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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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Indian Air Force seeks faster induction of HAL’s Light Combat Helicopter

News | Nov 24, 2020, 01:25 PM IST

HAL hopes to win a major contract for supply of indigenously designed and developed combat helicopter to the Indian Air Force under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship Atma Nirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) scheme.

Constitution essential in building new India: Rajnath Singh

News | Nov 18, 2020, 04:23 PM IST

Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh on November 18 said that country's Constitution is essential in building 'New India'.

Rajnath Singh inaugurates model of anti-satellite missile system at DRDO HQ

News | Nov 09, 2020, 11:07 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari visited Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Bhawan on November 09.

Rajnath Singh lashes out at opposition during his rallies in poll-bound Bihar

Politics | Nov 01, 2020, 05:41 PM IST

Addressing election rallies in poll-bound Bihar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday countered several allegations levelled against the central government by Opposition parties.

Union minister Rajnath Singh addresses rallies in Bihar

Politics | Nov 01, 2020, 03:29 PM IST

Senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressed 18 rallies in poll-bound Bihar. The Union minister will address 18-20 rallies in six days of campaigning during the three phases of polling on October 28, November 3 and 7.

Pak minister’s admission revealed truth of Pulwama attack: Rajnath Singh

News | Oct 31, 2020, 02:51 PM IST

Pak minister’s admission revealed truth of Pulwama attack, says Rajnath Singh in Exclusive interview with India TV.

Our military to military cooperation is progressing well: Rajnath after 2+2 India-US Ministerial Dialogue

News | Oct 27, 2020, 05:27 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after attending 2+2 India-US Ministerial Dialogue on October 27 in Delhi said that their military to military cooperation is progressing very well.

Lot to discuss to co-operate amid COVID-19 pandemic: Mike Pompeo

News | Oct 27, 2020, 04:06 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper attended India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in the national capital on October 27 at Hyderabad

Strengthened our defence, security partnership over past year: Defence Secy Mark Esper

News | Oct 27, 2020, 03:59 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper attended India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in the national capital on October 27 at Hyderabad

Rajnath Singh inaugurates new road in Sikkim via video-conferencing

News | Oct 25, 2020, 06:15 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a road constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Sikkim, via video conferencing from from the Headquarters of 33 Corps in Sukna on October 25.

Rajnath Singh to perform arms worship on LAC on the occasion of Dussehra

News | Oct 24, 2020, 08:20 AM IST

On the occasion of Dussehra, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will perform arms-worship with soldiers at Nathula Pass, adjacent to the China border. During this, Army Chief General MM Narwane will also accompany him.

Rajnath Singh mocked 'Mahagathbandhan' of Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal

News | Oct 22, 2020, 08:20 AM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mocked 'Mahagathbandhan' of Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). He said, "Laalten phoot gayi hai aur tel beh gayi hai, ab na panjaa ka chali aur na unka koi khel chali."

Bihar polls: 'Laalten phoot gayi hai aur tel beh gayi hai', mocks Rajnath Singh on 'Mahagathbandhan'

Politics | Oct 21, 2020, 06:58 PM IST

Addressing public rally in Kahalgaon town on October 21 ahead of Bihar elections, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mocked 'Mahagathbandhan' of Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).

Rajnath Singh awards Raksha Mantri Trophy for Best Command Hospitals

News | Oct 16, 2020, 07:19 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh awarded Raksha Mantri Trophy for Best and Second Best Command Hospitals of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) for 2019.

Ladakh will have 30-40 more bridges for better connectivity: BRO DG

News | Oct 12, 2020, 08:52 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 44 bridges on October 12 made by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) across seven States/Union Territories.

Newly inaugurated Nimmu bridge will improve Army's strategic movements: BRO Chief Engineer

News | Oct 12, 2020, 08:43 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 12 inaugurated 8 bridges in Leh.

Rajnath Singh dedicates 44 bridges constructed by BRO to nation

News | Oct 12, 2020, 02:16 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid foundation stone for Nechiphu Tunnel on road to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh via video conferencing.

13th Aero India-21 to be held in Bengaluru in Feb 2021: Rajnath Singh

News | Oct 07, 2020, 10:31 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 07 chaired the Ambassadors' Round Table Conference on Aero India 2021 via video conferencing.

Rajnath Singh tours Atal Tunnel in Rohtang ahead of inauguration by PM Modi

News | Oct 02, 2020, 06:15 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 02 visited the 'Atal Tunnel, Rohtang' to review preparations for the inaugural function. He was accompanied by Chief Minister Jairam Thakur and Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur.

Rajnath Singh launches Defence India Startup Challenge-4

News | Sep 29, 2020, 04:23 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh released Project Management Approach (PMA) guidelines for iDEX (Innovations for Defence Excellence) during the launch function of Defence India Startup Challenge-4 (DISC4) via video conferencing on September 29.

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