Sushma Swaraj to attend SCO Foreign Ministers meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend a two-day meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), beginning Tuesday, in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, during which several pressing issues including thread of terrorism are expected to be discussed. Continue Reading

Imran Khan’s statement on PM could be Congress’ ploy: Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman believes that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement “that there may be a better chance of India-Pak peace talks and settling of the Kashmir issue if the BJP is voted back to power,” is a ploy by Congress to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government from the Centre. Continue Reading

Sitharaman slams Congress, says it has come out with fake documents

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday slammed the Congress and said it was attacking the BJP with fake fake, fictitious, manufactured documents. She said that the opposition was indulging in desperate measures as the elections were nearing. Continue Reading

Poll code: Defence Minister takes commercial flight to Delhi

After the Lok Sabha election schedule was announced yesterday and the model code of conduct thus coming into effect, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to travel in a commercial flight to New Delhi instead of taking a special IAF plane. Continue Reading

Winning women

The MoD said it has taken steps to ensure implementation of permanent commissioning of women officers in the armed forces, in line with the announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech. Continue Reading

Aero India 2019: Surya Kirans not to be part of display

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria yesterday announced that the Surya Kiran will not be a part of Aero India 2019 – the 12th edition of Asia’s premier air show – which began today at the Yelahanka air base. Continue Reading

Defence delight

In a move that would boost indigenous production besides bringing in jobs and investment to the State, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Tamilnadu Defence Industrial Corridor in Tiruchi Sunday. Continue Reading