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Embraer deal: Defence Ministry gives key documents to CBI

Embraer deal: Defence Ministry gives key documents to CBI

It is expected that the CBI will reach out to all key officials who were part of the decision-making process.

CBI examining Defence Ministry request to probe Embraer deal

CBI examining Defence Ministry request to probe Embraer deal

"We have not registered any case so far. We just got the reference from the Defence Ministry in the Embraer deal and are examining it," a CBI official said.

Sukhoi SU-30 combat fighter jet lands at Agartala airport

A frontline Sukhoi SU-30 combat jet landed at the civil airport in Agartala on Thursday and departed soon after, with the authorities describing it as a "routine" mission.

Embraer aircraft deal: Defence Ministry writes to CBI, seeks preliminary inquiry

Embraer aircraft deal: Defence Ministry writes to CBI, seeks preliminary inquiry

The Defence Ministry has written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and sought preliminary inquiry in the 2008 Embraer aircraft deal.

Rafale deal closer to decision, sent to the Prime Minister's Office for final review

Rafale deal closer to decision, sent to the Prime Minister's Office for final review

The multi-billion Euro deal for 36 Rafales moved a step closer to a decision as the file on the fighter jets has been sent to the PMO.

India planning 'direct strategic purchase' of six flight refuelling aircraft to enhance reach of fighters, bombers

India planning 'direct strategic purchase' of six flight refuelling aircraft to enhance reach of fighters, bombers

India is planning 'a direct strategic purchase' of six flight refuelling aircraft (FRA) or tankers, as per a media report.

Supreme Court to hear plea of Army doctors for raising retirement age

Supreme Court to hear plea of Army doctors for raising retirement age

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a plea by eight doctors of the Army Medical Corps (AMC) who want their retirement age to be raised to 65 years from the existing 58 years.

India orders four P-8I maritime spy planes from Boeing to check China's presence in Indian Ocean

India orders four P-8I maritime spy planes from Boeing to check China's presence in Indian Ocean

India has already deployed eight of the long-range P-8I aircraft to track submarine movements in the Indian Ocean.

120 Taliban, ISIS militants killed in wide-scale operations by Afghan army, cops

120 Taliban, ISIS militants killed in wide-scale operations by Afghan army, cops

At least 120 Islamic State militants were killed in wide-scale operations launched during the past 24 hours by Afghan army, police and intelligence agency personnel, said a Defence Ministry statement on Thursday.

Three French soldiers killed in Libya: Defence Ministry

Three French soldiers have been killed in Libya, the defence ministry confirmed Wednesday, in the first official confirmation that France has troops in the country.

Russian planes bomb ISIS outside Palmyra: Defence ministry

Russia on Tuesday bombed targets linked to the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria near the historic city of Palmyra, killing "a great number" of personnel, the defence ministry said.

North Korea threatens "physical response" against U.S. THAAD system deployment

North Korea's military said on Monday it will make a "physical response" to moves by the United States and South Korea to deploy the advanced THAAD missile defence system on the Korean peninsula.

Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling

Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling

Beijing has begun military drills in the South China Sea.

Why Tejas got delayed by a decade - Parrikar explains

Why Tejas got delayed by a decade - Parrikar explains

The production of the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft was delayed for "eight to 10 years" because of shoddy coordination by the Defence Ministry agencies involved and lack of required support, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.

Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from US

Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from US

The howitzers that can be heli-lifted were first proposed to be bought from BAE about 10 years back.

Algerian troops kill 14 Islamist militants

Algerian soldiers killed 14 armed Islamist militants in an ongoing operation south of the capital on today, the defence ministry said giving a new toll.

Hardliner Avigdor Lieberman sworn in as Israel defence minister

Hardliner Avigdor Lieberman sworn in as Israel defence minister

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s choice of Avigdor Lieberman to head Defence Ministry has caused alarm among moderates in Israel.

Missiles, helicopters, submarines - Anil Ambani's ambitious defence plan

Missiles, helicopters, submarines - Anil Ambani's ambitious defence plan

Anil Ambani`s Reliance Group has never made a military helicopter, missile system or submarine in its history but that isn`t stopping the Indian tycoon from seeking to win contracts to manufacture all of that military hardware and more.

Target to raise India's defence exports to USD 2 billion: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the government will take into account the concerns while forging strategic partnership in the critical sector and set a target to raise India's defence exports to USD 2 billion in the next two years from the current over USD 330 million.

VVIP chopper case: SC issues notice to Centre, CBI; seeks reply on lodging FIR against Congress leaders

VVIP chopper case: SC issues notice to Centre, CBI; seeks reply on lodging FIR against Congress leaders

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to Centre seeking its response on a plea which called for registration of an FIR against those whose names have allegedly been referred to in an Italian court’s verdict in connection with AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case.