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HP chief minister Jairam Thakur seeks 'Himachal Regiment'

Feb 20 2018

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur met Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and sought setting up of a "Himachal Regiment" in the Army.

BJP, Congress trade blame over multi-crore Nirav banking fraud

Feb 17 2018

Nirmala said Rahul Gandhi and party spokesperson Singhvi had links with the businessmen who are on the run even as their passports have been impounded.

Singhvi rubbishes BJP's allegations, warns of legal action

Feb 17 2018

Rubbishing accusations that he and his family had links with Nirav Modi's companies, Singhvi said Sitharaman "was liable to civil and criminal defamation"

Sitharaman questions Rahul's presence at Gitanjali Jewels event

Feb 17 2018

Sitharaman said Rahul Gandhi was present at a promotional event of Gitanjali Jewels and the whole episode took place in the UPA regime.

Def ministry clears mega purchase of weapons for armed forces

Feb 13 2018

The ministry said "essential quantity" of Light Machine Guns (LMGs) will be through the "fast track" route at an estimated cost of over Rs 1,819 crore.

Defence Ministry's nod for procuring 7.40 lakh assault rifles

Feb 13 2018

The Defence Ministry cleared a proposal to buy 7.40 lakh assault rifles at a cost of Rs 12,280 crore for the three services, officials said.

We will pay back India in own coin, says Pakistan Defence Minister

Feb 13 2018

Pakistan's Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir said that Islamabad will pay New Delhi in "its own coin in case of any Indian misadventure".

India says Pakistan 'will pay' after Kashmir army camp attack

Feb 13 2018

India warned Pakistan that it would “pay for this misadventure” following a deadly attack by militants on an army camp in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan will have to pay for Jammu 'misadventure', warns India

Feb 12 2018

Sitharaman said militants who killed 5 soldiers and a civilian at an Army camp in Jammu were Pakistanis and warned that Pakistan will pay a price for the terror attack.

Govt sanctions Rs 1,487 crore to Army to boost perimeter security

Feb 10 2018

Defence Ministry has sanctioned Rs 1,487 crore to the Army to fortify its bases in Jammu and Kashmir, North East and several other places to plug their security gaps.

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