New Delhi, Feb 11: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will make a statement in the Rajya Sabha at 10.30 am today on the present situation in Eastern Ladakh.
Beijing on Wednesday said that India and China had begun synchronised and organised disengagement from the north and south banks of Pangong Tso. “The Chinese and Indian frontline troops at the southern and northern bank of the Pangong Tso Lake start synchronised and organised disengagement from February 10,” Senior Colonel Wu Qian, China’s defence spokesperson, said in a written statement.
New Delhi, Oct 26: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will hold talks with his US counterpart Mark Esper, while External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar will hold a bilateral with Secretary Mike Pompeo in the national capital.
While Rajnath’s meeting has been fixed for 3.15 pm, Jaishankar will meet with Pompeo at 7 pm. The two dignitaries would then be hosted for a dinner by Rajnath Singh. On Tuesday both the US leaders would visit the war memorial and lay wreaths in honour of the soldiers.
New Delhi, Oct 21: India and the United States will hold their 2+2 ministerial meeting in New Delhi next week, the US has said.
This would be the third meeting in this format. US state secretary Mike Pompeo and defence chief, Mike Esper will travel to New Delhi for a day long in person meetings with their Indian counterparts S Jaishankar and Rajnath Singh.
New Delhi, Sep 04: All eyes would be on the meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe. The meeting is scheduled to take place later today on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at Moscow.
New Delhi, July 15: Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh will visit Ladakh on July 17 for a security review amidst the tensions with China.
Singh will also visit the forward areas in Jammu and Kashmir on July 18. Singh would be accompanied by Army Chief, General M M Naravane. It may be recalled that Singh had scheduled a visit to Ladakh earlier this month, but it had to be deferred. The visit comes two weeks after Prime Minister, Narendra Modi made an unscheduled visit to the sector on July 3. During the visit, the PM had said that the era of expansionism is over.
New Delhi, June 26: Indian Army Chief, General M M Naravane today briefed Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh about the situation along the Line of Actual Control. The chief was on a two day visit to eastern Ladakh, where he took stock of the situation amidst the rising tensions with China.
New Delhi, June 15: India has reasserted its claim on Pakistan occupied Kashmir, a territory that is under the illegal occupation by Pakistan.
Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh asserted the claim, even as Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan accused New Delhi of igniting disputes with every neighbour. Singh said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government would never compromise on national pride.