June 16, 2024 02:40 (IST)
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Rajnath Singh assumes charge as Indian Defence Minister for consecutive term

Senior Bharatiya Janta Party leader Rajnath Singh assumed charge as Indian Defence Minister for the second consecutive term on June 13, 2024.

BJP picks four-time MLA and tribal leader Mohan Charan Manjhi to be Odisha's chief minister

Bhubaneshwar/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has picked a relatively unknown face, a four-time MLA and the party's tribal leader Mohan Charan Manjhi, as the new Chief Minister of Odisha.

Modi 3.0 cabinet announced, major portfolios remain unchanged, big boost for allies

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet in his historic third term will retain the known faces in the big four ministries. Soon after PM Modi chaired the first cabinet meeting at his official residence on Monday evening, the names of his cabinet ministers were announced ending all speculations.

BJP to keep key posts in Modi 3.0; Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh likely to retain portfolios: Reports

New Delhi/IBNS: N Chandrababu Naidu's TDP and Nitish Kumar's JDU are likely to get at least one cabinet berth and one Minister of State post each in the Narendra Modi 3.0 government as NDA leaders brainstormed in a meeting ahead of the oath-taking ceremony, media reports said.

DRDO successfully fight-tests RudraM-II air-to-surface missile

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested the RudraM-II air-to-surface missile from Su-30 MK-I platform of the Indian Air Force (IAF) off the coast of Odisha at around 1130 hours on May 29, 2024.

'It was Indira Gandhi, who changed the Preamble, BJP would never do that': Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: It was Indira Gandhi, who changed the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would neither alter the Preamble nor end reservation, Defence Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh has said.

PoK residents seek India's help for independence amid New Delhi's outspoken stance on the restive region

New Delhi/Islamabad/IBNS: The Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) residents have sought help from India amid Islamabad's crackdown on the protesters, who took to streets against the price rise in New Delhi's hostile neighbour, media reports said.

'Pakistan not wearing bangles' Farooq Abdullah reacts after Rajnath Singh says 'PoK will be merged with India'

New Delhi/ Srinagar: National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah has said Pakistan is “not wearing bangles” and has “nuclear bombs”, reacting to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s remark that India would never give up its claim on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and its people would join India of their own accord, media reports said.

Rajnath Singh visits Siachen, carries out assessment of security situation

New Delhi/IBNS: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Monday visited Siachen, the world’s highest battlefield, to carry out a first-hand assessment of the security situation.

Rajnath Singh visits Siachen, carry out first-hand assessment of security situation

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday visited Siachen, the world’s highest battlefield, to carry out a first-hand assessment of the security situation.

US reacts to Modi's 'India will not hesitate to kill terrorists in their homes' remark, encourages talks

Washington/IBNS: The United States has encouraged India and Pakistan to avoid any escalation and find a resolution to their everlasting conflict through dialogue, US State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said on Tuesday.

As Rajnath Singh reiterates India's vow to chase and kill terrorists escaped to Pakistan, Islamabad accuses of provocation

New Delhi: Pakistan on Saturday criticized the remarks of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who asserted that the Indian government would pursue terrorists even if they escaped to Pakistan after attempting to disrupt the peace of the country.

India’s defence exports have touched all-time high of Rs 21,000 cr, shares Rajnath Singh on X

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that for the first time in the history of Independent India, the country’s defence exports have touched an all time high of Rs 21,000 crore in the financial year 2023-24 which is 32.5% more than the previous fiscal.

BJP announces election manifesto committee headed by Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: BJP on Saturday announced the Election Manifesto Committee for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Rajnath Singh celebrates Holi with soldiers in Leh, commends their valour and sacrifice

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh celebrated the Hindu festival of colours Holi with soldiers in Leh on Sunday.