Rajnath Singh holds talks with Chinese defence minister in Moscow amid border tension in Ladakh
Friday, 4 September 2020 () Amid heightened border tension in eastern Ladakh, defence ninister Rajnath Singh on Friday held talks in Moscow with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe. Defence secretary Ajay Kumar and Indian Ambassador to Russia D B Venkatesh Varma are part of the Indian delegation at the talks that began at around 9:30 PM (IST) at a prominent hotel in the Russian capital.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to meet his Chinese counterpart in Moscow on Friday evening. The meeting has been sought by Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghi amid border tensions. The meeting will be held on sidelines of 3-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. Rajnath Singh and Wei...
BJP national president JP Nadda paid tribute to Deendayal Upadhyaya on his birth anniversary at party's headquarters in Delhi on September 25. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Dr Harsh Vardhan also paid tribute to Jana Sangh leader. Upadhyaya was a RSS thinker and former leader of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on September 15 attended the second day of the Monsoon Session. During which he briefed members of Lok Sabha about the India-China border issues and assured that the Indian Army is ready to deal with any situation. "I want to assure you that we are ready to deal with any situation," said Singh. He also informed the house about the dialogue he shared with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe during the sidelines of Shanghai Corporation Organisation (SCO).
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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on September 04 met his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit (SCO) in Moscow. The meeting came amid the rising border tensions between the two countries on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. Both the Defence Ministers were accompanied with a delegation during their bilateral meeting in the Russian capital. Singh, who is on a 3-day visit to Russia, during the meeting of Defence Ministers of all member states said that peace demands trust.
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India and China have been engaged in a tussle at the LAC in Ladakh since May 2020. After the tussle turned violent in Galwan valley, leading to casualties on both sides, talks have been underway but no headway has been made. The Defence and Foreign Ministers of the two countries have also met in Moscow to discuss the border situation. The Chinese Army has made several aggressive moves, attempting to change the status quo unilaterally in the past few months. Each time Indian forces have responded in equal measure to push back the Chinese. Indian Special Forces also managed to capture key strategic heights on the Southern banks of Pangong Tso in late August, giving Indian forces a key advantage. So what are the options on the table for India to tackle China’s nefarious designs at the LAC? Lt General DS Hooda(Retd) tells Hindustan Times’ Aditi Prasad that India has the option of using special forces across the border. He added that if the situation arises, India has the ability to carry out cross-LAC operations. Watch the full video for all the details.
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131 young soldiers joined Ladakh Scouts regiment on September 26. Attestation Parade was held at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre in Leh to mark the entry. The recruits hail from far-flung areas of Ladakh. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was conducted without the inclusion of parents of the recruits.
The five Rafale aircraft were formally inducted in 17 Squadron 'Golden Arrows' of the Indian Air Force, at Ambala airbase on September 10. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, his French counterpart Florence Parly took part in the induction ceremony. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar were present in the ceremony. Rajnath Singh presented induction scroll of Rafale fighter jets to Group Captain Harkeerat Singh, Commanding Officer, 17 Squadron 'Golden Arrows' of the Indian Air Force. Defence Minister gave memento to French counterpart Florence Parley, at Rafale induction ceremony.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday launched a mobile application to assist in online training of NCC cadets. The app called 'DGNCC' aims at providing NCC cadets all training materials. Training materials include syllabus, training videos, frequently asked questions. "NCC cadets will get access to a lot of information from the app. I congratulate NCC DG & all cadets on launch of this app," Singh said. The Defence Minister praised the work of NCC cadets during pandemic. NCC DG Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra, Defence Secy Ajay Kumar were also present. "Cadets will get the syllabus, training videos in the app. Cadets can reach out to relevant people in case of query," Chopra said. After the launch, Rajnath Singh said on Twitter that this app would be useful to NCC cadets in digital learning and overcoming the difficulties posed due to restrictions on direct physical interactions in view of Covid-19. "The NCC imparts values of unity, discipline, service to the nation. I interacted with the NCC cadets during the launch of the app and also answered their questions. I wish them success and a bright future," he added.
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