Defence Ministry

Sitharaman reviews security, Amarnath yatra preparedness in Kashmir

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday reviewed the overall security arrangements in Kashmir valley and preparedness of Amarnath Yatra, commencing from June 28. An Army official told UNI that the minister and Army Chief ... Read More

Defence minister to meet Aurangzeb’s family in Poonch

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the family members of Late Rifleman Aurangzeb on Wednesday in his village Salani of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. “The Raksha Mantri will visit Jammu and Kashmir ... Read More

Sitharaman holds bilateral talks with Cambodian counterpart

Aiming to further deepen the bilateral ties between India and Cambodia, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday held bilateral talks with Cambodian deputy prime minister and defence minister Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh in ... Read More

DAC approves defence equipment procurement worth Rs 5500 Cr

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), headed by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Thursday accorded approval for the procurement of equipment for the defence forces valued at over Rs 5500 crore. Pursuing the goal of indi ... Read More

DAC simplifies defence procurement procedure

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman-headed Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Tuesday approved various measures to simplify the defence procurement procedure (DPP). In continuation of its efforts to streamline defence p ... Read More

Any comment on peace will be taken seriously: Sitharaman to Pakistan

Reacting over Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s thought of having peace and prosperity between both the countries through military cooperation, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government will consider ... Read More

Indigenization in defence sector on the top of agenda: Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday made a strong pitch for indigenization in defence manufacturing, saying it was on the top of the Modi government’s agenda. Speaking at DRDO award presentation ceremony, she said the emphasis on indigenization ... Read More

Killing tourist in Kashmir, unfortunate: Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday condemned the killing of a tourist from Tamil Nadu in an incident of stone throwing at Narbal on the Srinagar-Gulmarg road in Jammu and Kashmir and said “It is unfortunate”. Talking to report ... Read More

Defence Planning Committee deliberates on geo-strategic landscape

The Defence Planning Committee (DPC) in its first meeting on Thursday deliberated upon the geo-strategic landscape and also agreed to chart a time-bound action plan in keeping with its broad mandate. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of National Security Ad ... Read More


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