Rajnath Singh

India Successfully Test-Fires VL-SRSAM From INS

NEW DELHI: In a big boost to India’s naval defence, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired the Vertically Launched Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) from an Indian Naval Ship (INS) off the coast of Chandipur in Odisha on Friday. The VL-SRSAM, a ship-borne weapon system, is meant for neutralising […]

In J&K, Rajnath Reviews Security Along Border, Warns Pak

  NEW DELHI: Defence minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation along the India-Pakistan border during his visit to forward areas of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, and warned Pakistan of a befitting reply if provoked. Army chief General Manoj Pande, Gen Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GoC-in-C) of Northern Command, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi and other senior […]

Amid China Threat, India Gives Rs 3,250 Cr Defence Credit To Vietnam

NEW DELHI: India has given Rs 3,250-crore credit for the defence to Vietnam as the two nations forge a relationship to strengthen ties in the Asia-Pacific region that may also control China’s imminent threat, a year after the QUAD summit was held between other nations. The announcement on the line of credit was made by […]

India, Israel To Strengthen Defence Cooperation

NEW DELHI: Marking three decades of diplomatic ties between the two countries and amid rising cooperation, especially in the field of defence, Israel’s Defence Minister Benjamin Gantz on Thursday met Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. Gantz is accompanied by Senior Defence officers, including the Chief of Defence Staff. Later in the evening, […]

China Undermining Neighbours’ Sovereignty: US At 2+2 Dialogue With India

WASHINGTON DC: The United States accused China of undermining the sovereignty of its neighbours during discussions between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh & External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin & Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the fourth 2+2 ministerial dialogue on Monday. India-US Defence Cooperation is being further […]

Amid Ukraine Row, India-US Prepare For 2+2 Face-Off

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will travel to Washington DC to hold the fourth India-US 2+2 Dialogue with their US counterparts Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defence Llyod Austin on Monday, April 11. The dialogue will span a range of issues of the partnership […]

UP polls: 57.45% voter turnout recorded till 5 pm in fourth phase

LUCKNOW: 57.45% voting was recorded till 5 pm in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. The highest average turnout was recorded at 62.42% in (Lakhimpur) Kheri, followed by 61.33% in Pilibhit. Voting is being held in 59 constituencies, including state capital Lucknow, spread across nine districts. The districts in which polling is […]

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Lays Foundation Stone of DRDO Centre in Lucknow, Lauds Yogi

LUCKNOW: Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone for Defence Technology & Test Centre and BRAHMOS Manufacturing Centre, established by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) in Lucknow on Sunday. The ceremony was also attended by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath. During his address, Singh lauded the ‘efforts and readiness’ of the Adityanath […]

Building A Steady Defence Future, India Successfully Test Fires Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo

NEW DELHI: Adding yet another feather in its cap, India successfully test-fired a long-range Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo (SMART) on Monday.  Designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), SMART was test fired off the coast of Balasore in Odisha. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the teams involved in the successful test […]