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."
Tags: Festivals, Holi celebration, indian culture, US Official, Rajnath Singh
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.
Tags: Indian Navy, Rajnath Singh, Atmanirbhar Bharat, Union government, INS Vizag
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.
Tags: Indian Air force, Rajnath Singh, Light Combat Helicopters, Indian defence, IAF Induction Ceremony
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.
Tags: CDS, Bipin Rawat, Rajnath Singh, Indian Army, Anil Chauhan
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.
Tags: Khurelsukh, Mongolia, Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister, BJP
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
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
Tags: Rajnath Singh, Agnipath Scheme, Army Protestors, Reservation, Union Defence Ministry
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
Tags: agnipath, Protests, reservation for agniveers, Defense Ministry, Rajnath Singh
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Rajnath Singh Reviews Border Security, Developments In Jammu & Kashmir
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took a stock of security at the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, on June 16. Singh accompanied by Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pandey visited Line of Control, inspected border security situation and interacted with CRPF, BSF and Armed Officials at the Union Territory. Furthermore, Rajnath Singh was also briefed about the Ceasefire Agreement, field fortifications and Army-Citizen Content in J… read-more
Tags: Rajnath Singh, Defence Ministry, Jammu and Kashmir, Border Security, Visit
'Post Of CDS Will Be Filled Soon', Says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
Speaking at a media briefing, union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that a new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) will appointed soon. He further stated that the "process for it is underway". The announcement comes after India's first CDS General Bipin Rawat passed away in a plane crash, in December 2021. The post of CDS is of the highest uniformed officer in rank.
Tags: General Bipin Rawat, CDS, Rajnath Singh, plane crash, Indian Army
Rajnath Singh Launches New Defence Recruitment Scheme
The Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched a new defence recruitment model called the 'Agnipath', on June 14. The new model kicked in after Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) and Union Cabinet approved the new proposal scheme for armed forces. Major highlight of the new scheme is that young soldiers will be released after four-years of service. The new scheme will help youths to serve the country.
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