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  • Home Minister, Law Minister to discuss expedition of trials against MPs facing criminal charges 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will meet on Monday to discuss expediting legal trials against MPs facing criminal charges. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier said that criminal trials against MPs should reach the logical conclusion soon. The meeting comes just days after the Supreme...
  • Sheila Dikshit meets Home Minister, refutes reports of her resignation as Kerala Governor 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Amidst row over the new government removing UPA-appointed governors, Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the national capital on Monday morning. Sheila is also scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee later in the evening. She, however, put to rest speculations about her stepping down as...
  • Home Minister asks BSF to effectively counter Pakistani firing August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took stock of the situation along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir and asked BSF to effectively retaliate to firing from Pakistan. Singh reviewed the situation along the IB with Director General of BSF DK Pathak and directed him to take...
  • Government plans to decriminalise attempt to commit suicide August 5, 2014

    New Delhi:The Home Ministry is in the process of effacing Section 309 of IPC, under which anyone attempting to commit suicide is punishable with a jail term of upto one year and fine, and discussions in this effect are on. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in Lok Sabha...
  • Protesting aspirants reject Centre's plan, want UPSC CSAT scrapped August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the Centre on Monday came up with the proposal that marks of English language skills in the Union Public Service Commission Civil Service Aptitude Test should not be included in merit in a bid to defuse the protest, a section of the agitating aspirants rejected the...
  • Nithari killings: Home Minister Rajnath Singh rejects mercy petition of Surendra Koli June 18, 2014

    Government on Wednesday recommended the rejection of five mercy petitions including that of Surendra Koli sent to the gallows for the infamous serial killing of children in Nithari in Noida and of two sisters sentenced to death for murdering several children. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh signed five files recommending to...
  • 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." ...
  • Rajnath Singh to visit Delhi Police headquarters June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Delhi Police headquarters today, a police officer said. During the visit, the minister will meet senior Delhi Police officials and hold discussions about the capital's law and order situation, the police officer said. ...
  • Speaker's clean chit to Maharashtra Home Minister for rape comment June 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Giving a clean chit to Home Minister R R Patil over his reported comment on checking rape, Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Dilip Walse Patil on Thursday said he would see if there could be a code of conduct for the media for coverage of legislative proceedings. Walse Patil said he...
  • Take Pandits into confidence: Rajnath to Home Min officials June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asked his ministry to take Kashmiri migrants into confidence for their return to the Valley. Singh also asked the officials to take enhanced steps to check infiltration from across the border, during a meeting where Singh and Minister of State for Home...
  • Law and order situation in UP will be brought back on track, assures Home Minister June 7, 2014

    Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday assured that the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh would be brought back on track. Rajnath was visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Lucknow for the first time after general elections when he said, "The law and order which has derailed in...
  • Intelligence chief briefs Home Minister May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Chiefs of three intelligence agencies -- Research and Analysis Wing, Intelligence Bureau and National Technical Research Organisation -- on Friday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and briefed him about security situation in India and its neighbourhood. R&AW chief Alok Joshi, Director of IB Asif Ibrahim and NTRO chief...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh to assume office on Thursday May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to assume office in the North Block on Thursday after the Cabinet meeting. Sources said though Singh has already held meetings with Home Ministry officials, he will formally take charge of the ministry Thursday. Singh has already attended meetings of the Union Cabinet and...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde given warm farewell at Home Ministry May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde was on Friday given a warm send-off by Home Ministry officials at a special function in the national capital. Shinde, who cleared several pending files during the day, interacted with senior officials and thanked them for their cooperation and help during his tenure. The farewell...
  • MPs Rating: Sushil Kumar Shinde scores a very low 4.9 out of 10 April 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader and Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has scored a very low 4.9 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Shinde, a three-time MP from Solapur in Maharashtra has been rated 5.4 on accessibility and 5.5...
  • BJP delegation to meet Shinde over terror threats to its leaders March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday over terror threats to its leaders. The Home Minister told reporters after the meeting that there was no information of any terror threat to BJP leaders as of now. But he added, "We...
  • Former Army Chief General VK Singh files legal notice against Shinde March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: As former Army Chief VK Singh gears up to join the BJP on Saturday, he has filed a legal notice against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. CNN IBN has accessed a copy of the notice against Shinde which accuses the Home Minister of deliberately not acting against individuals who...
  • Techie death case: Family meets Shinde, seeks justice January 24, 2014

    A week after the charred and decomposed remains of a 23-yr old IT engineer was found near a highway in Mumbai, her family is running from pillar to post in the hope of getting justice. The girl's father met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde urging him to intervene in...
  • BJP, Congress spar over PM-like security cover for Narendra Modi November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are at loggerheads over the security of Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. The BJP's Parliamentary Board on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding Modi be given prime minister level security while claiming that he was high...
  • India, Bangladesh to meet at border for joint retreat November 6, 2013

    Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will meet Bangladeshi counterpart at the Indo-Bangla border's Petrapole-Benapole post to flag-off the joint retreat ceremony between border forces of the two countries. Shinde along with Bangladesh Home Minister Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir will be present at the Petrapole-Benapole border on Wednesday, a BSF officer said,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 30, 2013

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  • Is Shinde wrong in singling out Muslims accused in terror related cases? September 30, 2013

    Union Home Minister Sushil Shinde has written a letter to all chief ministers on the issue of wrongful detention of Muslim youngsters in terror cases. Shinde's letter states that a number of cases have come to light which shows members of Muslim community have been wrongly picked up by police...
  • No alternative to the leadership of Narendra Modi: Amit Shah September 3, 2013

    Agra: BJP's UP in-charge and a close aide of Narendra Modi, Amit Shah on Monday said that there was "no alternative" to the leadership of the Gujarat Chief Minister. "There was no alternative to the leadership of Modi. One who should be in charge of the destiny of the country should...
  • Lost my cool as Andhra MP abused Indira Gandhi: Delhi CM's son September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Dismissing allegations that he abused four TRS MPs, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's son and Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that he lost his cool after knowing that an MP from Andhra Pradesh was using offensive language against former Prime Minster Indira Gandhi. "The MP from Andhra Pradesh starting...
  • Dawood Ibrahim will be brought back to India, says Sushil Kumar Shinde September 2, 2013

    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. All...
  • Cong leaders abused 4 TDP MPs after LS got adjourned: BJP September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Asserting that Congress was responsible for the ruckus created in Lok Sabha over Telangana, senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said after the House got adjourned, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's son Sandeep Dikshit and other Congress leaders abused four TDP MPs. When asked if the BJP will raise the...
  • Cabinet note on Telangana to be sent to Law Ministry soon September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said that the Cabinet note on Telangana is being prepared and will soon be sent to the Law Ministry. After an approval from the Law Ministry, it will be put forward in the Cabinet. The Home Minister has given a time frame...
  • Woman journalists should take police protection in suspicious places: Patil August 23, 2013

    With opposition gunning for his head over the Mumbai gangrape incident, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Friday had a word of advice for women journalists on assignments in suspicious places--take police protection. A circular will be issued in a week to enable women journalists to seek help from the...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Trial to take place in fast track court, says RR Patil August 23, 2013

    The trial of the case relating to the gangrape of a photojournalist will be held in a fast-track court and the charge sheet be filed in a "very short time", Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil said on Friday. "We will file the charge sheet against the accused in a very...