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Government Approves Post of Chief of Defence Staff! Who Will Be The First CDS?

  Shailesh Kumar/ National Defence Bureau New Delhi, 24 December 2019 In a historic move, Modi Government today approved the creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff in the rank of four star General. The Government is soon likely to announce the name of first CDS. According to sources, General Bipin Rawat’s name  is on top of Modi... Read More
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Dassault Aviation reaffirms full commitment to India and Indian people.

(Saint Cloud, France, December 14, 2018) – Dassault Aviation welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of India rendered today dismissing all petitions filed on the Rafale Contract signed on 23rd September 2016 in the frame of an Inter-Governmental Agreement between India and France. Dassault Aviation takes note of the Supreme Court conclusions establishing the absence of any irregularities in... Read More
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In War of Perception, Only Truth Wins | Sitharaman & Arun Jaitley Joint PC On SC Rafale Verdict

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 14 December 2018 “In a war of perception, the truth always prevails. That is our tradition”, said Arun Jaitley, finance minister of India while addressing a joint press conference with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman post Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal. Earlier, Supreme Court dismissed all PILs in Rafale deal today. He categorically stated... Read More
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Government Filed Rafale Price In Sealed Envelop In Supreme Court

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 13 November 2018 In a dramatic move, Modi Government filed price of the Rafale deal in Supreme Court yesterday. The top secret sealed envelop was placed before the Supreme Court at around 3 pm on Monday. Earlier Monday morning, Modi Government filed a 16 page open document which included 9 page on DPP and ... Read More
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MoD Clarifies On Defence Offset Policy Amid Controvery On Rafale Deal

Even in a G2G deal, where typically Offsets do not apply (take any US FMS contract with India), if Indian Government and French Government agreed for a 50% Offsets by Dassault, it’s a great achievement. But the rule is, even as per DPP, that after taking such a heavy burden, Dassault should be left alone to select its Indian industry... Read More
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How Did This Soldier With A Pakistani Bullet In His Spine Won The Padam Shri Award!

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 02 April 2018 A quitter never wins and a winner never quits. A soldier always fights. Despite being war wounded and still having an enemy bullet in his spine, that is what proven by India’s first paralympic gold medalist Murlidhar Petkar. He was denied Arjuna Award multiple times just because he did not know... Read More
ENHANCEMENT OF MONETARY ALLOWANCE FOR THE GALLANTRY AWARD WINNERS Breaking News defence ministry ex-servicemen Indian Air Force Indian Army Indian Navy 


National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, 06 December 2017 The Government has enhanced the monetary allowances for the Gallantry Award winners vide notification dated 04 December 2017. This will come into effect from the 01 August 2017. The enhancement is for the recipients of post-independence Gallantry Award, pre-independence Gallantry Award and the monetary allowance attached to ‘Jangi Inam’ (a pre-independence Gallantry... Read More
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Modi Government Approves Lt Gen Shekatkar Committee Recommendations In Biggest Ever Post Independence Military Reforms Drive

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence, New Delhi, 30 September 2017 In a first ever exercise after Independence, the Ministry of Defence in consultation with the Indian Army has decided to reform the Indian Army in a planned manner. These decisions were approved by the Raksha Mantri Arun Jaitley after an extensive consultations with all stakeholders. The first phase of the reforms... Read More