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Manohar Parrikar


EC lets off Manohar Parrikar for ‘bribery’ remark with advice

February 17, 2017 12:55 am

The EC’s advisory comes against the backdrop of Parrikar’s comments in an election rally in Goa where he allegedly encouraged voters to accept bribes.

Narendra Modi in Goa: Dare Opposition to fight elections on the issue of development

January 28, 2017 3:02 pm

Goa polls: PM Narendra Modi election rally in Panaji.

Amit Shah hints at Manohar Parrikar's return, says Goans must vote thinking that govt will work 'under his guidance'

January 23, 2017 10:14 pm

There were reports doing rounds that Parrikar has been personally monitoring BJP's election campaign in Goa.

Goa poll manifesto will include Metro train plan, says Manohar Parrikar

January 20, 2017 10:07 am

Manohar Parrikar said BJP's Goa elections manifesto would be unveiled on January 25-26.

If seniority only criterion, even computer would have selected an Army chief: Parrikar

January 03, 2017 7:28 pm

"First of all, I do not know where there is principle of seniority. There is a procedure set wherein all commanders are verified for their performance," said Parrikar.

Mamata Banerjee takes strong exception to Manohar Parrikar's letter, says Army being used for political gain

December 09, 2016 5:32 pm

Mamata Banerjee wrote: "They don't know how to write to a chief minister. They are using the Army to achieve their political purpose."

Manohar Parrikar to Mamata Banerjee: Your allegations could impact morale of armed forces

December 09, 2016 11:59 am

Manohar Parrikar said that this was not expected from someone of "your standing and experience in public life."

INS Betwa: Miscalculation of balance could have caused accident, says Manohar Parrikar

December 07, 2016 5:59 pm

The incident took place at south Mumbai's naval dockyard on Monday at 1:50 pm.

Manohar Parrikar likely to celebrate birthday in Goa, address rally

December 07, 2016 1:51 pm

Parrikar will address a 'Vijay Sankalp' rally in Parra on his birthday.

Manohar Parrikar on Nagrota attack: Lethargy has set in, cannot afford security lapses

December 02, 2016 7:07 pm

Manohar Parrikar said it was "very painful" to see soldiers die but they needed to save children and families.


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May 24, 2016 11:28 am

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'Shauryanjali'- a six-day exhibition on India-Pakistan 1965 war begins

September 15, 2015 7:58 pm

'Shauryanjali', a six-day exhibition on India-Pakistan war of 1965, showcasing major battle scenes and captured tanks of the Pakistani Army during the war, started today at Rajpath, New Delhi.


Rafale deal couldn't take place without Reliance, says report

June 18, 2020 2:34 pm

A report has claimed a top official of Dassault Aviation said in 2017 that a joint venture with Anil Ambani’s Reliance group was a condition to win the 36 jet Rafale deal.

Students who raised anti-national slogans lack moral ethics: Parrikar

February 19, 2016 7:48 am

Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the students alleged of raising anti-national slogans on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus lack moral ethics. The Defence Minister was speaking about the controversial February 9 event organised on the JNU campus against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Tributes paid to Siachen braveheart

February 11, 2016 2:33 pm

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Tributes poured in from across the country for the Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanamanthappa. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and three service chiefs paid their last respect to the Lance Naik at Brar Square in New Delhi on Thursday. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia were also among others who paid their last respects to the Lance Naik. Hanamanthappa, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at the Siachen Glacier, passed away at Army's Research and Referral Hospital at 11.45 a.m. today.

Attack on Pakistan university highly condemnable: Manohar Parrikar

January 21, 2016 9:38 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday condemned the recent terrorist attack on the Bacha Khan University in Pakistan. He said any kind of terror attack is reprehended. He expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and evoked strong sentiments, saying that killing of civilians or any form of violence is condemnable.

Maldives Defence Minister meets Parrikar

January 20, 2016 5:40 am

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Minister of Defence and National Security of Maldives Adam Shareef met his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi to boost bilateral ties, especially in the area of security. Shareef held delegation-level talks with Parrikar during which it was reportedly decided that both the nations should deepen their defence cooperation. Earlier in the day, Shareef also inspected a tri-services guard of honour during a ceremonial reception in the national capital. During his stay here, Shareef will also meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

OROP: Ex-servicemen protest outside Jaitley's residence

January 17, 2016 7:49 am

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The ex-servicemen staged a protest outside Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's residence here on Sunday over the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP). One of the protestors said that Jaitley had assured the ex-servicemen of discussing OROP with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, but nothing has been done so far. OROP demands same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement.

PM Modi honours innovative officers of Indian Army

January 16, 2016 4:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented certificates to Indian Army officers for their innovative works on the occasion of Army Day. The officers were honoured for their contributions in the areas of communications, counter-militant operations and others. The 'At-Home function' held in New Delhi was attended by President Pranab Mukherjee, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and others. Army Day is observed every year on January 15 to commemorate Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from Sir Francis Butcher, the last British commander, in 1949.