Home Secretary

  • Naxal attack: Union Home Secretary calls emergency meet 11-03-2014 06:17 PM

    In wake of the killing of 20 security personnel in a Naxal attack in Chhattigarh's Sukma, the Union Home Secretary has called an emergency meet on Tuesday evening. ...
  • 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...
  • Congress gives it back to RK Singh for calling UPA 'clueless' 28-12-2013 05:52 PM

    Hitting hard on former union home secretary turned BJP leader R K Singh for levelling "baseless" charges of corruption against UPA government, Congress in Bihar on Saturday said by doing so the officer is trying to prove his "utility" to his new master. Reacting angrily over Singh accusing the UPA...
  • Former union home secretary RK Singh to join BJP: Sources 12-12-2013 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: Former union home secretary RK Singh is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon. However, a formal announcement of Singh joining the saffron party has not been made yet. Singh, a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Bihar cadre (1975 batch) was the Union...
  • Cyclone Phailin: 5.25 lakh evacuated from Odisha, AP coastline: Home Secy 12-10-2013 06:01 PM

    Their focus primarily on avoiding any loss of human life, authorities have evacuated more than 5.25 lakh people from the coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh with cyclone 'Phailin' set to hit the eastern coastline. "Our main focus is to avoid loss of human life. So far we have...
  • Gorkhaland protests: Home Secretary forced to walk with GJM activists 07-08-2013 05:04 PM

    Darjeeling: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters on Wednesday blocked the way of West Bengal Home Secretary Basudeb Banerjee on Wednesday forcing him to walk from the Darjeeling SP's office to the DM's office. The Home Secretary is scheduled to give a report to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the situation in...
  • Anil Goswami takes charge as new Home Secretary 30-06-2013 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Anil Goswami, a seasoned hand on Jammu and Kashmir affairs, on Sunday took charge as the new Union Home Secretary. 58-year-old Goswami, a 1978 batch IAS officer, is the first bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir to rise to the post of Union Home Secretary and...
  • Anti-Naxal operations will be intensified: Home Secy 28-05-2013 02:01 PM

    Raipur: Anti-Naxal operations will be intensified with more security forces and modern weapons being provided by the Centre to the affected regions, Union Home Secretary RK Singh on Tuesday said. "We will coordinate with naxal-hit states adjoining Chhattisgarh and forces and modern weapons would be provided by the Centre for...
  • Will make Delhi a safer place: Home Secretary 21-12-2012 06:03 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of the gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedical student in a moving bus in the national capital and nationwide protests over it, the government on Friday assured that Delhi would now be a safer place where both men and women would be able to move freely...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police to seek maximum punishment 21-12-2012 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: Union Home Secretary RK Singh on Friday said the government will seek maximum punishment for the accused in the Delhi gangrape case of a 23-year-old girl who is battling for her life in Safdarjung Hospital. Singh said that till now five accused in the case have been arrested...
  • 'Malik's claim that Jundal was Indian agent is ridiculous' 16-12-2012 07:33 PM

    New Delhi: India on Sunday reacted strongly to Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik statement that Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal was an operative of an elite Indian intelligence agency, saying it was a "ridiculous" remark. "Such a statement is ridiculous. Jundal was working with the LeT in Pakistan's soil when...
  • UP polls: EC transfers UP DGP, Home Secretary 07-01-2012 10:54 PM

    Lucknow: The Election Commission on Saturday night transferred Uttar Pradesh DGP Brij Lal and Principal Secretary (Home) Kunwar Fateh Bahadur after major opposition parties accused the two officials of working as "agents" of ruling BSP. BSP slammed the EC decision alleging the removal of Lal and Bahadur would "shatter the...
  • 99 per cent it is Kishenji: Union Home Secretary 24-11-2011 07:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday said the person killed in an encounter in West Midnapore was most probably top Maoist leader Kishenji and it was awaiting a final confirmation from West Bengal police. "Most likely it is Kishenji. The officers on the spot said that it is Kishenji and...
  • 'No terror angle involved in arms haul in MP' 16-10-2011 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: Home Secretary RK Singh on Sunday denied any terror angle, saying the explosives recovered in Rewa district were meant for illegal mining in and around Madhya Pradesh. "The gelatin stick, detonator and chords recovered seem to be for the purpose of illegal mining. No terror angle involved," Singh...
  • Anna free to go wherever he wants: Government 17-08-2011 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said Anna Hazare was free to go wherever he wants to and that Delhi Police will take a decision on whether he will be allowed to hold protest at JP Park. Union Home Secretary R K Singh said since Hazare has been released he is...
  • Pak minister thanks 'brother' Chidambaram 29-03-2011 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Twitter-savvy Interior Minister Rehman Malik has thanked Home Minister "brother" P Chidambaram for the successful Home Secretary level talks between the two countries which concluded on Tuesday. "The meeting between the home secretaries of Pak and India has gone very well. Congratulation to both the teams... It...
  • First day of Indo-Pak talks positive: GK Pillai 28-03-2011 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: Day I of India-Pakistan Home Secretary level talks have ended on a positive note, claimed the Indian delegation. Indian Home Secretary GK Pillai met his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Qamar Zaman on Monday in New Delhi and discussed several issues including counter terror co-operation, visa and humanitarian issues as...
  • India, Pakistan home secretaries begin talks 28-03-2011 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: Indian Home Secretary GK Pillai meets his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Qamar Zaman on Monday for first ever Home Secretary level talks between the two rivals since 26/11. The Secretary for Internal Security UK Bansal and other MHA officials on Monday arrived at the Ashok Hotel, where Pakistan High...
  • Libya evacuation progress satisfactory: Nirupama Rao 01-03-2011 10:40 PM

    Home Secretary Nirupama Rao says Operation Safecoming is moving quite satisfactorily. ...
  • Pillai to chair first round of talks with ULFA 06-02-2011 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Home Secretary G K Pillai will chair the first round of the much-awaited talks with the ULFA while Home Minister P Chidambaram may have an introductory meeting with the leadership of the banned group during the February 10 meeting. Centre's interlocutor P C Haldar said the proposed meeting...
  • J&K troops reduction: is it Centre versus Army? 14-01-2011 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: In Jammu and Kashmir though it seems like its the army versus the government after the union home secretary announced a possible 25 percent troop reduction in the valley. The statement is seen as part of the trust building measures in the valley but the army responded and...
  • Ruckus in J&K assembly over Omar's remarks 07-10-2010 12:40 PM

    Srinagar: There was chaos in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Thursday as opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Panthers Party legislators tore papers and snatched mikes to protest Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's speech a day earlier. The legislators, who gathered near the speaker's podium, were marshalled out of the House....
  • Chidambaram reviews security at Games venues 28-09-2010 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday reviewed final security arrangements for the Village and the various venues where the Games are to begin on Sunday. Chidambaram met his officials amid concerns that terrorists could target the event. The meting was attended by Home Secretary G K Pillai,...
  • Talking point: Home Secy on terror and Naxals 17-02-2010 01:49 AM

    Terror and Naxals are the twin security challenges facing the Govt. ...