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India needs tweaks to cover all challenges to its national security

India's budget for security - defence and internal security - need a serious rethink to expand their scopes.

May 09, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Made clear demand to Finance Ministry that unutilised defence budget is not sent back: Nirmala Sitharaman

She was addressing a gathering after releasing reports on indigenous research and development and cyber security, prepared by think tank Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) here.

Apr 12, 2019, 23:14 PM IST

China hikes defence budget by 7.5 percent to $177.61 billion, three times more than India

With this year's increase, China's defence spending moved closer to the $200 billion mark, making it the highest spender on defence after the United States.

Mar 05, 2019, 09:13 AM IST

Interim Budget 2019: Defence budget goes past Rs 3 lakh crore for the first time

Goyal announced that more money will be sanctioned for the defence forces over and above announced in the Interim Budget 2019 if there is a need for it.

Feb 01, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Watch detailed news stories of today, January 8th, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings detailed top news stories of the day. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 08, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Parliamentary Panel slams Modi government for inadequate funds in Defence Budget

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest from defence Budget over which the Parliamentary Panel has slammed Modi government for inadequate funds to Defence. Watch full video to know more.

Jan 08, 2019, 08:58 AM IST

Centre spends over Rs 72.7 crore for indigenous defence products in 2017-18

This information was given by Minister of state Defence Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

Aug 02, 2018, 06:54 AM IST

China raises 2018 defence budget by 8.1 percent

The 8.1% increase is higher than last year's announcement, when China upped military spending by 7% over the previous year.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:12 PM IST

Since the debacle of 1962, Indian defence gets lowest budgetary allocation

India’s Defence Budget FY 18-19 registered only a marginal increase.

Feb 02, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

First defence corridor will connect Chennai and Bengaluru: Nirmala Sitharaman on Budget 2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented the Union Budget 2018 wherein he announced that two defence industrial production corridors would be developed.

Feb 01, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Arun Jaitley hails armed forces in budget speech, allocates Rs 2.95 lakh crore for defence budget for 2018-19

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday raised long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax to 10 percent from zero at present, reduced corporate tax for 99 percent of the companies to 25 percent but left the tax structure for individuals largely unchanged.

Feb 01, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

Donald Trump seeks $4 billion for missile defence improvements over North Korea nuclear threat

US President Donald Trump is seeking an additional USD 4 billion in defence budget for urgent missile defence improvements citing increasing threat posed by North Korea.

Nov 07, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

China to hike 2016 defence budget by 7-8%

China will raise its defence budget by seven to eight percent in 2016, compared with last year`s 10.1 percent, an official said on Friday.

Mar 04, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

Defence budget hiked by nearly 10% to Rs 2.58 lakh crore

The defence budget was today increased by 9.76 percent to Rs 2.58 lakh crore for the next fiscal as compared to the revised estimates of Rs 2.33 lakh crore for 2015-16 even as military pension zoomed to Rs 82,000 crore mainly due to the One Rank One Pension scheme.

Feb 29, 2016, 18:38 PM IST

Arun Jaitley presents Union Budget 2016-17, no mention of defence allocation

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who unveiled the Union Budget 2016-17 in Lok Sabha on Monday, made no mention of defence allocation, thus raising many eyebrows.

Feb 29, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

Low defence budget may affect security: Parliamentary panel

A low defence budget may have adverse implications on the country`s security, a parliamentary panel has warned the government ahead of the budget for fiscal 2016-17 set to be presented in Lok Sabha on Monday.

Feb 28, 2016, 15:20 PM IST

PM Modi for indigenous manufacturing to cut defence budget by 50%

Noting that India imports defence equipment in large quantity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday emphasised on indigenous manufacturing to help slash the defence budget by 50 per cent within a decade.

Nov 05, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

China's military budget over three times that of India: Pentagon

China has significantly increased its defence budget which is now more than three times that of India, the Pentagon has said.

May 10, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

France increases defence budget post-attacks

President Francois Hollande announced on Wednesday that France would increase its defence budget by close to four billion euros over four years, in response to extremist threats after the Paris jihadist attacks.

Apr 29, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

France increases defence budget post terror attacks: Hollande

 President Francois Hollande announced Wednesday that France would increase its defence budget by close to four billion euros over four years, in response to extremist threats after the Paris jihadist attacks.

Apr 29, 2015, 14:50 PM IST