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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting Monday to review the status of the Shekatkar report’s implementation. The report has never been made public.
When the Army says ‘male soldiers not ready to accept orders from female officers’, it ignores the basic tenet of military functioning – an order is an order.
Congress had alleged Modi govt was trying to favour Adani Group, though Navy had rejected its bid earlier.
Abide With Me has traditionally concluded annual 45-minute performance of military music as last event of Republic Day celebrations at Vijay Chowk in Delhi.
The tri-services insignia will replace the conventional star, crossed sword and baton on epaulettes that are worn by general officers of the Army.
The new Chief of Defence Staff will be a secretary in the Ministry of Defence, just like the secretaries of defence procurement and ex-servicemen welfare.
Russia also wants to pitch for a more detailed upgrade of its frontline fighter aircraft Su30 MKI than what is being planned by the Indian Air Force.
The naval variant of the Tejas fighter put India in an elite club of nations. But India remains an underperformer in the military-industrial field.
SAAB official says they are concerned about the Indian side having full control in the strategic partnership model. South Korean company joins race P75I now.
The idea is to make the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army leaner, to enhance its combat capabilities, and check human rights violations and corrupt practices.