RAJNATH SINGH

  • Pakistan and Jamaat-ud-Dawa help Kashmiris and we call it jihad, says 26/11 planner Hafiz Saeed 10 hours 19 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed strongly came out in support of Kashmiri separatists and admitted that his organisation is backing the Pakistan Army wage jihad in the valley. During a TV interview, Hafiz said, "If India is not ready to give their rights and if...
  • Nobody will be allowed to break India's unity: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    Kanpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India's unity and integrity were "inviolable" and nobody will be allowed to break them. "I would like to assure the countrymen that no one will be allowed to break the unity and integrity of the country be it Masarat Alam or anybody...
  • Masarat Alam arrested, clashes follow Yesterday

    Protesters clashed with police in Srinagar after they were stopped from heading to Tral in south Kashmir for a planned march. The clashes came hours after the arrest of separatist Masarat Alam, who was released from prison in March. ...
  • Protests in Srinagar, Hurriyat leader Geelani calls for bandh on Saturday Yesterday

    Srinagar: Separatists in Jammu and Kashmir has stepped up their protest against the state government. Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for a bandh on Saturday. This comes after separatist supporters lead by Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Farooq clashed with police in Nohwatta in Srinagar. The protests took a...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Kashmiri separatists Masarat Alam, Syed Ali Shah Geelani put under house arrest Yesterday

    Srinagar: Kashmiri separatists and Hurriyat hardliners Masarat Alam and Syed Ali Shah Geelani have been put under house arrest ahead of their proposed rally in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir. The duo was put under house arrest after Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned the Centre would not tolerate anyone raising slogans...
  • Centre warns Kashmiri separatists, says won't tolerate 'Pakistan zindabad' slogans on Indian soil 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sending out a strong warning to separatist leaders in Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the Centre would not tolerate anyone raising slogans like 'Pakistan zindabad' on Indian soil. Singh's statement came after separatist leader Masarat Alam and his supporters waved Pakistan flags on Wednesday to...
  • Hurriyat did not wave Pakistani flag, some boys did it: Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam 2 days ago

    Jammu: A day after Pakistani flags were waved by separatist leader Masarat Alam and his supporters at a rally in Jammu and Kashmir, he clarified that there was nothing new in it. "Hurriyat did not wave Pakistani flag but some boys did it. This is nothing new, it has happened...
  • Rajnath speaks to J&K CM, seeks strict action against Masarat Alam 2 days ago

    Jammu: Taking a serious note over action against separatist leader Masarat Alam, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Kumar Singh said that action will be taken but no time frame can be given. An FIR has been lodged and action shall be taken in an appropriate time. I can't...
  • Rs 5,000 monthly pension for aged farmers: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    Patna: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a monthly pension of Rs 5,000 for farmers aged 60 or above for their social and financial security. "The Narendra Modi-led government has decided to give a monthly pension of Rs 5,000 to farmers of 60 years of age and above," Rajnath...
  • Action against those involved in attacks on Christians: Rajnath Singh 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Government will take strictest possible action against those who indulge in violence against the Christian community, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in New Delhi on Monday. The Home Minister conveyed this to a three-member Christian delegation, led by Albert D'Souza, Archbishop of Agra and Secretary General of the Catholic...
  • Rajnath Singh evades queries on Sena's demand 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday refused to be drawn into the controversy over ally Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's demand for scrapping voting rights of Muslims. The Home Minister, who was speaking on the sidelines of a meeting on 'Untouchability No More', was queried about the editorial in...
  • Government to honour policemen killed by Naxals with gallantry award 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Government has decided to confer gallantry awards on the security personnel who sacrificed their lives in the recent Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh and said it would also extend benefits to their families. "We have decided to give them the gallantry award. We have also finalised other facilities to be...
  • Senior ministers discuss Sukma attack, famer's issues 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior central ministers met at the residence of union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday for an "informal" meeting which discussed the Maoist attack at Sukma in Chhattisgarh and the issues concerning farmers, informed sources in said. The meeting was held in the absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
  • Don't leave state without President's permission: Centre to governors 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Centre has put restrictions on the travel of governors saying they have to stay in their respective states for at least 292 days in a year and not leave station until or unless approved by the President. The fresh diktat from the Narendra Modi government came after it...
  • J&K: Kashmiri Pandits say hurt by 'politics' played over their return, rehabilitation 6 days ago

    Jammu: It was 26 years ago when Kashmiri Pandit lawyer Tika Lal Taploo and more than 700 members of the community were killed by terrorists in the Valley leading to a mass exodus, but their families say the wounds are bleeding again due to "politics" over the issue of their...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bodies of 7 policemen killed in Naxal ambush to be brought to Raipur today 6 days ago

    Raipur: A day after a Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, the bodies of the seven policemen who were killed in the encounter will be brought to Raipur on Sunday. Twelve other policemen were also injured in the incident. The two-hour gunbattle took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of...
  • Naxals strike again; seven policemen dead, 12 injured in an ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh 6 days ago

    Raipur: Seven policemen were killed and a dozen were injured on Saturday evening in a Naxal ambush, triggering a gunbattle in the dense jungles of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh. The two-hour gunbattle took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the Sukma district when a squad of state police Special Task...
  • UPA's response to Pakistan aggression was 'height of humility': Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Lucknow: Terming the response of previous UPA regime to Pakistan's aggression as "height of humility", Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the way NDA government dealt with the cross border firing and infiltration has forced the neighbouring country to "shout for" UN intervention. "We want good ties with our neighbours...
  • UP needs to tighten law and order situation: Rajnath Singh April 10, 2015

    Lucknow: Expressing concern over a spate of train loot incidents in Lucknow, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said there was a need to tighten law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh. "I have come to know about incidents of loots in Lucknow. I will talk to the UP government and...
  • We want to improve ties, but Pakistan must cooperate against terror: Rajnath Singh April 10, 2015

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said India is disappointed with the Lahore High Court order declaring Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention illegal. ...
  • Rajnath Singh gets stuck in lift, scales wall to come out April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday got stuck in a lift and later had to climb a stool to scale the wall, sending his security officials into a tizzy for some moments. The incident happened when Singh went to visit a Central Reserve Police Force complex in South Delhi...
  • Rajnath Singh's relative shot dead in Varanasi April 8, 2015

    Lucknow: A relative of Home Minister Rajnath Singh was shot dead in a Varanasi district village, police said on Wednesday. According to information available, Arvind Singh, a petrol pump owner, was returning home after dropping his wife at the airport when three bike-riding youths intercepted him at Makhsudanpatti in Phoolpur late...
  • Arun Jaitley's security upgraded to Z-plus category March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Security of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been upgraded to topmost Z-plus category and he will be guarded by paramilitary commandos drawn from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) now. The move to increase Jaitley's security cover was taken by Union Home Ministry recently after assessing the threat...
  • Cartoon of the day: Unseasonal rainfall continues to damage crops March 30, 2015

    In the wake of the crop damage due to unseasonal rainfall across the country, the government is taking stock of the extensive damage. ...
  • Modi government to push for cow slaughter ban across India March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: India will use all its "might" to ban cow slaughter across the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in a speech to spiritual leaders, as the Hindu nationalist government moves to fulfil a poll promise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A renewed thrust by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...
  • Unseasonal rainfall continues to hamper crops, government takes stock of damage March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: In the wake of the crop damage due to unseasonal rainfall across the country, the government is taking stock of the extensive damage. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan conducted an aerial survey of the damaged areas in the Gwalior district...
  • President confers Bharat Ratna on former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Veteran Parliamentarian and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, founder member of BJP who is held in high esteem across the political spectrum, was on Friday conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee In a departure from protocol, Mukherjee drove to Vajpayee's...
  • Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh congratulates Vajpayee for receiving Bharat Ratna March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will receive Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour on Friday. Setting aside protocol, President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vajpayee's Krishna Menon Marg residence and will confer him the Bharat Ratna. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley congratulated Vajapayee and said he is a leader par...
  • PM Modi advocates talks with Pakistan: Is dialogue the only way out? March 23, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day. He told Sharif that all outstanding issues between the two neighbours can be resolved through bilateral talks in a terror free atmosphere. ...