Cabinet Committee on Security
31 Dec 2019
First CDS Bipin Rawat speaks on new role, his strategy
The 27th Chief of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, is all set to take office as India's first Chief of Defense Staff, and quite naturally the expectations from him are high.
24 Dec 2019
India to get first Chief of Defense Staff: Details here
In what qualifies as a historic move, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Tuesday approved the position of Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement in his Independence Day speech.
06 Jun 2019
Modi creates two cabinet committees to focus on jobs, economic-growth
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally addressed the elephant in the room. On Wednesday, he formed two Cabinet committees to look into job creation and slow economic growth- two issues which his government is facing in its second term.
30 May 2019
Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
02 Jan 2019
#RafaleDeal: Former ministers call for review of SC's decision
Half a month after the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to the government on the controversial Rafale deal, former ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, along with activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, have requested the apex court for a review of its decision.
13 Nov 2018
Rafale deal: PM admitted to theft before SC, alleges RaGa
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has admitted to "theft" in the Rafale deal before the Supreme Court and changes in the contract without asking the Indian Air Force.
02 Jun 2018
India to go ahead with S-400 deal, despite US opposition
India has decided to go ahead with its purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, despite opposition from the US, said defense ministry officials, on the condition of anonymity.
29 Jul 2017
CAG: Akash missiles still not deployed in Northeast
In 2010, the Cabinet Committee on Security approved the induction of six squadrons of the indigenous Akash surface-to-air missile systems for the Indian Air Force to deter China along the Northeast.
08 Apr 2017
Indo-Israeli defence partnership: $2bn deals signed ahead of Modi visit
India and Israel recently entered into major defence deals worth $2 billion for manufacture of Surface to Air Missiles (SAM). This is seen as a move to bolster bilateral ties ahead of PM Modi's visit to Tel Aviv in July.