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Arun Jaitley Assumes Additional Charge, Humungous Tasks Ahead For Manohar Parrikar’s Successor In Defence Ministry

Arun Jaitley Assumes Additional Charge, Humungous Tasks Ahead For Manohar Parrikar’s Successor In Defence Ministry

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday assumed the additional charge of the defence ministry until Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a suitable candidate to hold this coveted and strategic portfolio of defence.

Supreme Court refuses to stay Manohar Parrikar swearing in ceremony, orders floor test in Goa Assembly within 48 hours

Supreme Court refuses to stay Manohar Parrikar swearing in ceremony, orders floor test in Goa Assembly within 48 hours

Team DefenceAviationPost The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the swearing in ceremony of Manohar Parrikar as the new Chief Minister of Goa and directed Goa governor Mridula Sinha to conduct a floor test in the Goa Legislative Assembly at 11 am on March 16. Accordingly, Parrikar took the oath today sChief Minister of […]

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.

Army mulls establishing ‘trial parks’ for industry offerings

Army mulls establishing ‘trial parks’ for industry offerings

The army is examining the possibility of establishing “trial parks” where the industry can test their offerings to the Armed forces under one roof, Deputy Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Subrata Saha said today.

BJP: Kashmiris Who Glorify Terrorists Should Learn From Sartaj Who Refused To Take His Son’s Dead Body

BJP: Kashmiris Who Glorify Terrorists Should Learn From Sartaj Who Refused To Take His Son’s Dead Body

Appreciating the step taken by the father of Saifullah, the ISIS terror accused killed in an operation in Lucknow, by not accepting his son’s body, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that extremist elements in Kashmir should take lessons from the former rather than glorifying a terrorist.

Indian Army signs MoU for collaborative research in Defence Technologies with IIT Madras

Indian Army signs MoU for collaborative research in Defence Technologies with IIT Madras

The Indian Army’s ongoing quest for ‘Winning India’s Wars with Indian Solutions’, achieved another major milestone as a team led by Lt Gen Subrata Saha Dy Chief of the Army Staff signed a MoU with IIT Madras on Tuesday.

Major orders are still awaited and the delay in decision making is affecting the credibility of Indian Industries with OEMs, says Jayant D Patil.

Major orders are still awaited and the delay in decision making is affecting the credibility of Indian Industries with OEMs, says Jayant D Patil.

Orders to Private Sector seem to be getting mired under repeated decision cycles while conclusion of contracts has been visible in favour of foreign OEMs and DPSUs. The pace of decision making nearly adds a clear year between contract conclusion and award of contract. This only adds cost at the hands of the contractor due to inflationary trends. This calls for process reforms, says Jayant D Patil.

Army Chief underlines need for modernising armed forces

Army Chief underlines need for modernising armed forces

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat underlines the need of modernising armed forces; says modernisation of armed forces especially Army will further strengthen their capabilities to face challenges in a better way.