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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
news about Defence minister
May 19, 2019 08:06
As many as 22,482 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the constituency which covers areas including the state capital and has 30 polling stations. read more
May 11, 2019 21:25
It is not enough to just sensitise men, this goes beyond that. If powerful male politicians were serious about gender equality, they would push for a more egalitarian system and allow women to share the political spaces that they so zealously guard read more
Apr 30, 2019 10:14
Nirmala Sitharaman attended the SCO Defence Ministers’ conclave in Bishkek where ways to further boost defence and security cooperation among the member countries in the wake of evolving security challenges in the region were discussed. read more
Apr 24, 2019 16:33
The opposition has questioned the government’s failure to act, especially after Indian officials warned their Sri Lankan counterparts at least three times about possible terror attacks on churches. read more
Apr 17, 2019 12:08
In the wee hours of February 26, 12 Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 fighter jets entered Pakistani airspace and dropped 1,000-kg laser-guided bombs on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) camps across the Line of Control (LoC). read more
Apr 17, 2019 10:39
In the times when political leaders are not known to show such civility to political rivals, the picture of Sitharaman calling on the bed-ridden Tharoor has been appreciated very widely on social media. read more
Apr 17, 2019 10:17
During an interaction with a small group of foreign journalists in Islamabad, Imran Khan had said he believes there may be a better chance of peace talks with India and settling the Kashmir issue if Modi’s party BJP wins the general elections. read more
Apr 15, 2019 17:57
Manohar Parrikar, who had took over as defence minister in November 2014, was sworn in as Goa chief minister on March 14 2017 after more than one BJP ally conditioned their support to Parrikar being given the lead role in the state government. read more
Apr 14, 2019 15:48
Amit Shah’s barb was in reaction to Pawar’s claim that late BJP leader Manohar Parrikar quit defence ministry because he did not agree with the Rafale jet deal. read more
Apr 11, 2019 23:23
An IAF spokesperson quoted her saying this in her address to the force’s top brass at a biannual commanders’ conference here. read more
Apr 10, 2019 17:12
Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi thanked the Supreme Court for rejecting the Centre’s objections over the admissibility of the “leaked” documents cited by petitions seeking a review of the Rafale verdict of December 2018. read more
Apr 09, 2019 15:49
He had approached the Armed Forces Tribunal challenging the appointment of Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next navy chief read more
Apr 05, 2019 18:31
Surveys routinely show that the Indian Army is the country’s most trusted institution. It remains unscathed by the cynicism and lack of trust that has plagued almost every other pillar of democracy. But while the army has always been the first frontier... read more
Apr 01, 2019 00:50
The defence minister categorically said that Pakistan was behind the spread of fake posts on Twitter, Facebook and other such social media platforms to create confusion in the country, particularly when the elections were around the corner. read more
Mar 28, 2019 22:31
Speaking at the state level condolence meeting held on the 12th day since Parrikar’s passing, Singh who was a special invitee on the occasion said Parrikar who was chosen to be the country’s Defence Minister due to his unblemished record and decisiveness... read more