Rajnath Singh

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: India Expresses Concern Over Possible Use Of Dirty Bomb

During a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu, Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh reiterated the need for dialogue and diplomacy and urged him to avoid nuclear options.

TNI Analysis: Nitin Gadkari, Victim Of Calumny

The latest victim of the campaign of calumny has been the Union Minister for surface transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari.

Amit Shah Was Jailed; But Never Made A Fuss: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Taking a potshot at the Congress, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday that Union home minister Amit Shah was troubled by investigative agencies but he never made a scene out of it. “The investigative agencies have troubled him and the Prime minister, Narendra Modi, a lot. They were called multiple times …

There Was Great Consensus About NEP: Niti Aayog

NEW DELHI: At the 7th General Council meeting of the NITI Aayog, if there was great consensus about one issue, it was the National Education Policy (NEP), said NITI Aayog in the press conference after the meeting. “If there is one thing about which there was great consensus, it was on the implementation of the …

Drones, BP Jackets & Carbines: India To Spend Rs 28K Cr On Defence Purchase

NEW DELHI: Union defence minister Rajnath Singh chaired the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meet on Tuesday as it approved Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for Capital Acquisition Proposals of the Armed Forces totaling ₹28,732 crores under the Buy (Indian IDDM) and Buy (Indian) categories, promoting “AtmaNirbharta” in the Defense sector. AoN for Bullet Proof Jackets with …

Nation Well-Equipped To Protect Its People: Rajnath Singh

SRINAGAR: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that India has become a strong and confident nation which is well-equipped to protect its people from anyone who tries to cast an evil eye. Paying glowing tributes to the freedom fighters and the Armed Forces personnel who have laid down their lives since independence in the …

Govt Aims To Produce Rs 1.75 L Cr Of Defence Equipment By 2025: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: The defence ministry has set a target of producing defence equipment worth Rs 1.75 lakh crores by 2025, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday adding that equipment worth Rs 35,000 crores would be exported. Addressing chief managing directors (CMDs) and non-official directors (NODs) of DPSUs at a first-of-its-kind workshop here, Singh said, …

Defence Ministry Launches 75 Newly-Developed Artificial Intelligence Products

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched 75 newly-developed Artificial Intelligence products and technologies during the first-ever ‘AI in Defence’ (AIDef) symposium and exhibition on Monday. The products were launched under the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. Singh pointed out that AI has built inroads in almost every sector, including defence, health and medicine, agriculture, trade …

India Successfully Test-Fires VL-SRSAM From INS

NEW DELHI: In a big boost to India’s naval defence, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired the Vertically Launched Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) from an Indian Naval Ship (INS) off the coast of Chandipur in Odisha on Friday. The VL-SRSAM, a ship-borne weapon system, is meant for neutralising …

In J&K, Rajnath Reviews Security Along Border, Warns Pak

  NEW DELHI: Defence minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation along the India-Pakistan border during his visit to forward areas of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, and warned Pakistan of a befitting reply if provoked. Army chief General Manoj Pande, Gen Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GoC-in-C) of Northern Command, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi and other senior …