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At a time when the Modi government's hyped pact with France on combat aircraft Rafale is mired in political row, the visiting French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian on Saturday said India knows that as a partner France has "never failed" it.

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In his first public comments after the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Rafale jet fighter deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Congress for treating national security and defence as “either a punching bag or a source of funding” and tagged as scams a series of military purchases made when the opposition party was in power.

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Indian military personnel arrived in the Maldives, on Friday, to partake in the annual training program 'Exercise Ekuverin', conducted by the Indian and Maldivian military.

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Indian-made air guns are being converted into .22 calibre single-shot weapons in Bangladesh ahead of the polls, security agencies in India believe.

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The government is learnt to have decided to revoke passports of 23 Indians and issue them anew following reports that the original ones allegedly went missing from the Pakistan High Commission here after they applied for visa to visit that country.

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New Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih will arrive in New Delhi today on a three-day state visit, during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strengthen bilateral ties.

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In a stunning revelation, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has claimed that the father of Christian Michel – alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper case – “knew” late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and was “close to the Gandhi family.”

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Accidents caused by faulty ammunition made in Ordnance Factories (OF) have seen an abnormal rise in the last few years and one of the main anti-aircraft guns, L-70 , of the Indian Army is largely inactive because of unserviceable ammunition, according to a senior ministry of defence official who did not want to be named .

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British public broadcaster BBC has defended the omission of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's mention from its interview with Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar, making it clear that it was "not an act of censorship".

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In a hyper-connected global order, extremist ideologies have no borders. This fact has found an echo in Canada’s latest, albeit late, acknowledgement of Khalistan extremism as a terror threat on its soil.

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