Free Press Journal
  • INSV Tarini: Navy’s all-women crew returns to Goa after historic circumnavigation

    Panaji (Goa): All woman-crew commanding the Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini on Monday arrived here after successfully circumnavigating the globe for eight months. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman received the six-member team along with Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lamba.

  • India successfully test fires BrahMos missile from Odisha coast

    Bhubaneswar: India on Monday successfully conducted the first test of the BrahMos cruise missile aimed at increasing its life from 10 to 15 years. The missile was test fired from a mobile launcher from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur along the Odisha coast at about 10.44 a.m., said sources in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

  • 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.

  • Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman

    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.

  • MHA website taken down after Ministry of Defence website hacked

    New Delhi: The website of the home ministry has been temporarily taken down as part of extra precautions in the wake of the hacking of the defence ministry site. An official spokesperson said the National Informatics Centre, which hosts the MHA site, is upgrading the security system of the website leading to its temporary suspension.

  • China says ties with India developing with ‘sound momentum’

    Beijing: China on Thursday said its ties with India have been on an upswing recently and both sides have seen new achievements in political cooperation and various other fields. Beijing said it wants to work with New Delhi to sort out their disputes to keep the bilateral ties on the right track.

  • Ready for any situation in Doklam: Defence Min

    Dehradun : Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday assured the nation that India is alert and ready for any unseen situation in Doklam.

  • 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.

  • Fate of India-US two-plus-two dialogue hangs in balance

    Washington, Mar 14 (PTI) The India-US two-plus-two dialogue could be among the first major bilateral engagements of Mike Pompeo as the Secretary of State next month if the CIA Director is confirmed as America’s top diplomat by the Senate in next few weeks. The launch of the dialogue was announced last summer when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a successful meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House. The dialogue involves External

  • Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to visit China in April

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said she would visit China next month, which will be an important trip in the backdrop of the strain in ties between the two countries after the Doklam standoff.

  • BJP blames Cong for all noise to cover up

    New Delhi  : The blame game being played between the Congress and the ruling BJP on the PNB scam since past three days acquired a new dimension on Saturday on defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s sensational disclosure of a senior Congress leader’s relationship with absconding diamond czar Nirav Modi.