Defence Ministry

Rajnath says China tried to alter LAC in Arunachal’s Yangtse area

The defence minister, Rajnath Singh, briefed Parliament on the December 9 clash between Indian Army troops and China’s PLA troops at a point near the LAC at the Yangtse area in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang sector. The fists-and-clubs clash left several soldiers on both sides injured. Read More

Gen Rawat’s first death anniversary: Services chiefs pay tribute at NDA

Services chiefs Gen Manoj Pande, Admiral R Hari Kumar, and Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari paid homage at the iconic Hut of Remembrance of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla in the solemn memory of Gen Bipin Rawat, on his first death anniversary. Read More

Ahead of India’s missile test, Chinese spy ship Yuan Wang-5 enters IOR

China’s spy ship Yuan Wang-5 has re-entered the Indian Ocean Region when India is possibly preparing to test-fire an intermediate-range ballistic missile, maritime data revealed. According to the maritime vessel-tracking portal, Yuan Wang-5 entered the Indian Ocean Region. Read More

1971 India-Pakistan War: Battle of Longewala – a revisit

Indian Army celebrated “Parakram Diwas” on December 5 to commemorate the 51st anniversary of its victory over Pakistan in the Battle of Longewala during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. The main function was held at the Jaisalmer military station and Longewala War Memorial in Rajasthan. Read More

French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu to board INS Vikrant

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will co-chair the 4th India-France Annual Defence Dialogue with the Minister of Armed Forces of the French Republic Sebastien Lecornu on his visit to India from November 26-28. Read More

Rajnath Singh remembers heroes of Ahom army and north east

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday remembered the heroes of Ahom army who fought valiantly in the Battle of Saraighat against the Mughals. Read More

Rajnath Singh to visit Cambodia from November 22

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a two-day visit to Cambodia to attend ASEAN Defence Ministers Plus and India-ASEAN Defence Ministers meetings in Cambodia on November 22. Read More

BRO’s first Carbon Neutral Habitat at 19,000 feet in Ladakh, all you need to know about it

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday inaugurated BRO-made first Carbon Neutral Habitat at a height of 19,000 feet for its personnel at Hanle in Ladakh. Read More

BRO-built 75 border infra projects dedicated to the nation

With an objective to strengthen the border infrastructure along the LoC with Pakistan and LAC with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday dedicated 75 infrastructure projects built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), to the nation, at a function organised at DSDBO road in Ladakh. Read More

Rajnath recalls heroes who saved Srinagar from Pakistani invaders

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday recalled the valour of the India’s first Param Vir Chakra recipient, Major Somnath Sharma, who despite being injured led a company and saved the Srinagar airfield from enemy clutches and in the process made the supreme sacrifice. Read More


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