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Swamy protests against new Army Chief`s appointment, writes letter to President

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:50

Seeking stay on the appointment of a new Army chief, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee.

Foreigner in Yemen kills would-be kidnappers: ministry

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 22:38

A foreigner living in Yemen shot dead two gunmen who tried to abduct him today, the defence ministry website said.

India successfully test fires indigenous Akash missile

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 17:15

India Wednesday test fired its Akash surface-to-air missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.

Pakistan Defence Ministry moves against Geo TV: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 00:20

Pakistan`s Defence Ministry today filed a complaint before the media regulatory authority accusing the Geo News channel of indulging in anti-national activities by smearing the image of intelligence agency ISI.

BJP cautions govt against appointing army chief before May 16

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 00:22

Amid reports that the Defence Ministry has initiated the process of appointing Vice Army Chief Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as next Army Chief, BJP today sounded a word of caution to the government on the "hurry" and asked it to avoid taking decisions till elections are over.

Vice Admiral Robin K Dhowan likely to take over as next Navy Chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:39

Vice Admiral Robin K Dhowan is most likely to be the next chief of the Indian Navy with reports on Wednesday suggesting that the Defence Ministry has recommended his name to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the coveted post.

Rolls Royce case: CBI registers preliminary enquiry

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 21:08

CBI on Friday lodged a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into alleged bribery in the Rs 10,000 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by London-based Rolls Royce.

North Korea fires 10 rockets into into sea: Official

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 23:06

North Korea today test-fired ten rockets into the sea, South Korea`s defence ministry said, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked criticism from Seoul and Washington.

Rolls Royce to return to govt Rs 18 cr paid to commission agents

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 23:05

The Defence Ministry ordered a CBI probe into Rolls Royce's alleged hiring of middlemen in contracts worth around Rs 10,000 crore for supplying aircraft engines to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

Mishap at under-construction submarine won`t affect project: Defence Ministry

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 18:11

A day after a civilian worker was killed in an accident at the under-construction nuclear submarine at Visakhapatnam, the Defence Ministry said that the incident was not connected with any nuclear-related activity.

Defence Ministry orders probe into INS Kolkata mishap

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 09:51

A day after a mishap on advanced warship INS Kolkata at the Mazagaon Docks Ltd (MDL), the Defence Ministry on Saturday ordered a probe into the incident.

Submarine mishap: FM says Defence Ministry should spend wisely

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 21:13

In the wake of recent submarine mishap, Chidambaram was questioned by an NSUI member claiming to be sister of one of victims over the provision of sufficient funds to the Defence Ministry.