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POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Nuclear deterrence, Manohar Parrikar, Nuclear doctrine, Rajnath Singh

India’s Nuclear Doctrine: Is it moving from ‘no first use’ to ambiguity?

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was possibly sending a simple but blunt message to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan: Don’t threaten India.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Ministry of Defence, Ministry of finance, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of home affairs

Decoding the Modi Union Cabinet 2.0

Apart from the four key appointees of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the rest of the cabinet stresses continuity, despite several ministers who have been dropped.

POLITICS

 |  1-minute read
Rajnath Singh, Chairman of the chiefs of staffs committee, Army chief general bipin rawat, Air chief marshal bs dhanoa

Kaun banega COSC or Chairman of the Chiefs of Staffs Committee?

Without a mandate and clearly defined executive powers, the permanent COSC may just remain a ceremonial post of little consequence.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Defence Ministry, DRDO, Defence budget 2019, Assam rifles

Making India More Secure: The challenge that faces Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister

With the BJP using security as a major plank of its election campaign, a lot is expected now from Mr Rajnath Singh. And the challenges that confront him are enormous.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Nirmala Sitharaman, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Modi Cabinet

Who's got the toughest job? Amit Shah Home Minister, Rajnath Singh Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Minister?

Narendra Modi’s top three ministers are Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Nirmala Sitharaman. Each faces big challenges. Here's the hardest one.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Lucknow, Rajnath Singh

In Vajpayee's Footsteps: Why Rajnath Singh is striking a chord in Lucknow, just like a former BJP leader

Singh is reaching out to every section of society, including Muslims, despite knowing he stands a very easy chance at winning.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Poonam sinha, Rajnath Singh, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Lucknow

Poonam Sinha: 'Rajnath Singh has not done any work in Lucknow over the last five years. Everywhere I go, people are praising Akhilesh Yadav'

Poonam Sinha, wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, is contesting from SP against Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Lucknow. She spoke with Rohit E David about her chances, Singh's record and why she didn't join the Congress.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Lucknow, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Rajnath Singh

There's nothing like Home: Why veteran BJP leader Rajnath Singh poses a formidable challenge to Lok Sabha opponents in Lucknow

Rajnath Singh stands out in political life for a sober image and dignified words. His electoral appeal is strong enough in his home turf to make finding his challenger a challenge.

HUMOUR

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Narendra Modi, Chowkidar chor hai, Rahul Gandhi, Ranveer Singh

Move over, ‘Gully Boy’ Ranveer Singh: We got a new rapper in Rajnath Singh

We can't 'rap' our heads around Rajnath Singh's rapping. Can you?

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Rajnath Singh, BJP, Congress, Umar Khalid

Simply a hysterical farce: The 2016 JNU sedition row lingers lacking real evidence

Even after 900 days, there have only been arrests in the case, but no charges.