May 19, 2022
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Act of conspiracy
AUGUST 2014: Russia has evidence which suggests that the downed MH-17 plane is actually missing MH-370 plane and the jet was deliberately brought down inside the rebel territory in
Keeping an eye
JULY 2014: The Chinese military is building number of air surveillance infrastructure along the Line of Actual Control in Tibet to keep a vigil on Indian military activities in Arunachal
Prompt action
JUNE 2014: The BJP government’s decision to remove hurdles in defence production by lifting the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) limit to 100 per cent could create over 55,000 jobs
Last ignition
MAY 2014: The Ministry of Defence is in a hurry to finalize the multi-million dollar ammunition fuze deal with South African company despite allegations of irregularities which could be
No takers
APRIL 2014: After Defence Minister A K Antony expressed his reservations about fast track disinvestment of sluggish Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the market has reacted even more badly as there is no taker for 10 per cent disinvestment plan of the government.
More to hide
MARCH 2014: As corrupt practices have already become the routine norms in Ministry of Defence for most defence deals, the contract for retrofit of Indian Navy submarines was directly
Great farce
FEBRUARY 2014: It appears India will never be able to recover the bank guarantee money deposited by Agusta in Italian bank in the VVIP chopper scam as the Italian court has intervened in the
Full command
JANUARY 2014: China is keen to set up a comprehensive Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the volatile South China Sea this year in a bid to bolster its claim and further signaling its desire to expand large scale naval operations in the region to take control of the situation
Rendering favor
DECEMBER 2013: It appears that under the leadership of Defence Minister A K Antony, the MoD will never be free from the stigma of scams and is not going to have a smooth road ahead in terms of defence procurements.
Hidden intention
NOVEMBER 2013: As Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh looks for glory before his retirement, China is trying to lure India into a strategic trap in the name of Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA) for restoring confidence building measures to keep the Line of Actual Control (LAC) tranquil.