The Ministry of Defence is charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the Indian armed forces.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday hailed the Union Budget 2020 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying that it is "promising, proactive and progressive Budget which will make India healthy and wealthy in coming years."
Assam's Republic Day tableau has been adjudged best among the tableaus from 16 states and Union Territories. The tableau of Assam was based on the theme 'Land of Unique Craftsmanship and Culture'.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said Pakistan must take demonstrable steps against terror groups, which are responsible for launching various attacks on India from its soil.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the biennial Defence exhibition Defexpo-2020 being held in Lucknow next month from February 5-9. The event is being touted as the biggest defence exhibition in the country so far in terms of participation of various stakeholders.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that if talks are held with Pakistan now, they will be only on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh here at South Block on Wednesday.
Former Army Chief General Bipin Rawat (retd) took charge as the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) here on Wednesday and was congratulated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah on his new role.
Former Union Minister and Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari has questioned the need for a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) as he said the Government has started on a very wrong note with regard to the CDS.
Indian Army's outgoing chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat, was Monday appointed India's first Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), the principal military adviser to Defence Minister and head of the new Department of Military Affairs.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday launched Dashboard of Department Defence (DoD), Ministry of Defence here.