Parrikar wants greater autonomy to defence PSUs

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday said the Defence Procurement Procedure and Defence Procurement Policy will be changed to provide greater autonomy to Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs).

INS Sindhuratna tragedy: Court martial recommended for commanding officer

The Chief of Naval Officers on Friday awarded letter of severe displeasure to six officers while recommending court martial for the commanding officer following a probe into INS Sindhuratna fire case that left two officers dead in February 2014, reports stated on Tuesday.

Panaji by-poll: Another IITian challenges Parrikar's bastion

The Goan capital seems to have become an electoral hunting ground for IIT-Bombay alumni.

Tejas starts after overnight soak in extreme cold

In another landmark for indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, the aircraft was successfully started thrice after an overnight soak in the extreme cold of Ladakh, where the temperature dropped to minus 15 degrees Celsius.

GSPCB to seek BITS' tech expertise on pollution issues

Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has joined hands with BITS Pilani's Goa campus to get the technical know-how for amplifying pollution control measures in the state.

Modi, Obama cheered at Rajpath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama were greeted with loud cheers as they arrived at Rajpath for the Republic Day parade Monday.

Vajpayee comes within ambit of Parrikar's 'compromise' charge: Congress MP

 Former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee comes within the ambit of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar`s charge that some former PMs had compromised "deep assets of national security", Goa`s lone Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik of the Congress said here Saturday.

Manohar Parrikar keeps mum after controversial 'deep assets' remark
Manohar Parrikar keeps mum after controversial 'deep assets' remark

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday refused to comment over Congress' demand to tender a public apology over his statements on some former Prime Ministers compromising country's "deep assets".

Goa BJP leader Vishnu Wagh fulminates against Parrikar

 Goa MLA and BJP leader Vishnu Surya Wagh on Friday accused Defence Minister and former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of using him during the election campaign and discarding later.

Parrikar says some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets, Congress demands evidence

Reacting indignantly to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's charges that some former prime ministers had "compromised the country's deep assets", Congress leader Manish Tewari on Friday said if the former has evidence to prove his claims, he should make it public, or else tender a public apology.

Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets: Parrikar
Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday alleged that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country's "deep assets" on national security but refrained from naming them.

Avinash Chander was appointed in strange manner: Parrikar

 Defending his decision to terminate the contract of DRDO chief, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said Avinash Chander was appointed in a "strange manner" and he feels that at the age of 64, a person probably thinks in more of a cautious way.

Extra precaution being taken at borders ahead of Obama's visit: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said "extra precaution" is being taken at the borders ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit not just as a security measure for him but also to prevent incidents which might be undertaken to divert attention.

India, Russia to fast track joint military projects

India and Russia on Wednesday decided to "fast track" the ongoing joint military projects including the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft deal as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar invited Russian companies to exploit the 'Make in India' initiative.

Extra precaution at border not for Obama's security alone: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said "extra precaution" is being taken at the borders ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit not just as a security measure for him but also to prevent incidents which might be undertaken to divert attention.

Russia Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu calls on PM Modi

Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital.

Every fishing vessel in India's EEZ to be tracked: Manohar Parrikar

The government is working on a "special mechanism" to track all vessels operating in India's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Monday.

Every fishing vessel in India's EEZ to be tracked: Parrikar

Jan The government is working on a "special mechanism" to track all vessels operating in India's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Monday.

Defence Minister Parrikar commissions four Coast Guard ships

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday commissioned four Indian Coast Guard (ICG) vessels at port town of Vasco in Goa, which will be mainly used for patrolling and interception.

It was necessary to intercept Pak boat at distance: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday lauded the timely interception of the Pakistani vessel suspected to be carrying terrorists by the Indian Coast Guard off Porbandar coast earlier this month.