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defence minister Rajnath Singh

AA Edit | Rajnath’s bold pledge on LoC

Paying tributes to fallen soldiers

28 Jul 2023 12:00 AM

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin Arrives in New Delhi to Strengthen Indo-US Defence Partnership

I’m returning to India to meet with key leaders for discussions about strengthening our major defence partnership

05 Jun 2023 12:00 AM

16 Army personnel killed after their truck falls into gorge in North Sikkim

Defence minister Rajnath Singh said he was deeply pained by the loss of lives of Indian Army personnel due to a road accident

24 Dec 2022 9:16 AM

AA Edit | Put curbs on China trade to check border mischief

The government’s and the country’s resolve will be strengthened, and be visible, if a parliamentary resolution spoke for us all.

14 Dec 2022 12:49 AM

India prevented Chinese attempts to change status quo in Yangtse area: Rajnath in LS

In a statement in Lok Sabha, Singh said no Indian soldiers has died, nor has anyone been seriously injured in the faceoff

13 Dec 2022 12:59 PM


Rajnath Singh to make statement in Parliament on India-China troops clash in Tawang

The minister will make a statement on the issue in the Lok Sabha likely at 12 noon and in the Rajya Sabha around 2 pm

13 Dec 2022 11:07 AM

AA Edit | Rajnath’s assertion on India’s strength timely

Rajnath Singh asserted with pride that India was a strong nation that does not bend or bow

26 Jul 2022 12:33 AM

Government unveils Agnipath, radical new plan to recruit youths to armed forces

After the completion of four years, up to 25% of the Agniveers from a batch would be selected to serve as regular cadre in the armed forces

14 Jun 2022 11:30 PM

Rajnath asks BRO to ensure faster infrastructure development in border areas

Defence minister said that providing maximum facilities to those guarding India's borders is the top priority of the government

08 May 2022 12:39 PM

Won't hesitate to cross border if terrorists target India from outside: Rajnath

Singh said that the eastern boundary of the country was currently experiencing more peace and stability compared to the western frontier

24 Apr 2022 7:56 AM


Rajnath Singh assures Parliament that Indian missile system is reliable and safe

He, however, did not elaborate on the lapse last week when an Indian missile got released 'accidentally' and landed in Pakistan's territory

16 Mar 2022 2:21 AM

Rajnath: India must develop Hypersonic Cruise Missiles

The defence minister said countries that have done defence innovation are the ones who have bested their enemies and left a mark on history

15 Dec 2021 1:10 AM

India, Russia ink four defence pacts; AK-203 rifles to be made in UP

Four agreements were signed in the meeting, including a contract to manufacture over six lakh AK-203 assault rifles

07 Dec 2021 2:27 AM

India's powerful destroyer INS Visakhapatnam commissioned

Defence minister Rajnath Singh termed INS Visakhapatnam as a symbol of the country's growing maritime prowess

22 Nov 2021 6:49 AM

Centre working on mission to resolve problems of defence personnel: Rajnath Singh

He was launching the second leg of the Shaheed Samman Yatra from a village which gave several martyrs

21 Nov 2021 4:27 AM


Rajnath Singh's message to IAF and military: 'Enhance jointness'

The IAF commanders will carry out a comprehensive review of India’s security challenges along the China and Pakistan borders

11 Nov 2021 6:45 AM

Terrorism weapon of choice of non-state actors, irresponsible states: Rajnath

In his speech, the defence minister also provided a brief overview of the role being played by women in the Indian armed forces

15 Oct 2021 3:07 AM

Afghanistan dominates first India, Australia '2+2' talks

While Dr Jaishankar said Afghan was a major subject of discussion, Ms Payne said future of Afghanistan remains a center of concern for all

11 Sep 2021 1:07 PM

Rajnath, Gadkari inaugurate emergency landing strip for IAF planes on NH in Barmer

A Hercules C-130J plane of the IAF, carrying the two ministers and Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, conducted a mock emergency landing

09 Sep 2021 12:50 PM

New threats to India due to Afghanistan crisis: Rajnath Singh

Pakistan had understood that they would not make any gains from violations of ceasefire agreements, said Rajnath Singh

31 Aug 2021 6:29 AM