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Army will remain central in securing national interests as India grows in stature, says Rajnath Singh 
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Army will remain central in securing national interests as India grows in stature, says Rajnath Singh 

Speaking on the occasion of Army Day, the minister noted that the Indian Army inspires confidence among the citizenry as it resolutely maintains an unflinching vigil across the frontiers of the nation.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh recovering well after testing COVID positive, says official
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Defence minister Rajnath Singh recovering well after testing COVID positive, says official

Bharat Bhushan Babu, the principal spokesperson of the Defence Ministry, said a team of doctors from the Army's Research and Referral (R&R) Hospital examined Singh

Swarnim Vijay Parv: India contributed to establishment of democracy in Bangladesh, says Rajnath Singh
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Swarnim Vijay Parv: India contributed to establishment of democracy in Bangladesh, says Rajnath Singh

Singh termed ‘Swarnim Vijay Parv’ as a festival that commemorates the glorious victory of the Indian Armed Forces in the 1971 War, which changed the history and geography of South Asia

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with Russian counterpart General Sergey Shoigu
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with Russian counterpart General Sergey Shoigu

The two leaders met ahead of the first 2+2 ministerial dialogue between India and Russia today

Some irresponsible nations with hegemonic tendencies twisting definition of UNCLOS: Rajnath Singh slams China
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Some irresponsible nations with hegemonic tendencies twisting definition of UNCLOS: Rajnath Singh slams China

Singh said that it was a matter of concern that UNCLOS was being repeatedly weakened by arbitrary interpretation of its definition by some nations

Defence minister Rajnath Singh to inaugurate revamped war memorial in eastern Ladakh tomorrow
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Defence minister Rajnath Singh to inaugurate revamped war memorial in eastern Ladakh tomorrow

Singh will also carry out a review of the security situation with top Army commanders in the backdrop of the lingering border row with China along the Line of Actual Control

Efforts on to ensure full integration of armed forces to meet any eventuality, says Rajnath Singh
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Efforts on to ensure full integration of armed forces to meet any eventuality, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said the integration will be implemented from procurement to indigenisation, to prioritising capability development, training and logistic support

Union ministers inaugurate India's first airstrip on national highway in Barmer
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Union ministers inaugurate India's first airstrip on national highway in Barmer

Over the past few years, IAF has been making efforts to utilise certain stretches of national highways for emergency landings that would allow India to expand its ambit of air power usage

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to felicitate armed forces personnel who participated in Tokyo Olympics 2020
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to felicitate armed forces personnel who participated in Tokyo Olympics 2020

Singh will also interact with the budding sportsmen of ASI and troops during his visit, it stated.

Rajnath Singh begins three-day visit to Ladakh amid stalemate in disengagement process with China
India

Rajnath Singh begins three-day visit to Ladakh amid stalemate in disengagement process with China

The disengagement process in some friction points including Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang is deadlocked as China is reluctant to withdraw its troops from these areas

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to be commissioned next year: All you need to know
India

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to be commissioned next year: All you need to know

The plans for the ship were floated in 1989, but the design work began in 1999 after then defence minister George Fernandes greenlighted the project

India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier will be commissioned next year, says Rajnath Singh
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India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier will be commissioned next year, says Rajnath Singh

The vessel is said to boast of nearly 75 percent indigenous content, from design to steel used in construction, to key weapons and sensors

Rajnath Singh opens HAL's second Tejas production plant, says India can't be dependent on others for its defence
India

Rajnath Singh opens HAL's second Tejas production plant, says India can't be dependent on others for its defence

The Cabinet Committee on Security had on 13 January approved the Rs 48,000-crore deal to procure 73 Tejas Mk-1A variants and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 trainer aircraft from HAL for the Indian Air Force

Rajnath Singh speaks to US counterpart Lloyd Austin, reiterates committment to deepen defence ties
India

Rajnath Singh speaks to US counterpart Lloyd Austin, reiterates committment to deepen defence ties

In October, India and the US signed the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement agreement, which provides for sharing of high-end military technology, logistics and geospatial maps

India successfully test-fires new-generation Akash missile at integrated test range off Odisha coast
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India successfully test-fires new-generation Akash missile at integrated test range off Odisha coast

The Akash-NG (new-generation) missile will be used by the Indian Air Force to intercept high-manoeuvring low radar cross-section aerial threats

HAL bags largest-ever indigenous defence procurement deal, but real test lies in honouring delivery schedule
India

HAL bags largest-ever indigenous defence procurement deal, but real test lies in honouring delivery schedule

If the company's track record is anything to go by, the speed of the project and not the capacity to manufacture LCA should raise concerns

Capable of giving 'befitting reply' if any superpower hurts national pride, says Rajnath Singh in veiled dig at China
India

Capable of giving 'befitting reply' if any superpower hurts national pride, says Rajnath Singh in veiled dig at China

The defence minister's remarks, made at the Headquarters Training Command of the IAF in Bengaluru, came in the backdrop of an eight-month-long border stand-off at Ladakh

India to purchase 83 Tejas light combat aircraft for Rs 48,000 crore after CCS nod
India

India to purchase 83 Tejas light combat aircraft for Rs 48,000 crore after CCS nod

The IAF, around three years ago, issued an initial tender for procurement of 83 Tejas aircraft, a four-and-half generation combat jet

Farmers' Protest: Bid to mislead farmers will not succeed, says Rajnath Singh; repeal agri laws, Kejriwal tells Centre
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Farmers' Protest: Bid to mislead farmers will not succeed, says Rajnath Singh; repeal agri laws, Kejriwal tells Centre

Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab and Haryana have been camping at the borders of the National Capital for over a month now, demanding the withdrawal of the three farm laws.

Narendra Modi to chair all-party meet to discuss COVID-19 situation at 10.30 am on 4 December
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Narendra Modi to chair all-party meet to discuss COVID-19 situation at 10.30 am on 4 December

The virtual meeting is being held at a time when the Centre is contemplating merging the Winter session of Parliament with the Budget session due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Delhi