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7 new defence companies, carved out of OFB, dedicated to nation on Vijayadashami

New Delhi/IBNS: Seven new defence companies, carved out of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), were dedicated to the nation at a function organised by Ministry of Defence on the occasion of ‘Vijayadashami’ in New Delhi on Friday,October 15. 

Controversy rages after Rajnath Singh says Mahatma Gandhi asked Savarkar to file mercy petition

New Delhi, Oct 13 (UNI) A political war of words erupted on Wednesday after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said RSS ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was asked by Mahatma Gandhi to file a mercy petition with the British government. The remark triggered sharp reactions from opposition leaders and experts who accused the minister of "distorting facts".

Events in Afghanistan raise questions about use of terror as a tool to change state structures, warns Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday described the recent events in Afghanistan raise questions about the 'use of terrorism as a tool to change state structure'.

Asaduddin Owaisi's house vandalised in Delhi, 5 members of Hindu Sena arrested

New Delhi/IBNS: Five men, who claim to belong to a group called Hindu Sena, were on Tuesday arrested by the police for vandalising the official residence of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi in Delhi.

Rajnath Singh discusses Afghanistan situation with US Defence secretary Lloyd J Austin

New Delhi: Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh talked to US Defence secretary Lloyd J Austin over the issue of Afghanistan on Monday.

Australia invited to participate in India's defence industry: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after 2+2 talks

New Delhi/UNI: India and Australia on Saturday decided to expand their bilateral defence cooperation, with New Delhi inviting Canberra to engage India’s growing defence industry and to collaborate in co-production and co-development of defence equipment, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here after holding the 2+2 dialogue with his Australian counterpart Peter Dutton.

S Jaishankar, Rajnath Singh meet Australian counterparts for inaugural 2+2 dialogue

New Delhi/UNI: India and Australia on Saturday began their inaugural 2+2 dialogue with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holding consultations with their Australian counterparts - Marise Payne and Peter Dutton.

Indo-Israeli medium range surface to air missiles handed over to IAF

Jaisalmer/UNI: The first deliverable Firing Unit (FU) of the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) System was handed over to Indian Air Force (IAF) at Jaisalmer on Thursday in presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Rajnath, Gadkari inaugurate emergency landing strip close to Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan's Barmer

Barmer/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday inaugurated an Emergency Landing Facility on a National Highway in Barmer district of Rajasthan which shares its border with Pakistan.

Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate emergency landing facility on NH 925A in Barmer today

New Delhi/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be on a day-long visit to Rajasthan's Barmer district, where he will inaugurate emergency landing facility on National Highway 925A today.

PM Modi meets Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah to discuss Afghanistan situation

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at his residence to discuss the situation unfolding in Afghanistan, media reports said.

BrahMos missiles to be manufactured in Lucknow, says Rajnath Singh

Lucknow/IBNS: Uttar Pradesh's capital, Lucknow, will be the manufacturing hub of the state-of-the-art next-generation range of BrahMos missiles, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh said Tuesday, according to media reports.

Changing equations in Afghanistan a challenge for India: Rajnath Singh

Chennai/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the changing equations in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan was a challenge for India.

No terror incident in India by sea route after Mumbai 2008 due to augmentation of security capabilities: Rajnath Singh

Chennai/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the country witnessed no terror incident via sea route after the Mumbai 2008 attack due to augmentation of the security capabilities.

Modi, Shah, Rajnath condole Kalyan Singh's demise

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief on the demise of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh.