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BJP moves privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi

Jul 20 2018

Targeting Congress President Rahul Gandhi for levelling "baseless allegations" against the government on the Rafale deal, the BJP has moved a privilege motion against him.

TDP MP's remark against Modi draws Sitharaman's ire

Jul 20 2018

TDP MP's remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha today evoked sharp reaction from the Treasury benches with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman demanding that it should be expunged.

PM Modi has lied to nation on Rafale: Rahul

Jul 20 2018

Rahul said Emmanuel Macron had told him that there was no secrecy pact with India on Rafale jet deal, alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sitharaman had lied to the nation about it.

US foreign, defence chiefs to travel to Delhi for high-level talks

Jul 20 2018

Pompeo and Mattis will travel to New Delhi in September for high-level talks that were twice postponed this year, the Indian foreign ministry announced.

Chidambaram takes a swipe at Sitharaman for attacking Rahul

Jul 14 2018

P Chidambaram today hit back at BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman for seeking clarification from Rahul Gandhi over his remarks reported in an Urdu daily, saying the defence minister has all the time in the world to inquire into the religious affiliations of parties and persons.

India says twice-delayed strategic talks with US to be held in September

Jul 13 2018

India will hold a top-level strategic dialogue with the United States in the first week of September, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday, after the United States last month postponed the meeting for a second time this year.

Ground-level facts ignored in UN report on Kashmir: India

Jul 13 2018

The UN human rights report on Jammu and Kashmir has ignored ground-level realities in the terror-ravaged state, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

S400 deal with Russia almost ready to be signed: Sitharaman

Jul 13 2018

India and Russia will soon conclude a deal on the purchase of S400 air defence system, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

Govt clears list of clothing items required to be procured by soldiers using special allowance

Jun 29 2018

After months of deliberations, the Defence Ministry has approved a list of items which will have to be purchased by each soldier from an annual clothing allowance of Rs 10,000, official sources said.

US mum on reason for postponement of 2+2 dialogue; experts disappointed

Jun 28 2018

The US did not spell out the "unavoidable reasons" that forced the postponement of the first 2+2 dialogue with India again, a development that India watchers here say was "unfortunate" and "more than a little embarrassing" for the Trump administration.

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