Thursday 25 July 2024

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Economy | Defense

Parrikar is a national embarrassment: Cong

Congress lashed out at Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar calling him a ‘national embarrassment’ and demanding his removal from office over false claims of ‘surgical strikes’, according to Indian media reports. READ

RSS ideology inspired us to do surgical strikes: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Monday said the RSS ideology inspired Prime Minister Narendra Modi and him to carry out the September 29 surgical strikes across the Line of Control. READ

Opp wouldn't have spared us if surgical strike had failed: Parrikar

In the backdrop of opposition’s allegations of unsuccessful surgical strikes Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said, “If surgical strikes was a failure, the opposition would not have spared us.” READ

No defence, minister: The worst Parrikarisms of all times

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar is a man known for his off-the-cuff and often controversial remarks. READ

When Tendulkar seeks Parrikar's help to rescue biz-partner's property...

Cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar had sought Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's help to rescue a plush holiday retreat he frequents in Landour, Mussoorie, from a security dispute with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). READ

Parrikar to retain Defence, not coming back to Goa

Goa is slated for assembly polls by February-March 2017. But Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is not going back, indicated a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) source recently. READ

Parrikar calls for regional framework to tackle China

India today called for a regional framework for security management to peacefully resolve disputes, threat and use of force in the Indo-Pacific region, amid China flexing its muscles in the area to advance its maritime ... READ

Well-settled in Defence, but will never settle 'politically' in Delhi: Parrikar

Despite being in Delhi for nearly one-and-a-half years, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said he has not "settled" in the national capital as he can never be a "Delhi politician". READ

I believe in performance, not dressing up: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister discusses improved procurement, AgustaWestland, and his view of honesty with Indian Express. READ

AgustaWestland Scam Reflects Same Hierarchy As Bofors: Parrikar

In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar delivered an unrestrained take down of the Gandhis, who head the Congress party. READ