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India needs more than Rafale to match China: Experts

India needs more than Rafale to match China: Experts

India may have just spent billions of dollars on hi-tech French fighter jets, but experts say it needs to do a lot more if it is going to face up to an increasingly assertive China. The world’s top defence importer has signed several big-ticket deals as part of a $100-billion

Russian forces arrive in Pakistan for joint military drill

Russian forces arrive in Pakistan for joint military drill

Russian forces arrived in Pakistan on Friday for its first ever joint military drill that begins on Saturday, a military spokesperson said. “A contingent of Russian ground forces arrived Pakistan for first ever Pak-Russian joint exercise,” tweeted Lt.

French weapons supplier to Rafale And Scorpene under scanner

French weapons supplier to Rafale And Scorpene under scanner

A series of donations worth Rs 21 crore by a French arms company — the key weapons provider to Scorpene submarine and Rafale jets — to an Indian NGO have come under the scanner after income-tax raids on a New Delhi-based consultant in June. The donations, earmarked for mobile medical units in Punjab and Rajasthan, were apparently

HAL flies Final Operational Configuration upgraded Mirage 2000

HAL flies Final Operational Configuration upgraded Mirage 2000

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited today said it has flown the first Final Operational Configuration (FOC) upgraded Mirage-2000

Nine more countries had opposed India’s bid to join NSG: Reports

Nine more countries had opposed India’s bid to join NSG: Reports

State-run Chinese English Daily The Global Times has claimed in an editorial published on Tuesday that nine more countries

China Sees Red Over NSG as Nuclear Powers Woo India

China Sees Red Over NSG as Nuclear Powers Woo India

Recent reports in China’s state-run English daily, The Global Times, and comments by its foreign ministry reflect the

India’s Bid for NSG: Member Countries Talking About Alternate Plan if China Remains Unmoved

India’s Bid for NSG: Member Countries Talking About Alternate Plan if China Remains Unmoved

NEW DELHI: When China says India’s bid for membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group is not on the plenary

India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

In its effort to have a full fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system, India today successfully test-fired its indigenously

‘Defence Ministry has not opened any inquiry into navy tankers’

‘Defence Ministry has not opened any inquiry into navy tankers’

Contrary to reports, the Defence Ministry has not opened any other deal for investigation besides the AgustaWestland chopper

US must respect China-India efforts to resolve border dispute: Chinese Foreign Ministry

US must respect China-India efforts to resolve border dispute: Chinese Foreign Ministry

Asking the US to respect the efforts by China and India to resolve their boundary dispute peacefully, a top Chinese official