Mission Shakti: News

10 Sep 2021


Hill brooms made by Ganjam jail inmates will reach markets

Hill brooms made by the inmates of a prison in Odisha's Ganjam district will soon be available in the market, officials said on Friday.

26 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

All that was new at this year's Republic Day parade

Earlier on Sunday, India's rising military was on full display as the celebrations for the 71st Republic Day went off at Rajpath in New Delhi.

29 Jun 2019


Apparently, debris from India's anti-satellite missile is still orbiting Earth

Back in March, India reaffirmed its position as a space power by demonstrating the ability to destroy a satellite in low-Earth orbit.

02 Apr 2019


India's #ASATMissile test 'terrible thing'; created 400 debris pieces: NASA

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine termed India's destruction of its own satellite as part of ASAT missile test under Mission Shakti a "terrible thing".

30 Mar 2019


Modi's "Mission Shakti" address didn't violate code of conduct: EC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on Wednesday regarding the successful test of India's anti-satellite weapon didn't violate the Model Code of Conduct, the Election Commission said on Friday night.

29 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview

After kicking off the poll campaign on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an interview to Republic TV on Friday where he spoke about a range of issues.

27 Mar 2019


UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti

After PM Narendra Modi announced that India has become a space superpower with the success of Mission Shakti, former Director General of DRDO, VK Saraswat, blamed the erstwhile UPA government for delaying the space programme.

27 Mar 2019


Government needs no clearance for making security-related announcements: EC sources

After PM Narendra Modi announced the success of India's Mission Shakti space operation only two weeks ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, sources in the Election Commission said the government doesn't require the election body's permission for making security-related announcements.

27 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

#MissionShakti successful; India now an elite space power: PM Modi

In a surprise address on Wednesday, PM Narendra Modi has made an announcement about the country's successful "Mission Shakti" space operation.