Defence Minister

Rajnath Singh to leave for Tajikistan on July 27 for SCO Defence Minister meet

Tajikistan is chair of the grouping which has eight member states — Russia, China, India, Pakistan, and 4 central Asian countries —Tajikistan,  Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan. Tajikistan will be holding the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO heads of state summit on September 16-17. 

Jul 26, 2021, 21:01 PM IST

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to martyrs on the occasion of 22nd Kargil Vijay Diwas

India is celebrating the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to martyrs in Delhi. This historic Kargil War was fought between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in May and July 1999 in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jul 26, 2021, 12:54 PM IST

Defense Minister warns enemies from Ladakh, "It is not acceptable to show anyone's eyes to India"

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday cited terrorism and lack of social and economic development as the primary reasons behind the government's decision to make Ladakh a union territory. "The incidents of terrorism have come down after the area was made a union territory," Singh said.

Jun 28, 2021, 16:22 PM IST

Defense Minister warns enemies from Ladakh, "It is not acceptable to show anyone's eyes to India"

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday cited terrorism and lack of social and economic development as the primary reasons behind the government's decision to make Ladakh a union territory. "The incidents of terrorism have come down after the area was made a union territory," Singh said.

Jun 28, 2021, 14:06 PM IST

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh to reach the Forward Post on the second day of his Ladakh tour

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh is on a three-day visit to Ladakh, where he will review projects after holding a meeting with Army personnel. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also met veterans of the Indian Army on the first day of his Ladakh visit.

Jun 28, 2021, 08:42 AM IST

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh's big statement on LAC tension

India and China have agreed to remove forces from Pangong. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that China's army will remain on Finger 8 and India's Army will remain on Finger 3.

Feb 11, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

Colombia’s Defence Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo dies from viral pneumonia linked to COVID-19

Colombia’s Defence Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo has died from viral pneumonia related to COVID-19, the government said on Tuesday. Trujillo was reported infected with coronavirus earlier this month and was transferred to an intensive care unit. He died in the military hospital in Bogota aged 69.

Jan 27, 2021, 13:04 PM IST

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has given a clear message to China

The Defense Minister has given a clear message to China that the country will not tolerate expansionism and this is the identity of the new India.

Dec 30, 2020, 13:00 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's big statement over China's cartographic aggression policy

"You are well aware of the conditions created on our northern and eastern borders. First Pakistan, and now also by China, as if a border dispute is being created under a mission by the two countries", says Rajnath Singh

Oct 12, 2020, 14:22 PM IST

India believes self-reliance and indigenous defence capabilities are foundations to peace: Rajnath Singh at Aero India 2021

Addressing the Ambassadors` Round Table Conference on Aero India 2021 through video conference, Singh called India a peace-loving country.

Oct 07, 2020, 18:35 PM IST

Defense Minister's strong message to China from Parliament, China's Punjabi song plot on LAC

In Parliament, the Defense Minister said that army will never let the head of the country bow down. On the LAC, Chinese soldiers are playing Punjabi songs on loudspeakers. Also,'Himvir' of ITBP are ready in Ladakh.

Sep 18, 2020, 08:38 AM IST

India is committed to protect its sovereignty: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh gave a statement in the Rajya Sabha on the India-China border dispute. The defense minister gave a statement on this issue in Parliament for the second time within 3 days.

Sep 17, 2020, 13:54 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made statement on India-China border

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is in Parliament on the continuing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

Sep 15, 2020, 16:04 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to make statement on India-China border row in Parliament today

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to make a statement in Parliament on Tuesday (September 15, 2020) on the continuing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

Sep 15, 2020, 09:33 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets Iranian Defence Minister

Within 24 hours of diplomatic victory in Russia against China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh suddenly visited Tehran from Moscow, where he has met the Defence Minister of Iran.

Sep 06, 2020, 12:56 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Moscow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today reached Moscow for SCO meeting.

Sep 03, 2020, 09:32 AM IST

Defense Minister's meeting to review the situation in East Ladakh

Watch video discussion on many big issues in this meeting

Aug 23, 2020, 17:16 PM IST

The enemy's artillery will be destroyed in 120 seconds, 'Swati' radar weapon going to do that

According to defense sources, there may be discussion about 6 'Swati' weapons today in meeting

Aug 11, 2020, 12:08 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to present new outline for a self-reliant India on Aug 15: Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said various departments and ministries of the government are working seriously to implement Modi's initiative for a self-reliant India and that it is an attempt to give a fresh dimension to Mahatma Gandhi's push for 'Swadeshi'.

Aug 09, 2020, 18:38 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh bans import of 101 defence items, here's the complete list

In a significant development, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday (August 9) announced that the Defence Ministry would introduce import embargo on 101 items beyond given timeline to boost indigenisation of defence production

Aug 09, 2020, 12:56 PM IST