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Rajnath Singh Rajnath Singh Height: 1.75 m DOB: July 10, 1951

Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party who currently serves as the Home Minister of India. He previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He has also served as the President of the BJP twice, 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014. He began his career as a physics lecturer and used his long-term association with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to become involved with the Janata Party. DND Flyway which connects Delhi and Noida was inaugurated by him in 2001. Rajnath Singh was appointed as the Secretary of Bhartiya Jana Sangh for the Mirzapur unit in Uttar Pradesh in 1974. In May 2014, he was elected M.P from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. On 26th May, 2014, Singh became Union Minister for Home Affairs in the Government of India. For Lok Sabha Election 2019, Union Minister Rajnath Singh had filed his nomination from the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat, where he won with a margin of 3,45,023 votes against Samajwadi Party’s Poonam Sinha.

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COIVD-19: Defence manufacturing sector faced more pressure compared to others, says Rajnath Singh

News | May 21, 2020, 06:00 PM IST

The Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh said that defence sector has faced more pressure compared to other sectors due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Rajnath Singh commissions ICGS Sachet C-450, C-451 coast guard ships in Goa

News | May 15, 2020, 03:09 PM IST

The Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh commissioned ICGS Sachet C-450 and C-451 coast guard ships in Goa.

COVID-19: Rajnath Singh interacts with heads of PSU, OFB via video conferencing

News | Apr 28, 2020, 02:53 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh interacted with the heads of Public Sector Units (PSU) and Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), via video conferencing in Delhi on April 28.

Rajnath Singh holds meeting of Group of Ministers over COVID-19 outbreak

Politics | Apr 07, 2020, 07:02 PM IST

Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh held a Group of Ministers (GoM) meeting at his residence in Delhi over coronavirus outbreak on April 07.

COVID-19 will hardly affect India's defence procurement: Rajnath Singh

Politics | Mar 21, 2020, 10:20 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on March 20 said that there would certainly be an impact of the global economy amid coronavirus but it will hardly affect India's defence procurement deal.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Aap Ki Adalat (Full Episode)

Aap Ki Adalat | Mar 15, 2020, 12:02 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India will give Pakistan a befitting reply if it acts against it. He was in the witness box of Aap Ki Adalat, the iconic show anchored by Rajat Sharma, Editor-In-Chief and Chairman of India TV. Watch the full

POK is part of India, says Rajnath Singh in Aap Ki Adalat

Aap Ki Adalat | Mar 15, 2020, 12:01 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir is indeed a part of India. He was in the witness box of Aap Ki Adalat, the iconic show anchored by Rajat Sharma, Editor-in-Chief and Chairman of India TV.

Rajnath Singh in Aap Ki Adalat: Wrote 'Om' on Rafale in France as it's symbol of Indian culture

Aap Ki Adalat | Mar 15, 2020, 12:01 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh defended his act of writing 'Om' on Rafale fighter jet in France. Rajnath Singh was in the witness box of Aap Ki Adalat, the iconic show anchored by Rajat Sharma, Editor-In-Chief and Chairman of India TV.

Rajnath Singh in Aap Ki Adalat: We didn't go to Scindia, he came to us

Aap Ki Adalat | Mar 15, 2020, 12:01 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that Jyotiraditya Scindia approached BJP on his own. Rajnath Singh was in the witness box of Aap Ki Adalat, the iconic show anchored by Rajat Sharma, Editor-In-Chief and Chairman of India TV.

We never approached Scindia, he came to us: Union Minister Rajnath Singh in Aap Ki Adalat

Aap Ki Adalat | Mar 13, 2020, 05:59 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has denied political rumours that the BJP had any role in destabilising the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh. "We never approached Scindia, he came to us," Singh told India TV's Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma in Aap Ki Adalat. The complete episode airs on Saturday at 10 PM.

Not involved in intimidating the opposition: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in 'Aap Ki Adalat'

Aap Ki Adalat | Mar 13, 2020, 05:59 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has dismissed allegations that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at Centre was creating an atmosphere of fear among the opposition leaders. The remarks came during his interview with India TV's Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma in Aap Ki Adalat, which airs on Saturday at 10 PM.

Rajnath Singh lays foundation stone of new Thal Sena Bhawan in Delhi

News | Feb 21, 2020, 04:30 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performed 'bhoomipoojan' of new Thal Sena Bhawan in Delhi on February 21. Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane was also present at the foundation stone laying ceremony along with other officials. Approximately 7.5 lakh square meter of the area will be constructed to house the office complex and parking. A total of 6014 offices will be constructed which will house offices for 1684 officers both military and civilian and 4330 sub staff. It will generate minimum 2 lakh hours of skilled and unskilled work and will generate jobs for youth. It is proposed that new Thal Sena Bhawan will be constructed in 5 years. "The foundation stone of Sena Bhawan is a source of inspiration for all of us. It is because of you all, today India is known as a strong nation," Rajnath Singh said here.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lays foundation stone of new Army HQ building in Delhi

News | Feb 21, 2020, 01:10 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief MM Naravane at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Thal Sena Bhawan in Delhi.

Commercialisation of military aircrafts will strengthen Udaan scheme: Rajnath Singh

News | Feb 07, 2020, 05:41 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on February 07 attended the DefExpo 2020 in Uttar Pradesh.

Rajnath Singh, Gen Bipin Rawat attend India-Africa Defence Ministers' Conclave 2020

News | Feb 07, 2020, 09:05 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh participated in the India-Africa Defence Ministers' Conclave 2020, on February 06.

Rajnath Singh meets Malagasy counterpart in Lucknow

News | Feb 06, 2020, 09:05 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held bilateral talks with Defence Minister of Madagascar, Lt Gen Rokotonirina Richard on the second day of Defence Expo 2020 in Lucknow.

If Delhiites think I'm terrorist then press 'Kamal' button: CM Kejriwal on Parvesh Verma's remark

News | Feb 05, 2020, 03:27 PM IST

Speaking exclusively to ANI, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that BJP MP Parvesh Verma's 'terrorist' remark hurt him. He said, "I was very hurt

DefExpo2020: Rajnath Singh meets UK counterpart, UAE Defence MoS in Lucknow

News | Feb 05, 2020, 03:27 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met Minister of State for Defence Affairs of the UAE Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi in Lucknow on Feb 05.

Super 100 | February 2, 2020

News | Feb 02, 2020, 06:36 PM IST

This is your daily dose of news from India and across the world in less than 10 minutes, only on India TV Super 100 show.

Rajnath Singh urges Muslim community to not doubt on BJP's intention

Politics | Jan 30, 2020, 09:01 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh urged Muslim community to not to doubt on BJP's intentions, "No one can touch you".

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