Terrorism is the most serious threat to international peace and security: RM

Text of Hon’ble Raksha Mantri’s speech in the SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Dushanbe, 28 July 2021 Excellency Colonel-General Sherali Mirzo, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Tajikistan, Excellency Ministers, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am overwhelmed by the ‘mehman-nawazi’ (मेहमाननवाज़ी) – the famous Tajik hospitality – during my first-ever visit to this […]

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/

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

tweets defence minister Rajnath Singh from Siachen Glacier

‘I salute,’ tweets defence minister Rajnath Singh from Siachen Glacier

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 in […]