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Manohar Parrikar’s mixed legacy as defence minister: Good intentions, stalled by bureaucrats

Manohar Parrikar’s mixed legacy as defence minister: Good intentions, stalled by bureaucrats

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will hold additional charge of the defence ministry, the government announced on Monday

Why US anti-missile system in South Korea worries China

Why US anti-missile system in South Korea worries China

Mao Zedong famously dismissed the atomic bomb as a “paper tiger,” able to kill and terrify, but not decisive in war. Even so, China built a nuclear arsenal of its own

Pakistan violates truce in J&K for 3rd time in 24 hours

Pakistan violates truce in J&K for 3rd time in 24 hours

In yet another violation of the truce along Line of Control in border district Poonch of the Jammu region, the Pakistani troops on Monday

Arun Jaitley terms the decision to invite Parrikar to form govt in Goa as “constitutionally right.”

Arun Jaitley terms the decision to invite Parrikar to form govt in Goa as “constitutionally right.”

“In a hung assembly, if majority of the elected MLAs form a coalition, the Governor would be constitutionally right in inviting the leader of the majority coalition to form the government and prove their majority within a short period,” Jaitley tweeted.

Defence Ministry Returns To Arun Jaitley, Industry Hopeful of Continuity

Defence Ministry Returns To Arun Jaitley, Industry Hopeful of Continuity

Arun Jaitley is India’s new Defence Minister and will be holding the additional charge of defence ministry along with Finance.

Manohar Parrikar appointed as new Goa Chief Minister

Manohar Parrikar appointed as new Goa Chief Minister

In a late night development, Governor Mridula Sinha on Sunday appointed Manohar Parrikar as chief minister of Goa and asked him to prove majority on the floor of the state assembly within 15 days. Parrikar is likely to take oath on Tuesday.

BJP stakes claim to form govt in Goa under Manohar Parrikar

BJP stakes claim to form govt in Goa under Manohar Parrikar

Stealing a march on the Congress, the BJP led by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today staked claim to form the next government in Goa under his leadership, with the support of the NCP, smaller outfits and Independents.

Manohar Parrikar: Manohar Parrikar will be Goa CM, will resign from Defence Minister post soon: Nitin Gadkari

Manohar Parrikar: Manohar Parrikar will be Goa CM, will resign from Defence Minister post soon: Nitin Gadkari

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today staked claim to form the next government in Goa with the support of the NCP, smaller outfits and Independents.

Uttar Pradesh election results: Pakistan, Bangladesh may feel impact of Uttar Pradesh election results

Uttar Pradesh election results: Pakistan, Bangladesh may feel impact of Uttar Pradesh election results

What do the UP election results mean for the Modi government’s Pakistan policy? There has been some speculation that the government had been waiting for the UP elections+ to be over to pick up the threads of engagement with Pakistan, which have gone into deep freeze since the Uri attack

India Pakistan: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Poonch, fire mortars

India Pakistan: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Poonch, fire mortars

Pakistani troops fired mortars along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, prompting the Army to retaliate.There was no casualty on the Indian side.