UNION HOME SECRETARY

  • 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...
  • Cyclone Phailin: 5.25 lakh evacuated from Odisha, AP coastline: Home Secy October 12, 2013

    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 evacuated...
  • Anil Goswami takes charge as new Home Secretary June 30, 2013

    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. 58yearold Goswami, a 1978 batch IAS officer, is the first bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir to rise to the post of Union Home Secretary and...
  • RK Singh rebuffs Bhagwat's India, Bharat remark January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: There can be no basis to distinguish between rural and urban India when it comes to crimes against women, Union Home Secretary RK Singh said Friday following Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark that "westernisation" in Indian cities was the reason behind increasing cases of rape. "There...
  • Anna free to go wherever he wants: Government August 17, 2011

    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...