NCC expansion in coastal, border areas

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the proposal to expand the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in 173 border and coastal districts from where one lakh new cadets will be inducted, an official statement said on Sunday Read More at https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/ncc-expansion-in-coastal-border-areas-127251 Curtesy- www.tribuneindia.com

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approves NCC expansion plan

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal to expand the National Cadet Corps in 173 border and coastal districts and induct one lakh students, an official statement said on Sunday. Read more at https://www.deccanherald.com/national/defence-minister-rajnath-singh-approves-ncc-expansion-plan-874016.html Curtesy– https://www.deccanherald.com/

Govt Unveils Steps for Self-Reliance:

Govt unveils steps for self-reliance in defence sector

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday outlined a raft of initiatives and activities planned during the week to give a push to the government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ (self-reliant India movement) and cut dependence on imported military hardware — from upgrading the facilities of defence public sector undertakings and modernisation of shipyards to launching locally-made defence […]

After Ladakh visit, Rajnath tweets video of meeting with soldiers who took on PLA

Defence minister Rajnath Singh, who took a review of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, met the soldiers of 16 Bihar, who fought aggression of Xinjiang military district troops at Galwan Y nullah on June 15, during his two-day visit. Full story on https://www.hindustantimes.com/

The saga of lockdown: India has shown extraordinary solidarity, forbearance and leadership skills

Facing the exceptional challenge of stopping Covid-19 from spreading further, the nation has shown tremendous solidarity and patience. When it started, the lockdown seemed an impossible notion, more so in this country. Now, even after an extension, people remain steadfast in their resolve to protect themselves and their fellow citizens from the virus. Read More […]

More power to her: ‘Stree Shakti’ is an integral part of our ‘Rashtra shakti’

International Women’s Day is celebrated across the globe on March 8 every year to recognize the achievements of women, across divides, national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. It provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress made, to call for change and celebrate acts of courage and determination by those women who have played […]

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh to represent India at SCO meet in Tashkent

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at a two-day meeting of council of heads of government (CHG) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Tashkent beginning Friday. The SCO is an influential regional security grouping which is seen as a counterweight to Nato. “Rajnath Singh will represent India in the meeting of Council of Heads […]

‘Already a great deal of normalcy in Kashmir Valley,’ says Shri Rajnath Singh

‘Already a great deal of normalcy in Kashmir Valley,’ says Shri Rajnath Singh

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’s […]

Our priority is to cut imports, be self-reliant: Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh

Our priority is to cut imports, be self-reliant: Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh

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 of […]

रक्षा मंत्री श्री राजनाथ सिंह ने कहा, ‘पाकिस्तान को जम्मू-कश्मीर में दखल करने का कोई अधिकार नहीं है, उसे पाक अधिकृत कश्मीर में मानवाधिकार हनन पर ध्यान देना चाहिए’

If Pakistan keeps supporting terrorism, it will self-implode: Shri Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh’s interview with Economic Times Pakistan has been making aggressive statements on Kashmir and has been trying to internationalise the issue. Do you perceive some threat on this front? Pakistan needs to take care of its own internal problems. It needs to take care of its various regions. If it keeps […]