RAJNATH SINGH

  • Order CBI probe into killing of 20 people on Tamil Nadu-Andra Pradesh border: Opposition 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Several members in Rajya Sabha on Thurdsday sought a thorough probe by CBI or by a senior Judge into the alleged killing of 20 Tamil "wood cutters" in a forest by Andhra Pradesh police. After the House assembled for the post-lunch session, CPI member D Raja raised the issue...
  • India to do everything possible to help Nepal: Rajnath Singh 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India will do everything possible to help Nepal, which was ravaged by a major earthquake on Saturday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. "Nepal is our neighbour and we also have cultural relations with it. We have been making all possible efforts from our side. "We had held a...
  • Rajnath Singh lauds PM Modi for 'Operation Maitri' 6 days ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday briefed Parliament and credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 'Operation Maitri'. ...
  • Live: Should donate one month's salary to the people of Nepal, says Mulayam Singh 6 days ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to make a statement on Nepal in Lok Sabha on Monday. The long-pending Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST), moved in the Lok Sabha amid stiff resistance by several Opposition parties, would also be taken up for consideration and passing. ...
  • Home Ministry puts Ford Foundation under watch, says Teesta's NGO not authorised to receive foreign funds April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry said it has decided to keep a watch on all activities funded by Ford Foundation and by exercising the powers conferred under Section 46 of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 2010, directed Reserve Bank of India to ensure that funds coming from it be brought to...
  • Police confronts Kejriwal government over farmer's suicide, says it has the same powers as DM April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The war between the Delhi government and the Police over farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide has intensified with the police claiming that it has equal powers as that of a District Magistrate. Quoting the laws, Delhi Police PRO Rajan Bhagat said, "As per Section 146 of Delhi Police Special Powers...
  • DM asks Delhi Police to submit documents related to Gajendra Singh's suicide or face action April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: In a big face-off between the Aam Aadmi Party government and Delhi Police over the probe into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at a rally on Wednesday, a district magistrate has set the police a deadline to submit documents in the case by 11 am. The DM has threatened...
  • Home Ministry puts Ford Foundation under a watch list April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: After Greenpeace, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday came down heavily on Ford Foundation and it has ordered that it be put under a watch list. The Home Ministry said it has decided to keep a watch on all activities funded by Ford Foundation and by exercising the...
  • Delhi Police urged people to stop clapping but no one paid any heed, says Rajnath Singh April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh blamed Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi for the suicide of Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan's Dausa district. While speaking on the tragic incident in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, Singh accused AAP supporters at the party's rally of instigating and provoking...
  • Delhi Police submits report to Home Ministry, sends team to Gajendra's village April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday submitted a detailed report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh in connection with the farmer's suicide at an AAP rally while a Crime Branch team which is probing the case has been sent to the village of the deceased in Rajasthan. "We have submitted a...
  • Instead to taking action, politicians indugle in blame game over farmer's suicide in Delhi April 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Tragedy usually unites but political parties are seldom known to have displayed such camaraderie. The suicide of a farmer from Rajasthan at Delhi's Jantar Mantar while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was holding a rally against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government has started an ugly...
  • Opposition, government clash in Lok Sabha over attacks on churches April 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Recent attacks on religious places witnessed a verbal clash in Lok Sabha on Wednesday with Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking to blunt opposition onslaught by expressing readiness to table a detailed statement to show how many such incidents had taken place in which regime. ...
  • Government to make acid sale data available online April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: With the country witnessing 310 cases of acid attack in 2014, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the government is contemplating to make available online data on the sale of acid. "We are developing a software for online regularisation of sale of acid. It is under process," Singh...
  • Giriraj Singh breaks down after Narendra Modi pulls him up for his remarks against Sonia Gandhi April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after he expressed regret in Parliament over his remarks on Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Union Minister Giriraj Singh broke down when he was pulled up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Mincing no words Prime Minister castigated Singh for his crude and racist comments. However, Singh...
  • Delhi: Vehicle theft FIR registration application set for grand launch April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi police is planning a full-fledged roll-out for its app which registers FIRs online in motor vehicle theft cases, after its trial run went smoothly. Fifteen cases were lodged since the app's trial run which began on Thursday and Delhi police top brass are planning a grand event to...
  • Anti-India activities will not be tolerated in India: Rajnath Singh April 19, 2015

    Chandauli: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that any kind of anti-India activities will not be tolerated on the country's soil. He said this while addressing Kisan Mahapanchayat in his home district in Chandauli, his first visit to the place after taking over as the Union Home Minister. "I congratulate...
  • Rajnath Singh slams Rahul Gandhi for 'misleading' farmers April 19, 2015

    Chandauli(UP): Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for "misleading" peasants at the Kisan Maha rally and made an appeal to the community to not get misguided by rumours spread against NDA government's land acquisition ordinance and other policies. Addressing a Kisan Mahapanchayat in his...
  • Pakistan and Jamaat-ud-Dawa help Kashmiris and we call it jihad, says 26/11 planner Hafiz Saeed April 18, 2015

    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 April 17, 2015

    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 April 17, 2015

    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 April 17, 2015

    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 April 16, 2015

    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 April 16, 2015

    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 April 16, 2015

    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 April 16, 2015

    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 April 16, 2015

    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 April 14, 2015

    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 April 13, 2015

    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 April 13, 2015

    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 April 13, 2015

    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...