RAJNATH SINGH

  • Jharkhand: Security lapse during Rajnath Singh's poll campaign after helicopter loses its way 10 hours 24 minutes ago

    Majhgaon: In a major security lapse, Home Minsiter Rajnath Singh's helicopter lost its way during his campaigning in Jharkhand. The helicopter landed in Majhgaon instead of landing in Badajamda in Chaibasa. It was only after a point of time that the pilot realised that he was going in the wrong...
  • Rajnath lauds high voter turnout in Kashmir, Jharkhand Yesterday

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday said the huge voter turnout in the Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand assembly elections was a "positive sign" and people had defied the threat of militants and Maoists. He said he was happy to learn of the huge turnout in the first phase of...
  • With no clarity on Article 370, BJP delays release of J&K poll manifesto 2 days ago

    Srinagar: With just a day to go for the first phase of polls for Jammu and Kashmir, there is still no clarity within the Bharatiya Janata Party on Article 370 which has delayed releasing of its manifesto. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that there should be a debate on Article 370....
  • From Hafiz Saeed to Dawood Ibrahim, all sheltered by Pak: Rajnath Singh 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of next week's SAARC Summit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India was open to talks with Pakistan but Islamabad should take the first step to resume dialogue. "If not today then tomorrow, one side will have to take the first step. We have always spoken of...
  • J&K polls: BJP won't make Article 370 a poll issue, says Rajnath Singh 4 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP will not make the abrogation of Article 370 an election issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday indicated even as he said that attempts were being made by rival parties to create fear psychosis over the matter. "As elections in Jammu and Kashmir are...
  • PM Modi to hit campaign trail in J&K amidst pressure to clear BJP's stand on Article 370 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a rally in the state on Saturday. Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the PM to reveal its stand on the controversial Article 370 in the state....
  • Chinese incursions don't augur well for cordial ties: Rajnath Singh 6 days ago

    Leh: India on Thursday said that repeated incursions by Chinese troops into its territory "do not augur well" for maintaining cordial bilateral ties and accused China of illegally occupying Aksai Chin. Addressing an election rally in Leh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that several development schemes could not be implemented...
  • News 360: Supreme Court asks CBI chief Sinha to withdraw from 2G probe 6 days ago

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu has said that prima facie it appears that allegations levelled against Sinha were...
  • Violence escalates in Hisar, cars set on fire outside Rampal's ashram; 425 people arrested so far 1 week ago

    Hisar: Violence escalated in Hisar on Wednesday when several cars were set on fire near the self-styled godman Rampal's ashram. The local police is yet to identify the accused persons. Police say unidentified miscreants put some vehicles on fire near Rampal's ashram. The incident took place around 5 PM on Wednesday....
  • Article 370 should not be raked up during polls: Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Paddar (Kishtwar): Calling the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution a national issue, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said it was a matter of debate and should not be raked up during Assembly elections for vote bank politics. "It (Article 370) is (a) national issue. It is a...
  • Rajnath Singh visits police stations, hospitals in Delhi November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday conducted surprise checks at various public places, including hospital, police station, railway station and municipal office, to take stock of cleanliness and other problems faced by the people there. Accompanied by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, Police Commissioner BS Bassi, Singh visited a...
  • Will break any Chinese construction on Indian territory, says Rajnath Singh November 17, 2014

    Kanha Chatti: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday warned China against constructing roads in Indian territory while maintaining that New Delhi wants cordial ties with its neighbours. Asked what if China continues to carry out construction of roads on Indian side, Singh said our forces will be left with no...
  • Rajnath Singh moots same party governments at the Centre, state November 16, 2014

    Medininagar (Jharkhand): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday advocated formation of same party governments at the Centre and state level for better coordination. "Installation of the same party government at both the Centre and state is necessary to maintain coordination and achieve the desired result," he said. Singh was addressing an...
  • Hindi not being used in government offices even after 67 years of Independence: Rajnath Singh November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Although three-fourth of the Indian people know or speak Hindi, it is ironic that the language is not used more extensively in official work, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday as he pitched for its use regularly in government offices. Addressing a function here to felicitate different ministries...
  • Government promises more funds to states for prison reforms: Rajnath Singh November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday promised to provide more funds to all states for modernisation of prisons as condition of most of the jails in the country are "miserable". Addressing a seminar on prison reforms, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said all recommendations on prison reforms made...
  • CBI to renew efforts to get information from Singapore November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI will reinvigorate attempts to get responses of its judicial requests from Singapore in connection with several cases including Tatra and 2G scams after an assurance in this regard from officials of that country. CBI sources said the agency will get in touch with the Indian High Commission...
  • Rajnath Singh urges Maoists to end violence and be part of democracy November 13, 2014

    Gurgaon: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday urged Maoists to end violence and be part of democracy for the betterment of India and its people. Rajnath Singh was speaking as the chief guest during the 75th Raising Day of the paramilitary Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF. The minister said there was no...
  • Rajnath Singh adopts Beti village in Lucknow November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister and Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh has adopted Beti village in the district under the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna. "The Union Home Minister has adopted Beti village in Sarojini Nagar (Assembly segment) under the model village scheme," Secretary of BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit Virendra Tiwari said...
  • MHA probes reports of security lapses during PM Modi's visit to varanasi November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has taken cognisance of security lapses during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his constituency of Varanasi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Intelligence Bureau to investigate reports of some CCTV cameras and monitors not functioning during the Prime Minister's visit. Modi reached Varanasi...
  • Rajnath Singh prays for India's rise as global leader in Jerusalem November 7, 2014

    Jerusalem: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday visited holy sites in the old city of Jerusalem, including Judaism's holiest site, where he customarily placed a prayer note expressing his wish that India regain its leadership position in the comity of nations. A source, who went to pray at the site...
  • Rajnath Singh, Israeli PM Netanyahu review cooperation in combating terror November 7, 2014

    Tel Aviv: Contending that terror is a global menace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Home Minister Rajnath Singh have reviewed existing cooperation and future possibilities of enhancing engagement in dealing with the threat. Both the leaders also expressed their countries' keenness to strengthen ties, with Netanyahu emphasising that he "believes...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu lauds India's science prowess November 7, 2014

    Tel Aviv: Lauding India's capacity for science and innovation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the best mathematicians always came from India. "My uncle, who was a mathematician, always used to tell me that the best mathematicians came from India", Netanyahu told Singh. The Indian...
  • Israel positive about 'Make in India' campaign, says PM Benjamin Netanyahu November 7, 2014

    Tel Aviv: Responding favourably to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative, his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu has told visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh that his country is keen to take advantage of the move. Netanyahu said that Israel is ready and willing to discuss transfer and development of...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Israel November 6, 2014

    Tel Aviv: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Israel for what would be his first visit abroad to discuss bilateral issues including strengthening security ties and fight against terror. Singh was scheduled to arrive here on Wednesday morning but had to reschedule his plans after his flight from Monaco was...
  • India asks Singapore to expedite pending Letters Rogatory November 4, 2014

    Monaco: India on Tuesday asked Singapore to hasten the process of giving replies to judicial requests sent by country's investigating agencies. This was conveyed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean during a meeting on the sidelines of Interpol's plenary session. "While discussing issues...
  • Rajnath Singh to attend Interpol meet today; to visit Israel too November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at Interpol's General Assembly beginning on Monday in Monaco, where he is expected to seek support for cases having international ramifications, including those related to terror. The Home Minister is leading a four-member delegation comprising CBI Director Ranjit Sinha and two Home...
  • Need to change present education system: Rajnath Singh November 1, 2014

    Lucknow: Terming the present education system in the country as a victim of Macaulay's conspiracy", Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that there was a need to change it and stressed on use of mother tongue. "We are tied in a set pattern and there is need to come out of...
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  • News 360: 4th school rape in a month in Bangalore raises questions on security October 31, 2014

    Sexual assault in schools of Bangalore and Hyderabad reported. Teacher has been arrested for raping a six-year-old in Bangalore. This is the third such case in a month. The Karnataka Home Minister tells CNN-IBN that a circular has been sent across to all the schools and action will soon be...