Tag: Rajnath Singh

Previous govts ignored deserving leaders: PM Modi | India News

LUCKNOW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asserted that his government was trying to rectify the “mistakes” of the previous governments which did not honour...

How India changed the playbook and took China by surprise

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 11, 2021) NEW DELHI: The process of disengagement between Indian and Chinese armies that began on Wednesday on...

India-China border row: How several rounds of talks led to disengagement at LAC | India News

NEW DELHI: The process of disengagement between Indian and Chinese armies that began on Wednesday on both sides of Pangong Tso is only the first...

India’s ‘legacy challenges’ have only grown in scale and intensity: Army chief | India News

NEW DELHI: In a reference to the eastern Ladakh row, chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Thursday said the situation along the northern...

Iran expected to participate at IOR Defence Minister’s conclave at AeroIndia

NEW DELHI: Iran is likely to be among a number of regional countries that will take part in the first of its kind conclave of...

In first call to India, US Defence Secretary Llyod Austin pledges to build, consolidate ties

NEW DELHI : The United States has reaffirmed its support to India, vowing to take it to new levels, in the first top-level conversation between...

Tamil Nadu shows way in reducing road deaths by nearly 54% in 4 years | India News

NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu has set an example among states by registering nearly 54% fall in road deaths per year in four years – from...

Congress leaders demand JPC probe into Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chats | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress leaders have asked the government to institute a JPC inquiry into the ‘Chatgate’ involving Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami and former BARC...

India cannot accept any unilateral change of LAC: Rajnath on continuing border standoff with China in Ladakh

New Delhi: As the over seven-month-long border standoff with China showed no signs of solution, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said India cannot accept...

Rajnath Singh inaugurates India’s first hypersonic wind tunnel test facility

HYDERABAD: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated the advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel (HWT) test facility here, making India the third country after the US...

Vice President, PM Modi, Speaker Om Birla, ministers pay tributes to Parliament attack heroes

NEW DELHI: Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Speaker Om Birla, Union ministers and opposition leaders on Sunday...

Russian foreign minister accuses US of undermining Moscow’s ties with New Delhi

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has accused the West particularly the US of trying to undermine Moscow’s close and privileged ties with India, in what...

Tomar requests farmer leaders to ask protesting senior citizens, children to go home | India News

NEW DELHI: During the fifth round of talks on the farm laws, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday requested farmer leaders to ask...

Another 26/11-like attack in India almost impossible: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

A 26/11-like terror strike in India is almost impossible as the national security architecture has been significantly bolstered in the last few year, Defence Minister...

India upholds strategic autonomy principle despite close ties with USA

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s crisp reply at the presser following 2 plus 2 dialogue on India’s defence purchases from a variety of sources...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo & Defence Secretary Mark Esper to arrive in India on Monday

NEW DELHI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper will arrive here on Monday for the third edition of the...

Army commanders to review situation in Ladakh, internal reforms at 4-day conference from Monday | India News

NEW DELHI: Top commanders of the Army will carry out a comprehensive assessment of India’s combat readiness in eastern Ladakh as well as other sensitive...

Rajnath Singh performs ‘Shastra Puja’ at key military base in Darjeeling district of Bengal

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday performed “Shastra Puja” (worship of weapons) at a key military base in Siliguri which is responsible for guarding the...

US says “Quad” nations ready to work with others for free, open Indo-Pacific

NEW DELHI: An informal grouping bringing together India, Australia and Japan with the United States could be opened to other countries that support a “free...

Efforts ongoing to restructure armed forces for optimum utilisation of resources: HQIDS

NEW DELHI: Efforts are underway to restructure the three armed forces so that there is optimum utilisation of resources, said a top official of the...

An accident a week: Faulty OFB ammunition takes a heavy toll on the Indian Army

NEW DELHI: Poor standards of production and a lack of accountability has resulted in frequent incidents related to faulty ammunition being produced by the Ordnance...

China Study Group draws up plan for long haul ahead | India News

NEW DELHI: The sixth round of top-level military talks between India and China in eastern Ladakh is now likely to take place within the next...

Defence minister Rajnath Singh addresses Rajya Sabha: Key points | India News

NEW DELHI: Union defence minister Rajnath Singh briefed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday about the ongoing stand0ff between the Indian Army and China’s People Liberation...

China in illegal occupation of 38,000 sq km of Indian land: Rajnath Singh in Parliament

NEW DELHI: China is in illegal occupation of 38,000 square km of Indian land and it considers another 90,000 square km as its own, Union...

Induction of Rafale jets big and stern message to those eyeing India’s sovereignty: Rajnath Singh | India News

AMBALA: In a clear reference to China over the tense border row in eastern Ladakh, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the induction of...