More girls can now join armed forces:Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Jan 8 (UNI) The setting up of a hundred new Sainik schools will provide an opportunity to girls to join the Armed Forces and contribute to national security, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today while chairing a webinar on Sainik Schools.

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Rajnath gets report on CDS chopper crash

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) A Court of Inquiry formed to probe the December 8 chopper crash leading to the death of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and 13 others gave a detailed presentation to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday.

The panel, headed by Air

Tri-Services inquiry ordered in CDS chopper crash: Rajnath in Parliament

New Delhi, Dec 9 (UNI) A Tri-Services inquiry has been ordered in the chopper crash which killed Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informed both Houses of Parliament separately on Thursday, adding that the last rite

India, Russia ink inter-governmental agreement on military-technical cooperation for 2021-30

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) India and Russia on Monday signed an inter-governmental agreement on a programme for military-technical cooperation for 2021-2030, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

The document was inked in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and

Rajnath Singh points to 'unprovoked aggression in northern border' at 2+2 meeting with Russia

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) India and Russia on Monday held their inaugural 2+2 dialogue with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stressing that the Covid-19 pandemic and the “extraordinary materialization and expansion of armament in our neighbourhood and the unprovoked aggression o

India is fully determined to protect its maritime interests: Rajnath

New Delhi, Oct 27 (UNI) India is fully determined to protect its maritime interests, while it supports mandates of UN Convention on Law of Seas, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday as he called for cooperative response to the challenges in the seas.

He

Events in Afghanistan raise questions about use of terror as a tool to change state structures: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Sep 25 (UNI) The events in Afghanistan raise questions about the 'use of terrorism as a tool to change state structure', Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday, and also named Pakistan as a state supporting terror groups.

In an address a

Rajnath meets Australian Def min ahead of '2+2' dialogue, discusses bilateral issues

New Delhi, Sep 10 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met his Australian counterpart Peter Dutton who is visiting India, and held wide-ranging discussions on bilateral defence cooperation as well as regional issues, the Defence Ministry said.
Rajnath Singh, spea

India will not hesitate in entering another country to fight terror: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi/Wellington, Aug 29 (UNI) India will not hesitate in carrying out operations from the soil of another country to fight terrorism, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. 
The Defence Minister, giving a talk on ‘Defence reforms in shifting Nationa

Changes happening around the world a matter of concern for India : Rajnath

Chennai, Aug 28 (UNI) With the world changing very rapidly and economic,  political and trade relations between countries constantly fluctuating, nothing could be said about the next news coming from another country, Defence  Minister Rajnath Singh said today.