Nirmala Sitharaman

Watch video: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flies in Sukhoi-30 MKI

Watch video: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flies in Sukhoi-30 MKI

Sitharaman is the second defence minister after George Fernandes to fly in a Sukhoi-30 MKI.

Jan 17, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

Dressed in the pilot's G-suit, the country's first woman Defence Minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot.

Jan 17, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman likely to fly sortie in Sukhoi 30 MKI in Jodhpur

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman likely to fly sortie in Sukhoi 30 MKI in Jodhpur

The defence minister will fly a sortie in the formidable fighter, which has nuclear strike capability to penetrate deep into enemy territory, at the Air Force Station in Jodhpur.

Jan 15, 2018, 22:34 PM IST
WATCH: With Sitharaman onboard, Navy displays INS Vikramaditya's might

WATCH: With Sitharaman onboard, Navy displays INS Vikramaditya's might

Sitharaman went to overview Indian Navy's showcase of operational might and maritime prowess at sea.

Jan 09, 2018, 20:52 PM IST
In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman's two-day sea sortie in Goa with Navy

In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman's two-day sea sortie in Goa with Navy

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, two-day sea sortie, on Monday visited Goa to oversee various naval operations. These operations included Practice Missile Firings, warships submarine and aircraft interaction exercises, flying operations from aircraft carrier and fly-past.

Jan 08, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to attend Navy's maritime prowess exhibit today

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to attend Navy's maritime prowess exhibit today

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to preside over the Indian Navy's showcase of operational might and maritime prowess at sea on Monday.

Jan 07, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Procurement of training system for Navy surveillance planes cleared

Procurement of training system for Navy surveillance planes cleared

The P-8I Training Solution, along with 10-year comprehensive maintenance service, will be brought from Boeing for Rs 1,949.32 crore.

Jan 04, 2018, 21:37 PM IST
Who will be the next CM of Himachal Pradesh? BJP to decide on Sunday

Who will be the next CM of Himachal Pradesh? BJP to decide on Sunday

Several names, including those of Union Health Minister JP Nadda and five-time legislator Jairam Thakur have been doing the rounds for the post of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister.

Dec 23, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Who will be next Himachal Pradesh CM? BJP central observers to arrive in Shimla today

Who will be next Himachal Pradesh CM? BJP central observers to arrive in Shimla today

BJP central observers Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Singh Tomar will hold discussions with newly-elected party MLAs in Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 21, 2017, 06:55 AM IST
Armed Forces Flag Day: Defence Minister lauds SRK for supporting campaign

Armed Forces Flag Day: Defence Minister lauds SRK for supporting campaign

The Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on December 7.

Dec 14, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Navy gets INS Kalvari: 10 reasons why the submarine is a game changer

Navy gets INS Kalvari: 10 reasons why the submarine is a game changer

Kalvari is named after the dreaded tiger shark, a deadly deep sea predator of the Indian Ocean.

 

Dec 14, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Huge boost for 'Make in India: Narendra Modi to commission Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari

Huge boost for 'Make in India: Narendra Modi to commission Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari

A diesel-electric attack submarine, the INS Kalvari has been built for the Indian Navy by the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited. 

Dec 13, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
Defence Minister looking into education fund cap issue: Army Chief

Defence Minister looking into education fund cap issue: Army Chief

General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said Defence Minister has promised to resolve the issue of a cap of Rs 10,000 on educational expenses paid to the children of defence forces martyrs.

Dec 06, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Navy chief writes to govt urging removal of cap on reimbursement of education of children of Armed forces personnel

Navy chief writes to govt urging removal of cap on reimbursement of education of children of Armed forces personnel

After the Navy chief took up the issue with the government, the Defence Ministry is likely to review its decision.

Dec 06, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops

Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday rounded up her two-day visit to the southern districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala struck by Cyclone Ockhi.

Dec 04, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Naval ships set sail for Kerala storm rescue

Naval ships set sail for Kerala storm rescue

Also, seven naval units were deployed for the rescue mission. 

Dec 01, 2017, 00:01 AM IST

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman touches feet of Kargil martyr's mother

Defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman touches the feet of martyr Ramesh Jogal's mother Jasibehan Jogal. Watch to know more.

Nov 28, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
Principal, students of Modern Delhi Public School students contribute Rs 45L to Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund

Principal, students of Modern Delhi Public School students contribute Rs 45L to Army Battle Casualties Welfare Fund

The students of the Modern Delhi Public School had individually collected money for the contribution to the fund, the defence minister's official Twitter handle said.

Nov 24, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
IAF creates history, Brahmos missile successfully launched from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet – Watch video

IAF creates history, Brahmos missile successfully launched from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet – Watch video

In a big boost for the armed forces, the Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully test-fired the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile Brahmos from a Sukhoi-30MKI combat jet against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
Digital campaign to increase Armed Forces Flag Day fund

Digital campaign to increase Armed Forces Flag Day fund

The campaign is one of the main priorities of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to ensure the welfare of ex-servicemen. 

Nov 21, 2017, 07:52 AM IST