Category: POLICY & GOVERNMENT

UP govt drafts new defence manufacturing policy to woo private sector

Eyeing a major pie of the lucrative indigenous defence manufacturing space, the Uttar Pradesh government has drafted a new

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FDI in Defence: Navigating the Twists and Turns

After opening the economy in the early nineties, the Government of India (GoI) encouraged foreign companies to invest in

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Is India still committed to its no-first-use nuclear policy?

On 16 August, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hinted that India might abandon its no-first-use policy: ‘Till today, our nuclear

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Permanent commission in Army to be opened for women from April 2020

Permanent commission in the army will be open for women officers from April 2020 onwards, a top officer said,

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Parliamentary panel to examine accidents involving defence assets, assess defence procurement policy

A parliamentary panel headed by former Union minister Jual Oram will critically examine the cases of accidents involving defence

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Defence Procurement: Not A Level Playing Field for Private Sector, PSEs Still Rule

The Indian government opened defence production to the private sector in May 2001 as an outcome of the recommendations

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Revised draft defence procurement norms to be ready by November end

The Defence Ministry intends to put out revised drafts of the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) and Defence Procurement Manual

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The Case Against Weakening India’s No First Use Policy

Last month defence minister Rajnath Singh chose Pokhran – the site of India’s nuclear tests – to suggest that

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