Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicRajnath Singh

Topic: Rajnath Singh

With Rajnath Singh in Cairo, India-Egypt pick up Nehru-Nasser thread left off in the ’60s

In the 1960s, an IAF team was in Cairo to make fighter jets. Both India and Egypt knew the importance of a domestic defence industrial base — that bond is restarting.

Afghan territory must not be used to attack any other country, says Rajnath Singh at SCO meet

Singh could not meet his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe at the 24th SCO conclave in Tashkent Wednesday as he was absent.

Rajnath Singh to attend SCO meet in Uzbekistan tomorrow, might meet Chinese counterpart Wei

This meet is a precursor to the SCO Summit scheduled for next month, which is likely to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Rajnath calls Amit Shah ‘background hero’, says he ‘went to jail but never made a fuss’

At the launch of ‘Shabdansh: Amit Shah Ke Chuninda Bhashan’, a compilation of Shah’s major speeches, Singh calls home minister a combination of 'politics and spirituality'. 

AAP’s Sanjay Singh & BJP’s Varun Gandhi allege Agnipath casteism. Army & Rajnath reject ‘rumour’

Sanjay Singh & Varun Gandhi question requirement to submit caste certificate for Agnipath recruitment, but Army officers say it has always been there. 

‘Opportunity to serve nation’ — Rajnath & service chiefs vouch for Agnipath amid protests

Under the new scheme, which was announced Tuesday, all soldiers below officer rank will now be recruited through ‘Agnipath’ for 4 years, with 25% of each batch to be enrolled in regular cadre.

Eye on consensus President pick, Rajnath ‘reached out’ to Mamata, Pawar & Kharge before oppn meet

Defence minister also reached out to Nitish Kumar, Naveen Patnaik, SP & BSP, according to BJP leaders, who say Modi govt is keen on having consensus candidate.

‘Takes two to tango,’ India tells Israel as it seeks to scale up military cooperation

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz met his counterpart Rajnath Singh during a visit to New Delhi Thursday. India & Israel are celebrating 30 years of diplomatic ties this year.

Tiranga mountain rescue team gets a word of appreciation from Rajnath Singh

The rescue team has trained thousands of soldiers to support the Indian Army on a long-term basis, with specialized and expert training and a powerful rescue support system.

Russia-Ukraine conflict has shown being self-reliant is vital, says Rajnath Singh

IAF chief said earlier in the day that India’s current geopolitical situation required the force to prepare for ‘short swift wars’.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.