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    No-Confidence Motion: Rahul Gandhi puts rafale deal on political radar

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has put the Rafale fighter aircraft deal on the national radar. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, though a Rajya Sabha member, was present in the Lok Sabha when Rahul pointed out that the UPA government was to get the Rafale fighter aircraft at Rs 520 crore a piece, but with PM Modi negotiated a price of Rs 1600 crore per aircraft, thereby benefiting a businessman friend to

  • India defies US, to go ahead with Russia deal

    Our defence relation with Russia has endured several decades and we have conveyed about it to a US Congressional delegation which visited India recently , Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence Min.

  • The US president has other things to do

    What is the state of India-US relations? That question is being repeatedly asked since the much anticipated 2+2 dialogue was abruptly called off by Washington last week.

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    Does India have a Defence Minister, wonders Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Launching a fresh salvo at the Central government against the backdrop of the Jammu and Kashmir violence, the Shiv Sena on Monday asked whether “India really has a Defence Minister?”. Without naming Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ally attacked her as “a very weak and ineffective, faceless personality, who is at the helm, which is detrimental to the country”.

  • Congress never hesitates to associate with fringe group, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday lashed out at the Congress party and said the party never hesitated to associate itself with fringe groups. Sitharaman’s statement came after the Congress party allegedly questioned the timing of the recovery of a letter that talked about the Maoists mulling “Rajiv Gandhi-type” assassination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Armed forces not reeling under shortage of funds: Defence Minister Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today rejected a parliamentary panel’s findings that the three services were reeling under severe shortage of funds, saying adequate financial resources have been allocated to them in the last four years. Sitharaman, at a press conference, also asserted that there was no shortage of ammunition for the armed forces which had been the case during the previous government.

  • Dress not reason behind rape: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Calling for a change in mindset, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, it is ridiculous to claim that a woman’s attire is the reason behind a rape. She further questioned, if the dress is the reason, then why does an elderly woman or a toddler is sexually abused.

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    Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman attend SCO meet in China

    Beijing: The meetings of the defence and foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), being attended by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, began here today.

  • BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully flight tested from Pokhran in Rajasthan

    Pokhran (Rajasthan): India successfully flight tested the supersonic cruise missile, BrahMos from Pokhran test range, Rajasthan on Thursday morning. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman took to Twitter and congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the successful fight test while stating how it will be a further boost for the country’s security.

  • Rahul Gandhi’s speech “rhetoric of a loser”: Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Giving a point-by-point rebuttal of Gandhi’s speech, senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman termed his address as the “rhetoric of a loser” and “devoid of substance.” “Rahul Gandhi’s speech sounds like rhetoric of loser devoid of substance. But although devoid of substance, will counter some points….  “Who are Pandavs, who are Kauravas… It (the Congress) is a party that chooses to mock Hindus and Hindu rituals,” she said.

  • PM Modi has to answer, not ask questions, says Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi ridiculed Prime Minister Modi for conducting himself like an opposition leader while replying to debate on the motion of thanks on the President’s address on Wednesday unless he has started practicing being in the Opposition. He wondered if Modi has forgotten that he is the Prime Minister now.

  • Army Day 2018: Respect the silent soldier

    Harsha Kakkar, Major General (Retd) talks about the problems faced by the soldiers of The Indian Army and how can they be benefitted by offering incentives to them from the government