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Do You Expect Armed Forces To Take Selfies In a War Zone & Show Proof: Nirmala Sitharaman

The tough-talking Nirmala Sitharaman is as blunt as she can get. Ask her about the alleged politicisation of security matters in light of Balakot and Mission Shakti. Political will is required for any such action, unlike Pakistan, the Defence Minister minced no words while speaking

From A Salesgirl To India’s Woman Defence Minister, Here’s Nirmala Sitharaman’s Story

By KC ARCHANA When it comes to women who have broken the glass ceiling, Nirmala Sitharaman definitely tops the list. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Nirmala Sitharaman’s story is unmissable.  From being a trained economist, a former employee of PriceWaterhouseCooper to being the

Rafale Jets a Must-Buy : IAF Chief wrote to Defence Minister

In the first week of November, an apprehensive Indian Air Force (IAF) wrote to defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman to underline that the political controversy around the Rafale deal should not endanger the purchase of the fighters from France, a senior defence ministry official aware of

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman May Visit US, First After Indo-Russia S-400 Deal

Two months after India ignored US sanctions to announce the S-400 “Triumf” air-defence missile deal from Russia, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to visit the US in December, making it the first high-level visit since then.Sources confirmed to The Tribune that the Defence Minister