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India becomes world's fifth largest military spender

India`s military expenditure grew around 8.5 per cent in 2016, making it the world`s fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion, figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) revealed on Monday.

Russia still India's largest defence partner

Despite India expanding its military ties with the US, Europe and Israel, Russia remains New Delhi`s number one supplier of weapons with America at a distant second.

India is world's largest arms importer: SIPRI

India is world's largest arms importer: SIPRI

India was the world's largest importer of major arms in the last five years, a Stockholm-based think-tank said on Monday.

India, Pakistan's nuclear arsenal rising fast, claims international think-tank

India, Pakistan's nuclear arsenal rising fast, claims international think-tank

India and Pakistan are increasing their nuclear weapon stockpiles and missile delivery capabilities, an international think-tank said on Monday.

Indian government aims to cut defence imports, hold spending steady

Indian government aims to cut defence imports, hold spending steady

India plans to focus defence spending more on the domestic market instead of importing combat planes, ships and submarines, after saying on Monday it will leave military spending for 2016/17 largely unchanged following years of increases.

India again world's biggest arms importer: Swedish think-tank

India has yet again emerged as the world's largest importer of arms, with Russia being the top supplier garnering 70 per cent of the Indian market, a Stockholm-based think-tank said on Monday.

India building top-secret nuclear city: Foreign Policy journal

India is building a top-secret nuclear city to produce thermonuclear weapons and when completed in 2017 the facility would be the subcontinent's "largest military-run" complex of nuclear centrifuges, a leading American foreign policy journal has claimed.