Wednesday 17 April 2024

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Economy | Defense

Parrikar planning new policy to blacklist defence suppliers

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is considering the introduction of a new policy on the vexed issue of blacklisting defence equipment suppliers accused of corruption as well as reforming rules for lobbyists to balance the needs ... READ

Chinese incursion not a serious issue: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said reported incursions by China into Arunachal Pradesh were "not serious" and being effectively tackled by Army on day-to-day basis even as he underlined the need to set ... READ

Tackling 'corrupt' defence deals a priority: Parrikar

India’s defence minister Manohar Parrikar said he will tackle the issue of controversial arms deals on priority basis. READ

Parrikar the DM to continue to travel in passenger flight

Defense minister Manohar Parrikar will travel in a passenger plane, utilizing rarely his privilege of special defense flight. READ

Parrikar meets Service Chiefs at 8.30 am

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was on Tuesday given a detailed briefing by the top echelons of the Ministry as well as the three service chiefs on various matters including acquisition proposals and processes, and issues ... READ

Will Parrikar cut 'defense' babus to size?

Will Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar be able to break the bureaucratic stranglehold over the defence services and restore to them their due dignity? This would be one of his major challenges in his new job. READ

Will Parrikar fulfill Modi's 'Make in India' dream in arms & ammunition?

India's new Defence Minister Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar, today walks into an office with a long to-do list waiting on the table. READ

5 immediate challenges before Parrikar as Defence Minister

Newly take over defense minister Manohar Parrikar has five pressing issues that he will face even before he properly settles in the hot seat. READ

Defense deals will be fast & transparent: Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar today took charge as Defence Minister and said the defence acquisition process will be transparent and fast under his stewardship. READ