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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
Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir and no country is backing it on the “current issue”, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday amid Islamabad’s efforts to internationalise the Centre’s move to abrogate provisions of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a DRDO event here, Singh asked how canRead More
After Pakistan approached several foreign nations and the United Nations seeking intervention in the Kashmir matter, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said talks with Pakistan will only be held when the neighbours stop harbouring terrorists. He also said that from now on, India will hold talks only on PoK. Rajnath Singh was speaking at theRead More
Families of about 8,000 soldiers posted on the Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield, will soon get a pleasant surprise — a personalized letter from defence minister Rajnath Singh, an official who did not want to be named said. On average, depending on the height of the post, the tenure of soldiers and officers onRead More
Less than 48 hours after taking over as India’s new defence minister, Rajnath Singh on Monday visited the Siachen glacier and interacted with soldiers deployed on the world’s highest battlefield, his first outstation visit in the new role. “Visited a forward post and Siachen base camp today and interacted with the Army personnel serving inRead More
Shri Rajnath Singh assumed charge as the Raksha Mantri on June 1, 2019. The Ministry of Defense officials gave a presentation on the functioning of the Ministry. Assumed charge as the Raksha Mantri today. The MoD officials gave a presentation on the functioning of the Ministry. I have instructed the officers to prepare detailed presentationsRead More
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh visited Srinagar to take stock of the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the heinous terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy yesterday, which resulted in heavy casualties. He laid wreath on the coffins of martyred soldiers at the Regional Training Centre of CRPF inRead More
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