Congress seeks clarification from Parrikar over 'terrorist' remarks

Congress on Saturday demanded a clarification from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over his 'terrorists have to be neutralised only through terrorists' remark and accused him of "reviving the notorious counter-terrorist outfit".

Maharaj Modi's selfie govt weakened national security: Babbar

Congress leader Raj Babbar on Saturday accused the Modi government of compromising national security, saying the "selfie" government was busy projecting "Maharaj Modi's" image at international level than protecting country's borders and strengthening internal security.

National security compromised under Modi rule: Congress
National security compromised under Modi rule: Congress

Congress on Saturday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has put the national security at stake by drastically reducing defense sector spending.

'BJP govt compromised on national security in the past one-year'

 Attacking Congress over dual power centres during UPA's reign, BJP on Saturday said its rule has restored the credibility, dignity and stature of the post of Prime Minister, who has the last word in this government.

Iranian official criticises Saudi, stresses support for Assad

A senior Iranian official branded Saudi Arabia`s King Salman a traitor to Islam on Thursday and equated the Gulf state`s military assault on Iranian-allied fighters in Yemen with Israeli actions against Palestinians.

Bill on whistleblowers' protection moved in Lok Sabha

The government on Monday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the whistleblowers protection act to keep issues of national security out of its purview.

Govt nod to amendment in Whistleblowers Protection Act

Government on Wednesday approved amendment in the Whistleblowers Protection Act 2011 to keep issues of national security out of its purview.

TRAI paper says mobile apps can impact national security

As a debate rages on 'net neutrality', a discussion paper floated by regulator TRAI has said that mobile applications providing free internet-based calls and messaging services can be a threat to individual and national security.

National security is a challenge due to its complexity: Army Chief

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Monday said the national security environment has become a challenging task due to its complexity and unpredictability.

UN chief's envoy talks Afghan situation with Pak officials

The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan on Friday met Pakistani officials here and discussed the situation in the war-torn country.

Can't block sites unless national security affected: Govt to HC

Websites cannot be blocked unless it is a matter affecting the security and sovereignty of the nation, the government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

Britain to take nuclear plant share for national security

Britain will have a "special share" in the French-led new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant consortium to safeguard national security, British energy officials told a parliamentary hearing this week.

Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets: Parrikar
Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday alleged that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country's "deep assets" on national security but refrained from naming them.

Ex-spy chief says outdated UK anti-terrorism laws are not fit for purpose

Britain`s ability to prevent terrorist attacks is hampered by outdated laws that are "no longer fit for purpose", a former MI5 chief said in an interview published on Sunday, as the government considers new powers to monitor the Internet.

Eroding combat plane strength compromising national security: Panel

National security is being "compromised" with a "fast-eroding" combat aircraft squadron strength of the Indian Air Force vis-a-vis the neighbouring countries, leading to a "very grim" situation, a parliamentary panel said on Monday.

Pak, Afghanistan to carry out coordinated anti-terror operations

Pakistan on Saturday said it will carry out coordinated operations with Afghanistan against terrorists along the common border but ruled out joint operations with the country.

'Over 100 troops killed during ceasefire in east Ukraine'

Over 100 Ukrainian troops have been killed since the beginning of a ceasefire regime in eastern regions, the Ukrainian foreign ministry said Tuesday.

PM Modi to address top commanders of armed forces on Friday

The country's security situation against the backdrop of ceasefire violations by Pakistan and developments on China border are expected to discussed at the Combined Conference of the armed forces to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

Social awareness needed to stop infiltration: RSS leader

Terming the infiltration from Bangladesh as threat to national security and integrity, RSS leader J Nandkumar on Saturday said there was a need to raise social awareness about its ill effects on the economy and society.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda attacks BJP over "weak" stand on national security

Raking up Chinese incursion issue, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday attacked BJP over its "weak stand" on the national security, saying it had promised during the Lok Sabha polls that it will not tolerate any "misadventure" from neighbouring countries.