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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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'There should not be any Misunderstanding about the Vaccine': Rajnath Singh

News | Jan 16, 2021, 07:00 PM IST

After seeing the results of COVID19 vaccination today, many more people will turn up to get inoculated : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lucknow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses the Veterans Day event at IAF HQ Training Command, Bengaluru

News | Jan 14, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

I believe once a soldier, always a soldier. The society draws inspiration from the veterans of the armed forces. They have an important role to play in the society: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressing at the Veterans Day event at IAF HQ Training Command, Bengaluru

Rs 48,000 crore landmark deal: India clears purchase of 83 Tejas jets for IAF

News | Jan 13, 2021, 08:40 PM IST

The govt has cleared the IAF’s acquisition of 83 Mark-1A Tejas fighters from defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics for around Rs 48,000 crore, in the biggest ever deal in the indigenous military aviation sector.

'Shripad Naik is in stable condition': Rajnath Singh

News | Jan 12, 2021, 06:03 PM IST

Speaking on the health condition of Union Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Naik, who met with an accident on January 11, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on January 12, informed mediapersons that his condition is stable, and as per doctors, he doesn't seem to be in any danger as of now.

No meaningful outcome of India-China talks, says Rajnath Singh on Ladakh standoff

News | Dec 30, 2020, 09:28 AM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that no "meaningful solution" has come out of diplomatic and military level talks with China to resolve the standoff along the LAC in eastern Ladakh.

Let farm laws be implemented for few years: Rajnath Singh urges protesting farmers

News | Dec 25, 2020, 04:09 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh urged the farmers to allow the implementation of the farm laws as an experiment for a few years.

'Scientists can play vital role in making India superpower': Rajnath Singh

News | Dec 18, 2020, 03:20 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during DRDO award function in Delhi on December 18 said scientists can play vital role in making India a superpower.

'More security-related issues may come before us in future': Rajnath Singh

News | Dec 18, 2020, 03:20 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressed Military Literature Festival-2020, via video conferencing on December 18.

Vijay Diwas 2020: Rajnath Singh unveils logo for 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh'

News | Dec 16, 2020, 12:31 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled the logo for 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' to mark the 50th-anniversary of the 1971 India-Pakistan war.

Farmers protest: 'Govt is open for discussion and dialogue', says Rajnath Singh

News | Dec 14, 2020, 04:36 PM IST

While addressing at the FICCI's 93rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the national capital on December 14, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "Agriculture has been one sector which has been able to avoid the adverse effects of the pandemic and, in f

India fought with terrorism alone when there was no one to support: Rajnath Singh

News | Dec 14, 2020, 04:33 PM IST

While addressing at the FICCI's 93rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the national capital on December 14, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "We have been victims of cross-border terrorism, yet have fought alone even when there was no one to suppor

Rajnath Singh: No question of taking retrograde steps against agricultural sector

News | Dec 14, 2020, 02:35 PM IST

Union minister Rajnath Singh on Monday defended the three farm laws that are at the heart of protests. Rajnath reiterated that the reforms will benefit farmers and ruled out taking retrograde steps against agricultural sector. He said that the laws e

Countries who fail to protect sovereignty can't even build their own roads: Rajnath Singh

News | Dec 04, 2020, 09:40 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh slammed Pakistan without naming it. He said that Nations who can't defend its sovereignty, their condition is like India's neighbouring country.

Rajnath Singh reviews developmental work in his Lucknow constituency

News | Nov 30, 2020, 09:20 PM IST

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Lucknow to review the developmental work of his parliamentary constituency.

Fakir-e-Azam: Imran khan lands in trouble after showing wrong map of India, watch political satire

Fakir E Azam | Nov 28, 2020, 05:27 PM IST

Pakistan PM Imran khan lands in trouble after showing wrong map of India. In order to resolve the matter, he dials PM Modi, Rajnath Singh but things turn ugly. Watch the latest episode of India TV's political satire.

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.

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