RAJNATH SINGH

  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi should not have got bail: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • PM Modi to address annual DGP conference today, lay down policy on terror, security issues November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay down policy on terror and international security issues during the second day of the 49th All India DGPs and IGPs conference in Guwahati on Sunday. The meet comes in the wake of the recent arrest of an ISIS terrorist from Mumbai and also...
  • NIA probes Islamic State's 'recruit', Centre discusses banned terror outfit's influence in India November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The 22-year-old boy from Mumbai who went to Iraq to fight for the Islamic State and returned on Friday has now been sent to the custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for 8 days till December 8. Areeb Majid has been on the radar of intelligence agencies since he...
  • India ready to tackle ISI threat from Pakistan, assures Rajnath Singh November 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Blaming "state actors" in Pakistan for making attempts to destabilise India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the neighbouring country has not abandoned its efforts to harm the country through "various tactics". The Home Minister, while addressing the country's top police brass, spoke on various issues including threats from...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Singh caught snoozing at internal security meet November 29, 2014

    Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha was caught snoozing at the crucial internal security meet in Guwahati. The meet was addressed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. ...
  • What is Centre doing to counter Islamic State, asks Khurshid November 29, 2014

    Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday reacted to Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement wherein he said that the Islamic State was of concern to the government. He asked what the Centre was doing in this regard. ...
  • Islamic State a cause of concern but won't let it gain a foothold in India: Rajnath Singh November 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Amidst recent reports of growing influence of the Islamic State in India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the banned terror outfit's impact in India is a cause of concern. However, he added that he had confidence in the security forces which are ready to face all kinds of...
  • Two-day DGP conference begins today; PM, Home Minister to attend meet November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: A two-day conference of the state DGPs and IGs will commence in Guwahati city of Assam on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will attend the meet which is being held outside the national capital for the first time. The conclave will also discuss about...
  • Pakistan must move beyond shaking hands to improve ties: Rajnath Singh November 29, 2014

    Srinagar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that India wants to have good neighbourly relations with Pakistan, but cautioned that mere shaking of hands would not restore such relations between the two countries. Addressing a Bharatiya Janata Party election rally in Uri town on phone after inclement weather prevented his scheduled...
  • Government launches e-visa facility for 43 countries November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In a move which will give a major boost to the tourism sector, the Government on Thursday launched the much-awaited electronic visa facility for visitors from 43 countries including US, Germany and Israel. "We want to promote tourism in the country in a big way. The contribution of...
  • Jharkhand: Security lapse during Rajnath Singh's poll campaign after helicopter loses its way November 26, 2014

    Majhgaon: In a major security lapse, Home Minsiter Rajnath Singh's helicopter lost its way during his campaigning in Jharkhand. The helicopter landed in Majhgaon instead of landing in Badajamda in Chaibasa. It was only after a point of time that the pilot realised that he was going in the wrong...
  • Rajnath lauds high voter turnout in Kashmir, Jharkhand November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday said the huge voter turnout in the Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand assembly elections was a "positive sign" and people had defied the threat of militants and Maoists. He said he was happy to learn of the huge turnout in the first phase of...