The guns will be bought for Rs 15,750 crore under ‘buy and make’ category of the defence procurement procedures.
The fleet of 200-odd fighter aircraft was grounded after a Sukhoi fighter crashed near Pune on October 14.
Massive protests have followed the killing of two youths on November 3 when Army personnel fired at a car in Budgam.
Stressing PM Narendra Modi’s mantra “Make in India”, Parrikar said that “as much as possible, we should manufacture in India”.
Crucial defence acquisitions await approval, continuity required on Pakistan, China.
The Navy has ruled out sabotage as a possible reason behind the sinking of a torpedo recovery vessel Thursday night, with officials saying the accident appears to have been caused by flooding of sea water inside the engine room triggered by a faulty seal. A Navy official said the vessel, with a crew capacity of […]
Navy in a statement said that that there were 28 personnel on board at the time of accident, whereas desired load is about a crew of 13
The incident has triggered massive outrage and protests.
Officials said the choice between the two events is obvious given that the 1965 war is “more Indian”.
The decision to manufacture the submarines in India is in line with Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' pitch.
How five-day trek to school in Leh became 45-minute whirl in the air.
This is the second body to be found at the glacier in two months.
Modi emphasized that an atmosphere of peace and security was essential to enable India to achieve economic development.
The documents were recovered during a search operation conducted on September 23 in New Delhi.
The Sukhoi fighter plane crashed on a sugarcane farm about 200 metres from a human settlement in Kolawadi village.
The agency is also likely to question the other accused in the case over the next few days.
Jaitley ruled out talks with Pakistan and praised Indian forces for a “commendable” job in the “face of these unprovoked acts of aggression”.
India rules out talks till shelling on, Rajnath says Pak must understand situation has changed.
Top government sources said talks can happen if Pakistan is sincere.
The Border Security Force has, meanwhile, refused to call Pakistan for a flag meeting .
Sources said the three officers were on a maintenance sortie.
Eyewitnesses claimed that the chopper appeared to be in trouble moments after taking off.
Swaraj said that the two sides have also decided on a timeline for the withdrawal of troops.
Earlier, the issue is reported to have come up at the meetings of the standing committee on defence on Monday and Tuesday.
Chumar, where the Indian security forces are at an advantageous position, has seen the worst stand-off in the past four days.
Modi had on Thursday called for solving the boundary dispute between the two countries during the visit of Chinese President.
India has ramped up defences in Ladakh since the 2013 face-off, moving an armoured regiment with 46 tanks to join the Kiari-based 70 Brigade.
The maulavi said that the tragedy has brought people of Kashmir together and prayed for Azad Kashmir.
Landslides on the Jammu-Srinagar-Leh highway have affected the Army’s crucial winter stocking exercise at the forward posts.
Relief camps have mushroomed along the roads across the city, all with different loyalties.
At Manasbari, the crew fill the helicopter with aviation turbine fuel.
People at the hospital had to survive on glucose from the supplies to get through the four days.
There has been a partial restoration of landline phones but mobile phones are still not working in the city.
Another officer said his boat was greeted with broken glass at GB Pant Hospital from where the Army has rescued over 300 civilians.
Team member Awasthy holds up a torch while two steer the boat.
One call of help came from a group of women who, it turned out, were Pakistani nationals.