Defence Ministry

India-China border row: Rajnath Singh reviews situation in Eastern Ladakh

Amid ongoing border row with China in Eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed of the current situation with top military leadership. Read More

Rajnath Singh e-inaugurates 6 strategic bridges in Jammu & Kashmir

Ushering in a new revolution in the connectivity of roads and bridges in sensitive border areas close to the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday dedicated six major bridges to the nation through video conferencing from here. Read More

Reimbursement of one pulse oximeter per family allowed under ECHS

Amid the rising cases of coronavirus in the country, the ministry of defence on Wednesday decided to reimburse the cost of pulse oximeter purchased by the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) beneficiaries. Read More

Unmarried disabled sons eligible for ECHS facilities

In a major relief to members of the Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) whose children are suffering from life-threatening disabilities, the defence ministry on Wednesday decided to treat similarly as of CGHS that unmarried permanently disabled and financially dependent sons of ECHS beneficiaries who have become disabled after attaining the age of 25 years. Read More

Rajnath Singh reviews border roads construction projects

Amid ongoing border standoff between India and China in Eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday chaired a high level meeting here to review the progress of various infrastructure projects under construction in border areas. Read More

In Ladakh, Modi says era of expansionism is over

In a strong message to China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the time of expansionism is over and that India's enemies have seen the "fire and fury" of its armed forces as he made a surprise visit to Ladakh. Read More

PM Modi, CDS land in Leh to review on-ground situation

Amid ongoing border standoff between two Asian giants in Eastern Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Leh in Ladakh on Friday morning to take stock on prevailing on-ground security situation amid the border skirmish with China. Read More

DAC approves purchase of fighter jets, missile systems worth Rs 38,900 crore

In the wake of ongoing border standoff in Eastern Ladakh between India and China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh-headed Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Thursday approved the proposal for procurement of 21 MIG-29 along with upgradation of existing 59 Mig-29 aircraft and procurement of 12 Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft from Russia. Read More

Rajnath Singh, Army chief likely to visit Ladakh on Friday

Amid ongoing border tussle between India and China along the line of actual control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, defence minister Rajnath Singh is likely to visit Ladakh on Friday to review the security scenario. Read More

Rajnath launches portal for issue of NOC for power, oil, gas projects

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday launched a new web portal for issue of no-objection-certificate for power projects and "research, survey, exploration, exploitation" (RSEE) activities in the Indian territorial waters (TW) and exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Read More


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