Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today asserted the recently-signed Euro 7.878 billion-deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets was the best ever offered to any country, rejecting Swaraj Abhiyan's Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav's allegation that India paid double the price.
9.36 PM Oct 20th
The bruising battle of words over the surgical strikes escalated further today with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar trashing claims of such operations under the UPA, provoking a counteroffensive from the Congress which accused him of "blatant politicisation" of the issue.
8.02 PM Oct 12th
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he expects another Rs 50,000-60,000 crore worth of defence contracts to be signed during the remaining quarters of the financial year, taking the total orders to Rs three trillion since he took charge two years ago.
7.20 PM Oct 12th
Amid bitter politics of oneupmanship over the surgical strikes, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said all Indians including those who have raised doubts can share credit for the operation as it was done by the armed forces and not by any political party.
1.54 PM Oct 12th
Engineering solutions provider Bharat Forge has set up an ordnance equipment factory in Pune to manufacture barrels, breech, muzzle brake for artillery systems and tanks like the T-72, T-90 and Arjun. The facility was inaugurated on October 1 by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, the company said
1.48 PM Oct 9th
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