All stories by Manash Pratim Bhuyan
Several countries have shown interest in Tejas: HAL chairmanRediff.com24 Jan 2021
The delivery of the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) to the Indian Air Force under a Rs 48,000-crore deal will begin from March 2024 and around 16 aircraft will be rolled out annually till the completion of the total supply of 83 jets, Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited R Madhavan said on Sunday.
India to play a big role in containing Covid pandemic: Bill GatesRediff.com15 Sep 2020
India's willingness to play a big role in the manufacturing and to allow some of those vaccines to go to other developing countries will be an absolutely critical part of containing the pandemic, said Gates.
'Rafales will provide India major advantage in Tibet'Rediff.com3 Aug 2020
'Rafales can play an important role in doing DEAD (Destruction of Enemy Air Defence) on the Surface-to-Air Missiles that the Chinese have put on Tibet'
Indian Navy's clear message after Galwan 'registered' by China: SourcesRediff.com28 Jul 2020
The navy has significantly expanded its deployment in the Indian Ocean Region deploying a plethora of warships and submarines to create pressure points on China as the maritime space around the Malacca Strait is very critical for its supply chain through sea routes.
Xi's 'strong' obsession reason for China's behaviour: ExpertsRediff.com23 Jul 2020
Experts said the tensions have added to a sense of apprehension in the United States, Europe and parts of Asia that China will engage in more aggressive behaviour in pursuit of its territorial interests, which in turn has raised the possibility of a serious and coordinated pushback by leading global players.
'China will face consequences of misplaced aggression'Rediff.com23 Jul 2020
'We are beginning to see that the rest of the world will not simply accept the domination of one power'
No power can touch even an inch of India's land: Rajnath in LadakhRediff.com17 Jul 2020
Singh said if there is an attempt to hurt the self-respect of India, then it will not be tolerated and will be given a 'befitting reply'. "Whatever progress has been made in the talks, there should be a resolution of the matter. But to what extent it will be resolved, I cannot guarantee."
China reaches out to India; says meet us halfwayRediff.com25 Jun 2020
Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong said India and China are able to properly manage their differences, and called upon New Delhi to avoid taking actions that may 'complicate' the situation in eastern Ladakh.
What drove Nepal to escalate border row with India?Rediff.com14 Jun 2020
'We keep saying that we have a very close historical, cultural, linguistic and religious affinity with Nepal. Then why be so insensitive that we cannot find time to talk to them for more than 5-6 months'
Migrant crisis greatest man-made tragedy in India since Partition: GuhaRediff.com26 May 2020
Cautioning that there will be social and psychological consequences for the rest of the country too, Guha said the migrant tragedy could have been averted or at least minimised if Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given them a week's notice to return home before the lockdown kicked in.
Army's plan to induct civilians evokes mixed responseRediff.com14 May 2020
The experts said adequate care must be taken before implementing what is being touted as a "game-changer".
India needs 'whole-of-govt approach' to confront strategic uncertainties: Army ChiefRediff.com10 May 2020
The army chief said that India needs to broaden its understanding of national security and must examine non-traditional threats like pandemics "de-novo" as they have the potential to inflict severe damage on the country. "We need to act and prepare ourselves accordingly."
India reserves right to strike: New Army Chief to PakRediff.com31 Dec 2019
Gen Naravane also said the Army will enhance combat capabilities along the border with China so that it is fully prepared to deal with any security challenge.
Defence in 2019: Balakot strikes, CDS & modernisationRediff.com31 Dec 2019
India's doctrinal policy shift in combating terror by carrying out the Balakot air strikes inside Pakistan, appointment of a Chief of Defence Staff and hastening work on military modernisation marked a new beginning in 2019 in dealing with complex security challenges.
India has potential for very rapid growth: Bill GatesRediff.com17 Nov 2019
Bill Gates specifically complimented India's Aadhaar identity system and the country's performance in the financial services and pharma sectors.
Qureshi says Pak won't charge Kartarpur pilgrims on Nov 9, 12Rediff.com9 Nov 2019
Kartarpur corridor is a 'corridor of love' and there is no sinister design in it, he said on allegations that the corridor could be used to promote separatism in Punjab.
RCEP a done deal, but signing put off to Feb: SourcesRediff.com4 Nov 2019
Sources said China was forcefully pushing for inking the deal during the RCEP summit later in the day, which was seen as an attempt to counter-balance the impact of its lingering trade war with the US as well as to project the region's economic might to the West.
Modi favours expansion of ties between India, ASEANRediff.com3 Nov 2019
The prime minister also welcomed convergence of views between India and ASEAN for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.
India has stopped working in bureaucratic manner: PM in ThailandRediff.com3 Nov 2019
The prime minister was speaking at an event to mark golden jubilee of the Aditya Birla Group's presence in Thailand.
India eliminated big reason behind terrorism: PM ModiRediff.com2 Nov 2019
Addressing the Indian diaspora in Bangkok, Prime Minister Modi said his government was working to fulfil those aims that seemed impossible.