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The Rafale deal is Modi's 'masterstroke'

'Under the present Defence Procurement Procedure, it would have been a nightmare, and a long, long one at that, to build 108 Rafales in India. Modi realised this and took the wise decision, though......

Rafale negotiations to start this month: Parrikar

Ahead of French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s visit, India on Monday said that negotiations for procurement of Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force will begin this month and......

Procurement process for armed forces to be expedited: Jaitley

The ‘slow pace’ of acquisition of weapon systems is a matter of concern and the new government will work towards ‘expediting’ the procurement process to meet the......

Arms acquisitions languish without funds or coordination

India's cumbersome arms procurement procedures and a plodding Ministry of Defence bureaucracy have long been blamed for shortfalls in combat capability. Now there is another, more worrying, reason......

Made in India, the new mantra for desi weapons buy

A couple of days ago, the defence ministry released the Defence Procurement Policy of 2013 which had only been outlined earlier. The full policy contains unprecedented clauses and rules that add......

New defence purchase policy soon

Defence Minister A K Antony has sprung a surprise by revealing that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) would implement a new procurement policy this year. Of late, he has been facing mounting criticism......

Lapsed tenders hurt Modi's 'Make in India' defence industry push

Indian firms have spurned some $15 billion worth of government tenders to make a range of weapons since 2013, defence ministry officials say, in a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his......

Confused about the Budget proposals? Please read this

Extends fiscal deficit reduction roadmap by one year to 2017-18 Raises services tax, to implement GST by April 2016 and cut corporation tax from 2016-17 to 25% by 2020 The Government has presented......

Corporate espionage: Executives got Cabinet notes at Rs 1 lakh/month

Image: Former journalist Santanu Saikia, right, and other accused in corporate espionage scandal at Special Cell of Delhi Police. Photograph: PTI     Senior Delhi Police officials say......

Black money is all about rhetoric, says Mohandas Pai

'Those who draw high salaries, fabulous perks when the business is good should not complain when they are asked to go when the business that they are involved in fails to add value.' '(Arun)......
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No Turbulence for Lockheed Martin

Phil Shaw is the chief executive of Lockheed Martin India, a US-based defence and aeronautics company that has had a presence here for more than 20... ...

http://www.hardnewsmedia.com/2015/07/make-india-no-turbulence-lockheed-martin
Committee wants MoD to look upon private industry as an ally

Stressing on the 'Make in India' initiative, a Ministry of Defence appointed committee has recommended enhanced private sector involvement in... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/committee-wants-mod-to-look-upon-private-industry-as-an-ally/20150728.htm
'Blacklisting' must remain an option

The debate over whether it is wise to blacklist global arms corporations found guilty of bribery and corruption is gathering steam as the defence... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Marketnews-326445-Marketnewsdet-Corruption_in_defence_procurement_Blacklisting_must_remain_an_option.htm
Controversy over EoIs for army's combat vehicles

The Directorate of Mechanised Forces in the Indian Army sought expressions of interest (EoI) for the Rs 1,00,000-crore futuristic infantry combat... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/controversy-over-eois-for-armys-combat-vehicles/107175/
Expert panel wants CAG to pre-audit defence deals

An expert committee has recommended to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar that defence purchases need not be blocked even if bribery charges emerge.... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/expert-panel-wants-cag-to-pre-audit-defence-deals/20150724.htm

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