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India clears defence acquisition plans worth Rs 4,444 cr

The Defence Acquisition Council on Wednesday approved proposals worth Rs 4,444 crore, including the purchase of four helicopters for survey vessels at Rs 2,324 crore, but deferred a decision on a......

India decides to buy 814 artillery guns

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cleared proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore. The artillery guns would be procured as......

India scraps Rs 2,700 cr deal for South Korean minesweepers

The defence ministry has scrapped the Rs 2,700 crore deal for acquiring two minesweeper vehicles from a South Korean firm after it was found that there were violations of tender conditions as......

Defence ministry mulls end to single-vendor tenders

Seeking to avoid allegations of favouritism and scams in acquisitions, the defence ministry is planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders and is expected to issue directions to the services......

Army chief to meet Antony; army acquisitions on agenda

Army Chief General V K Singh will have a meeting with Defence Minister A K Antony to discuss procurement projects for the army, their first official meeting days after his letter to Prime Minister......

'Make in India' idea is good but where's the resource?

  While industry faces high energy prices, compared to global standards, energy as an input accounts for only five per cent of costs in Indian manufacturing, note Vaibhav Gupta and Arunabha......

Prabhu unveils big initiatives to reform the Railways

Image: Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu with Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha Photograph, courtesy: PIB     The Railway Budget presented on Thursday in......

Govt's land law revives lost order of sarkar raj

The ordinance has returned near absolute power of discretion in land acquisition, except in tribal areas, into the hands of the bureaucracy yet again Even after the National Democratic......

Mistry takes tough calls while opting for continuity

The Tata group chief, who completes his second year in office on Sunday, has gone in for write-downs and sell-offs while committing $35 billion in new investments; TCS still ace in the pack Cyrus......

Praful Patel questions barring PSUs from mega IAF tender

Upset over IAF's decision to bar PSUs like HAL from participating in a mega tender, Union Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel has questioned why state-run units were being kept out and demanded......
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Indian Air Force signs Rs 8000 crore deal with Bharat Electronics Limited

NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday night signed a nearly Rs 8,000 crore deal with state-run Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for the... ...
Is It Working For Manufacturing?

By Ajay Kumar Indian manufacturing's relatively poor performance was becoming more worrying and visible in terms of declining growth rates and its... ...
Top defence officials negotiate Rafale deal

01:30 am Talks with French govt could be wrapped up within a month New Delhi: Top Indian and French defence officials on Tuesday held a fresh... ...
Indian, French officials meet to negotiate Rafale deal

The Defence Acquisition Council had on September 1 given the go ahead for further negotiations for purchase of 36 jets that had got stalled due to... ...
Modi Should Aim to Realign Relations, Halt Russian Drift

India's relations with Russia have been so enduring and time-tested that the two countries have tended to take each other for granted. There is,... ...

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