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Defence Ministry


Agnipath protests: Union minister Ashwini Choubey says some people using students for political gains

June 16, 2022 7:18 pm

The 'Agnipath' or 'Agniveer' is a scheme for recruiting soldiers in the Army, Navy, and Air Force, to be hired for a term of four years on contract. The scheme as of now is facing major political backlash all across the country.

Mayawati asks govt to reconsider 'Agnipath' scheme; calls it 'unfair'

June 16, 2022 2:24 pm

The 'Agnipath' or 'Agniveer' is a scheme for recruiting soldiers in the Army, Navy, and Air Force, to be hired for a term of four years on contract. The scheme, as of now, is receiving major political backlash all across the country.

Agnipath row: Akhilesh Yadav says move 'fatal' for country's future; Mayawati asks Centre to reconsider scheme

June 16, 2022 1:11 pm

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav Thursday hit out at the central government calling the move “negligent” and potentially “fatal” for the country's future.

India tests nuclear-capable Agni-4 missile

June 07, 2022 3:28 am

The ministry stated that the “launch validated all operational parameters as also reliability of the system”, and “reaffirms India's policy of having a Credible Minimum Deterrence Capability”.

Tour of Duty: Army’s inclusive plan for new recruits likely to be ready by month end

May 23, 2022 5:39 am

Once the Army approves the plan, it will be up to the government to announce and implement it. Defence officials are hopeful that the government will give a go ahead soon as no new recruitment has taken place for two years.

Defence Ministry to develop centralised payment system for Armed Forces

May 19, 2022 8:12 am

Rajnish Kumar, the Controller General of Defence Accounts visited the office of Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Officers) in Pune on Wednesday, where he presided over the inauguration of various projects and addressed officials.

Six PSUs formed after Ordnance Factory Board corporatisation post profits

April 29, 2022 4:51 pm

The government had announced the formation of seven new defence public-sector undertakings, which took over the operations of the 41 factories under the Ordnance Factory Board.

April 29, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Britain Steps Up Heat

April 28, 2022 10:40 pm

Britain has set the stage for a military showdown with Argentina by announcing that a full sea and air blockade would be imposed on the Falkland Islands in the next 48 hours.

Defence PRO deletes tweet on iftar hosted by Army in J&K after ‘criticism’

April 23, 2022 7:16 pm

The post by the ministry’s public relations officer in Jammu on the Army’s secular tradition had been criticised by the editor-in-chief of Sudarshan News

Defence Ministry identifies 18 projects under various schemes for indigenous production

March 11, 2022 10:29 pm

Under the Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020, projects involving design and development of equipment, systems, major platforms or upgrades by the industry can be taken up under Make-I sub.