Tag: Rajnath Singh

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai indicates cabinet expansion would take some time

Indicating that expansion of his cabinet may take some time, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said he will discuss it with the party’s...

Decision to bifurcate J-K and Ladakh as UTs bolstered national security: Rajnath Singh

The Union government’s “historic” decision to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as two separate union territories have bolstered national security and led to a...

Rajnath Singh: India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier will be commissioned next year: Rajnath Singh

India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC)will be commissioned next year and its combat capability, reach and versatility will add formidable capabilities in the country’s defence,...

India is a priest of world peace but capable of giving befitting reply to acts of any aggression: Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India is a priest of World peace however it is capable of giving befitting reply to acts of...

Ordnance Factory Board corporatisation cleared, to be split into seven companies

A radical overhaul of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has been cleared with the archaic organisation set to be split into seven companies to improve...

Centre, states doing everything possible to tackle Covid-19 crisis: Rajnath | India News

LUCKNOW: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the Centre and the state governments are doing everything possible to tackle the Covid-19 crisis, while asserting...

Defence organisations engaged in mitigating people’s sufferings amid COVID-19 surge: Rajnath Singh

The Indian armed forces as well as organisations like Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and National Cadet Corps (NCC) are engaged in mitigating the...

BJP main opposition in Bengal, will continue to spread its ideology: JP Nadda | India News

BJP president JP Nadda (File photo) NEW DELHI: With the hard work of party workers, the BJP has been established as the main opposition party...

Rajnath Singh speaks to Indonesian Defence minister; assures support to trace missing submarine

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday spoke to his Indonesian counterpart Gen Prabowo Subianto and assured him of India’s full support to Indonesia in tracing...

Covid-19: Rajnath asks armed forces to extend help to civil administrations | India News

NEW DELHI: As India reels under a massive spike in coronavirus cases, defence minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Army to extend assistance to state...

In next 2 days, seven PM rallies in poll-bound states as BJP top guns fire on all cylinders | India News

NEW DELHI: Leading from the front, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address seven big rallies over the next two days. The rallies will be covering...

Mamata Banerjee attacks Amit Shah; BJP takes a dig at TMC chief’s temple visits | India News

NEW DELHI: Battleground Bengal saw another day of attacks and counterattacks as Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee and top BJP leaders traded barbs at election rallies...

Tirath Singh Rawat: An accessible RSS pracharak whose time has come

Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat is a soft-spoken leader who rose to the high office after starting off as an RSS pracharak. A Thakur...

US secretary of defence to visit India this month to discuss bilateral military ties | India News

NEW DELHI: In the first such top-level visit after the Biden administration took charge in Washington in January, US secretary of defence Lloyd J Austin...

Russia backs India on non-interference of foreign powers on LAC tensions

Russia has backed India on the issue of non-interference of foreign powers in addressing border tensions with China. It has also welcomed the understanding reached...

Reviewing LAC disengagement: Jaishankar-Wang Yi discuss implementation of Moscow agreement

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday afternoon spoke to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reviewed the disengagement process along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh...

Centre ready to resume talks but farmer unions should first respond to government proposal: Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday reiterated that the government is ready to resume talks with protesting farmers but first the unions should...

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...