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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Hindustan Times about India’s position on Pakistan, the revocation of Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and the ground situation in the state today, as well as the government’s plans to enable defence modernisation. Edited excerpts from an interview: Many experts have raised doubts about India’sRead More
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the government’s priority in its second term is to cut down dependence on imports and develop indigenous capabilities through greater involvement of the private sector, with a special focus on startups. In his first detailed interview after taking over the portfolio, the senior minister said that the participation ofRead More
The Fifteenth Finance Commission, headed by N K Singh, held a meeting here with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and ministry officials on Friday during which the panel was given the fund projection for 2020-25, a statement said. The ministry informed the commission about the allocated budget in comparison to the projections made. During the meeting,Read More
The 26th Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela was inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in the presence of Gyal Phunchok Wangyal, Chief Executive Counsellor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Member of Parliament of Ladakh, Dr Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DD Research and Development and Chairman Defence Research And Development Organisation (DRDO), Lieutenant General YKRead More
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