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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hands over multiple indigenous weapons to Army

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hands over multiple indigenous weapons to Army

🕔16:11, 16.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday handed over multiple indigenous arms and ammunition to the Indian Army to further boost the country’s defence sector. This consignment of weapons includes anti-personnel landmine ‘Nipun’, landing attack craft for

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Defence Ministry clears arms procurement worth Rs 28,732cr for Army

Defence Ministry clears arms procurement worth Rs 28,732cr for Army

🕔06:36, 27.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Union government has approved the arms procurement proposals worth over Rs 28,000 crore, including swarm drones, bulletproof jackets and close-quarter battle carbines, The proposals were cleared on Tuesday by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed

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India well-equipped to give befitting reply to all enemies: Rajnath Singh

India well-equipped to give befitting reply to all enemies: Rajnath Singh

🕔18:50, 24.Jul 2022

Jammu, July 24 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that India is “well equipped” to give befitting reply to “anyone who casts an evil eye on us”. Addressing an event to commemorate ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas, he said: “India has

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Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani to arrive in J&K on 2-day visit

Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani to arrive in J&K on 2-day visit

🕔12:18, 24.Jul 2022

Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Smriti Irani will arrive in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday on a two-day visit. Officials said the two Ministers are going to participate in the commemoration ceremony of Kargil Vijay Diwas in

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India, China agree to maintain dialogue to resolve issues: Defence Ministry

India, China agree to maintain dialogue to resolve issues: Defence Ministry

🕔07:05, 19.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A day after the 16th round of the India-China Corps Commander Level Meeting was held on the Indian side of the Chushul-Moldo border meeting point, the Defence Ministry on Monday said that “both sides agreed to

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Rajnath Singh to pay two-day visit to J&K from today

Rajnath Singh to pay two-day visit to J&K from today

🕔11:11, 16.Jun 2022

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is arriving on Thursday on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir during which he will review the overall security situation in the union territory. Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is arriving on Thursday

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Indian govt announces Agnipath scheme for recruiting youth in Armed Forces

Indian govt announces Agnipath scheme for recruiting youth in Armed Forces

🕔11:39, 15.Jun 2022

In a transformative reform, the Indian government has cleared the ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment of youth in the Armed Forces. The youth selected under this scheme will be known as ‘Agniveers’. Agnipath allows patriotic and motivated youth to serve in

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Defence Acquisition Council clears proposals worth Rs 76,390 crore

Defence Acquisition Council clears proposals worth Rs 76,390 crore

🕔07:32, 7.Jun 2022

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), in a meeting on Monday chaired by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, accorded acceptance of necessity for capital acquisition proposals of the armed forces amounting to Rs 76,390 crore under ‘Buy (Indian)’, ‘Buy & Make (Indian)’

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Rajnath Singh holds talks with Israeli counterpart on defence co-production

Rajnath Singh holds talks with Israeli counterpart on defence co-production

🕔17:08, 2.Jun 2022

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz in New Delhi on Thursday. New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz in New Delhi

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Rajnath pitches for self-reliance in defence sector

Rajnath pitches for self-reliance in defence sector

🕔11:59, 6.May 2022

A Self-reliance in defence sector will have middle and long-term benefits, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pointing out that it will help in building the foundation of a robust industrial base in India. New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A Self-reliance in

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Rajnath visits US Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii

Rajnath visits US Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii

🕔18:44, 13.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the headquarters of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) at Honolulu in Hawaii on Wednesday. On his arrival from Washington DC, Singh was received by Commander, US INDOPACOM Admiral John Aquilino. The

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US will stand by India as it faces threats from China: Austin

US will stand by India as it faces threats from China: Austin

🕔09:03, 12.Apr 2022

Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin assured India on Monday that the US will continue to stand by it in the face of threats from China New York, April 11 (IANS) Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin assured India on Monday that the US will

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Biden expects Ukraine to be ‘a central’ item in 2+2 discussions: Spokesperson

Biden expects Ukraine to be ‘a central’ item in 2+2 discussions: Spokesperson

🕔13:25, 9.Apr 2022

President Joe Biden expects that when the top diplomatic and defence leaders of India and the US meet, Russias invasion of Ukraine and its impact on energy and food will be “a central” item in their discussions, according to his

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US stresses commitment to Indo-Pacific in 2+2 agenda

US stresses commitment to Indo-Pacific in 2+2 agenda

🕔12:04, 8.Apr 2022

Announcing next week’s 2+2 ministerial meeting of Indian and American defence and diplomacy leaders, the US has stressed the two countries’ “commitment to a free, open, and prosperous Indo-Pacific region” on the agenda. New York, April 8 (IANS) Announcing next week’s

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Indian, Israeli Defence Ministers discuss terror threats

Indian, Israeli Defence Ministers discuss terror threats

🕔07:11, 30.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz on Tuesday and expressed condolences on the loss of lives of innocent civilians due to recent terror attacks in Israel. In the call initiated

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Over 80% procurement order goes to defence PSUs: Rajnath

Over 80% procurement order goes to defence PSUs: Rajnath

🕔17:44, 28.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that there was no attempt to weaken the Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSU), rather over 80 per cent of procurement has been made from the DPSU. Replying to a

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Defence Ministry bans import of 107 strategically important sub-systems

Defence Ministry bans import of 107 strategically important sub-systems

🕔18:08, 24.Mar 2022

Ministry of Defence has banned import of 107 strategically important line replacement units or sub-systems aimed to enhance self-reliance in defence manufacturing. New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Ministry of Defence has banned import of 107 strategically important line replacement units or

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Rajnath inaugurates 7-story facility built by DRDO in K’taka

Rajnath inaugurates 7-story facility built by DRDO in K’taka

🕔16:42, 17.Mar 2022

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a seven-storey technical facility with 1.3 lakh square feet of plinth area, built by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in a record time of just 45 days using in-house hybrid technology, here on

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World will have to pay heavy price if Russia-Ukraine war continues: Rajnath

World will have to pay heavy price if Russia-Ukraine war continues: Rajnath

🕔07:30, 5.Mar 2022

Varanasi/Chandauli, March 5 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the entire world will have to pay heavy price if war between Ukraine and Russia continues. Addressing an election rally in Chandauli, ahead of the last phase of the

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Centre ready to talk with the NE militants: Rajnath

Centre ready to talk with the NE militants: Rajnath

🕔16:31, 14.Feb 2022

Imphal, Feb 14 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the Centre is ready to talk with the militant outfits of the Northeastern region to resolve their problems as the government always wants to end the violence permanently. Addressing

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