking to have 'origin country' of products displayed across online shopping portals.

02 Jun 2020


India will get growth back: PM Modi after unlocking begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is confident India's economy, which suffered immensely due to coronavirus pandemic, will return on track. He passed these remarks on Tuesday while addressing the annual general meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

26 May 2020

Narendra Modi

Mitron, India's TikTok clone, rakes 5 million downloads in weeks

As TikTok continues to struggle with the mess of misogynistic content and poor ratings, creators have started embracing a new short-form video-sharing platform called 'Mitron'.

16 May 2020

Narendra Modi

Structural reforms in 8 sectors; coal won't be government monopoly

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media on Saturday for the fourth consecutive day to detail the government's economic package to revive the economy.