Ministry of Defence
13 Dec 2020
After completing the last leg of its journey in September this year, Indian Navy aircraft carrier INS Viraat awaits being stripped apart for scrap.
30 Sep 2020
India on Wednesday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur.
03 Sep 2020
A Pune institute has developed a herbal-based room freshener to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Union Ministry of Defence said on Thursday.
09 Aug 2020
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday announced an import embargo on 101 items in a bid to boost the indigenization of defense production.
05 Jul 2020
Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated a 10,000-bed COVID care facility in the national capital.
23 Apr 2020
The Ministry of Defence on Thursday unveiled a mobile laboratory that will serve as testing facilities for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
03 Jan 2020
On Monday, General Bipin Rawat stepped into the role of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
28 Nov 2019
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has been removed from the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence, a day after she referred to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin, Nathuram Godse, as a "deshbhakt (patriot)" during Lok Sabha proceedings.
21 Nov 2019
In a controversial move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur has been nominated to the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry of Defence.
19 Nov 2019
By next month, India could be looking at its first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), a single-point military adviser to the government.
01 Dec 2018
On Saturday, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) approved the procurement of military equipment worth Rs. 3,000cr, reported news agency PTI.
14 Nov 2018
In an unprecedented approach to tackling pollution in India, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), in collaboration with IIT-Kanpur, had earlier announced plans to wash away Delhi's toxic air using artificial rains.
30 Jan 2018
In a rather shocking incident, top secret military locations and exercise routes of army bases around the world have been revealed by fitness app Strava.
17 Aug 2017
The Indian government has approved a Rs. 31,748 crore "definitive five-year action programme" to modernize the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).
22 Jun 2017
The Airport Intelligence Unit of Mumbai airport recovered five gold bars from the toilet of Jet Airways flight, which arrived from Dubai.
22 Jun 2017
16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.
24 Apr 2017
After the Central Food Lab in Kolkata issued an adverse report about the Patanjali amla juice, the Ministry of Defence's Canteen Stores Department discontinued sales of the product.
25 Mar 2017
Even as the strategic Rohtang tunnel is running two years behind schedule, the Defence Ministry decided to construct four more tunnels to improve all-weather connectivity to treacherous roads connecting Chinese frontiers and Leh and Ladakh.
21 Mar 2017
The much awaited Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement between India and the US is reportedly facing several bureaucratic hurdles due to slow-decision making on the Indian side.
17 Mar 2017
Pervez Musharraf stated that he is willing to return to Pakistan to face trial, if the Pakistani army is ready to provide security cover for him.
15 Mar 2017
Manohar Parrikar took oath as Chief Minister of Goa, leading a coalition spearheaded by the BJP.
15 Feb 2017
Sources said Reliance Defence and Engineering Ltd signed an agreement with the US Navy for undertaking service, maintenance and repair of the Seventh Fleet of the US Navy at the Reliance Shipyard in Gujarat.
22 Jan 2017
Discussions for the appointment of a tri-services chief were underway at the Combined Commanders' Conference held at the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun.
30 Dec 2016
Navy Chief Sunil Lanba took over as the new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) from out going IAF Chief Arup Raha; the government is currently working on a new post for inter-services co-operation like a permanent CoSC Chairman or a Chief of Defence Staff.
26 Dec 2016
Major military reforms are around the corner as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in early January to discuss the mandate of the proposed Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
14 Dec 2016
The Supreme Court has ruled on a nearly 4 decade old dispute between legal heirs of Maharao Bhim Singh of Kota and the Income Tax department.
06 Dec 2016
Since 2008, 70 scientists and engineers with various establishments and research centres of the Department of Atomic energy have died due to unnatural causes.
29 Nov 2016
The Balochistan High Court has issued an arrest warrant against former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf.
12 Oct 2016
Rubbishing media reports, the Centre said the disability pension for Indian Armed Forces Personnel hadn't been reduced but rather "significantly increased".
18 Sep 2016
Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) has been cleared by the Defence Ministry for defence projects after it qualified a financial and technical assessment.
17 Sep 2016
The Indian Navy's newest guided missile destroyer was launched by Reena Lanba, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba's wife at 11.58 am today.
17 Sep 2016
Speaking at the launch of guided missile destroyer Mormugao on Saturday, Navy Chief Admiral Lanba said that preliminary investigations show the leak took place at DCNS office in France, not India.
16 Sep 2016
Mormugao, another warship for the Indian Navy and a stealth destroyer of the Visakhapatnam Class, will be launched this Saturday at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL).
08 Sep 2016
Bilateral talks between India and Russia gained momentum as another mega defence deal between them seems likely.
02 Sep 2016
An Australian court has ordered the newspaper The Australian to hand over all the leaked data and documentation on the Scorpene submarine to its manufacturer DCNS.
30 Aug 2016
On an application submitted by DCNS, the French defence firm, a temporary stay was granted by the Australian Court on further publication of the Scorpene submarine data.
27 Aug 2016
According to 'The Australian' newspaper, thousands of pages containing data regarding the Scorpene's stealth and warfare capabilities will reach the Australian Government by Monday.
26 Aug 2016
Nine more pages of technical data about the French Scorpene submarine designed by DCNS for India were made public by The Australian.
25 Aug 2016
The Defence ministry has ordered a probe into the leak of documents and data on India's Scorpene submarine systems from DCNS by an Australian media source.
24 Aug 2016
A massive leak of sensitive data on the capabilities of India's Scorpene class submarines gravely compromised the Indian Navy.