Rajnath Singh

  • SAARC members must cooperate to face common challenges:Rajnath Yesterday

    Kathmandu: SAARC countries are facing common challenges and they should cooperate with each other to address them, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said, underlining that India is committed to reviving the grouping as a major forum to promote active regional collaboration. "SAARC will be an appropriate platform for meeting the...
  • Rajnath Singh inaugurates underwater training tank for National Security Guard 2 days ago

    Gurgaon: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the Diving Training Tank, developed to train commandos in underwater operations, at the NSG camp here, an official said. Rajnath Singh visited the National Security Guard (NSG) camp, Manesar for the first time after becoming Home Minister. After paying homage to the NSG martyrs...
  • SAARC Home Ministers' meet to discuss terrorism, piracy 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lead the Indian delegation at a conference of Home and Interior Ministers of SAARC countries to be held in Kathmandu on September 19 where terrorism, piracy, trafficking of drugs and women and children will top the agenda. Singh is expected to flag issues like cross-border...
  • PM Narendra Modi to address UN General Assembly in Hindi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his speech in the United National General Assembly in New York in Hindi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. Addressing a function organised on the occasion of Hindi Divas, the Home Minister said Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first Prime Minister to...
  • Demand for one-rank one-pension to be considered: Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Bhuj: The demand for granting one-rank one-pension to paramilitary personnel would be considered, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday. The Home Minister's assurance came during an interaction with jawans of Border Security Force during a visit to the frontier district of Kutch along the India-Pakistan border. ...
  • J&K floods: About 385 tons of relief material dispatched to Srinagar, says Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    As a tragedy of epic proportions unfolded in the worst-ever floods to hit Kashmir in 109 years after heavy rains from September 2, the death toll was stated to be around 250. Authorities fear that the number of dead could be higher. ...
  • India will resume talks only if Pakistan responded properly: Home Minister September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that India will resume talks with Pakistan only if it responds adequately. "If Pakistan responds properly, we will resume dialogue with them. A neighbour is a neighbour. We always want good relations with neighbours. Friends can be chosen but neighbours...
  • Centre to establish marine police training institute in Gujarat September 10, 2014

    Porbandar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday announced that the Centre would establish a marine police training institute in Gujarat, to train the police for safeguarding the state's 1,600 km-long coastline. The state shares the border with Pakistan. "I obtained information on coastal security and I am satisfied that...
  • Home minister despatches 70 boats, 5 NDRF teams to J&K September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Seventy boats and five teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been sent to Jammu and Kashmir for the rescue and relief of flood-affected people. The decision was taken by Home Minister Rajnath Singh today after reviewing the flood situation in the state. Singh ordered that the...
  • Water level decreasing in Jammu but situation in Kashmir worsens: Omar September 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is battling with massive floods that have claimed the lives of over 110 people so far. Assessing the current situation, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the water level in Jammu is decreasing. However, he also maintained that the situation in Kashmir has worsened adding that...
  • J&K: PM Narendra Modi to visit flood-hit regions today as state battles worst floods in 60 years September 7, 2014

    Srinagar: With massive floods claiming the lives of over 100 people in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit the state on Sunday to personally review the situation and assess the damage caused. The decision to visit the state came following a review meeting which Modi...
  • Narendra Modi will visit flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday: PMO September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday to take stock of the situation, said the Prime Minister's Office on Saturday. The visit comes a day after Home Minister Rajnath Singh returned from his visit to the state, which has witnessed its worst floods...
  • PM Modi reviews Aadhaar, may use it to improve delivery of schemes September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed progress of Aadhaar project and is believed to have discussed the possibility of using the platform to resume Aadhaar-based direct benefit transfers of subsidised schemes. It will also help monitor attendance of government officials. The discussions, which were attended by Home Minister...
  • Depends on Lt Governor whom he invites to form Delhi government, says Rajnath Singh September 6, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Home Minister Rajnath Singh commented on BJP forming a government in Delhi. " It depends on Lieutenant Governor whom he invites to form the government. BJP is the largest party in Delhi," said Rajnath. ...
  • BJP will not indulge in horse-trading to form government in Delhi: Rajnath Singh September 6, 2014

    Jammu: With speculation of the Bharatiya Janata Party being invited to form government in Delhi being rife, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said a call will be taken once formal proposal is received from the Lieutenant Governor even as he dismissed any attempt to form government by poaching MLAs...
  • India open to alternative steps to curb incursions: Rajnath Singh September 6, 2014

    Jammu: Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India may resort to "alternative steps" if negotiations with neighbours on incursions do not yield fruitful results. Singh, who is on a day's tour to the state to assess flood situation, was asked about incursions by Chinese army in Leh area to which he...
  • Rajnath takes stock of flood-ravaged Jammu & Kashmir, assures Centre's help September 6, 2014

    Jammu: As floods and heavy rainfall continue to cause loss of life and property, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and took stock of the situation in the state, Singh, however, could not conduct an aerial survey of the affected areas due...
  • Home Minister to visit Jammu & Kashmir today as floods claim over 100 lives September 6, 2014

    Jammu: Over 100 people lost their lives in Jammu and Kashmir as floods continued to wreak havoc in the state. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh will visit the state on Saturday to review the situation. Army...
  • Rajnath asks Omar to identify land for rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major step towards bringing back Kashmiri Pandits to their homeland, the Home Minister on Friday asked Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to identify land for their rehabilitation in the Valley. The Narendra Modi Government has committed itself to the return of some 62,000 Kashmiri Pandit...
  • Joint session model unlikely to solve Delhi stalemate, say experts September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung explores ways to form a government, legal experts are of the opinion that the national capital cannot opt for a joint session model like Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra as it does not have a Legislative Council. This legal opinion along with the...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh assures all help to flood-hit J&K, cancels visit September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir and assured Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of all necessary help for relief operations even as inclement weather forced him to cancel his visit to border areas in the state. The Home...
  • Rajnath Singh cancels J&K trip in wake of flood situation September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday cancelled his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir in wake of flood situation. Singh was scheduled to visit the state on Friday to take stock of the security situation at the border at a meeting of the Uniform Command Headquarters and visit...
  • Rajnath Singh to visit J&K on Friday to take stock of security situation September 4, 2014

    Jammu: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will take stock of the security situation at the border at a meeting of the Uniform Command Headquarters and visit forward areas during his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir beginning on Friday. This will be Singh's first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after taking...
  • NSUI activists protest outside Rajnath's residence over delay black money probe September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of National Students' Union of India (NSUI) activists on Tuesday staged a protest outside the residence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi over the issue of black money stashed away in foreign banks. Protestors led by NSUI national president Roji M John raised slogans against BJP-led...
  • Home Minister asks CMs to expedite cases against MPs, MLAS: Sources September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss ways to expedite trials of MPs and MLAs, sources said on Monday. The sources said that Prasad will take up the matter with the Chief Justices of the High Courts. The Attorney General is likely to inform...
  • Home Minister, Law Minister to discuss expedition of trials against MPs facing criminal charges September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will meet on Monday to discuss expediting legal trials against MPs facing criminal charges. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier said that criminal trials against MPs should reach the logical conclusion soon. The meeting comes just days after the Supreme...
  • Rajnath Singh rubbishes report of meeting Pakistani counterpart on sidelines of SAARC September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Monday dismissed reports that Rajnath Singh has plans to meet his Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of the SAARC conference in Nepal later in September. The Home Ministry tweeted that terror and talks cannot go together. It went on to say that unless Pakistan stops...
  • No white flag if Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire: Rajnath August 31, 2014

    Chandigarh: Asserting that India wants peaceful relations with all countries but it should not be treated as its weakness, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said security forces have been directed to give a "befitting" reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Referring to recent incidents of firing from across the Line...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 28, 2014

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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 27, 2014

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