Raksha Mantri & US Secretary of Defence to co-chair India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue & hold bilateral talks on November 10, 2023

US Secretary of Defence Mr Lloyd Austin is visiting India on November 09 & 10, 2023 to co-chair the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue and conduct a bilateral meeting with Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh. Secretary Austin, who will arrive in New Delhi on November 09, would be welcomed with a Tri-service Guard of Honour at […]

Raksha Mantri meets top Italian defence industry leaders in Rome

On the second day of his visit to Italy, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh met the CEOs and other top industry leaders of Italian defence companies in Rome on October 10, 2023. During the meeting, the Raksha Mantri recalled his warm meeting with Italian Defence Minister Mr Guido Crosetto & the defence agreement concluded on […]

Text of RM’s speech on Defence Accounts Department Day

सबसे पहले मैं, Defence Accounts Department के सभी अधिकारियों और कर्मचारियों को, Defence Accounts Department के स्थापना दिवस की बहुत-बहुत बधाई देता हूँ।   आप लोगों को, मैं एक और बात पर बधाई देना चाहता हूं। अभी मैं CGDA office की साफ-सफाई का जायज़ा ले रहा था। यकीन मानिए, यहाँ का परिसर देखकर मेरा मन […]

Complexities & untapped potential of Indo-Pacific region demand concerted efforts for a prosperous, secure & inclusive future: Raksha Mantri

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called for collective wisdom and concerted efforts to deal with the complexities of the Indo-Pacific Region, while tapping its full potential, to ensure a future marked by prosperity, security & inclusivity, in consonance with the ancient Indian ethos of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ (The World is One Family) and the G-20 motto ‘One Earth, One […]

Raksha Mantri dedicates to the nation 90 BRO infrastructure projects, built at a cost of over Rs 2,900 crore, across 11 States/Union Territories

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has dedicated to the nation 90 infrastructure projects of Border Roads Organisation (BRO), worth over Rs 2,900 crore, spread across 11 States/Union Territories. The projects were inaugurated by the Raksha Mantri at an event in Jammu on September 12, 2023. These include Nechiphu Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh; two airfields in […]

India’s knowledge tradition professes the principles of liberty, fraternity & world peace: Raksha Mantri

Indian knowledge tradition is one of the oldest in the world and it professes the principles of liberty, equality, fraternity, and world peace. This was stated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh while delivering a lecture on ‘Indian Knowledge Tradition and Best Life Values laid down in Vedas’ organised at Delhi University on the occasion […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates 132nd Durand Cup in Kokrajhar, Assam

The 132nd edition of Durand Cup kicked off in Kokrajhar, Assam on August 05, 2023. Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh graced the opening ceremony, which marked the grand beginning of the annual football competition for the first time in the Assamese city. The tournament is organised by the Armed Forces and supported by the Government of […]

Raksha Mantri pays homage to the valiant soldiers at Kargil War Memorial in Dras on 24th Kargil Vijay Diwas

The Nation paid rich tributes to the brave soldiers of the 1999 Kargil war on the 24th anniversary of India’s historic victory, which is celebrated as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ on 26th July every year. To mark the day, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh today visited the Kargil War Memorial at Dras in Ladakh, laid a wreath and […]

RM Shri Rajnath Singh & his Argentine counterpart Mr Jorge Enrique Taiana hold talks in New Delhi to deepen defence ties

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held talks with the visiting Minister of Defence of Argentine Republic Mr Jorge Enrique Taiana in New Delhi on July 18, 2023. Both Ministers discussed the ongoing defence cooperation initiatives, including measures to enhance defence industrial partnership. Earlier in the day, the Argentine Defence Minister visited the National War Memorial […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates HAL’s Regional Office in Kuala Lumpur

Recognising defence exports as a key pillar of sustainable growth of the Indian defence industry, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Regional Office of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 11, 2023. This Regional Office will facilitate close defence industrial collaboration between India and Malaysia. It will also serve as […]