Sushilkumar Shinde

  • Campaign for second phase of LS polling in Maharashtra concludes 15-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Mumbai: Campaign for the second phase of polling in Maharashtra where nearly 3.25 crore voters will be sealing the fate of 358 candidates including stalwarts like Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and BJP leader Gopinath Munde, came to an end on Tuesday. About 3,24,27,558 electorate in 19...
  • BJP leaders under threat will be given security: Shinde 21-03-2014 05:40 PM

    Allaying concerns of BJP that their leaders were under threat, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday assured the party that they will be provided security. He said this after a BJP delegation led by Ravi Shankar Prasad met him and urged him to ensure security of BJP leaders during the...
  • Shinde writes fresh letter to CMs on terror-related cases 07-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has written a letter to all Chief Ministers to set up a multi-disciplinary committee to review all crime cases where an accused is waiting for trial for long or allegedly wrongfully arrested. In a letter written last month, Shinde told the...
  • Shinde threatens to 'crush' electronic media indulging in anti-Cong propaganda 24-02-2014 11:48 PM

    Stoking a controversy, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde threatened to "crush" the electronic media, alleging a section of it was unnecessarily provoking the Congress party by indulging in "false propaganda" against it. The outburst by Shinde, a Congress leader who hails from Maharashtra's Sholapur district, came at a Youth Congress...
  • I have taken tough decisions as Home Minister: Shinde 23-02-2014 10:26 PM

    Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Sunday asserted that he was not weak as portrayed by the opposition, and had proved his mettle by taking tough decisions. Addressing a rally of Youth Congress at Veronica High School ground here in his hometown, Shinde said the opposition had spread propaganda about...
  • AAP shares 12-day old Youtube video of Delhi Police beating a man 24-01-2014 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: Stepping up its pressure on Delhi Police, the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday dug out a 12-day old video from Youtube in which two Delhi Police officials are shown beating up a man. The video shows the constables beating up man near Lal Quila. The party claimed that...
  • Arvind Kejriwal turns protester in Delhi, Shinde cautions him 20-01-2014 06:25 PM

    Calling himself an anarchist, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday staged a dramatic sit-in with his cabinet ministers and around 1,000 vocal supporters in the heart of the city seeking action against five police officers his government holds guilty. "Yes, I am an anarchist," thundered the 45-year-old Aam Aadmi...
  • Lalu justifies joining Twitter; says change is law of nature 19-01-2014 07:29 PM

    Patna: Unfazed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's snide remark against him for joining Twitter, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Sunday said change is the law of nature and one can ignore youth power at own peril. "Nitish ji badlaw prakiti ka niyam hain. Apke liye badlaw is roop me...
  • Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad share dais, take jibes at each other 19-01-2014 12:11 AM

    Bihar political rivals chief minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad shared the dais after a long time and embroiled themselves in a war of words instead of pleasantries. The two leaders were together on the occasion of the launching of the Patna edition of 'Dainik Bhaskar' and Union...
  • I will look into Kejriwal's demand, says Shinde 17-01-2014 08:57 PM

    In the wake of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's threat to stage a sit-in in front of Home Ministry, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday said he would look into his demands. "I have asked my officers to examine their demands. Let us see. They are new in governance," he...
  • Constant decline in infiltration, violence in J&K: Omar 17-01-2014 08:57 PM

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said perception about his state needs to be changed as there has been a constant decline in infiltration as well as violence. "Year after year, there has been a decline in infiltration and violence. There are some areas of...
  • No anti-India forces will be allowed to stay in Nepal, claims Madhav Ghimire 16-01-2014 06:58 PM

    Nepal on Thursday said it won't allow any anti-India elements, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, to stay in its territory. "We will not allow anyone engaged in anti-India activities in Nepal," visiting Nepal Home Minister Madhav Prasad Ghimire told reporters in New Delhi after meeting his Indian counterpart Sushilkumar Shinde....
  • Narayanasamy defends Shinde, says RK Singh's allegations baseless 15-01-2014 02:58 PM

    Two days after former Home Secretary RK Singh told CNN-IBN that Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde sheiled a businessman with links to Dawood Ibrahim, MoS V PMO Narayanasamy has now defended the Home Minister and said, "I could see that RK Singh was expecting some kind of position in the...
  • Sack Shinde if charges by ex-Home Secretary are proved: BJP 14-01-2014 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of claims by former Home Secretary R K Singh, BJP on Tuesday said Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde should be sacked if it is proved in an inquiry that he tried to prevent Delhi police from taking action against an associate of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim....
  • Despite Kejriwal refusal, UP decides to give 'Z' security 11-01-2014 07:23 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who lives in Ghaziabad, will get 'Z' category security despite his refusal to accept security. A home department official said a committee comprising of Principal Secretary (Home) AK Gupta and Director General of Police Rizvan Ahmad Thursday okayed...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde has a life beyond Patna: Khurshid 29-10-2013 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: After the BJP attacked Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for attending the music release of a Bollywood film on Sunday after serial blasts rocked Bihar's capital, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid defended him by saying, "Shinde has a life beyond Patna." Khurshid said whatever happened in Patna...
  • Panel set up to study division of assets between Telangana, Andhra 28-10-2013 11:12 PM

    The Centre has constituted a high- level committee headed by former CRPF chief, K Vijay Kumar, to look at the division of assets and the administrative framework which would be required when Telangana is created upon bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The committee, which will visit Hyderabad tomorrow, will interact with...
  • Govt ready with choppers, aircraft, ships for cyclone rescue, says Shinde 12-10-2013 08:32 PM

    Eighteen helicopters, 12 aircraft and two war ships have been kept ready by the government for rescue and relief operations in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh which are facing the brunt of cyclone 'Phailin'. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said the Indian Air Force choppers and aircraft and the two navy...
  • GoM on Telangana to consider Srikrishna Committee's report on Telangana 11-10-2013 11:09 PM

    The Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, will focus its deliberations on the recommendations of Justice BN Srikrishna Committee that gave an extensive report on Telangana in 2010. "Srikrishna Committee's report will be the basis of the whole exercise," Home Minister Sushilkumar...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde to visit Uttarakhand today for inaugration of land projects 07-10-2013 11:18 AM

    Union Home Minister Sushil kumar Shinde will travel to Uttarakhand on Monday to inaugurate a number of ambitious land projects of central paramilitary forces coming up in the state. Shinde will inaugurate two battalion location centres of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Border Security Force (BSF) in Sitarganj in Udham...
  • Cabinet nod to Telangana likely to be delayed 01-10-2013 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: The approval of the Union Cabinet for creation of Telangana is likely to be delayed as the Home Ministry is yet to finalise the note to be put up before it. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has not yet given a go ahead to the draft prepared for presentation...
  • Samajwadi Party wants German Bakery blast re-probed 01-10-2013 06:06 PM

    Mumbai:The Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit on Tuesday demanded a re-investigation of Pune's German Bakery terror attack by National Investigation Agency in view of recent claims by blast convict Mirza Himayat Baig. Baig, awarded the death penalty, has approached the Bombay High Court pleading that he has been falsely implicated in...
  • Take up cases of Sikh detainees also: Dal Khalsa to Shinde 30-09-2013 10:48 PM

    Amritsar: After the Union Home Minister asking Chief Ministers to ensure that no innocent Muslim youth was wrongfully detained in the name of terror, radical Sikh outfit Dal Khalsa on Monday urged Sushilkumar Shinde to take up cases of Sikh detainees also. In a statement in Amritsar, Dal Khalsa head...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: National Integration Council meet to be chaired by PM on Sept 23 14-09-2013 09:33 AM

    In the wake of Muzaffarnagar riots, the National Integration Council (NIC) will meet on September 23 to discuss how to combat communalism and casteism. The meeting of NIC, to be chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, is expected to discuss threadbare the growing incidents of communal violence like the Muzaffarnagar...
  • Shinde proposes to host Pak judicial commission after Sept 19 11-09-2013 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: India has proposed to host a Pakistani judicial commission, which will cross-examine key witnesses in the Mumbai terror attacks case, after September 19, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said on Wednesday. Shinde said due to the ongoing 'Ganesh Chaturthi', which is the biggest festival in Maharashtra, India has requested...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Centre offers more paramilitary forces 09-09-2013 01:45 PM

    With tension running high in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, the Centre on Monday offered to provide additional paramilitary forces to Uttar Pradesh to assist the local administration in dealing with the situation. Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said 5,000 paramilitary force personnel have already been sent to violence-hit areas of...
  • Shinde dismisses Bhatkal's claims absolving Baig's role in Pune blast 07-09-2013 08:31 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde dismissed Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal's claims that the prime accused in the German Bakery blast Himayat Baig was not involved in the terror attack. The Maharashtra ATS had earlier said that this could be a ploy to weaken the case against Baig....
  • GJM says tripartite talks soon, Mamata rules out Bengal division 03-09-2013 10:49 PM

    Darjeeling:A pro-Gorkhalnd body on Tuesday claimed the central government will soon convene tripartite talks to resolve the impasse over the demand for a new state in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills and hinted it would consider withdrawing the ongoing agitation. On a visit to the hills, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, however,...
  • Dawood Ibrahim will be brought back to India, says Sushil Kumar Shinde 02-09-2013 05:33 PM

    New Delhi:As he basks in glory after a string of arrests of several wanted terrorists during his tenure, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday said underworld don and India's most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim will be also brought back to India to face justice. "We will bring one by one....
  • Cabinet resolution on Telangana within 20 days, says Sushil kumar Shinde 02-09-2013 03:59 PM

    Taking forward the decision on creation of Telangana, the Home Ministry hopes to present in the next 20 days a cabinet note for initiating the process of carving out a new state. "We are preparing a note to pass a resolution in the Cabinet.After we finalise the note, it will...