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Saudi king sacks deputy defence minister

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 23:56

Saudi Arabia`s King Abdullah on Saturday sacked the deputy defence minister, Prince Khaled bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, just a month and a half after appointing him.

North Korea replaces Defence Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:53

North Korea`s leader Kim Jong-Un has replaced his defence minister, a report said Wednesday -- the latest in a series of senior military reshuffles since Kim came to power in late 2011.

Jaitley declines to speculate on using troops for Iraq evacuation

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:22

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday declined to specualte on the possibility of use of Indian troops to evacuate Indian nationals stranded in conflict-ravaged Iraq.

Putin orders central Russia forces on `full combat alert`: Defence minister

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:34

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops in central Russia on "full combat alert" for snap drills, the defence minister said on Saturday.

Ukraine regains control of border with Russia - Defence Minister

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 15:18

Ukrainian forces have restored control of the border with Russia and can now prevent military equipment being brought across the frontier to support pro-Russian separatists, acting Defence Minister Mykhailo Koval said on Friday.

Policy measures for Kashmiri Pandits` return in next few days: Jaitley

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 21:22

Centre will announce policy measures for return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley in the next few days, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said while voicing optimism about the situation in J&K and promising that Modi government will make special effort for its development.

Talks welcome, but within framework of India`s statute: Jaitley

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 19:04

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday said the central government is ready for dialogue with anyone who wants to talk, but within the framework of the country`s constitution and its sovereignty.

Govt to work on policy framework for missile exports: Chander

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 13:16

Hyderabad: Many countries have expressed interest in acquiring missiles developed by India and efforts would soon be made on laying down a policy framework to tap this export potential, according to Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister Avinash Chander.

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley arrives in J&K to review security situation

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 09:20

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley arrived here on Saturday to review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir along with top Army commanders. Jaitley will be in the state for two days.

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

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 23:49

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.

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

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 18:36

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.

India to step up defence procurement

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 21:13

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.