Free Press Journal
  • Parsekar defends Parrikar’s frequent visits to Goa

    Panaji: Taking a jibe at the Congress for its remarks over Manohar Parrikar frequenting the state, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said being a Defence Minister does not mean he should be “standing on the border.”

  • Congress trains gun on Modi, dares him to act against Parrikar

    Chandigarh: Congress today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Uri terror attack, holding him “singularly responsible for the complete disarray” in the government’s policy vis-à-vis Pakistan, and dared him to act against Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for “a massive intelligence and operational failure”.

  • Parrikar accountable as Indian borders under siege since two years: Congress

    New Delhi: Launching a barrage on the Centre over the Uri attack and accusing it of having a failed policy with Pakistan, the Congress on Monday asserted that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar must be held accountable as India’s borders and the national security has been under siege for the last two years.

  • Kejriwal’s tongue should have been trimmed, says BJP

    Mumbai: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that Aam Aadmi Party convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tongue should have had his tongue trimmed earlier, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said this could have stopped his frequent bouts of verbal diarrhea.

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    Parrikar orders army to act firmly against those responsible

    New Delhi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that the supreme sacrifice of 17 brave soldiers, who were martyred in the deadly Uri attack will not go in vain as he instructed the Army to take firm action against those responsible. His order reflected the general sentiment in India after the dastardly attack. Even defence experts have advised the government to mull military options in order to hit back at the terrorists, sponsored by

  • Pathankot replay In Uri

    17 soldiers killed in worst attack on Kashmir army camp, India blames Pak.

  • Nation welcomes ‘Mormugao’ vessel at Mazagaon Dock

    Mumbai: The Indian Navy launched country’s latest Guided Missile Destroyer ‘Mormugao’ at Mazagaon Dock Ship Builders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai amidst loud cheers and thunderous applause on Saturday.

  • Soldiers to get new salaries in Sept pay

    New Delhi : Satisfied with assurances by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha has issued directions to all service headquarters asking them to issue orders for implementation of the 7th Pay Commission.

  • Govt and defence forces lock horns on new salaries

    The Defence Ministry issues separate notification on September 6 on Pay Commission recommendations, following which the three chiefs write to both the Prime Minister and Parrikar to hold the implementation in view of the “unresolved anomalies” (more…)

  • New Goa RSS chief blames Parrikar for language row

    Panaji: Newly appointed Goa RSS chief, Laxman Behre on Monday criticised Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for ‘mishandling’ the Medium of Instruction (MOI) issue, over which regional language crusader and former state head of Sangh Subhash Velingkar broke ranks and floated a parallel outfit recently.

  • RSS rebel gives call to defeat BJP in Goa

    Panaji : Rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar on Sunday exhorted swayamsevaks to become like Narasimhas and defeat the BJP in the upcoming state polls, blaming the saffron party for trying to denationalise Goans, destroying local culture and going overboard with minority appeasement.

  • Clashes in Kashmir, army to be deployed in valley

    Srinagar: Dozens of civilians were injured in clashes with security forces in continuing protests in the Kashmir Valley on Friday as the army was set to be deployed in the restive southern districts. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Panaji that the situation in the valley was “under better control than earlier” and “will be under complete control” in coming days.

  • LEMOA: A foundational agreement

    The US-India ties are bound to be strengthened further following the signing of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) in Washington on Monday.

  • Don’t downplay Scorpene data leak, Cong tells govt

    New Delhi : The Congress on Monday slammed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for being in a state of denial about the Scorpene submarine data leak and claiming no sacrifice of the operational secrecy when the Navy chief calls it as very serious.

  • In US, Parrikar to seek armed drones tech

    New Delhi : India will aim to get armed drones technology from the United States during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s visit to the United States.