04 Feb 2020
Soldiers in Siachen and Ladakh lack proper gear, ration: CAG
Soldiers deployed in brutish locations like Siachen and Ladakh lack adequate gear and ration, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in a report filed before the Parliament on Monday.
07 Mar 2019
Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents
Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the job of current government was to "make things disappear".
14 Dec 2018
What happened after what in Rafale deal case: Brief chronology
The Supreme Court today dismissed all the petitions seeking a probe in the decision-making process of controversial Rafale deal and gave the Modi government a clean chit on the procurement of 36 Rafale Fighter Jets.
01 Dec 2018
Boost for armed forces: Defense ministry approves Rs.3,000cr for BrahMos
On Saturday, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) approved the procurement of military equipment worth Rs. 3,000cr, reported news agency PTI.
19 Oct 2018
MoD: Jets manufactured by HAL cost more than foreign ones
A recent review of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) has revealed that jets manufactured by the state-run defense company cost more than the same jets produced abroad by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
16 Oct 2018
UPSC is hiring for various ministries: Apply before November 1
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently released a notification with respect to recruitment for various posts in a number of ministries- Ministry of Defense, Health and Family Welfare, and Ministry of Labor.
09 Jul 2018
#DefenseDiaries: Tejas fighter jet misses another deadline for combat readiness
The indigenously developed Tejas fighter jet, first approved way back in 1983, has missed yet another deadline for becoming fully combat-ready.
23 Feb 2018
IAF: Government scraps single-engine fighter plan, here's why
PM Modi-led NDA government has decided to scrap its plan to produce 114 single-engine aircrafts under the "Make in India" framework, at an estimated cost of Rs. 1.15Lcr.
24 Dec 2017
Mamata angry after WB's Republic Day tableau is rejected
WB CM Mamata Banerjee has been consistent in her annoyance with the BJP-led NDA government.
22 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Sukhoi-30MKI armed with BrahMos missile is India's deadliest weapon
India has successfully test-fired the BrahMos-A supersonic Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet.
20 Nov 2017
Defense Ministry scraps $500mn deal for Israeli anti-tank missiles
The Ministry of Defense (MoD) has decided to cancel the $500 million deal Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) for the Indian Army.
18 Oct 2017
Indian military to soon get special-forces, cyber and space divisions
The Ministry of Defense (MoD) is expected to announce the raising of three new tri-service agencies for cyber warfare, space and special operations.
10 Oct 2017
Every three days, one military jawan commits suicide
R. Narendra, a young Indian Army soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle while on duty in South Kashmir's Anantnag on October 8.
12 Sep 2017
Armed forces raise pay disparity issue within MoD with Sitharaman
Newly appointed Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is faced with a pay disparity tussle between the military and civilians working under the Ministry of Defense (MoD).
16 Jul 2017
RTI on Modi and Manmohan Singh foreign trips denied
Another RTI request by Nutan Thakur seeking information on costs incurred in international trips by PM Modi and Manmohan Singh was denied.
05 Apr 2017
Govt to buy 7.6 lakh medals for soldiers
The government is scrambling to procure 7.6 lakh medals for soldiers after it came to light that they were forced to procure replicas to wear on their uniforms.
15 Feb 2017
Reliance, US Navy sign warship repair contract
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.
10 Jan 2017
No bills for PM's flights on IAF planes
An RTI query filed by Commodore (Retd) Lokesh Batra revealed that the IAF has raised no bills for the PM's travel aboard IAF aircraft.
04 Jan 2017
CIC takes up RTI case on PM's air travels
The Central Information Commission will be hearing a case pertaining to disclosure of expenses incurred on the Prime Minister's air travels over the last few years.
18 Sep 2016
Reliance Defence gets clearance for projects
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
Scorpene data leak happened in France, not India
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.
08 Sep 2016
India, Russia likely to sign another mega defence deal
Bilateral talks between India and Russia gained momentum as another mega defence deal between them seems likely.
02 Sep 2016
Paper asked to hand over all Scorpene data to DCNS
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
Temporary Injunction on further publication of Scorpene data
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
Scorpene Whistleblower to surrender Data disk to Australian Government
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
More Scorpene details made Public
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
MoD plays down Scorpene leak
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
India's Scorpene Submarines Compromised
A massive leak of sensitive data on the capabilities of India's Scorpene class submarines gravely compromised the Indian Navy.