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Rajnath Singh

100 New Sainik Schools To Provide Opportunity To Girl Students To Join Armed Forces: Rajnath

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The defence minister exuded confidence that the decision to establish new Sainik schools will encourage girls to realise their dreams of serving the country.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Appraises Investigation Of IAF Chopper Crash

Jan 05, 2022 PTI

The findings of the tri-service investigation for the Indian Air Force chopper crash that killed CDS General Bipin Rawat were appraised by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, sources said.

Rajnath Singh Takes Pride In India's 'Unprecedented' Undertakings In The Space Sector

Remembering Kalpana Chawla, the defence minister described her as a symbol of women empowerment who “took a flight beyond imagination”.

Defence Ministry Prohibits The Import Of 351 Items Under Staggered Timeline

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The ministry said "351 imported items" will be "indigenized" in the next three years.

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh Unveils 27 Border Infrastructure Projects

Inauguration of the 27 roads at a virtual ceremony included one built at an altitude of more than 19,000 feet on the Umling-La pass in southern Ladakh which now has earned the crown of world's highest motorable road.

28 December, 2021

Govt unveils 27 border infrastructure projects

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The 24 roads inaugurated at a virtual ceremony included one built at an altitude of more than 19,000 feet on the Umling-La pass in southern Ladakh, Rajnath Singh said, adding it has now become the world's highest motorable road.

26 December, 2021

Want To Manufacture BrahMos So That No Country Has Audacity To Cast Evil Eye On Us: Rajnath

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The defence minister laid the foundation stone of the Defence Technologies and Test Centre and the BrahMos Manufacturing Centre here, along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, during the day.

26 December, 2021

Indigenous BrahMos Manufacture Will Be Deterrent For Countries To ‘Cast Evil Eye’ On India: Rajnath Singh


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said ‘We want to manufacture BrahMos on Indian soil so that no country has the audacity to cast an evil eye on India’.

25 December, 2021

Merry Christmas Wishes Pour In From India’s Top Brass; PM Modi, President Kovind Among Others To Greet People

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Christmas: The political leaders in India have greeted people on the occasion, and prayed for the well being of the countrymen.

23 December, 2021

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Pays Tribute To Former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh


On former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh's birth anniversary, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh described him as a top farmer leader who worked for the empowerment of weaker sections of society.

20 December, 2021

Jan Vishwas Yatra: BJP Sets Off To Win UP’s Trust For Yogi

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Setting off six streams of the poll campaign tour in a replication of the party’s Parivartan Yatra ahead of the 2017 assembly polls in which the BJP had won 325 seats, all the six leaders, including Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, largely targeted the party’s key contender Samajwadi Party.

19 December, 2021

Rajnath Singh Hails Yogi, Says His 'Inswingers' Unplayable For Opposition Parties


Hailing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath while addressing BJP's Jan Vishvas Rally, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said 'It's a two-alphabet name, which puts fear in the heart of criminals'.

18 December, 2021

US, Russia, others conveyed that equipment for Indian forces has to be produced in India: Rajnath

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Referring to regional geopolitical developments, Singh said that God has given India some neighbours who do not feel good seeing its growth and that the one born out of the partition is becoming weak worrying about India's development.

17 December, 2021

Rajnath Singh holds talks with visiting French Defence Minister Parly

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Officials earlier said the recent developments in Afghanistan and the situation in the Indo-Pacific region will figure in the talks. The two countries share a close degree of convergence on a range of regional and global issues as well including ways to deal with terrorism and extremism.

17 December, 2021

Ready To Provide Additional Rafale Jets If India Requires: French Defense Minister

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French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday said her country is ready to provide additional Rafale fighter jets to India if it requires and noted that the use of the same aircraft by the two strategic partners is a reflection of "real asset and strength" in their ties.

13 December, 2021

CDS Bipin Rawat Chopper Crash: People In Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor Appeal For Memorial


CDS (Chief of Defence Staff) General Bipin Rawat was killed along with his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 others, when Mi-17V5 chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor last week.

12 December, 2021

India Won Direct War In 1971, It Will Also Win Indirect War Against Pak-Induced Terrorism: Rajnath

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The Indian armed forces defeated all its plans in the 1971 war and they are currently working to uproot the menace of terrorism, Singh noted. "We won the direct war and I can fully assure that we will win the indirect war too," he added.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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