Defence minister Shri Rajnath Singh says his visit to France 'extremely productive'

Defence minister Shri Rajnath Singh says his visit to France ‘extremely productive’

Defence minister Shri Rajnath Singh has termed his visit to France “extremely productive” as it saw handing over of the first Rafale fighter jet to the Indian Air Force. During his three day-visit to France, Singh met French President Emmanuel Macron and also held talks with his French counterpart Florence Parly on ways to bolster […]

Defence ministry takes a shot at the startup game

Defence ministry takes a shot at the startup game

A picturesque village with green paddy fields and swaying coconut trees seems far removed from the world of deep tech hardware and startups. But Pattimattom in Kerala’s Kunnathunadu panchayat is the home of EyeROV Technologies, which makes underwater drones. The drones swoop into waters too dangerous for divers, inspect what lies beneath, and report back in […]

Japan visit remarkable and successful in many ways Rajnath Singh

Japan visit remarkable and successful in many ways: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that his two-day visit to Japan has been “remarkable and successful in many ways.” “My visit to Japan has been remarkable and successful in many ways. This visit has reiterated our Prime Ministers’ unwavering commitment to working together towards a vision for Indo-Pacific region,” Singh tweeted. My visit […]

Defence ministry: Defence ministry gives 2020-25 fund projection to 15th finance commission

Defence ministry: Defence ministry gives 2020-25 fund projection to 15th finance commission

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, […]

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh lauds Army, locals for organic farming

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh lauds Army, locals for organic farming

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 YK […]

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’

Pak has no locus standi on Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

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 can […]

रक्षा मंत्री श्री राजनाथ सिंह ने ‘सरकार-प्रायोजित’ और ‘गैर-सरकार’ पोषित आतंकवाद से उत्‍पन्‍न किसी भी संभावित खतरे को विफल करने के लिए समुद्री क्षेत्र की सभी एजेंसियों से चौबीसों घंटे सतर्क रहने को कहा

Now India will only discuss PoK with Pakistan: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

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 the […]

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

India China: Number of transgressions along India-China border have ‘considerably’ reduced: Defence Ministry report

The number of transgressions and the percentage of face-offs during them along the Line of Actual Control between India and China have ‘considerably’ reduced this year as compared to last year, the defence ministry said. The ministry in its annual report 2018-19 said that the situation along the India-China border has remained peaceful. “Compared to […]

From icy heights of Siachen, Rajnath Singh’s warm gesture for soldiers

From icy heights of Siachen, Rajnath Singh’s warm gesture for soldiers

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 on […]

Rajnath Singh visits Siachen

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh visits Siachen, says he will send thank you note to parents of jawans

Two days after taking charge as defence minister, Rajnath Singh on Monday visited Siachen, the world’s highest battle field, and interacted with soldiers guarding the border beyond the heights of 12,000 ft. Singh, who was accompanied by Army chief General Bipin Rawat and General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Northern Command Ranbir Singh, saluted the valour of […]