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Tag Archives: Defence Minister

13 Member Advisory Committee for Armed Forces modernisation

Nirmala Sitharaman

In an Indian defence news update , Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a 13-member advisory committee to monitor and expedite capital acquisition projects for the modernisation of the armed forces. In a statement, the Ministry said, the committee will undertake an independent review and check the status of ongoing critical projects worth… Read More

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flies in Sukhoi-30 MKI

Defence Minister

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman undertook a sortie in IAF s frontline combat jet Sukhoi-30 MKI in the western sector of Rajasthan.The country’s first woman Defence Minister described the 30-minute sortie as “wonderful”.

Wearing the pilot s G-suit, the 58-year old Sitharaman sat in the rear seat behind the pilot in the cockpit of … Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman visits Jamnagar Air Force Station

Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman paid a visit to Jamnagar Air Force Station and took first hand information about the role and nature of operations undertaken by the Indian Air Force at the air base.A static display of various aircrafts that had operated from the base as well as weapon systems were shown to the defence minister during her visit to the Air Traffic… Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman to visit Siachen base camp

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, will  visit the Ladakh region where she will take stock of the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The defence minister will also visit Siachen base camp. she visited the forward areas in the Valley. She was briefed about the robust counter-infiltration posture… Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge as Defence Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman

The country’s first full-time woman Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has said, her priority will be the preparedness of the Armed forces. Talking to reporters after taking charge of the Ministry today, Mrs Sitharaman said it is important that the armed forces receive all attention in terms of best equipment to discharge their duties.

She said,… Read More

S K Pandey appointed PS to Arun Jaitly

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Pandey presently Director (Law), Competition Commission of India has  been appointed as Private Secretary to Defence Minister (Shri Arun Jaitly) in the Ministry of Defence.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Dr. Sanjay Kumar Pandey  the very best.… Read More

Devendra Fadnavis may take charge next Defence Minister

Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis may take charge of the Defence Ministry and Chandrakant Patil is likely to become the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra, according to media reports. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been given additional charge of the Defence Ministry after Manohar Parrikar resigned as Defence Minister on Monday to become Goa Chief Minister. With… Read More

Arun Jaitley given additional charge as Defence Minister

Arun Jaitley

Shri Arun Jaitley took over the additional charge as Defence Minister, here today. On his arrival at the Ministry of Defence in South Block, Shri Jaitley was received by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre, Defence Secretary Shri G Mohan Kumar and other senior officials.… Read More

Manohar Parrikar to be sworn as Goa CM today

Senior BJP leader Manohar Parrikar will be sworn in as chief minister of Goa today and Governor Mridula Sinha will administer him and other cabinet ministers the oath of office and secrecy at Raj Bhawan this evening.

The Governor invited Mr Parrikar to form the next government in the coastal state after he submitted a letter of support from 21 legislators on Sunday.… Read More

Army cancels recruitment post paper leakage scam in Maharashtra

All-India examination for recruitment into the army across the country has been cancelled after police busted paper leakage scam in Maharashtra. The same will be conducted after one month.

As many as 18 people were sent to three days police custody by the local court in Thane in connection for their alleged involvement in the army recruitment question paper… Read More

Defence Minister Presents best Marching Contingent Trophies

The Defence Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar presented the Best Marching Contingent Trophies to the Madras Sappers and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) who participated at the Republic Day Parade 2017 at the historic Rajpath, New Delhi. Commandant Madras Engineer Group Brigadier RK Sachdeva received the Trophy on behalf of the Madras Sappers… Read More