New Delhi: BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Tuesday called for implementation of NATO like numbering of defence equipments in the inventory of Indian armed forces, and highlighted that this will result in a 30 per cent decrease in procurements. Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha during Zero Hour, Lekhi said: “Unique Identification (UID) is […]
As many as five sectors including defence, ports and coal have failed to attract any foreign direct investments during the April-December period of the current fiscal, Parliament was informed today.
As many as five sectors including defence, ports and coal have failed to attract any foreign direct investments during the April-December period of the current financial year, Parliament was informed on Monday.
The US has topped the list of foreign countries with which India has signed contracts for procurement of weapons and military platforms in the last two years, followed by Israel and Britain.
National security is not an issue on which political parties should attack each other, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
The government made it clear on Thursday that its plan to revive 50 airstrips and airports over a period of three years starting from 2017-18
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday attended Parliament for the first time since she underwent a kidney transplant three months ago. Members cutting across party lines greeted her with applause.
The government on Friday told the Lok Sabha that over Rs 2.42 lakh crore were spent on purchase of defence equipment from 2013-14 fiscal to 2015-16 fiscal.