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Sela Tunnel In Arunachal Will Bolster National Security: Rajnath Sigh
Sela Tunnel In Arunachal Will Bolster National Security: Rajnath Singh

Apart from presiding over breakthrough blast of main tube of Sela Tunnel via video conferencing, Singh flagged-off a motorcycle expedition at an event organised by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in New Delhi.

Events In Afghanistan Raise Questions About Use Of Terrorism To Change State Structure: Defence Min
Events In Afghanistan Raise Questions About Use Of Terrorism To Change State Structure: Defence Min

Rajnath Singh asserted that injustice, however powerful, cannot and will not defeat the collective power of the goodness that is inherent to human existence.

Water From 115 Countries To Be Offered At Ayodhya, Defence Min Says It Replicates Message Of Vasudha
Water From 115 Countries To Be Offered At Ayodhya, Defence Min Says It Replicates Message Of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

"In Ayodhya, there is a place called 'Saptasagar'. It is believed that water from all oceans of the world was brought during the coronation of Lord Ram in Treta Yuga. And now when his temple is being made at his birthplace, water from all the oceans of the world has again been brought."

India, Australian Defence Ministers Discuss Emerging Regional Issues
India, Australian Defence Ministers Discuss Emerging Regional Issues

"We discussed opportunities to work together in defence science and technology areas," Rajnath Singh said, inviting the Australian industry to take advantage of India's liberalised foreign direct investment policies in the defence sector.

Changing Global Scenario Quickly Changed Equations Between Nations: Defence Min
Changing Global Scenario Quickly Changed Equations Between Nations: Defence Min

Talking about the self reliant India campaign, the minister said that from being tagged as the number one defence importer in the world, India today is supplying defence systems and sub-systems to foreign countries and this is something to be proud of.

IAF aircraft carrying Rajnath, Gadkari lands at NH in Rajasthan
IAF Aircraft Carrying Rajnath, Gadkari Lands At NH In Rajasthan

The emergency landing strip at Satta-Gandhav stretch on National Highway-925 in Jalore, Rajasthan, has been constructed for Rs 43 crore, including land acquisition for Rs 5 crore.

Afghan Situation Forced Every Country To Rethink Strategies: Defence Minister
Afghan Situation Forced Every Country To Rethink Strategies: Defence Minister

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh noted that looking at the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, every country is forced to rethink its strategy. "Quad was established keeping in mind these situations," he said. Quad, or officially the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, brings together the US, Australia, India, and Japan.

Rajnath Singh Defends Farm Laws But Says Ready For Talks If Any Clause Against Farmers' Interest
Rajnath Singh Defends Farm Laws But Says Ready For Talks If Any Clause Against Farmers' Interest

Addressing the gathering for a state-level Annapurna programme under the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana through online mode on Thursday, Singh lauded the Narendra Modi government for taking steps for the welfare of farmers.

Be Prepared For Any Challenge That May Come Your Way: Defence Minister To Armed Forces
Be Prepared For Any Challenge That May Come Your Way: Defence Minister To Armed Forces

The defence minister also said that the situation along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir remained in check over the last year due to vigilance and indomitable valour of the Indian armed forces.

Defence Min Lauds Subedar Neeraj Chopra For Clinching Gold At Tokyo Olympics
Defence Min Lauds Subedar Neeraj Chopra For Clinching Gold At Tokyo Olympics

The golden victory of Subedar Neeraj Chopra at the Olympic has brought laurels for the Indian Army, adding that he performed like a true soldier at the Olympics.

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Rajnath Singh Leaves For Tajikistan For SCO Meet, To Talk On Defence Cooperation

The organisation comprises eight member states -- India, Kazakhstan, Russia, Tajikistan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan. India became a member of the SCO in 2017.

India Always Ready To Give Befitting Reply If Provoked: Defence Minister
India Always Ready To Give Befitting Reply If Provoked: Defence Minister

India is a peace-loving nation that never resorts to any kind of aggression, but at the same time, it is always prepared to give a befitting reply if provoked.

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Defence Ministry Approves Rs 498.8 Cr For Startups, Innovation

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said that the step is a big boost to startups in defence. He stated that the approval will give a big boost to become self reliant in the defence manufacturing sector.

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Defence Reforms Will Make India Global Powerhouse In Coming Times: Rajnath Singh

The e-booklet, titled '20 Reforms in 2020', provides a brief overview of defence reforms undertaken in the year by the Ministry to bring about greater cohesion and modernisation of the armed forces through policy changes, innovation and digital transformation.

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Rajnath Singh Reviews Covid Situation With Service Chiefs

New Delhi: As the crisis in treatment of Covid affected people is increasing and hospitals running out of oxygen, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a review meeting on Saturday on…

India, Kazakh Defence Ministers Discuss Ways To Strengthen Military Ties
India, Kazakh Defence Ministers Discuss Ways To Strengthen Military Ties

New Delhi: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held bilateral talks with visiting Kazakhstan’s Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev, in which he discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral defence…

Rajnath-Austin Meet Focuses On Enhancing Defence Ties
Rajnath-Austin Meet Focuses On Enhancing Defence Ties

New Delhi: The bilateral meeting between Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Defence Secretary Lloyd James Austin on Saturday focussed on defence cooperation, expanding military-to-military engagement across services, information sharing, cooperation in emerging sectors of defence, and mutual logistics support. “We had a comprehensive and fruitful discussion with Secretary Austin and his delegation. We […]

BJP Stalwarts In Attacking Mode In Bengal, Mamata Counters Amid Stormy Campaign
BJP Stalwarts In Attacking Mode In Bengal, Mamata Counters Amid Stormy Campaign

In West Bengal, veteran BJP leaders held several rallies in which party President JP Nadda, Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched fierce attacks on Mamata Banerjee. Mamata too hit back with loads of acquisitions against BJP. The BJP veterans are on a stormy campaign trail with string of rallies […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Drive 2nd Phase: Senior Union Ministers Get First Vaccine Jab
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive 2nd Phase: Senior Union Ministers Get First Vaccine Jab

New Delhi: A day after the start of the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, senior Union ministers, including Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, got themselves inoculated on Tuesday and appealed to all eligible people to take the jab. Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas […]

Sino-India Disengagement Process In Eastern Ladakh Complete: Rajnath Singh
Sino-India Disengagement Process In Eastern Ladakh Complete: Rajnath Singh

Salem (TN): The disengagement process by India and China in eastern Ladakh is ‘complete’ after nine rounds of diplomatic and military level talks between the two neighbours, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Sunday as he hit out at Congress for ‘doubting’ Indian soldiers’ bravery. He also lashed out at the Congress and its […]

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India, China Reach Pact On Disengagement In Pangong Lake Areas In Eastern Ladakh: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: India and China have reached an agreement on disengagement of troops from the north and south banks of the Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Rajya Sabha today. Under the agreement, Singh said both sides will cease their forward deployments in a phased, coordinated and verified manner in […]

46 Security Personnel Killed In Pak's Ceasefire Violations In 2020: Rajnath Singh
46 Security Personnel Killed In Pak's Ceasefire Violations In 2020: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Pakistan resorted to 5,133 incidents of ceasefire violations last year in which 46 security force personnel were killed, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday, referring to Pakistani hostilities along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. In replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, the defence minister said […]

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All Rafale Jets To Be Inducted By April 2022: Defence Min Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday told the Rajya Sabha that all sanctioned Rafale fighter jets will be inducted into the Indian Air Force by April 2022. By March this year, 7 Rafales will be inducted. The IAF till date has 11 of the ace fighter planes. Three Rafale combat aircrafts landed in […]

India Ready To Supply Weapon Systems To IOR Countries: Defence Min Rajnath Singh
India Ready To Supply Weapon Systems To IOR Countries: Defence Min Rajnath Singh

Bengaluru: India is ready to supply various types of weapon systems to Indian Ocean Region countries, Defence Minster Rajnath Singh said on Thursday, while stressing that the countries need to ensure peace in the region through “maritime cooperation”. In a reference to to the prevailing tension in the South China Sea because of China’s expansionist […]

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India Plans To Spend $130 Billion On Military Modernisation: Rajnath Singh

Bengaluru: India plans to spend 130 billion dollars on military modernisation in the next 7-8 years to strengthen its security apparatus, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. Speaking at the ‘Aero India’ show here, the Minister said: “We have taken many steps to strengthen our security apparatus recently. Domestic manufacturing of bigger and complex […]