Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade

26 Aug 2019

Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Monday in France on the sidelines of the G7 Summit and are likely to discuss trade as well as the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

21 Jul 2019

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.

What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah

05 Jun 2019

What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah

From 2014 to 2019, things have changed for PM Narendra Modi, for better. This time, he got a bigger mandate and he inducted his right-hand man Amit Shah into the Cabinet.

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

24 May 2019

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.

PM Modi files nomination from Varanasi in allies' presence

26 Apr 2019

PM Modi files nomination from Varanasi in allies' presence

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in the presence of top BJP leaders and allies.

State funeral for Manohar Parrikar today, PM Modi to attend

18 Mar 2019

State funeral for Manohar Parrikar today, PM Modi to attend

Manohar Parrikar, one of the tallest leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party, passed away on Sunday in Goa.

Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed

24 Feb 2019

Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed

A couple of days after it was reported that one person had been killed in a police firing in Arunachal Pradesh, protesters, on Sunday, burnt down the house of the state's Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein.

Pulwama terrorist Adil's father makes contradictory statements about son

16 Feb 2019

Pulwama terrorist Adil's father makes contradictory statements about son

The contradicting claims of the father of Adil Ahmad Dar, the terrorist who carried out the barbaric Pulwama attack on Thursday, has caught attention.

#PulwamaTerrorAttack: NSG, NIA to assist J&K Police in terror-attack probe

14 Feb 2019

#PulwamaTerrorAttack: NSG, NIA to assist J&K Police in terror-attack probe

Anti-terror force National Security Guard (NSG) experts and National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigators will join the investigation into the deadly terror attack at Awantipora in J&K's Pulwama.

Yogi Adityanath denied permission to land in West Bengal

03 Feb 2019

Yogi Adityanath denied permission to land in West Bengal

In the latest chapter of the BJP's tussle with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, the state government, on Sunday, denied permission for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's chopper to land.

#Budget2019: BJP leaders hail 'robust announcements', Opposition dubs it 'jumla'

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: BJP leaders hail 'robust announcements', Opposition dubs it 'jumla'

The interim budget presented by acting Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday invited a flurry of reactions in the country.

Cop transferred after video shows woman begging at his feet

20 Jan 2019

Cop transferred after video shows woman begging at his feet

In Lucknow, a police inspector displayed complete lack of empathy when an elderly woman, who lost her son, begged him to file an FIR.

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

18 Jan 2019

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was earlier in news for making videos about bad food served to soldiers, lost his son to suicide on Wednesday, reports claimed.

Congress wishes speedy recovery to Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley

17 Jan 2019

Congress wishes speedy recovery to Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley

On Wednesday, the official Twitter handle of Congress sent best wishes to senior BJP leaders Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley, both of whom are undergoing treatment after an illness.

#CitizenshipBill: Bill passed in Lok Sabha, despite protests from Opposition

08 Jan 2019

#CitizenshipBill: Bill passed in Lok Sabha, despite protests from Opposition

On Tuesday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh tabled the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha as protests against the bill rocked Assam.

Woman screams BJP-government failed her, Rajnath Singh says 'baith jaao'

26 Dec 2018

Woman screams BJP-government failed her, Rajnath Singh says 'baith jaao'

It seems Home Minister Rajnath Singh won't be able to complete his speeches without any interruption.

Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting

25 Dec 2018

Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting

To mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Indian Tricolor at Port Blair for the first time, the Center has decided to rename three Andaman & Nicobar islands.

#RafaleVerdict: 'Rahul maafi maango', demand BJP-leaders, Parliament adjourned after ruckus

14 Dec 2018

#RafaleVerdict: 'Rahul maafi maango', demand BJP-leaders, Parliament adjourned after ruckus

Three days after the winter session of Parliament started, the Lok Sabha was adjourned on Friday owing to ruckus after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking an investigation into the multi-crore Rafale deal.

Government to build corridor from Gurdaspur to International Border

22 Nov 2018

Government to build corridor from Gurdaspur to International Border

India will build a corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district (Punjab) to the International Border for Sikh pilgrims visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur on the banks of Pakistan's Ravi river, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

Of 40L excluded in NRC, 35.5L haven't applied for inclusion

18 Nov 2018

Of 40L excluded in NRC, 35.5L haven't applied for inclusion

Over 35.5 lakh people of the 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), haven't yet come forward for inclusion in the final list of the Supreme Court-monitored exercise.

Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Shahid Afridi after his 'four-province' comment

15 Nov 2018

Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Shahid Afridi after his 'four-province' comment

Criticizing Indian media for misreporting, former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi in a tweet said Kashmir belonged to his country, and he was passionate about it as his fellow countrymen.

After outrage, SB Shashank removed as Mizoram-CEO by Election Commission

15 Nov 2018

After outrage, SB Shashank removed as Mizoram-CEO by Election Commission

On Thursday, the Election Commission removed Mizoram CEO SB Shashank from his position after massive outrage in the state.

Swaraj meets Sri Lankan PM, reviews progress of development projects

20 Oct 2018

Swaraj meets Sri Lankan PM, reviews progress of development projects

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on visiting Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe and reviewed the progress of India-assisted development projects in the island nation.

PM to unveil National Police Memorial, museum on Oct 21

18 Oct 2018

PM to unveil National Police Memorial, museum on Oct 21

PM Modi will inaugurate the refurbished National Police Memorial, including a newly-built museum of these forces in khaki, in Delhi on October 21.

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

14 Oct 2018

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dussehra and perform 'Shastra Puja' in Bikaner along the highly sensitive Indo-Pak border, officials said today.

Naxalism will be eliminated from India in 3 years: Rajnath

08 Oct 2018

Naxalism will be eliminated from India in 3 years: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh yesterday said the menace of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) will be wiped out from the country in about three years.

J&K: Violence incidents down, security-forces prepared for polls, says Rajnath

07 Oct 2018

J&K: Violence incidents down, security-forces prepared for polls, says Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir have gone down and asserted that security forces were fully prepared to get the urban local body (ULB) polls conducted in the state.

Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina

06 Oct 2018

Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina

On Friday, a top Bangladeshi government official claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had personally told Sheikh Hasina that those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would not be deported to Bangladesh.

Rajnath to launch first 'smart fence' project along Indo-Pak border

16 Sep 2018

Rajnath to launch first 'smart fence' project along Indo-Pak border

India's first "smart fence" project, which entails deploying laser-activated fences and technology-enabled barriers to plug vulnerable gaps along frontiers, will be launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in two 5km each patch along the Indo-Pak border tomorrow.

PM, Shah hand urns with Vajpayee's ashes to party chiefs

22 Aug 2018

PM, Shah hand urns with Vajpayee's ashes to party chiefs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leaders handed urns with former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes to party presidents from across the country at a function in New Delhi today.

To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

11 Aug 2018

To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

Delhi Police, on Friday, inducted a first-of-its-kind SWAT team comprising all women from the North-eastern States. The team is meant to combat terrorism and secure the National Capital during the Independence Day celebrations.

India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations

04 Aug 2018

India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations

The NRC draft sparked a political battle, but it wasn't known earlier that Delhi informed Dhaka about it before its release, IE reports.

Assam NRC: Name of lone woman ex-CM missing from draft

03 Aug 2018

Assam NRC: Name of lone woman ex-CM missing from draft

In a shocking development, the name of Assam's only woman Chief Minister was excluded from the NRC draft, which released earlier this week.

#IndiaIsLynched: On suspicion of cow-smuggling, mob kills man in Alwar

21 Jul 2018

#IndiaIsLynched: On suspicion of cow-smuggling, mob kills man in Alwar

In Alwar, Rajasthan, a man named Akbar Khan was lynched by a mob on suspicion of cow-smuggling. Reports said 28-year-old Khan and his unnamed accomplice were attacked by a mob in Ramgarh.

A hug shakes Indian politics

21 Jul 2018

A hug shakes Indian politics

For the BJP, it was "drama." For the Congress, it was an "unscripted" win. For the rest, it was plain amusing.

Won't allow our soil to be used for terrorist-activities: Bangladesh

15 Jul 2018

Won't allow our soil to be used for terrorist-activities: Bangladesh

Bangladesh today has reassured India that it will not allow its soil to be used for any terrorist activities against the neighboring country as visiting Home Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan on security-related issues.

Man, who threatened to rape Congress leader Priyanka's daughter, arrested

05 Jul 2018

Man, who threatened to rape Congress leader Priyanka's daughter, arrested

Girish Maheshwari, a man from Ahmedabad was arrested, for his vile comments on Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi and threatening to rape her 10-year-old daughter after Home Minister Rajnath Singh intervened.

'Intezaar kyon? Lijiye block kar diya': Swaraj to Twitter troll

03 Jul 2018

'Intezaar kyon? Lijiye block kar diya': Swaraj to Twitter troll

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj continues to take on the vicious trolls targeting her over the issuance of passport to an interfaith couple.

J&K: Rajnath assures all possible help to deal with floods

01 Jul 2018

J&K: Rajnath assures all possible help to deal with floods

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra of all possible central help to deal with the flood situation in the northern state, officials said.

Rajnath expresses concern over rising circulation of child-pornography, obscene material

18 Jun 2018

Rajnath expresses concern over rising circulation of child-pornography, obscene material

Rising misuse of the internet for circulating child pornography and other obscene material is a matter of concern, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.