• 19 May, 2022
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Ex-separatist commander says Russian military chief ‘criminally negligent’

(Reuters) - A former commander of pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine accused Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Friday of "criminal negligence" over Moscow's stuttering military campaign in Ukraine. "I…

Centre working to strengthen defence capabilities, says Rajnath

Mumbai, May 7 (PTI) Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the Centre has brought defence and economic growth on a single platform and was working to strengthen capabilities. He…

Russia-Ukraine conflict highlighted need for being self-reliant in military requirements: Rajnath

New Delhi, Apr 28 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday the Russia-Ukraine conflict has highlighted that being self-reliant in military hardware is a vital necessity, even as he…

Rajnath, Jaishankar to address 4-day Navy commanders conference

New Delhi, Apr 24 (PTI) Top commanders of the Indian Navy will carry out a comprehensive review of the country's maritime security, including the situation in the Indian Ocean region…

Disengagement and de-escalation way forward: Rajnath on eastern Ladakh row

New Delhi, Apr 21 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the ongoing talks with China for a peaceful resolution of the eastern Ladakh row will continue and…

If harmed, India will not spare anyone, says Rajnath Singh in a strong message to China

Washington, Apr 15 (PTI) In a strong message to China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that if harmed, India will not spare anyone, as he asserted that India under…

Rajnath Singh arrives in Hawaii to visit US Indo-Pacific Command HQ

Honolulu (US), Apr 13 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has arrived in Hawaii for a brief visit to the Headquarters of the United States Indo-Pacific Command, a unified combatant command…

Russia’s defence minister resurfaces after dropping out of view

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's powerful defence minister resurfaced in a short snippet of video footage aired by state media on Thursday after dropping out of public view for days during…

Russian defence minister updates Putin on Ukraine military campaign – Interfax

(Reuters) - Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu updated President Vladimir Putin and Russia's Security Council about Russia's military operation in Ukraine on Thursday, the Interfax news agency cited the Kremlin as…

Ukraine defence minister sees stable security situation

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov said on Wednesday the latest threat assessments did not contain "anything unexpected" and were consistent with earlier views. In a televised statement…

Israeli defence minister discusses regional stability with Jordanian king

AMMAN (Reuters) - Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz met Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman on Wednesday to discuss regional stability and bilateral ties in the latest high-level visit since relations…

Inaugural 2+2 Dialogue of the Foreign and Defence Ministers of India and the Russian Federation

The first meeting of the 2+2 Dialogue between India and the Russian Federation at the level of Foreign and Defence Ministers will be held in New Delhi on 6 December…