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

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

Ladakh stand-off: India determined to protect sovereignty and territorial integrity, says Rajnath Singh
India

Ladakh stand-off: India determined to protect sovereignty and territorial integrity, says Rajnath Singh

The Union defence minister also said that India is committed to respecting various agreements and protocols for maintaining peace along the borders

India successfully test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from navy's stealth destroyer INS Chennai
India

India successfully test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from navy's stealth destroyer INS Chennai

The missile hit the target with pin-point accuracy after performing "extremely complex" manoeuvres, said officials, The defence ministry said that it will ensure the warship's invincibility by engaging naval surface targets at long ranges.

India successfully test-fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Odisha's Chandipur test range
India

India successfully test-fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Odisha's Chandipur test range

BrahMos is a medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile capable of being launched from submarines, warships, fighter jets or from land

'Sad, shameful': Rajnath Singh slams Opposition for ruckus in RS over farmers bills, reassures cultivators on MSP
India

'Sad, shameful': Rajnath Singh slams Opposition for ruckus in RS over farmers bills, reassures cultivators on MSP

Rajnath, at a press conference called in Delhi along with Union ministers Prakash Javadekar, Pralhad Joshi, Piyush Goyal, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Thawarchand Gehlot, said while it is the responsibility of the ruling side to enable discussions in the House, it is also Opposition's duty to maintaining decorum.

LS passes bill to cut MPs' salaries, Opposition demands return of MPLADS; India facing 'challenge' at border, says Rajnath Singh
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LS passes bill to cut MPs' salaries, Opposition demands return of MPLADS; India facing 'challenge' at border, says Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh, addressing the Lok Sabha, acknowledged that India was facing a "challenge" at the border, but assured that the armed forces were prepared to deal with all contingencies.

India successfully test fires hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle, joins select group of countries
India

India successfully test fires hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle, joins select group of countries

The HSTDV, developed by the DRDO, is capable of powering missiles to attain a speed of around Mach 6, said officials, adding that only a very few countries like the US, Russia and China have such a capability

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh discusses bilateral ties, situation in Afghanistan with Iranian counterpart
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh discusses bilateral ties, situation in Afghanistan with Iranian counterpart

Singh's visit to Iran is being considered significant as it follows the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) defence ministers' meet in Moscow, where Singh voiced concern about the situation in Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf

Don't attempt to unilaterally change status quo at LAC, Rajnath Singh tells Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe
India

Don't attempt to unilaterally change status quo at LAC, Rajnath Singh tells Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe

This was highest level face-to-face contact between the two sides after border tension erupted in eastern Ladakh in early May

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Russia to attend SCO meet amid India-China border row
India

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Russia to attend SCO meet amid India-China border row

Officials ruled out the possibility of a bilateral meeting between Singh and Chinese Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the SCO event.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh embargoes import of 101 defence items in big push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'
India

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh embargoes import of 101 defence items in big push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'

Artillery guns, assault rifles, sonar systems, transport aircraft are among the high technology weapon systems on the list

Kargil Vijay Diwas: 'Will never forget'; from PM Modi to Rajnath Singh, politicians commemorate 21 years since India-Pakistan war
India

Kargil Vijay Diwas: 'Will never forget'; from PM Modi to Rajnath Singh, politicians commemorate 21 years since India-Pakistan war

The Indian Army on this day in 1999 declared an end to "Operation Vijay" and announced victory after the nearly three-month battle in the icy heights of Kargil.

Top Indian Air Force commanders draw 'Vision 2030' roadmap to significantly enhance country's aerial prowess
India

Top Indian Air Force commanders draw 'Vision 2030' roadmap to significantly enhance country's aerial prowess

At the conclave, IAF commanders held detailed deliberations on the China border row and security challenges facing the nation

Armed forces given full freedom to deal with any Chinese aggression along LAC, say govt sources after review meeting with Rajnath Singh
India

Armed forces given full freedom to deal with any Chinese aggression along LAC, say govt sources after review meeting with Rajnath Singh

The sources said the armed forces have been given full freedom to deal with any act of aggression by China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de-facto border between the two countries.

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19, under home quarantine in stable condition: Sources
India

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19, under home quarantine in stable condition: Sources

Ajay Kumar's condition is stable and he is currently under home quarantine, sources said.

Campaigning for penultimate phase of Assembly elections ends in Jharkhand; 15 Assembly constituencies to go to polls on 16 Dec
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Campaigning for penultimate phase of Assembly elections ends in Jharkhand; 15 Assembly constituencies to go to polls on 16 Dec

Polling will be held in Deoghar (SC), Jamua (SC), Chandankiyari (SC), Madhupur, Bagodar, Gandey, Giridih, Dumri, Bokaro, Sindri, Nirsa, Dhanbad, Jharia, Tundi and Baghmara constituencies spread across four districts of Jharkhand

Army chief Bipin Rawat claims next war will be fought with 'indigenised weapons', lauds DRDO for defence services
India

Army chief Bipin Rawat claims next war will be fought with 'indigenised weapons', lauds DRDO for defence services

Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said the DRDO has made strides in ensuring that requirement of the country's defence services are met through home-grown solutions.

'We would have eliminated terror camps in Balakot sitting in India if we had Rafale jets', claims Rajnath Singh in poll-bound Haryana
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'We would have eliminated terror camps in Balakot sitting in India if we had Rafale jets', claims Rajnath Singh in poll-bound Haryana

Rajnath Singh took a thinly veiled jibe at Pakistan, claiming that if India had gotten the Rafale jets sooner, then India would not have gone to Pakistan for conducting the Balakot airstrike

Rajnath Singh faces heat for 'Shastra Puja' of Rafale jet: Besides India, Russia also performs religious ceremonies to inaugurate weapons
India

Rajnath Singh faces heat for 'Shastra Puja' of Rafale jet: Besides India, Russia also performs religious ceremonies to inaugurate weapons

Defence minister Rajnath Singh came under fire for performing ‘Shastra puja’ while inducting the first of the 36 Rafale jets in the French port city of Bordeaux

Rajnath Singh flies sortie after receiving first Rafale jet in France, says India to receive 18 aircrafts by February 2021
India

Rajnath Singh flies sortie after receiving first Rafale jet in France, says India to receive 18 aircrafts by February 2021

Defence minister Rajnath Singh flew a sortie in the Rafale jet after receiving a symbolic handover of the aircraft at Merignac in the Bordeaux province of France