Defence Minister Arun Jaitley

Pak violates ceasefire ahead of Defence Minister`s J&K visit, Omar questions timing

A day ahead of Defence Minister Arun Jaitley`s visit to Jammu and Kashmir for the first time after taking over, violating the ceasefire once again, Pakistan troops on Friday morning targeted Indian posts in Poonch sector here with heavy weaponary like mortar shells, prompting India to remind it that maintenance of peace on border is a "pre-condition" for normalisation of relations.

Jun 13, 2014, 23:49 PM IST

Timing of ceasefire violation, a matter of speculation: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah hit out at Pakistan today after yet another incident of ceasefire violation on Friday morning. This incident has happened at a time when the Defence Minister is about to visit the state, saying this is a matter of grave concern and the there should be some introspection over the issue.

Jun 13, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

India to step up defence procurement

India`s military, one of the world`s largest arms importers, aims to speed up defence procurement in the interests of "national security", the country`s new defence minister announced on Saturday.

Jun 07, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

IAF chief Arup Raha met PM Modi, briefs him on operational preparedness of force

IAF chief Arup Raha on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is believed to have briefed him on the operational preparedness of the force.

Jun 02, 2014, 16:35 PM IST