20 Mar 2021
'Comprehensive and fruitful': Rajnath on talks with US Defense Secretary
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, who held talks with the visiting US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in Delhi on Saturday, said the talks "were very comprehensive and fruitful."
11 Feb 2021
India, China agree to disengage along Pangong Lake: Rajnath Singh
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday informed the Parliament that India and China will remove forward deployments along the Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh in a phased manner.
08 Feb 2021
Forty-six security-personnel killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2020
Pakistan resorted to 5,133 incidents of ceasefire violations last year in which 46 security force personnel were killed, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday, referring to Pakistani hostilities along the LoC and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.
03 Feb 2021
Prepared to defeat misadventures to defend territorial integrity: Rajnath Singh
India is vigilant in the face of attempts to change the status quo at its border and prepared to defeat any misadventures to defend territorial integrity, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday, amid a continued military standoff with China.
13 Jan 2021
Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM
Union Minister Shripad Naik, who was admitted to a Goa hospital after he met with an accident, is conscious and recovering, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday, adding that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi for treatment.
30 Dec 2020
PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.
26 Dec 2020
Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre
As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.
08 Dec 2020
Amit Shah intervenes, invites protesting farmers for meeting today
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the second most important person in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, has invited protesting farmers for dialogue at 7 pm today.
07 Dec 2020
Government won't repeal farm laws, ready for long haul: Report
Facing pressure from farmers for days now, the government is also prepared to dig in for long and is not even considering repealing the three laws which formed the basis of the agitation, Indian Express reported on Monday.
05 Dec 2020
As farmers threaten nationwide shutdown, Centre may amend laws: Report
Ahead of the fifth round of talks between representatives of protesting farmers and the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly held a meeting at his house Saturday.
05 Dec 2020
Top ministers reach PM's house ahead of meeting with farmers
Before the Centre is set to have another round of dialogue with farmers, to address their concerns linked to agricultural reforms, top ministers of the cabinet reached Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence, multiple reports said.
01 Dec 2020
It's cold outside: Government invites agitating farmers for talks today
As protest by farmers intensified, the government again reached out to them asking them to come for a conversation today at 3 pm. They have been called for talks at Vigyan Bhawan but the farmers haven't made a decision about attending it yet.
30 Nov 2020
Modi to chair all-party meet to review COVID-19 situation Friday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to chair an all-party meeting this Friday to review the COVID-19 situation in India, according to reports.
30 Nov 2020
After farmers reject offer, Amit Shah attends late-night meet
Hours after protesting farmers spurned the Centre's proposal to hold talks and take their agitation to Burari ground in Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended a late-night meeting at the residence of BJP President JP Nadda, multiple reports said.
15 Nov 2020
Nitish Kumar named Bihar CM at key NDA meeting
Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar is set to return for a fourth term as the Chief Minister of Bihar.
26 Oct 2020
India-US 2+2 talks: Defense agreement, regional security on agenda
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India to participate in the third edition of 2+2 talks.
26 Oct 2020
2016 Kanpur train-accident: Not conspiracy, corrosion blamed for 152 deaths
Four years ago, the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur, killing 152 passengers. The accident, one of the worst to hit Indian Railways, was suggested to be a result of a terrorist conspiracy, even by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
24 Oct 2020
Don't want India-China military standoff in Ladakh to escalate: US
Ahead of the crucial India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, senior officials of the Trump administration said the United States is closely watching the India-China military standoff in Ladakh, adding they do not want the situation to escalate.
18 Oct 2020
India-China row: Amit Shah says Army 'always ready for war'
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that India is prepared for any eventuality with China.
12 Oct 2020
Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that after Pakistan, China seems to now be creating a border row, as though the nations are on a mission.
12 Oct 2020
Indo-China tensions: Seventh round of military talks could remain inconclusive
India and China will hold the seventh round of military talks at Chusul on Monday with an agenda to ease tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), but the outcome is likely to remain unchanged.
08 Oct 2020
On IAF Day, Rafale exhibits prowess; Chief addresses Indo-China tensions
On the 88th Indian Air Force Day today, the leading jets showcased their strength at a ceremony in Hindon station, that was attended by IAF Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, CDS General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh.
05 Oct 2020
2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon
India and the United States will hold the third 2+2 dialogue this month and will most likely sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), which is linked to geospatial cooperation, HT reported on Monday.
03 Oct 2020
Strategically important Atal Tunnel in Himachal inaugurated by PM Modi
In what gives a major boost to India's infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the strategically important Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh.
30 Sep 2020
BrahMos missile successfully test-fired at nearly 3X speed of sound
India on Wednesday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur.
27 Sep 2020
BJP veteran and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh passes away
Jaswant Singh, one of the longest-serving parliamentarians of India and a founding member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), passed away at the age of 82, reports said on Sunday.
17 Sep 2020
Army can't be stopped from patrolling: Rajnath on Indo-China tensions
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed the Rajya Sabha on the pertaining border dispute with China, declaring that no global power can prohibit Indian troops from patrolling in the traditional areas.
15 Sep 2020
Rajnath blames China for LAC-tensions, drums up support for Army
In his first address to the Parliament on ongoing tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Defense Minister Rajnath Singh blamed China for troops build-up, aggression along the border, and said the Indian Army was prepared to deal with any eventualities.
14 Sep 2020
Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will likely address the ongoing India-China border row in the Parliament on Tuesday, according to reports. The timing of the statement has not been confirmed.
11 Sep 2020
Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan
In the two-and-a-half-hours long meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, India's External Minister Dr. S Jaishankar strongly protested the heavy presence of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
10 Sep 2020
MEA S Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow
Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar's meet with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi is underway amid intensified Indo-China border tensions.
10 Sep 2020
"Jet, set, go": IAF inducts Rafale jets in Rajnath's presence
Five Rafale jets were inducted into the Indian Air Force's fleet on Thursday at the Ambala Air Base in the presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly, weeks after they arrived in India from the European nation.
08 Sep 2020
Ladakh situation "very serious," need deep political talks: S Jaishankar
Ahead of his trip to Moscow, where he is scheduled to meet the Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar called the situation in Ladakh "very serious," adding that a "deep political conversation" was needed.
07 Sep 2020
Proud achievement: India becomes fourth country to test hypersonic vehicle
In what marks a huge achievement for India, the country on Monday successfully tested the indigenously-developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) off the coast in Odisha.
05 Sep 2020
India-China border row: Trump says he would 'love to help'
United States President Donald Trump has extended his aid in resolving the ongoing border conflict between India and China.
05 Sep 2020
LAC: Rajnath Singh tells Chinese counterpart to restore status quo
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held talks with Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe in Moscow amid a border conflict between the two nations.
04 Sep 2020
Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh
As tensions are flaring up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Wei Fenghi, China's Defense Minister, has sought a meeting with India's Rajnath Singh, in Moscow, PTI reported citing people in the know.
01 Sep 2020
Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full military honors
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who breathed his last on Monday at the age of 84, weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, was cremated at New Delhi's Lodhi Crematorium with full military honors.
29 Aug 2020
MPs to be tested for coronavirus before Parliament's monsoon session
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Friday that all parliamentarians will be requested to get themselves tested for coronavirus, 72 hours before the monsoon session of Parliament begins.
28 Aug 2020
IAF will formally induct Rafale jets on September 10
More than a month after five Rafale jets landed in India, they will be formally inducted into Indian Air Force (IAF) on September 10 at Haryana's Ambala airbase in presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, multiple reports said.