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Jaitley denies Antony’s claim on AgustaWestland’s blacklisting

The war of words over the AgustaWestland chopper deal intensified on Saturday with the Congress asking the government and the BJP a pointed question: Why a “fraud and blacklisted company” was allowed to participate in defence contracts in 2014? Read More…

UPA 2’s AgustaWestland probe moved at a snail’s pace

Documentary evidence in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal reveals that the then defence minister, AK Antony, approved a ban on procurement from all companies, including the Finmeccanica group,  only on the last day of polling of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Read More…

Defence ministry lists out 23 projects for private industry

In a first, the defence ministry has listed out 23 major projects from the three armed forces— from UAVs, glide bombs to underwater systems and tank engines — it will earmark for the Indian companies under the Make in India category. Read More…

Manohar Parrikar to place AgustaWestland facts before Parliament on May 4

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he will place all facts along with the detailed chronology about the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal before Parliament on May 4. Read More…

Jaguar at Eielson Air Force Base Alaska

Pics from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska – Red Flag Exercise

UPA must answer who received kickbacks in Agusta deal, says Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the previous UPA dispensation will have to answer who received the alleged kickbacks in the AgustaWestland chopper deal.The moot question is who took the money in Agusta deal. Those who were at the helm at the time when the deal was struck owe an explanation Read More

Russia, India to Hold 3 Large Jt Military Drills in 2016

Russia and India have agreed to hold the Indra-2016 joint military exercises and will decide on their dates in May

Not possible to achieve 100% self-reliance in defence: Manohar Parrikar

It is not possible to achieve 100 per cent self-reliance in defence production as certain components required in limited numbers have to be purchased off-the-shelf to save money

Parrikar Releases Lists Of New Inventions of DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has designed and developed a large number of products/systems for Defence Forces

“The undisputed central issue that stands out in acquisition of Agusta Westland helicopters is corruption,” Government.

Those who cannot see Prime Minister succeed even hint at him cutting a deal. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Prime Minister Modi did not cut any deal of any sort. His only goal and priority is the development of comprehensive national power, and empowerment of our masses. A few have even sought to link one of the accused with Ajit Doval, present NSA, as also Nripendra Mishra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. This is a totally baseless assertion, devoid of reason and logic, and indicative of malicious intent. In reality, there is no such connection.