Defence Minister

KT Rama Rao demands defence lands for Telangana in meeting with Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

He also mentioned that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had requested the Central government for the alienation of these lands back in 2017.

published on : 31st October 2019

IAF would have struck Balakot from India if we had Rafale jets: Rajnath Singh at Maharashtra

Singh reiterated that the fighter planes were meant only for self-defence and not for aggression.

published on : 15th October 2019

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi mocks Rajnath Singh over Rafale shashtra puja

The Opposition had slammed the Centre and Rajnath for giving a religious spin to the ceremony. Earlier during a public meeting in Nanded, Owaisi had made similar comments.

published on : 15th October 2019

Scientists don't get the respect they deserve: Rajnath Singh

The Defence Minister said the contribution of scientists is no less than that of Army, Navy and Airforce that play an important role in protecting the country.

published on : 20th September 2019

Rajnath Singh has a 'thrilling' experience after co-piloting indigenously-built Tejas fighter jet

He was accompanied by Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari, who is also the Project Director, National Flight Test Centre, Aeronautical Development Agency in Bengaluru.

published on : 19th September 2019

Rajnath Singh initiates maiden attempt at writing history of country’s borders

The MoD mentioned that the work will cover various aspects of borders including tracing its making; making & unmaking and shifting of borders.

published on : 18th September 2019

DRDO’s indigenous anti-tank missile passes third flight test

The defence minister also congratulated the DRDO over the successful test.

published on : 12th September 2019

India won't hesitate at using force to defend itself, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Singh said strong measures are required against those who support and finance terrorism and provide sanctuaries to terrorists.

published on : 5th September 2019

Discussed with Rajnath Singh future steps needed for working together more closely: US Defence Secretary 

 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Esper told him that the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 was an internal matter of India.

published on : 29th August 2019

India's 'no first use' policy on nukes may change in the future, hints Rajnath Singh

Rajnath's statement came during his visit to Pokhran, where he paid tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the latter's first death anniversary.

published on : 16th August 2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approves childcare leave for male service personnel

The minister has also given his nod for giving certain relaxation in childcare leave (CCL) provisions in case of women officers in defence forces.

published on : 10th August 2019

Defence Minister pushes for promoting industry in defence sector for self-reliance and exports

Minister added that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy in the defence sector has been liberalised. The FDI in the sector till 2014 was Rs 1200 cr which in 5 years as added 1700 cr more.

published on : 10th August 2019

Defence minister Rajnath Singh clears proposals to enhance maritime security

Both the indigenously developed systems are of the latest generation and will give a fillip to Make-in-India initiative, the government believes.

published on : 9th August 2019

Hope no one gets a neighbour like ours: Rajnath Singh slams Pakistan

On Wednesday, Pakistan announced to cut trade and downgrade diplomatic relation with India after New Delhi abrogated special status to Jammu and Kashmir granted under Article 370 of the Constitution.

published on : 8th August 2019

Modernization of armed forces among Modi government's priorities: Rajnath Singh

Singh said there is a need to promote indigenous production to increase defence capability and preparedness.

published on : 3rd August 2019
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