No outdated military equipments utilised by soldiers: Govt

No outdated military equipments are utilised by soldiers as government has a well established procedure to replace them, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

India taking steps to deal with China's influence in seas: Govt

India is taking counter steps to deal with the growing influence of China in neighbouring countries, particularly in their seas, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said in Lok Sabha, noting that modernisation of Navy was going on "quite well".

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to adopt village in Amethi?

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to adopt village in Amethi?

No tender issued to buy VVIP choppers: Manohar Parrikar

Government on Tuesday said no tender has been issued to purchase VVIP chopers after it terminated a deal with Agusta Westland International from January this year on grounds of "breach" of pre-contract integrity pact.

INS Arihant, first made-in-India nuclear submarine begins sea trials
INS Arihant, first made-in-India nuclear submarine begins sea trials

In a major boost to indigenisation of defence manufacturing, India's first nuclear-powered and nuclear-armed submarine INS Arihant was on Monday flagged off by the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar from Vizag for sea trials. 

Pakistan slams Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

Pakistan on Saturday reacted sharply to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's remarks that India will have to give a strong response to cross-border terrorism, saying there must not be any "miscalculation" about its resolve to thwart any "aggression".

Defence Minister criticises Antony's tenure

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday took a dig at his predecessor AK Antony, saying though he had a clean image, it was not reflected in defence procurement during his time.

17% shortage of officers in armed forces: Govt

There is 17 per cent shortage of officers in armed forces and government has set a target of 10 years to fill all the vacancies, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to review security situation in Kashmir

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive here tomorrow to review the security situation in the wake of spurt in militant violence in Kashmir, including the deadly attack on an army camp in Uri that left 11 security personnel dead.

Opposition wants Parrikar to stop 'chilling' in Goa

After outrage on the social media, the opposition is protesting against Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's presence at a book release function in Goa, hours after a major terrorist strike in Jammu and Kashmir.

Terrorists unnerved by high voter turnout in J&K: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said high voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections "unnerved" the terror handlers in Pakistan that led to the "cowardly" attacks in the Valley.

Nation comes first in arms deals: Manohar Parrikar

India's interests will be primary during arms purchases, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday, but added he was willing to consider "other issues", when asked about objections from the Left against military deals with Israel.

AgustaWestland deal investigation at 'advanced stage': Govt

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said investigation into irregularities in the scrapped Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland deal is at an advanced stage.

Efforts on to reduce dependence on foreign defence equipment: Parrikar

With 40 per cent of defence procurement still coming from abroad, government Friday said it is working to boost indigenous manufacturing capacity to reduce dependence on foreign supplies.

Wanted to study last-minute issues: Parrikar on deferred IAF deals

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he has deferred a decision on a joint bid by Tata Sons and Airbus to replace IAF's Avro transport aircraft fleet as also the procurement of 106 Swiss Pilatus basic trainer aircraft because he wanted more information on these deals.

IMAC for coastal security a reply to 26/11 attack: Parrikar

Six years after the Mumbai terror attack, the state of the art Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC) for coastal security was inaugurated here on Sunday by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who described it as "bold initiative" and a reply to 26/11.

China calls for regional crisis management to manage disputes

Calling for a regional crisis mechanism in the backdrop of escalating maritime stand-offs with its neighbours, China on Friday said disputes management procedures should be strengthened to prevent disputes from escalating.

Activist wants Parrikar's name deleted from voters' list

A city activist lawyer in his complaint to the election authorities here Monday sought removal of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar`s name from the Panaji voters` list, alleging that the former chief minister never resided at the address mentioned in it.

Manohar Parrikar to meet top defence brass in Delhi today

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will hold a series of meetings with the top brass of the three services and his ministry starting Monday.

Will ensure that Goa Shipyard Limited's order-book is full: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the government will ensure that the order book of Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) here will remain full under the `Make in India' initiative.