Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Rajnath’s ‘No First Use’ comments find political support – 3 min read

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement on Friday that India’s commitment to a ‘No First Use’ nuclear policy is subject to future circumstances has found support from the Congress. Singh posted a tweet from Pokhran, the test site of India’s nuclear weapons, after paying homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his […]

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (File Photo/IANS)

India’s nuclear policy of ‘No First Use’ may change in future, hints Rajnath Singh – 1 min read

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that India has strictly adhered to the doctrine of ‘No First Use’ of Nuclear power but what happens in future depends on the circumstances. Singh made the statement on micro-blogging site Twitter. He was in Pokhran to pay respects to late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his […]

Union Minister Rajnath Singh (File Photo/IANS)

No question of accepting mediation on Kashmir: Rajnath

New Delhi:  Amid uproar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh declared on Wednesday that there is “no question of accepting anybody’s mediation on the Kashmir issue” but Congress members walked out demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha that External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar’s assertion that Modi did not ask […]

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh (File Photo/IANS)

BJP has no link to Karnataka crisis: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi:  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the BJP had nothing to do with the situation in Karnataka where several Congress and JD-S MLAs have quit, puttng the coalition government in a crisis. Taking a dig at former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Rajnath Singh said the campaign of tendering resignation was started […]

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Will look into tax on disability pensions, Rajnath tells LS

New Delhi:  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday assured MPs that he will look into the issue of taxing the disability pension of military personnel after furore over the decision in Parliament. “I assure the House that I will look into the matter related to imposing tax on disability pension for military personnel,” Rajnath Singh […]