11 new members take oath in Rajya Sabha

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav were among the 11 newly elected members of Rajya Sabha who took oath on Wednesday.

13 civilians killed in ceasefire violations in 2014: Parrikar

2014 has been the bloodiest of the last four years for civilians along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir with 13 people killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan till the beginning of this month.

13 civilians killed in ceasefire violations in 2014: Parrikar

2014 has been the bloodiest of the last four years for civilians along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir with 13 people killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan till the beginning of this month.

No unauthorised entry of neighbourhood armies in 3 months: Govt

There have been "no incidents of unauthorised entry" of the armies of neighbouring countries into Indian territory during the past three months, the government on Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha.

INS Sindhuratna mishap: Seven naval officers found guilty of omission
INS Sindhuratna mishap: Seven naval officers found guilty of omission

A Navy probe has indicted seven officers culpable of omission in the INS Sindhuratna mishap, as per reports on Tuesday.

Wanted to study last-minute issues: Parrikar on deferred IAF deals

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he has deferred a decision on a joint bid by Tata Sons and Airbus to replace IAF's Avro transport aircraft fleet as also the procurement of 106 Swiss Pilatus basic trainer aircraft because he wanted more information on these deals.

IMAC for coastal security a reply to 26/11 attack: Parrikar

Six years after the Mumbai terror attack, the state of the art Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC) for coastal security was inaugurated here on Sunday by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who described it as "bold initiative" and a reply to 26/11.

Any error in defence-related issues will not be tolerated: Manohar Parrikar
Any error in defence-related issues will not be tolerated: Manohar Parrikar

 Promising a "lot of things", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday outlined a multi-pronged approach of a non-offensive but strong India while making it clear that there will be "zero tolerance to error" in defence-related issues.

Breaking Bofors jinx? Manohar Parrikar clears acquisition of 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 cr
Breaking Bofors jinx? Manohar Parrikar clears acquisition of 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 cr

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cleared proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore while deferring decision on joint bid by Tata Sons and Airbus to replace IAF's Avro transport fleet and also procurement of 106 Swiss Pilatus basic trainer aircraft.

Parrikar goofs up on Rajinikanth's name, apologises

 Newly-installed union Defence Minister -- and former Goa chief minister -- Manohar Parrikar Thursday almost incurred southern cinema czar Rajinikanth`s wrath when he missed out on mentioning the legendary actor`s name while formally acknowledging the presence of dignitaries present at the 45th IFFI inauguration ceremony here.

Maritime security: IMAC to be commissioned on Sunday

The government is all set to commission the Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC) that will act as the central hub for information on maritime domain awareness around India.

Activist wants Parrikar's name deleted from voters' list

A city activist lawyer in his complaint to the election authorities here Monday sought removal of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar`s name from the Panaji voters` list, alleging that the former chief minister never resided at the address mentioned in it.

Manohar Parrikar to meet top defence brass in Delhi today

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will hold a series of meetings with the top brass of the three services and his ministry starting Monday.

Goa CM Parsekar allocates portfolios

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday allocated portfolios to his ministers.

Won't interfere in working of Goa CM Pareskar: Manohar Parrikar

 Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Saturday that he would not interfere in working of the new Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and is open to guide him if he needs help.

Pacheco, Furtado sworn in Goa cabinet

Goa Vikas Party (GVP) legislator Francisco Miccky Pacheco and Independent legislator Avertano Furtado were on Saturday inducted in the Laxmikant Parsekar-led state cabinet.

Will ensure that Goa Shipyard Limited's order-book is full: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the government will ensure that the order book of Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) here will remain full under the `Make in India' initiative.

MM Joshi meets Akhilesh Yadav, discusses plans to develop Kanpur as defence hub

BJP senior leader and Kanpur MP Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and discussed plan to develop his constituency as a defence hub.

Macchil fake encounter case: Army punishes anyone who doesn't go by procedure, says Parrikar

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Friday that the punishment given to those found guilty in the Macchil fake encounter case shows that the Army punishes anyone who doesn't follow procedure.

CII wants Manohar Parrikar to acquire defence land in Goa

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in Goa wants Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to look at acquiring land from defence and armed forces in the state, so that it can be used for "effective and progressive" use.