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India will never compromise on its national pride: Rajnath on Ladakh border row

Singh also assured the opposition that government will not keep Parliament or anyone in dark about developments on the border

14 Jun 2020 1:20 PM

China border row: India won't let its pride be hurt, says Rajnath Singh

Hundreds of Indian and Chinese troops are involved in the latest face-off concentrated in India's Ladakh region

31 May 2020 3:54 PM

If you want to tackle terror in Pak, we'll send our armymen there: Rajnath

The Defence Minister also slammed Imran Khan for his stance on Kashmir.

13 Oct 2019 3:41 PM

'Looking forward to deepen ties with France': Rajnath Singh

On October 8, the Defence Minister is scheduled to meet the French President Emmanuel Macron.

07 Oct 2019 2:53 PM

Rajnath Singh finishes 30-minute sortie in Tejas, calls it 'exhilarating'

The Union minister said that this will also boost the morale of IAF pilots who are flying these aircraft.

19 Sep 2019 9:40 AM


Rajnath to modernise IAF, says 'Develop comprehensive capabilities ourselves'

Singh also voiced Centre's desire to encourage private industry investment in the defense sector.

20 Aug 2019 3:34 PM

Talks with Pak only if it stops patronising terrorism: Rajnath Singh

Singh said, the BJP was committed to its election manifesto and it was fulfilling all that was promised.

18 Aug 2019 2:29 PM

Defence Ministry to decide on buying two BrahMos missile coastal batteries

The meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday in which the Defence Minister is going to take a call on several acquisitions.

07 Aug 2019 8:57 PM

Funding won't come in way of defence preparedness: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said in absolute terms, the defence budget has increased in the last few years.

24 Jun 2019 9:10 PM

As new Defence Minister, Rajnath to visit Siachen today with Army chief

Army chief General Bipin Rawat will accompany Singh who was on Saturday briefed by top officials on the functioning of the ministry.

03 Jun 2019 9:12 AM


Siachen to be Rajnath Singh's first visit as Defence Minister

Rajnath will review the security situation along the borders with Pakistan.

02 Jun 2019 12:32 PM

After taking charge as Defence Minister, Rajnath holds high-level meet

Earlier in the day, Singh visited the national war memorial and paid tributes to the fallen heroes.

01 Jun 2019 5:04 PM

UK police will not probe sacked defence minister over Huawei leak

The opposition Labour Party had called for a criminal investigation into the leak.

05 May 2019 10:43 AM

Centre approves 1st batch of mega reforms in Indian Army: Report

Reforms in Army are being implemented to make 1.3 mn-strong force leaner and meaner, and to enhance its combat capabilities.

08 Mar 2019 9:42 AM

Approval granted for purchase of defence equipment worth Rs 2,700 cr

The meeting of the council, the highest decision-making body for defence purchase, was chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

27 Feb 2019 1:52 PM


Sitharaman launches vessel, asks defence PSUs to expand market

Many overseas clients have shown an interest in buying from India, says Sitharaman.

21 Feb 2019 1:09 PM

Defence minister invites investors in aero space and other

Sitharaman made a strong pitch for 'Make in India' and referred to a slew of initiatives taken by the government.

20 Feb 2019 10:51 AM

India, Sweden ink security protection agreement

The agreement was signed on Wednesday during Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's visit to the Nordic country.

15 Feb 2019 10:55 AM

India’s run with raksha mantri post

Sadly since Independence, India’s tryst with this sensitive post has been increasingly time serving, patronising or political.

24 Oct 2018 2:33 AM

Defence minister defends Nirmala Sitharaman post row

The venue was already set up for the press conference but the officials were hurriedly summoned to sit among the media for the review.

26 Aug 2018 1:00 AM