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New govt policy on ‘representatives’ for arms purchase, blacklisting soon: Manohar Parrikar

On issues like imposing penalty, he added that it was his “loud thinking” and final decision will be taken later.


Mandatory military training in colleges gets Parrikar push

Parrikar said that had he been sitting anywhere in the House except on the treasury benches, he would have been a votary of the idea.


Parrikar, the ‘specialist’, promises transparency and speed

Stressing PM Narendra Modi’s mantra “Make in India”, Parrikar said that “as much as possible, we should manufacture in India”.


No dialogue with Pakistan if ceasefire violation continues: Arun Jaitley

Noting that there are issues in Kashmir, Jaitley said that the valley has been by and large peaceful.

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Navy will lead ‘Op Lehar’ for rescue

To bolster the transport efforts, IAF has kept one IL-76, one C-17 and five AN-32 aircraft ready at Chandigarh, Delhi, Jorhat and Agra.


‘Blacklisting policy eased to ensure supply of spares’

The decision has been taken keeping a balance between security considerations and considerations of probity, said Jaitley.


Centre scraps light utility helicopter tender, opens it to Indian players

The DAC decided to retract from the tender and opens doors for the Indian industry.

Delhi Confidential: TONGUE TIED

Attorney General began his speech at Supreme Court by saying that there was “no point” delivering a speech after “speech of the year” had been delivered.


India slams Pak’s ‘selective approach’ in tackling terror groups

Defence Ministry said terror camps exist in Pakistan and its “selective approach” will not serve the interests of the region.


Jaswant Singh vital parameters stable but he continues to be in coma: Defence Ministry

Jaswant Singh continues to be on life support systems after he was operated upon for a head injury.


Def Min seeks details about shelving of proceedings in Finmeccannica case

“The Indian Embassy in Rome has been asked to provide us complete details about the case”, Defence Ministry officials said.


Decision to raise FDI limit in defence significant step: Jaitley

Public opinion was ‘more comfortable’ with proposal to have 51% Indian control over companies in future.

Defence production units to get longer-term licences

The validity of the industrial licence has been extended to three years from the existing two years.


Defence purchases above Rs 10 lakh to be on e-platform

The ministry issued an order on June 6 that all purchases above Rs 10 lakh now be sourced only through this platform.


India to encash 228 m euros bank guarantees of Agusta

After cancelling the VVIP chopper deal for 12 AW 101 helicopters earlier this year on charges of bribery, the defence ministry had moved to encash the bank guarantees.