RAJNATH SINGH

  • Political outfits call for a state wide bandh in Assam 14 minutes ago

    Political outfits have called for a state wide bandh in Assam. Home Minister Rajnath Singh who visited the conflict zone, ruled out any talks with the terrorist group NDFB and ordered an NIA probe. Victims are visibly angry lashing out at authorities in Sonitpur. ...
  • No talks with NDFB (S), NIA will probe attack on Adivasis in Assam: Rajnath Singh 19 hours 54 minutes ago

    Guwahati: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday announced that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) would probe the attack on Adivasis by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) (NDFB (S)) on Tuesday evening and the reprisals in which 78 were killed. The Home Minister also ruled out any talks with...
  • Rajnath Singh's helicopter develops technical snag, makes emergency landing at Tezpur IAF airbase 21 hours 43 minutes ago

    Tezjpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's helicopter on Thursday made an emergency landing at Tezpur IAF airbase after developing a technical snag. Singh's helicopter, which had left for Kokrajhar from the airbase, developed technical problems midair and was forced to return to Tezpur, a senior police officer said. Singh, accompanied by his...
  • Bodo militant attack in Assam an act of terror: Rajnath Singh 23 hours 14 minutes ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the Bodo militant attack in Assam and said, "What happened in Assam was an act of terror. Will not adopt a zero tolerance approach towards militancy." The death toll in the attack has risen to 70. ...
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  • Kokrajhar massacre: Is Tarun Gogoi government a complete failure? Yesterday

    At least 68 people have been killed in serial attacks by suspected NDFB (Songbijit) terrorists at different places in Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has reached Guwahati to take stock of the situation arising out of violence in Assam. ...
  • News 360: Bharat Ratna announced; Vajpayee, Malaviya honoured Yesterday

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. ...
  • Rajnath visits Guwahati, high alert sounded in Assam after Bodo militant attack kills 68 people Yesterday

    Tezpur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has reached Guwahati to take stock of the situation arising out of violence in Assam in which 68 people have been killed so far. A high alert has been issued in the state after separate incidents of violence since Tuesday evening. While 62 people were...
  • Death toll in Bodo militant attack rises to 50, Assam CM Gogoi directs forces to act against killers 2 days ago

    Tezpur: The death toll in the attack by Bodo militants in Assam has risen to 50. An indefinite curfew has been imposed in Sonitpur district after suspected Bodo militants attacked several areas across five locations in Assam. "Indefinite curfew has been clamped in the areas in the jurisdiction of Dhekiajuli,...
  • Will form government in both J&K and Jharkhand: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Elated over BJP's good showing in assembly polls, Home Minister Rajnath Singh expressed confidence that his party would form government in both Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand. "We will form government in both Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir," the senior BJP leader told reporters outside Parliament House on queries...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi should not have got bail: Rajnath Singh 1 week ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that after the Peshawar attack, Lakhvi should not have been granted bail. "Pakistan has not pushed the case well. India had provided sufficient proof in the 26/11 case," said Rajnath. ...
  • Chaos in Parliament as Opposition, Government call each other arrogant December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: It has been a day of uproar in Parliament yet again with the opposition targeting the government over the Agra conversion row. The opposition parties maintained that a discussion is not enough and rather demanded a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, the government stood firm on its...
  • Mehdi Biswas's 60 per cent followers non-Muslims, most Muslims from UK: Rajnath Singh December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 60 per cent followers of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the Bengaluru-based executive, who was running a pro-IS Twitter account, were non-Muslims and a majority of his Muslim followers were from western countries, particularly the UK, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. Making a suo motu statement in...
  • Mehdi Biswas activities confined to putting posts of IS on Twitter, says Rajnath Singh December 15, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh said investigations in Bengaluru-based engineer Mehdi Masroor Biswas for running a pro-Islamic State Twitter account are on. He said, "Interrogation of Mehdi Biswas has shown that his activities were confined to putting posts of IS and in their support. He has denied any involvement in recruitment....
  • Shun the path of violence: Rajnath Singh tells Maoists December 12, 2014

    Dhanbad (Jharkhand): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said Maoists should shun the path of violence as there is no space for violence in a democracy. Addressing a meeting at Baghmara in Dhanbad district hours before the end of campaigning before the fourth of the five-phase polling on December 14,...
  • Jharkhand polls: Rajnath Singh promises steps for Bhuli if BJP wins December 11, 2014

    Dhanbad (Jharkhand): Steps to solve the long standing problems of miners staying at Bhuli, Asia's largest labour colony, would be taken if BJP is voted to power in Jharkhand, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said. Addressing an election rally at Bhuli, Singh said the...
  • Gurgaon rape case a shameful incident, says Rajnath Singh December 8, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the rape of a 25-year-old MNC employee by a Uber cab driver in Gurgaon. Singh said, "This was a shameful incident. There has to be a perceptional change when it comes to matter like this." ...
  • Befitting reply will be given to any terror threat, says Rajnath Singh December 6, 2014

    Lucknow: Dismissing threats of outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said "no one has the power to ruin India" and that a fitting reply will be given to any terror strike in the country. "No one has the power to ruin India," Rajnath told...
  • Kashmir attacks: India asks Pakistan to stop aiding terror, offers help December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: As December 5 turned a Black Friday for Jammu and Kashmir with four serial terror attacks striking the state, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh pointed fingers at Pakistan, asking it to stop these activities directed against India and said it was ready to help if it was unable...
  • Uniforms of Sukma martyrs in a bin an insult to soldiers: D Raja December 4, 2014

    Reacting to the uniforms of Sukma martyrs found in garbage bin, CPI leader D Raja said, "Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi must explain why such an incident took place in a state that's ruled by the BJP. It's an insult to soldiers in Chhattisgarh." ...
  • Chhattisgarh: Row over Sukma martyrs' uniforms a mischief by political parties, says DIG top boss December 4, 2014

    Raipur: A day after the after blood-stained uniforms and shoes of some of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack were found in a garbage bin on the hospital premises, the blame game has begun. DIG, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) called the act a mischief by...
  • Naxalism is a national challenge, we will succeed in tackling the menace: Rajnath Singh December 2, 2014

    Raipur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday paid homage to the 14 CRPF jawans who were killed in a deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. Singh announced compensation of Rs 38 lakh for the relatives of 14 CRPF jawans killed and Rs 65,000 each to 15 injured. The Home Minister, who visited...
  • News360: 13 CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh December 1, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to CRPF officers to take first hand account of what happened....
  • Naxal attack on CRPF a challenge to the country: Rajnath Singh December 1, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. ...
  • Rajnath Singh slams Mamata over security arrangements at Amit Shah's Kolkata rally December 1, 2014

    Union Home Minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Monday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over security arrangements at party chief Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata on Sunday. ...
  • Congress releases booklet on BJP's poll promises, says Modi regime took over 25 U-turns in 180 days December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Centre has taken over 25 U-turns in 180 days in government, the Congress on Monday released a booklet stating how the government has gone back on its poll promises. While calling it a "U-turn government", Congress leader Ajay...
  • BSF gave befitting reply to Pakistan's ceasefire violation: Home Minister December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The BSF troopers gave "a befitting reply" when Pakistan violated the ceasefire, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. "Our BSF jawans are the most concerned about 'Rashtriya Swabhiman' (national pride). No power can cast an evil eye on our country," said Rajnath Singh at the Border Security...
  • PM Modi stresses on need for 'Smart Police', says contribution of policemen should not be ignored November 30, 2014

    Guwahati: Stressing on the need for 'Smart Police' force in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 49th All India DGPs and IGPs conference in Guwahati. Modi said, "I have a concept of Smart Police in my mind. S stands for strict and sensitive, M for modern and...
  • J&K polls: National Conference files complaint against Rajnath for poll code violation November 30, 2014

    Srinagar: The ruling National Conference has filed a complaint against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with the Election Commission for allegedly violating the model code of conduct. In its complaint, NC has said that Home Minister used the Srinagar International Airport premises to telephonically address a public gathering in...