Goa`s lone Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik on Saturday accused the defence ministry of trying to "grab" six lakh sq metres of land in a village for setting up a permanent venue for Defence Expo and Aero India shows.
The Defence Ministry on Wednesday came out in support of the amendments to the land acquisition Act brought by the government saying it ended "confusion" created by the 2013 law while acquiring lands for defence purpose.
The National Human Rights Commission said on Friday it has issued notices to Defence Ministry and Assam Police over alleged sexual assault on three women, including a teenager, by Army personnel in the state.
The Indian Navy is aiming to have a 200-ship fleet by 2027 as per a maritime capability perspective plan in order to guard interests and assets of the nation in waters around them, a top Naval officer said today.
The Indian Navy will soon invite tenders for building six conventional submarines after a high-level committee of the Defence Ministry submitted its report identifying shipyards capable of executing the about Rs 60,000 crore project.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said several key Defence Ministry projects linked to infrastructure creation like building family housing for soldiers away on posting and constructing border roads were delayed by the erstwhile UPA regime for years.
China`s Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that two more former senior officers were being investigated for corruption, as part of a sweeping campaign against graft which has already felled dozens of senior people.
China`s military has begun a six-month probe into buildings erected without permission, that exceed specifications or are illegally rented out, as part of a broader campaign against corruption, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.
Close to 11 lakh NCC cadets are expected to perform common yoga protocol across the country on 'International Yoga Day' on June 21 while 5,000 members of the armed police forces will participate at the mega event being organised at Rajpath.