Rajnath Singh

  • Pune Landslide: We will appoint a team of experts to study the area, says Home Ministry 12 hours 2 minutes ago

    The death toll in Pune landslide has crossed 66 and more than 100 people are still feared trapped. Home Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in Parliament saying the government will appoint a team of experts to study the area. National Disaster Relief Force leading the rescue efforts, said that...
  • Pune landslide: Rescue officials are working extremely hard, says Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who visited the landslide site in Pune on Thursday said that continuous rainfall is creating trouble but the rescue officials are working extremely hard on rescue operations. "It is too early to say what caused the landslide," he said. The death toll in Wednesday's landslide...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Is political snooping a reality? 2 days ago

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has played down the snooping controversy and said that no bugging devices were found in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's house. However, the Opposition has continued to build pressure in Parliament over the issue. ...
  • Opposition corners Centre over Gadkari snooping issue, Rajnath rules out probe 2 days ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh has played down the snooping controversy and said that no bugging devices were found in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's house. However, the Opposition has continued to build pressure in Parliament over the issue. ...
  • News 360: 15 dead in Pune landslide tragedy, NDRF rescues 7 Yesterday

    Fifteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. Seven NDRF teams including State Disaster team are on the site for rescue and relief operation. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are...
  • News 360: Pak mob kills 3 over blasphemous Facebook post 4 days ago

    A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her grand daughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said on Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities. ...
  • 20 people arrested in Saharanpur violence 5 days ago

    The situation remains tensed after 3 people were killed and 23 were injured in violent clashes between 2 groups in Saharanpur on Saturday. 20 people have been arrested. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Uttar Pradesh government of support. "The state government must ensure to maintain law and order",said...
  • Sena MPs force Muslim to break fast: BJP leaders refuse to comment July 23, 2014

    A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly upset about not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan. The news created an uproar in Lok Sabha. But,...
  • Rajnath Singh hails Budget, calls it most realistic July 10, 2014

    Home Minister Rajanth Singh hailed the Union Budget and called it most realistic. He said, "This Budget is poor friendly, women friendly, disabled friendly and farmer friendly. After looking at this Budget you can get a fair idea as to how the Narendra Modi-led NDA government wants to develop India....
  • Modi's aide Amit Shah appointed new BJP President July 9, 2014

    BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge and close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah is the new President of the party. Shah was rewarded for the party's massive victory in Uttar Pradesh and his appointment is a move that reflects the absolute stamp of Modi over party and the government. ...
  • Naxals a threat to nation, need to build up our intelligence: Rijiju June 27, 2014

    Speaking about the meeting between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and the bureaucrats from 10 Naxal-affected states, Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State said that Maoists were a threat to the nation and the country needed to build up its intelligence to tackle them. ...
  • News 360: PMO acts tough, rejects ministers' choices for private secretaries June 16, 2014

    In a rather strong move, the Prime Minister Office has struck down the proposals made by some of his ministers including Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the appointment of their private secretaries. ...
  • Constable's death brings spotlight on safety of traffic policemen June 17, 2014

    A day after a traffic constable was mowed down in the national capital, the focus is now once again on growing instances of road rage in Delhi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Police Headquarters and held a discussion on the issue. The case has put the spotlight back on...
  • No plans of arming traffic constables yet, says Delhi Police Commissioner June 16, 2014

    After meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said, "As of now, we don't intend to issue arms to the traffic police. The Home Minister offered condolences to the traffic officer was killed." On Sunday, a 26-year-old traffic constable was run over by...
  • Delhi Police needs to co-ordinate with Centre to be more responsive: Rajnath Singh June 16, 2014

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said, "I agree that Delhi police requires close co-ordination with the Centre to modernise and be people friendly, so that they are more responsive." ...
  • Modi Cabinet: Rajnath for Home, Jaitley frontrunner for Finance June 14, 2014

    While Rajnath Singh will be inducted as Home Minister in Narendra Modi Cabinet. While senior leaders like LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are likely to be kept out of key posts, Jaitley is the frontrunner for Finance Ministry. ...
  • Is this a historic opportunity for PM Modi to downsize government? May 23, 2014

    With only three days to go before his swearing-in ceremony, Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi is back in the capital to resume discussions regarding the Cabinet formation. Sources now say that Arun Jaitley is likely to head the Finance Ministry, while party President Rajnath Singh may be given the reigns of...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • RSS is like family, says BJP chief Rajnath Singh May 11, 2014

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and said that the Hindu outfit was like family for them. "The workers of the sangh have worked very hard for this election. I was here to express my gratitude," he added. On Saturday, the BJP chief had met Bhagwat...
  • Rita Bahuguna confident of giving Rajnath a run for his money April 30, 2014

    Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi who is contesting from Lucknow is confident that she would give BJP President Rajnath Singh a run for his money in the constituency. ...
  • Watch: Rajnath, Javed Jaffrey speak on Lucknow polls April 30, 2014

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh and Aam Aadmi Party candidate are pitted against each other in the battle for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat. ...
  • A Billion Votes: 89 constituencies go to polls in phase 7 on Wednesday April 29, 2014

    89 constituencies in the seven states and 2 Union Territories will vote on April 30 in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections. The 7th Phase of the Lok Sabha voting will determine the fate of top candidates such as Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, LK Advani and Rajnath Singh. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Lucknow April 24, 2014

    Out of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, the most keenly watched election will be the one for the Lucknow constituency where BJP president Rajnath Singh is contesting against AAP's candidate Jaaved Jaaferi and Congress's Rita Bahuguna. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections,...
  • Rajnath Singh has no vehicles but assets worth over Rs 2.9 crore April 21, 2014

    BJP chief and candidate from Lucknow Rajnath Singh has no vehicle in his name but has assets worth over Rs 2.9 crore. Singh owns residential and agricultural properties in Lucknow and Chaundali worth Rs 1.9 crore, while his bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 66.4 lakh. ...
  • Rajnath's support helped me: Gen VK Singh April 10, 2014

    Former Army Chief General VK Singh who is contesting from Ghaziabad, from where the BJP President is a sitting MP told CNN-IBN that Rajnath Singh's support has only strengthened his chances of winning the elections. ...
  • Kings & Queens: Rajnath Singh, the man who put party before him April 5, 2014

    Watch the political journey of Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh and his role in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj hits out at SP, Congress over dynasty politics March 27, 2014

    BJP President Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh has hit out at the Samajwadi Party and the Congress over dynasty politics. Pankaj Singh has been working for the BJP from last 10 years and has not been given ticket by the party. He is managing Rajnath's election campaign in Lucknow. ...
  • News 360: Sonia, Rahul attack Modi, say he will divide India March 26, 2014

    At the release of Congress's manifesto, party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying his ideology will divide India. Rahul said, "Modi is an ideology which divides people. This ideology is dangerous for the country and every Congress leader...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Sonia Gandhi still the key face of Congress? March 26, 2014

    The Congress on Wednesday released its manifesto titled 'Your voice, our pledge' for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The document, which the Congress called the lengthiest manifesto, focuses on inclusive growth, agriculture, education and health. Congress President Sonia Gandhi said, "We have done some great work. Harmony is must, not...