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Restrictions on Defence Ministry spending removed

October 02, 2020 10:17 am

In its latest set of cash management measures, the government has removed spending curbs on defence services and fertilisers, while retaining the restrictions for most other categories.

Police to work with Defence Ministry, ED to probe ‘espionage’ case against Delhi journalist

September 21, 2020 10:15 am

After initial probe and interrogation, the Special Cell will write to the Ministry of Defence about the documents they seized from Sharma’s home on September 14. “

No decision on selling only 'Made in India' products in military canteens: Govt

September 19, 2020 5:42 pm

In an address to the nation in May, Modi spoke extensively on the need to focus on a "self-reliant India" and called for promoting products made in India with a larger aim of making Indian economy stronger.

Defence Ministry working on second list of weapons that will be banned from import

August 26, 2020 10:10 pm

India is one of the largest importers of arms globally. According to estimates, the Indian armed forces are projected to spend around USD 130 billion in capital procurement in the next five years.

Govt, PSUs should get preference for R&D, production: Workers' federations

August 09, 2020 11:42 pm

A press release from the MoD stated that the decision was taken with cue from the announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of special economic package under Atma-Nirbhar Bharat scheme.

Explained: The negative imports list for defence announced by Rajnath Singh

August 11, 2020 11:50 am

Announcing the policy, Singh said that the Defence Ministry is “now ready for a big push to Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative” and will introduce “import embargo on 101 items beyond given timeline to boost indigenisation of defence production”.

'Touch the sky with glory': Rafale jets get warm welcome from Indian warship

July 29, 2020 3:53 pm

The official handle of the Defence Minsitry also greeted the contingent on Twitter when it entered the Indian airspace.

Explained: From Pinaka to Astra, the new weapons DAC has approved 'for defence of borders'

July 04, 2020 10:06 am

The most prominent of these proposals include missile systems for the three services, and additional fighter jets for the Air Force. The aircraft will be bought from Russia, and also from the domestic Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.

Coronavirus: Federations of defence industrial employees write to MoD, seek suspension of work

March 21, 2020 1:51 pm

The Ordnance Factory Board on Friday night announced the directives of the Department of Personnel and Training of the Union Government deployment of upto 50 per cent of the workforce will be applied for ordnance factories too.

House panel for defence raps govt for gap in budget projection, allocation

March 14, 2020 12:52 am

In the report tabled in Parliament on Friday, the committee said it has recommended creation of such a fund earlier as well and mentioned that while Defence Ministry is in favour of such a fund.