Science & heritage must co-exist: Rajnath Singh

India has the potential to become a superpower and it needs significant achievements in the fields of education, health and industry to make the cut, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday as he mentioned the country’s glorious history including major discoveries by ancient scientists like Aryabhata ahead of their western counterparts. Continue Reading

Farmers’ protest: Government keen on talks today

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to hold talks today with farmers protesting in and around Delhi. Continue Reading

No budgetary constraints to meet Army’s requirements: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said there are no budgetary constraints for capability development and meeting other requirements of the Army. Continue Reading

India to buy arms worth Rs 2,290 crore

The Defence Acquisition Council meeting held under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved proposals for Capital acquisitions of various equipment required by the Indian Armed Forces at an approximate cost of Rs 2,290 crore. Continue Reading

DRDO identifies 108 military systems for production by domestic industry

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has identified 108 military systems and subsystems like navigation radars, tank transporters and missile canisters for the domestic industry to design, develop and manufacture. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh visits Leh amid India-China stand-off

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Leh tday on a day-long visit to carry out a comprehensive review of the security scenario in the region in wake of the border row with China. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh leaves for Russia on 3-day visit

In first visit abroad by a senior Union Minister ever since Covid-19 hit the country, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today left for a three-day visit to Russia. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh holds meet 3 service chiefs, talks to Jaishankar

Amid tension in India-China border following a violenet face-off, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today held meeting with three Service Chiefs- Army, Navy and Air Force) and the Chief of Defence Staff. Continue Reading

Four months extension for defence contracts

In a big relief to domestic arms and ammunition industry, the Ministry of Defence issued orders giving a four-month extension of delivery period to all capital acquisition contracts due to Covid pandemic. Continue Reading

LS adjourns till 2 pm as protests over Delhi violence continue

Lok Sabha witnessed repeated disruptions today amid Opposition protests over Delhi violence even as the government maintained that the matter will be discussed next week in the House. Continue Reading