LAC standoff: Rajnath Singh to make statement in RS at 10.30 am

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. 

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India is vigilant, prepared to counter any misadventure: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Feb 03: Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh said that India has witnessed attempts by its neighbour to employ force to alter the status quo along the unresolved borders.

Singh was referring to the year long border row with China in eastern Ladakh.

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Indo-US 2+2 meeting to be preceded by bilateral with Rajnath, Jaishankar

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. 

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Status quo ante says India, not an inch of land should be lost says China

New Delhi, Sep 05: While India made it clear that it wants complete disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), China has said that it is not ready to ready to lose even an inch of land. 

Singh made it clear to General Wei Fenghe said that the responsibility of the ongoing tension lies entirely with India. 

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What transpired at the Rajnath Singh-Wei Fenghe meeting at Moscow

New Delhi, Sep 05: Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh made it clear that India wants restoration of status quo ante along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

The Chinese defence minister General Wei Fenghe said that the responsibility of the ongoing tension lies entirely with India.

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All eyes on Rajnath Singh’s meeting with Chinese counterpart at Moscow

rajnath-singhNew 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.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Ladakh on July 17

rajnathsinghNew 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.

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Indo-China stand off: Army Chief briefs Rajnath Singh on situation along LAC

army-chief-rajnathNew 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.

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Not too long before people of PoK would want to be part of India: Rajnath Singh

rajnathsinghNew 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.

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