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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.

Rolls-Royce bolsters ethics policy in face of corruption probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 20:59

A year earlier, it had passed information to the SFO relating to bribery and corruption involving intermediaries in overseas markets, and said it could face prosecution.

Rolls Royce deal: CBI asked to unearth money trail

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:40

The CBI, which has been entrusted the case of alleged bribery, has been asked by the government to unearth the money trail involved.

Govt puts on hold contracts with Rolls Royce, to recover money

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 23:15

India will also seek information from Britain where the Serious Fraud Office is investigating bribery charges against Rolls Royce in cases related to China and Indonesia.

Deals with Rolls Royce put on hold; Defence Ministry initiates probe

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:45

The defence ministry said on Monday it had ordered a bribery investigation over state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited`s (HAL) purchase of jet engines from Britain`s Rolls-Royce Holdings in a deal worth at least $1.2 billion.