Nirmala Sitharaman

India shrugs off US pressure on CAATSA, to go ahead with S-400 missile deal with Russia

India shrugs off US pressure on CAATSA, to go ahead with S-400 missile deal with Russia

Sitharaman said that this is law of the United States, not United Nation's.

Jul 13, 2018, 19:40 PM IST
Congress playing dangerous game, creating Partition like situation: BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman

Congress playing dangerous game, creating Partition like situation: BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman's statement comes a day after reports of Rahul Gandhi calling Congress a Muslim party emerged. 

 

Jul 13, 2018, 19:28 PM IST
India, Russia to ink S-400 Triumf air defence missile deal soon

India, Russia to ink S-400 Triumf air defence missile deal soon

The S-400 deal is likely to be formally inked and announced when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in October 2018.

Jul 13, 2018, 17:47 PM IST
India has an eye on terror recruitment in Kashmir: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

India has an eye on terror recruitment in Kashmir: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

There has been a spike in instances of Kashmiri youth joining terror-related activities in the Valley over the last few months. 

 

Jul 13, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman rubbishes report of UK minister turning down meeting

Nirmala Sitharaman rubbishes report of UK minister turning down meeting

Britain's Defence Minister Gavin Williamson is reportedly under fire from within the UK Cabinet for turning down a bilateral meeting with Nirmala Sitharaman.

Jul 01, 2018, 20:20 PM IST
US to host first Strategic 2+2 Dialogue in July; Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman to attend

US to host first Strategic 2+2 Dialogue in July; Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman to attend

The first strategic 2+2 Dialogue will be held in July in Washington.

Jun 21, 2018, 23:56 PM IST
Defence Minister Niramala Sitharaman meets family of martyred soldier Aurangzeb

Defence Minister Niramala Sitharaman meets family of martyred soldier Aurangzeb

Aurangzeb, a jawan in the Indian Army, was kidnapped by terrorists and later shot dead.

Jun 20, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
No scandal in Rafale deal: Nirmala Sitharaman

No scandal in Rafale deal: Nirmala Sitharaman

While addressing a press conference on the fourth anniversary of NDA government, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says that "not even a single rupee has been made in the Rafale"

Jun 05, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Stand by Ramzan ceasefire but will retaliate to unprovoked attacks: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Stand by Ramzan ceasefire but will retaliate to unprovoked attacks: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The Defence Minister's statement comes two days after two BSF personnel and 13 civilians lost their lives in unprovoked firing by Pakistani ranger

Jun 05, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
Centre planning to lay optical fibre cables in border areas to mitigate connectivity problems: Sitharaman

Centre planning to lay optical fibre cables in border areas to mitigate connectivity problems: Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that soon, all the border areas along the Indo-China border will be connected with OFC. 

May 29, 2018, 18:47 PM IST
DAC clears proposals worth more than Rs 6,900 crore, includes thermal imaging system for night fighting capabilities

DAC clears proposals worth more than Rs 6,900 crore, includes thermal imaging system for night fighting capabilities

Thermal Imaging Night Sights for the Rocket Launcher used by the Army and the Air Force will be bought through established Indian vendors, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.

May 28, 2018, 20:50 PM IST
Any comment from Pakistan calling for peace will be taken seriously: Nirmala Sitharaman

Any comment from Pakistan calling for peace will be taken seriously: Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister also said the armed forces would "fully honour" the government's decision not to launch any operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan.

May 21, 2018, 14:32 PM IST
India's nuclear submarine INS Arihant fully operational with N-tipped K-15 missiles

India's nuclear submarine INS Arihant fully operational with N-tipped K-15 missiles

Only four other countries - United States of America (USA), Russia, China and France - have submarines with nuclear missile capable of hitting targets 700 kilometres away.

May 17, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Foreign assets of Chidambaram's family: Congress hits back at Nirmala Sitharaman

Foreign assets of Chidambaram's family: Congress hits back at Nirmala Sitharaman

The I-T department on May 11, 2018, filed chargesheets against Chidambaram's wife Nalini, son Karti, daughter-in-law Srinidhi and a firm under the Black Money Act.

May 14, 2018, 00:30 AM IST
All you need to know: May 13, 2018

All you need to know: May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018, 20:45 PM IST
India dubs Nawaz Sharif's remarks on terrorist organisations active in Pakistan as 'serious'

India dubs Nawaz Sharif's remarks on terrorist organisations active in Pakistan as 'serious'

On May 12, 2918, Nawaz Sharif acknowledged that terrorist organisations were active in Pakistan.

May 13, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed attorney at Income Tax department: Chidambaram takes a dig at Union Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed attorney at Income Tax department: Chidambaram takes a dig at Union Minister

The BJP on Sunday mounted an attack on the Congress on corruption after chargesheets were filed against family members of P Chidambaram.

May 13, 2018, 19:20 PM IST
Congress' Nawaz Sharif moment: Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on chargesheets against Chidambaram's family by I-T department

Congress' Nawaz Sharif moment: Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on chargesheets against Chidambaram's family by I-T department

The family of former finance minister P Chidambaram has said the Income Tax department chargesheets against them under the black money law were 'baseless allegations'.

May 13, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
Indian Navy a force to reckon with Indo-Pacific region, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Indian Navy a force to reckon with Indo-Pacific region, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The imperative need for approval of the second indigenous aircraft carrier for the Navy was also deliberated upon. 

May 11, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
Rapes have nothing to do with a woman's clothes: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Rapes have nothing to do with a woman's clothes: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Elderly women and children who are raped are not 'asking for it' either.

May 08, 2018, 08:09 AM IST

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