RK SINGH

  • Nitish Kumar does not enjoy majority in Bihar Assembly: Sushil Modi May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tendered his resignation, a delegation of BJP MLAs met Bihar Governor DY Patil on Sunday and demanded to dissolve the state Assembly. BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi met the Bihar Governor and submitted a memorandum saying that there is a political instability...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde meets 2G accused Shahid Balwa, courts controversy March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In new trouble for the Congress, its minister Sushil Kumar Shinde met Shahid Balwa, an accused in the 2G scam, at his office in New Delhi on Friday. Balwa, the promoter of DB Realty, said that he met Shinde in connection with an old RTI application pending before the...
  • RK Singh extends best wishes to soldiers' families killed by Naxals March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Home Secretary RK Singh made a faux pas by extending his best wishes to the families of the security personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack on Tuesday. Fifteen Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and five policemen lost their lives in a fierce encounter...
  • UPA govt 'unduly generous' to Italian marines: RK Singh February 24, 2014

    Former Union Home Secretary RK Singh on Monday rejected the allegation that he was responsible for complicating the case relating to two Italian marines, accused of killing Indian fishermen off Kerala coast, and charged the UPA government was "unduly generous" to the marines". He said the charges under the tough anti-piracy...
  • SC refuses to take PIL based on RK Singh's allegations against Shinde February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to take a PIL on the basis of statements made by Former Home Secretary RK Singh against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. RK Singh had accused Shinde of "lying" and shielding a businessman close to India's most wanted Dawood Ibrahim. "Shinde prevented Delhi...
  • Shinde likely to initiate legal action against RK Singh January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Mnister Sushil Kumar Shinde is contemplating a legal notice to former home secretary and BJP leader RK Singh for corruption allegations, say sources. The Home Minister is likely to seek an apology or evidence based on which Singh made allegations of corruption in the transfer/postings of...
  • Former Home Secretary who took on Sushil Kumar Shinde loses personal staff January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In what looks like retaliatory action, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today withdrew personal staff of former Home Secretary RK Singh. Around 10 paramilitary personnel were posted as helpers when Singh was home secretary and the services continued even after his retirement. Today, however, the helpers were withdrawn and...
  • RK Singh targeting Shinde as he's a Dalit: SC/ST panel Vice Chairman January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Scheduled Caste Commission Vice Chairman Dr Raj Kumar Virka has said that action must be taken against Former Home Secretary RK Singh for making allegations against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. Virka has accused RK Singh of targeting Shinde for being a Dalit and violating the Official Secrets...
  • RK Singh a BJP man, acting out of political motivation, says Shinde January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has lashed out at former Home Secretary and BJP leader RK Singh saying he is acting out of political motivation. "RK Singh is now a political man. His allegations are political in nature. I will not react to it. He is now with...
  • Narayanasamy defends Shinde, says RK Singh's allegations baseless January 15, 2014

    Two days after former Home Secretary RK Singh told CNNIBN 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 14, 2014

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  • RK Singh vs Shinde: Pure politics or security concern? January 14, 2014

    CNNIBN's interview with former Home Secretary RK Singh in which he alleged that Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde shielded a businessman close to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, has triggered a political storm. ...
  • RK Singh vs Sushil Kumar Shinde: Pure politics or serious security compromise? January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: CNNIBN's interview with former Home Secretary RK Singh in which he alleged that Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde shielded a businessman close to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim has triggered a political storm. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subraramanian Swamy on Tuesday claimed that the businessman in question is Shahid Balwa...
  • Sack Shinde if charges by exHome Secretary are proved: BJP January 14, 2014

    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. ...
  • Congress, BJP slug it out over charges of Shinde shielding Dawood man January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party are up in arms against each other over former IAS officerturnedBJP leader RK Singh's startling allegations against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. RK Singh, a former home secretary, on Monday accused Shinde of "lying" and shielding a businessman close to India's...
  • Charges against Shinde 'serious', RK Singh an 'opportunist': Digvijaya January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has expressed shock at the allegations made by former Home Secretary and BJP leader RK Singh against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. Hitting out RK Singh for saying Shinde shielded a businessman close to India's most wanted Dawood Ibrahim, Digvijaya called him an 'opportunist'....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: ExHome Secretary accuses Shinde of helping Dawood's man January 13, 2014

    Former union home secretary and now BJP leader RK Singh on Monday accused Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde of "lying" and shielding a businessman close to India's most wanted Dawood Ibrahim. ...
  • ExHome Secy charges against Shinde politically motivated: Congress January 13, 2014

    After former union home secretaryturnedBJP leader RK Singh accused Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde of "lying" and shielding a businessman close to India's most wanted Dawood Ibrahim, the Congress dismissed the allegations and claimed the charges as 'politically motivated'. "He is a member of the Bhartiya Janata Party. He...
  • Shinde shielded Dawood man, disallowed his interrogation: ExHome Secy January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former union home secretaryturnedBJP leader RK Singh on Monday accused Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde of "lying" and shielding a businessman close to India's most wanted Dawood Ibrahim. "Shinde prevented Delhi Police from interrogating a businessman in the IPL match fixing case. Agencies suspect this businessman has links...
  • Former UN envoy Hardeep Puri joins BJP January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Retired career diplomat Hardeep Puri, who served as India's permanent representative at the UN, on Thursday joined BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, following in the footsteps of former Home Secretary RK Singh and Petroleum Secretary RS Pandey. Puri, a 1974batch Indian Foreign Service Officer, had put in...
  • Congress hits back on bureaucratturned BJP leader RK Singh December 28, 2013

    Hitting hard on former union home secretary turned BJP leader RK 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 government and...
  • Congress gives it back to RK Singh for calling UPA 'clueless' December 28, 2013

    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 governmen...
  • Former Union Home Secretary RK Singh jumps ship, terms UPA 'clueless' December 27, 2013

    Former union home secretary R K Singh, who has joined the BJP on Friday alleged that the UPA government was clueless about governance and its ministers were corrupt. "You have 2G scam, Commonwealth Games scam, coalgate which is sufficient to prove his point," Singh told reporters at the BJP headquarters in...
  • Former Home Secretary RK Singh formally joins BJP December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Former union home secretary RK Singh has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Incidentally, Singh was the district magistrate of Samastipur when senior BJP leader L K Advani was arrested during his rath yatra en route to Ayodhya in UP from Somnath in Gujarat on October 23, 1990. Singh, a...
  • RK Singh who played key role in Advani's arrest likely to join BJP, may contest LS polls from Bihar December 13, 2013

    Former Union Home Secretary RK Singh, who was instrumental in the arrest of LK Advani in 1990 during the Rath Yatra, will join BJP on Friday and is likely to contest the next Lok Sabha polls from Bihar. RK Singh, a 1975 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre wasposted in the...
  • Former union home secretary RK Singh to join BJP: Sources December 12, 2013

    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 Home Secretary...
  • SP MP from Banda joins BSP, to contest LS polls October 15, 2013

    Banda: Sitting Samajwadi Party MP from Banda constituency RK Singh Patel on Tuesday joined BSP, which has declared him the party's candidate from the seat for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Patel joined BSP in a rally held in Banda in presence of BSP national general secretary Naseemuddin Siddiqui, who announced...
  • Delhi gangrape case: Sushma Swaraj demands to hang the convicts September 10, 2013

    Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said death penalty should be given to the four men convicted for the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern. "All the four convicts should be given death penalty. This will help in controlling the rape menace. This...
  • Two women killed, four injured as wall collapses in Bulandshahr district August 31, 2013

    Two women were killed and four others got seriously injured when a boundary wall collapsed on them on Saturday morning due to heavy rains at Khurja town, about 20 km from Bulandshahr, police said. The injured persons have been sent to Aligarh for treatment, police said. The boundary wall belonged to a...