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defence minister Rajnath Singh

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

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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

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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

Changing Afghan power equations a challenge for India, rethinking strategy: Rajnath

Singh said the defence ministry was seriously considering the formation of Integrated Battle Groups

30 Aug 2021 6:49 AM

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India has great scope to become indigenous ship-building hub: Defence Minister

On ICGS Vigraha, he said 'from its design conception to development, the ship is completely indigenous'

28 Aug 2021 12:28 PM

PM Modi meets Shah, Rajnath and Ajit Doval; mulls new drone policy

The new drone policy could include a ban on the use of drones by civilians in many sensitive areas

30 Jun 2021 7:31 AM

Two more drones fired on by Army in Jammu, fly away

The drones were suspected to be flying at a height of 1.2 km and were possibly powered by long range batteries

29 Jun 2021 7:17 AM

Terrorism, radicalisation gravest threats facing world: Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said India remained committed to combating financing terrorism

16 Jun 2021 11:51 AM

War histories to be declassified in 5 years

War records will be open after 25 years; Government can withhold sensitive info

13 Jun 2021 9:28 AM

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