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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......

View: It's time to expedite defence acquisition

Defence equipment should be chosen on the basis of technology-transfer and co-production considerations, K Subrahmanyam observes.Money allocated in the Defence Budget for capital acquisition is......

India to buy 6 Scorpene submarines

In a major defence deal, India on Monday decided to acquire six highly advanced French Scorpene submarines worth $3 billion (about Rs 13,000 crore), days after placing an order for 43 Airbus......

'For achche din, give us at least a year'

'Understand one thing, if you want immediately and magically that things should become cheap, it's not possible. It's a long-term policy.' 'Inflation is linked to the storage system and with the......

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......

US-India trade body raises America Inc's concerns

A top executive of a US-India trade body has urged President Barack Obama to address America Inc’s increasing worries over trade and investment in India.Ajay Banga, Chairman of US-India......

2012: Another annus horribilis, like the one before

Despite what the World Bank and IMF trained gnomes in North Block, South Block and Yojana Bhavan say, the numbers of the poor is rising alarmingly, says Mohan Guruswamy.A year ago, at about this......

Land Acquisition Bill: No unanimity among ministers

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar both claim the controversial Land Acquisition Bill has been all but wrapped up and will come up before the Cabinet for......

New land Bill allows states to script own role

The modified Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill is likely to suggest giving state governments the power to determine their roles in acquiring land for industry.Also, in a positive for farmers, the......
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Chinooks and Apaches to bolster India's defence, USD 2.8bln deal close to finalisation

New Delhi: India is well on course to acquire to state-of-the-art US choppers in a multi-billion dollar deal. The USD 2.5 billion deal involves... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/NAT-TOP-chinooks-and-apaches-to-bolster-indias-defence-usd-2-4674091-NOR.html
'For achche din, give us at least a year'

'Understand one thing, if you want immediately and magically that things should become cheap, it's not possible. It's a long-term policy.'... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/for-ache-din-give-us-at-least-a-year/20140703.htm
Putin gets parliament to annul right to invade

IndiaToday.in Moscow,June 25, 2014| UPDATED17:47 IST Acting on Russian President Vladimir Putin's demand, the upper house of Russian... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/vladimir-putin-gets-upper-house-to-annul-right-to-invade/1/368514.html
End of road for $885 million howitzer deal with US

NEW DELHI: The long-pending $885 million deal with the US government for 145 ultra-light howitzers is headed for a dead-end, with the Indian... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/indian-defence-may-hit-dead-end-for-885-million-howitzer-deal-with-us/articleshow/37115261.cms
The Big Push

During UPA-II, the country's GDP growth crashed from a high of 9.3 per cent in 2010-11 to around 4.8 per cent in 2013-14. As the new government... ...

http://www.businessworld.in/news/economy/budget-2014/the-big-push/1415888/page-1.html

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