SUSHILKUMAR SHINDE

  • Congress leaders Antony, Chidambaram, Shinde missing at international Nehru meet 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Several senior Congress leaders including AK Antony, P Chidambaram, Sushilkumar Shinde and Kamal Nath were conspicuous by their absence at the International Conference on Jawaharlal Nehru organised on Monday. A number of party Chief Ministers including from Karnataka and Kerala were also...
  • Narayan Rane, Ashok Chavan to head Maharashtra campaign, coordination committees August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In a significant move, Narayan Rane and Ashok Chavan, two known detractors of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, were on Wednesday made chairmen of the Campaign and Coordination committees respectively by the AICC in pollbound Maharashtra. Former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was named the head of the manifesto...
  • Maharashtra Congress talks tough on poll pact with NCP July 24, 2014

    Pune: In an apparent hard posturing over seat adjustment with NCP for the forthcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra, the Congress on Thursday said that the 15yearold alliance will continue only if a decision on the issue is taken without compromising its "selfrespect". Chief Minister and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan asserted the...
  • Campaign for second phase of LS polling in Maharashtra concludes April 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Campaign for the second phase of polling in Maharashtra where nearly 3.25 crore voters will be sealing the fate of 358 candidates including stalwarts like Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and BJP leader Gopinath Munde, came to an end on Tuesday. About 3,24,27,558 electorate in 19 constituencies...
  • BJP leaders under threat will be given security: Shinde March 21, 2014

    Allaying concerns of BJP that their leaders were under threat, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday assured the party that they will be provided security. He said this after a BJP delegation led by Ravi Shankar Prasad met him and urged him to ensure security of BJP leaders during the Lok...
  • Shinde writes fresh letter to CMs on terror-related cases March 7, 2014

    Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has written a letter to all Chief Ministers to set up a multi-disciplinary committee to review all crime cases where an accused is waiting for trial for long or allegedly wrongfully arrested. In a letter written last month, Shinde told the Chief...
  • Shinde threatens to 'crush' electronic media indulging in anti-Cong propaganda February 24, 2014

    Stoking a controversy, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde threatened to "crush" the electronic media, alleging a section of it was unnecessarily provoking the Congress party by indulging in "false propaganda" against it. The outburst by Shinde, a Congress leader who hails from Maharashtra's Sholapur district, came at a Youth Congress event...
  • I have taken tough decisions as Home Minister: Shinde February 23, 2014

    Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Sunday asserted that he was not weak as portrayed by the opposition, and had proved his mettle by taking tough decisions. Addressing a rally of Youth Congress at Veronica High School ground here in his hometown, Shinde said the opposition had spread propaganda about him. "I...
  • AAP shares 12day old Youtube video of Delhi Police beating a man January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Stepping up its pressure on Delhi Police, the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday dug out a 12day old video from Youtube in which two Delhi Police officials are shown beating up a man. The video shows the constables beating up man near Lal Quila. The party claimed that the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal turns protester in Delhi, Shinde cautions him January 20, 2014

    Calling himself an anarchist, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday staged a dramatic sitin with his cabinet ministers and around 1,000 vocal supporters in the heart of the city seeking action against five police officers his government holds guilty. "Yes, I am an anarchist," thundered the 45yearold Aam Aadmi Party...
  • Lalu justifies joining Twitter; says change is law of nature January 19, 2014

    Patna: Unfazed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's snide remark against him for joining Twitter, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Sunday said change is the law of nature and one can ignore youth power at own peril. "Nitish ji badlaw prakiti ka niyam hain. Apke liye badlaw is roop me pahchanana...
  • Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad share dais, take jibes at each other January 19, 2014

    Bihar political rivals chief minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad shared the dais after a long time and embroiled themselves in a war of words instead of pleasantries. The two leaders were together on the occasion of the launching of the Patna edition of 'Dainik Bhaskar' and Union home...
  • I will look into Kejriwal's demand, says Shinde January 17, 2014

    In the wake of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's threat to stage a sitin in front of Home Ministry, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday said he would look into his demands. "I have asked my officers to examine their demands. Let us see. They are new in governance," he told...
  • Constant decline in infiltration, violence in J&K: Omar January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said perception about his state needs to be changed as there has been a constant decline in infiltration as well as violence. "Year after year, there has been a decline in infiltration and violence. There are some areas of concern...
  • No antiIndia forces will be allowed to stay in Nepal, claims Madhav Ghimire January 16, 2014

    Nepal on Thursday said it won't allow any antiIndia elements, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, to stay in its territory. "We will not allow anyone engaged in antiIndia activities in Nepal," visiting Nepal Home Minister Madhav Prasad Ghimire told reporters in New Delhi after meeting his Indian counterpart Sushilkumar Shinde. Asked whether...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Despite Kejriwal refusal, UP decides to give 'Z' security January 11, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who lives in Ghaziabad, will get 'Z' category security despite his refusal to accept security. A home department official said a committee comprising of Principal Secretary (Home) AK Gupta and Director General of Police Rizvan Ahmad Thursday okayed the...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde has a life beyond Patna: Khurshid October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: After the BJP attacked Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for attending the music release of a Bollywood film on Sunday after serial blasts rocked Bihar's capital, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid defended him by saying, "Shinde has a life beyond Patna." Khurshid said whatever happened in Patna was...
  • Panel set up to study division of assets between Telangana, Andhra October 28, 2013

    The Centre has constituted a high level committee headed by former CRPF chief, K Vijay Kumar, to look at the division of assets and the administrative framework which would be required when Telangana is created upon bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The committee, which will visit Hyderabad tomorrow, will interact with professionals,...
  • Govt ready with choppers, aircraft, ships for cyclone rescue, says Shinde October 12, 2013

    Eighteen helicopters, 12 aircraft and two war ships have been kept ready by the government for rescue and relief operations in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh which are facing the brunt of cyclone 'Phailin'. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said the Indian Air Force choppers and aircraft and the two navy ships are...
  • GoM on Telangana to consider Srikrishna Committee's report on Telangana October 11, 2013

    The Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, will focus its deliberations on the recommendations of Justice BN Srikrishna Committee that gave an extensive report on Telangana in 2010. "Srikrishna Committee's report will be the basis of the whole exercise," Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde,...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde to visit Uttarakhand today for inaugration of land projects October 7, 2013

    Union Home Minister Sushil kumar Shinde will travel to Uttarakhand on Monday to inaugurate a number of ambitious land projects of central paramilitary forces coming up in the state. Shinde will inaugurate two battalion location centres of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Border Security Force (BSF) in Sitarganj in Udham Singh...
  • Cabinet nod to Telangana likely to be delayed October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The approval of the Union Cabinet for creation of Telangana is likely to be delayed as the Home Ministry is yet to finalise the note to be put up before it. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has not yet given a go ahead to the draft prepared for presentation before...
  • Samajwadi Party wants German Bakery blast reprobed October 1, 2013

    Mumbai:The Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit on Tuesday demanded a reinvestigation of Pune's German Bakery terror attack by National Investigation Agency in view of recent claims by blast convict Mirza Himayat Baig. Baig, awarded the death penalty, has approached the Bombay High Court pleading that he has been falsely implicated in the...
  • Take up cases of Sikh detainees also: Dal Khalsa to Shinde September 30, 2013

    Amritsar: After the Union Home Minister asking Chief Ministers to ensure that no innocent Muslim youth was wrongfully detained in the name of terror, radical Sikh outfit Dal Khalsa on Monday urged Sushilkumar Shinde to take up cases of Sikh detainees also. In a statement in Amritsar, Dal Khalsa head HS...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: National Integration Council meet to be chaired by PM on Sept 23 September 14, 2013

    In the wake of Muzaffarnagar riots, the National Integration Council (NIC) will meet on September 23 to discuss how to combat communalism and casteism. The meeting of NIC, to be chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, is expected to discuss threadbare the growing incidents of communal violence like the Muzaffarnagar riots. Union...
  • Shinde proposes to host Pak judicial commission after Sept 19 September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: India has proposed to host a Pakistani judicial commission, which will cross-examine key witnesses in the Mumbai terror attacks case, after September 19, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said on Wednesday. Shinde said due to the ongoing 'Ganesh Chaturthi', which is the biggest festival in Maharashtra, India has requested Pakistan...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Centre offers more paramilitary forces September 9, 2013

    With tension running high in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, the Centre on Monday offered to provide additional paramilitary forces to Uttar Pradesh to assist the local administration in dealing with the situation. Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said 5,000 paramilitary force personnel have already been sent to violence-hit areas of Uttar...
  • Shinde dismisses Bhatkal's claims absolving Baig's role in Pune blast September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde dismissed Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal's claims that the prime accused in the German Bakery blast Himayat Baig was not involved in the terror attack. The Maharashtra ATS had earlier said that this could be a ploy to weaken the case against Baig....