RAJNATH SINGH

  • Unseasonal rainfall continues to hamper crops, government takes stock of damage 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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? 6 days ago

    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. ...
  • Rajnath Singh asks CMs of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh to quickly solve terror cases 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh to ensure expeditious probe of unresolved terror cases in their respective states, saying arrest of the guilty will be the "best recipe" to prevent similar attacks in future. In separate letters to O...
  • Modi greets Sharif on Pakistan National Day, says issues can be resolved through talks 6 days ago

    New Delhi: 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. Modi tweeted, "It is my firm conviction that all outstanding issues...
  • 7 J&K separatist leaders to attend Pakistan National Day celebrations at High Commission 1 week ago

    New Delhi: As Pakistan will celebrate its National Day on Monday, a seven-member delegation of Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders are in the national capital to attend the celebrations at its High Commission. The delegation will also hold talks with Pakistani officials. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has maintained that the...
  • Pakistan has returned 57 Indian fishing boats: Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Wagah: As many as 57 fishing boats, which were seized of the Pakistani authorities, have been returned to India by the maritime agencies of the neighbouring country, and these will reach the Indian coast on Monday evening. "57 Indian boats were in Pakistan custody. Our government has been successful in ensuring...
  • Ahead of Pakistan Day, India asks its neighbour to end 'atmosphere of terror' along the border 1 week ago

    Attari: Ahead of Pakistan Day celebrations on Monday, India asked its neighbour to end the atmosphere of terror, saying that New Delhi wants to maintain friendly relations with the neighbouring country. "Pakistan should ponder as to how long this atmosphere of terror ('dehshat gardi ki mahol) will continue. I want to...
  • Central Paramilitary forces will have 33 per cent women: Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Wagah: Thirty-three per cent posts in central paramilitary forces will be reserved for women, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "We are planning to increase the strength of women in paramilitary forces to 33 per cent," Singh said at a function organised by Border Security Forces (BSF) in Wagah. At present,...
  • ISIS failed to attract Indian Muslims: Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Jaipur: Dreaded terror outfit ISIS has completely failed to attract Indian Muslims into its fold as the community is fully integrated into the mainstream, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "Indian Muslims are patriots and are not swayed by fundamentalist ideologies. Extremism is alien to their nature. Moreover, India, as...
  • Citizenship applications of Sindhis being examined: Home Minister March 21, 2015

    Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the cases of those hailing from the Sindhi community, who were still waiting for citizenship, were being examined and a decision would be taken as per the law of land. While addressing a function on the occasion of Cheti Chand Jayanti,...
  • Decision of handing over IAS officer DK Ravi death case to CBI will be taken on Monday: Karnataka CM March 21, 2015

    Bengaluru: Yet undecided on handing over the death case of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that a decision will be taken on Monday. "The stand of the government will be known on the floor of the House....
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 20, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 20, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay. ...
  • Unseasonal rains wreak havoc: Large-scale crop loss bad news for Indian economy? March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. ...
  • News 360: Unseasonal rain, hailstorm destroy over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. ...
  • Nashik: Farmers face a crisis as rains damage major crops March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed acres and acres of grape field and over 60,000 hectares of major crop in the last 6 months in Nashik. ...
  • Unseasonal rains destroy crops: Agriculture scientist Swaminathan says it's a wake up call March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Agriculture scientist Dr MS...
  • Unseasonal rains destroy over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop, price rise likely March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. One of the worst affected places is...
  • Is J&K CM supporting terror activities, asks Congress in Lok Sabha March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In response to Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge's remark on the issue of Kathua terror attack, Home Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in the Lok Sabha on Friday. "Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF personnel have killed two terrorists," said Singh saluting the personnel for their bravery. He informed...
  • Live: Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF personnel have killed two terrorists, says Rajnath Singh March 20, 2015

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the floor of the Lok Sabha praises the bravery of the personnels in the Kathua encounter case. He said that the Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF personnel have killed two terrorists. ...
  • J&K: Encounter in Kathua ends, 2 security men dead; search for terrorists on March 20, 2015

    Jammu: The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. Combing operation is underway to search for the terrorists. Three...
  • Modi government battles as 10 lakh hectares of standing crop destroyed March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rain has destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. One of the worst affected places is Maharashtra where around 40,000 hectares of standing Rabi crop has been damaged. On the other hand 26 out of...
  • Centre to appoint official to coordinate with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre has decided to appoint a senior Home Ministry official to coordinate with Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and concerned ministries for speedy implementation of the provisions in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act. The decision came following a meeting of a delegation of Andhra Pradesh BJP leaders with Union Home Minister...
  • ISIS failed to attract Indian Muslims: Rajnath Singh March 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Dreaded terror outfit ISIS has completely failed to attract Indian Muslims into its fold as the community is fully integrated into the mainstream, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said. "Indian Muslims are patriots and are not swayed by fundamentalist ideologies. Extremism is alien to their nature. Moreover, India, as a country...
  • If Pakistan stops aiding terror, South Asia situation will improve: Rajnath Singh March 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asked Pakistan to "seriously rethink" its strategy of using terrorism as an instrument of proxy war, saying this will "significantly" improve the security situation in South Asia besides being in its own national interest. Inaugurating an International Counter-Terrorism Conference, Singh said Pakistan should...
  • Ready for CBI probe into DK Ravi's death if Karnataka government demands: Rajnath March 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Not just in Karnataka Assembly but the case of the mysterious death of Indian Administrative officer DK Ravi was raised in Lok Sabha too. Addressing the House, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Central government has no objection to a probe into the case by the Central Bureau...
  • Rajnath Singh to attend international meet on terrorism in Jaipur March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will attend an international conference on counter terrorism in Jaipur on Thursday that will discuss issues like 'maritime terrorism and piracy' and chemical, biological and nuclear terrorism'. During the three day conference, beginning from Thursday, issues like 'illegal migration and border security', 'cyber space', 'social...
  • IAS officer DK Ravi's death: We demand a CBI inquiry, says Sadananda Gowda March 18, 2015

    Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda of the BJP said that he would like to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday to demand a CBI inquiry into the death of 36-year-old IAS officer DK Ravikumar. "We want the Home Minister to hand over the case to CBI," said Gowda. ...