Defence Ministry

Budget 2023-24: Defence gets ₹5.94L crore with ₹1.62L crore capital outlay

The finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, allocated ₹5.94 lakh crore for the defence sector while announcing the Union Budget for financial year 2023-24. This is an increase of about 13 per cent against last year’s allocation of ₹5.25 lakh crore. Read More

‘Trishakti Prahar’: Joint Army, IAF, CAPFs drill in ‘Chicken’s Neck’ ends

The Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and the central armed police forces (CAPFs) have concluded a 10-day joint training exercise named “Trishakri Prahar” in the strategically important “Siliguri Corridor”, also known as the “Chicken’s Neck”, in north Bengal. Read More

R-Day parade: Best marching contingents, tableaux announced

The Punjab Regiment contingent was picked as the best marching contingent among the three services and the CRPF among the CAPFs and auxiliary forces in the 74th Republic Day parade, held on January 26. Read More

Beating Retreat: Bands enthral audience in rainy evening

The 74th Republic Day celebrations ended with the Beating Retreat ceremony at the capital’s Vijay Chowk, on Sunday evening, amid rain. It witnessed various military, central armed police, and state police bands playing 29 mesmerizing tunes. Read More

Ladakh: ‘India lost 26 of 65 patrolling points,’ reports citing study say

India has lost 26 out of 65 patrolling points near the line of actual control in eastern Ladakh, several media reports citing the contents of a research paper said. Read More

Rajnath Singh felicitates winners of Veer Gatha 2.0

As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the defence minister, Rajnath Singh felicitated 25 winners of Veer Gatha 2.0 on January 25, on the eve of the Republic Day 2023 in the national capital. Read More

731 exhibitors registered for Aero India to be held in Bengaluru

A total of 731 exhibitors have registered for the much-awaited Aero India to be held in Bengaluru from February 13. Read More

Republic Day flypast to see Navy’s Il-38 for first and perhaps last time

The 74th Republic Day parade will witness a massive flypast by 50 aircraft belonging to all the three services. This will also include the Indian Navy’s maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft Ilyushin Il-38 “Dolphin”, which will participate for the first time since its induction in the service some 42 years ago. Read More

74th Republic Day: Events differently planned than earlier editions

The government has planned this year’s main Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi differently than the previous editions. From the beginning to the end of the celebrations, things appear to have been significantly altered. Read More

Republic Day Parade 2023: CDS Gen Anil Chauhan visits NCC camp

The chief of defence staff, General Anil Chauhan, visited the National Cadet Corps Republic Day Camp 2023 at Delhi Cantonment in New Delhi, on Tuesday. This was his first visit to the camp after becoming the CDS. Read More


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