Rajnath Singh

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Visit Nigeria For 3-Days

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be on a three-day official visit to Nigeria from May 28 to May 30, During the visit, he will attend the swearing-in ceremony of the West African nation’s next President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and hold talks with Nigerian officials. He will identify military hardware that can be exported, confirmed the Union Defence Ministry. This is the first time that Indian defence minister is visiting Nigeria

Sat, 27 May 2023 - 06:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajnath Singh, Indian Politics, Nigerian Minister, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Defence Minister

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Rajnath Singh


Rajnath Singh Visits Rajouri Region After Encounter Killed 5 Jawans

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived at the encounter-hit Rajouri region in Jammu and Kashmir to take a stock of the situation. Notably, on May 5, a series of encounters occurred, killing 5 army jawans, and a terrorist. Northern Army commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, Corps commander White Knight Corps, and Divisional Commissioner, Jammu also accompanied Rajnath to Rajouri. Moreover, later Rajnath Singh will chair a high-level meeting… read-more

Sat, 06 May 2023 - 02:13 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: National news, Union Defence Ministry, Rajnath Singh, high level meeting, Indian Army

Courtesy: Zee News India

Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh Tests Positive For Novel Coronavirus

Union Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus. On April 20, an official of the Union Defence Ministry took to Twitter and confirmed that Rajnath Singh have contracted the virus. He is currently under quarantine at home and taking rest as per the advice of doctors.  Moreover, Rajnath Singh is having mild symptoms, confirmed his doctor of Singh.

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 - 08:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Politician, Rajnath Singh, Union Defence Ministry, Covid-19, Home Quarantine

Courtesy: The Hans India

US official

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US Secretary Celebrates Holi At Rajnath's House, Expresses Happiness

US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, who is in India on an official visit, arrived at Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's residence on Wednesday and participated in the Holi celebration, on March 8. Expressing happiness to be a part of Holi celebration, Raimondo said, "Raimondo expressed happiness for joining people in the Holi celebration and said, "It's an honour for me to be here on such a holiday."

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 02:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Festivals, Holi celebration, indian culture, US Official, Rajnath Singh

Indian Navy Tests Missile

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Indian Navy Successfully Test MRSAM, Rajnath Singh Congratulates Navy

In a major boost to the Atmarnirbhar India, the Indian Navy successfully undertook MRSAM (Medium Range Surface to Air Missile) firing from INS Visakhapatnam. On March 7, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the Indian Navy, for the successful tests and validating capability to engage Anti Ship Missiles. MRSAM is jointly developed by DRDO & IAI & produced at BDL reflects Navy's commitment to Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 12:16 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Navy, Rajnath Singh, Atmanirbhar Bharat, Union government, INS Vizag

Light Combat Helicopters

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Rajnath Singh To Induct Light Combat Made-In-India Helicopters Into IAF

Made-in-India light combat helicopter will be inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 3. The indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) which will be a major boost to the IAF. The chopper will be inducted in the presence of the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Notably, 15 LCH choppers will be included in the Indian Defence sector, 10 for the IAF, whereas the remaining for the Indian Army.

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Air force, Rajnath Singh, Light Combat Helicopters, Indian defence, IAF Induction Ceremony

Courtesy: ANI

Gen Anil Chauhan

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CDS General Anil Chauhan Meets Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan met with union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on September 30. This came hours after General Chauhan officially took charge as the new CDS. This is also the first time a retired officer has been reappointed in this position. Notably, India’s first CDS General Bipin Rawat died in a plane crash in Tamil Nadu, last year December.

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 06:46 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: CDS, Bipin Rawat, Rajnath Singh, Indian Army, Anil Chauhan

Courtesy: ANI

Mongolian President Gifts Horse To Rajnath Singh

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Mongolian President Khurelsukh Gifts Horse To Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh gifted a horse to Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh, on September 6. Singh called on Khurelsukh to review and strengthen bilateral ties between the nations. Singh thanked Khurelsukh over the kind gesture, and named the horse “Tejas”. Singh then posted a photo of the horse on Twitter, and also said that the meeting went well. 

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 05:15 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Khurelsukh, Mongolia, Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister, BJP

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh Announces 10% Reservation For 'Agniveers' Under New Army Recruitment Scheme

Amid the ongoing protest against the recently launched "Agnipath" Army recruitment scheme, the Central Government made an announcement urging the protestors to stop the outrage, across India. Notably, on June 18, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced a 10% reservation for "Agniveers" after the 4-years retirement. Under the new proposal, the retired Agniveers can get jobs in the Union Defence Ministry, based on their requisite… read-more

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 10:44 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajnath Singh, Agnipath Scheme, Army Protestors, Reservation, Union Defence Ministry

Courtesy: ANI

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh Proposes 10% Reservation For Agniveers In Defense Ministry Jobs

The government to set aside 10% of employment in the Defense Ministry to absorb "Agniveers," according to the office of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. The declaration comes after four days of violent demonstrations by military aspirants in numerous states over concerns over job security at the conclusion of the four-year "Agnipath" tour of service plan. The… read-more

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 05:06 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: agnipath, Protests, reservation for agniveers, Defense Ministry, Rajnath Singh

Courtesy: Free Press Journal