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Will any country buy defence equipment at DefExpo? Asks Brig Sawant

Brigadier Sudhir Sawant, convenor of Samvidhan Morcha, has dubbed Defence Expo as sheer waste of money as no country or even India would buy any defence equipment in such exhibitions. READ

Watch glimpses of DefExpo in Goa

The 9th edition of the Defence Expo, organised for the first time in Goa, was marked with live demonstrations of military equipment at the inaugural ceremony held at Quitol in Betul. READ

Govt to encourage ‘Startup India’ in defence sector along with ‘Make in India’

‘Startup India’ will find opportunities also in defence sector while ‘Make in India’ would be implemented in a proactive manner, defence minister Manohar Parrikar has said. READ

Parsekar invites defence firms to set up units in Goa

Assuring defence manufacturing firms with ‘ease of doing business’, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday invited the firms to set up their units in the coastal state. READ

HC refuses to stay DefExpo, villagers to continue peaceful protest

Villagers opposing Defence Expo lost the legal battle today as the high court refused to grant interim relief to stay the international defence exhibition, beginning from 28 March. READ

Blacklisted companies will be allowed at DefExpo

Unlike last time, there is no bar on blacklisted companies from taking part in the Defence Expo being held in Goa next week, the largest ever hosted by India that will see participation of over ... READ

Will NGT, Bombay high court repeat Sri Sri event order for DefExpo?

The Orixtt Porjecho Avaz has approached the Bombay high court at Goa as well as the National Green Tribunal in Delhi against the four-day Defence Expo scheduled on the Quitol plateau near Betul from 28 ... READ

Russia coming with big delegation for big deal at Goa DefExpo

Eyeing multi-billion dollar deals, Russia is sending a 500-member delegation to the defence expo scheduled to be held in Goa later this month. READ

Military preparedness paramount, though Make in India is a priority: Parrikar

The ‘Make in India’ vision is a priority for defence procurement but “operational readiness” is the military’s primary task as “we don’t want people to look at us with big eyes”, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar ... READ

Church condemns Govt notices issued to DefExpo opponents

The state government is now bent upon crushing even the peaceful protest of villagers against Defence Expo, by accusing the elected representatives of planning to disturb peace and get a good behaviour bonds signed from ... READ