Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, on Friday sought to project Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a leader who give his ministers a lot of "decentralised authority contrary to what a lot of people feel".
As Indian Navy added more firepower following induction of the first home built stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette `INS Kamorta` on Saturday, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said effective defence preparedness is the "best guarantee" for peace in the region.
Centre will announce policy measures for return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley in the next few days, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said while voicing optimism about the situation in J&K and promising that Modi government will make special effort for its development.
Hyderabad: Many countries have expressed interest in acquiring missiles developed by India and efforts would soon be made on laying down a policy framework to tap this export potential, according to Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister Avinash Chander.
Navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan on Thursday briefed Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on the issues facing the maritime force including the depleting under-water force levels and the status of the indigenous nuclear submarine programme.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley reviewed the functioning of the department managing military land against the backdrop of several scams involving defence land such as Adarsh, Sukna and Jodhpur during the UPA regime.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will review the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal with the ministry preparing a presentation for him on the procurement which was scrapped after allegations of bribery and payment of kickbacks.
The defence modernisation had "slowed down" in the last few years and providing the required equipment to the armed forces in a speedy manner would be the top priority of the Modi government, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said today.
The Yemeni army killed more than 30 al Qaeda insurgents in heavy fighting on Wednesday, a senior military commander said, after the Islamists attacked military posts in a southern province where the government launched an offensive two weeks ago.