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PM Narendra Modi's announcement of India's ASAT missile capability not poll code violation: EC sources

The Prime Minister Narendra on Wednesday announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite.

Mar 27, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

Govt approves Rs 25,000 crore mega internal security scheme to modernise police forces, fight terrorism

The Cabinet Committee on Security has approved the implementation of an umbrella scheme - Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF) - for 2017-18 to 2019-20.

Sep 27, 2017, 21:18 PM IST

CRPF recruits 743 youths from Bastar region to fight Naxals

The 'Bastariya' battalion in CRPF is a unique initiative to enhance local representation in security forces and also provide employment to youths, the official said.

Jun 08, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Cabinet Committee on Security meet ends, PM Narendra Modi briefed on J&K situation post surgical strikes

During today's CCS meeting, Home Minister Rajnath Singh briefed PM Narendra Modi about the situation in Kashmir.

Oct 05, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

Surgical strikes: PM Narendra Modi to chair CCS meet today, review border situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also chaired a CCS meeting to consider the situation along the LoC yesterday.

Sep 30, 2016, 08:52 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi chairs CCS meeting, reviews LoC situation; big announcement on Pakistan likely

In the wake of repeated violations by Pakistan, India is likely to break the ceasefire agreement with the neighbouring country, a report said on Thursday.

Sep 29, 2016, 11:52 AM IST

CCS likely to discuss Uri attack on Wednesday

The Cabinet Committee on Security is likely to discuss the attack in uri on Wednesday, informed sources said.

Sep 21, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

French Defence Minister arriving to sign Rafale jet fighter deal with India

 French Defence Minister Jean Yves Le Drian is likely to visit India next week to conclude the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) between India and France for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets, bringing to an end the 17-month-long negotiations.

Sep 16, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

2012 troop movement row: Manish Tewari sticks to stand, says 'nothing more to add or subtract'

Manish Tewari said on Sunday that he stood by his remarks on the 2012 troop movement controversy.

Jan 10, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

DIPP notifies FDI policy relaxation in defence sector

Foreign investment up to 49 per cent in defence sector, that results in change in ownership of a company, will need prior FIPB approval even though the government has put such investments under automatic route.

Nov 24, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

Ahead of PM Modi's US trip, govt clears $2.5 billion deal for Apache military helicopters

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) today cleared a multi-billion dollar deal for 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers with American aviation giant Boeing.

Sep 22, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

Government concludes contract negotiations for Apache, Chinook choppers

The Indian government has concluded contract negotiations with US aerospace major Boeing for procuring 22 Apache AH-64E combat and 15 Chinook CH-47F heavy-lift helicopters.

Feb 21, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

Centre approves high-end Neutrino project

India will soon join the global high-end scientific Neutrino Club as the Centre has given its nod to launch a project for experiments in high energy physics, an expert said on Tuesday.

Jan 07, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

CCS nod to Rs 1,000 crore deal for procuring Barak missiles

Government is understood to have cleared a deal expected to be worth over Rs 1,000 crore for procuring Barak missiles from Israel whose acquisition was pending for over last five years in view of a CBI probe.

Sep 26, 2014, 01:22 AM IST

Govt notifies increase in FDI cap to 49% in defence sector

The government on Tuesday notified increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to 49 percent through approval route in the defence sector.

Aug 26, 2014, 18:37 PM IST

CCS may take up plan to hand over Myanmar border to BSF

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) is expected to take up tomorrow the proposal of handing over security duties of the Myanmar border to BSF replacing Assam Rifles.

Nov 27, 2013, 21:13 PM IST

India, Russia pact to extend BrahMos missile partnership

India and Russia are expected to sign a pact during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s visit there to extend their partnership indefinitely for producing the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.

Oct 17, 2013, 19:28 PM IST

Cabinet Committee on Security discusses BDCA with China

Ahead of Chinese premier Li Keqiang`s visit, the Cabinet Committee on Security is understood to have discussed the BDCA proposed by China.

May 16, 2013, 22:12 PM IST

CCS clears agenda for talks with Pakistan on Siachen

Defence Secretaries of Indiaa and Pakistan will meet in Islamabad on June 11 and 12 in a bid to find a solution to the vexed issue which has been hanging fire for over two decades.

Jun 07, 2012, 15:33 PM IST

Kashmir interlocutors report to be made public: PC

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram
said report of the interlocutors on Kashmir would "see the light" early in new financial year once a presentation is
made before the Cabinet Committee on Security.

Mar 31, 2012, 21:54 PM IST