Rajnath Singh

Presidential polls: Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha reaches out to PM Narendra Modi for support

Sinha also dialled Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and reminded him of the commitment that the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) had made.

published on : 24th June 2022

India, Australia discuss enhancing defence ties

The ministers reviewed the defence and security pillars of the India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Rajnath to hold bilateral talks withAustralian counterpart to strengthen defence cooperation

Deputy PM Marles reached Goa on June 20, 2022 on the first leg of his four-day visit to India.

published on : 21st June 2022

India is one of our closest security partners: Australia deputy PM Richard Marles

Marles said that this visit is significant as it's the first high level foreign trip from Australia after a new government under Prime Minister Anthony Albanese was formed in May.

published on : 21st June 2022

Agnipath scheme: Top brass of 3 services to be present at military briefing on June 19

It has been learnt that the meeting focuses on ensuring a quick rollout of the 'Agnipath' scheme.

published on : 19th June 2022

IAF releases details of recruitment plan under Agnipath Scheme

For personnel below the age of 18 years, the enrolment form will need to be signed by the parents or guardians, in accordance with extant provisions.

published on : 19th June 2022

Raghav Chadha writes to Rajnath Singh, demands roll back of Agnipath scheme

Pointing out another setback, he said, “The scheme has been implemented without running any pilot schemes. Such pilot schemes would have provided an opportunity to be deliberated on before deciding.”

published on : 19th June 2022

Agnipath: AAP MP writes to Defence Minister, seeks immediate rollback of scheme

Raghav Chadha listed a host of deficiencies in the Agnipath scheme and said it negates 'regimental honour' and 'erodes the quality of our troops'.

published on : 19th June 2022

Now, govt announces 10 per cent reservation for Agniveers in Defence Ministry jobs

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved the reservation proposal for Coast Guard and defence civilian posts, as well as the 16 Defence Public Sector Undertakings.

published on : 18th June 2022

Agnipath protests: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets top brass of Army, Navy and IAF

It is learned that the focus of the meeting was to ensure a quick rollout of the 'Agnipath' scheme and ways to pacify the agitators.

published on : 18th June 2022

Agnipath scheme rolled out after wide-ranging consultations: Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said the scheme was rolled out after around two years of deliberations including with the ex-servicemen community and a decision was taken based on a consensus.

published on : 18th June 2022

6th Schedule: Ladakh asks for statehood

LAB member Chering Dorje said they won’t accept anything less than granting of statehood with 6th Schedule status for the union territory.

published on : 18th June 2022

Targeted killings foreign conspiracy, won’t allow forceful migration in Valley: Rajnath Singh

On targeted killings by militants in Valley, Rajnath said, “Targeted killing is a foreign conspiracy. It is being carried out at the behest of our neighbouring country.

published on : 18th June 2022

'Foreign conspiracy behind communal tension, target killings in J&K': Rajnath Singh

He said Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) along with Gilgit-Baltistan are illegally under the occupation of Pakistan which surprisingly is making a claim on the land.

published on : 17th June 2022

Agnipath scheme: Amid widespread protests, defence forces to kick-start initial recruitment process by next week

The three services are planning to deploy the first batches of recruits under the new scheme both in operational and non-operational roles by June next year, senior military officials said.

published on : 17th June 2022
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