Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies

22 May 2019

Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies

As the nation braces itself for Lok Sabha elections' counting on Thursday, May 23, BJP moved to display its strength.

#LokSabhaPolls: Voting for fifth phase begins, big names in fray

06 May 2019

#LokSabhaPolls: Voting for fifth phase begins, big names in fray

The fifth phase of 2019 general elections began on Monday. 51 parliamentary constituencies spread across seven states will vote in the leanest phase of polls.

Rajnath files nomination from Lucknow, Congress yet to announce candidate

16 Apr 2019

Rajnath files nomination from Lucknow, Congress yet to announce candidate

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh filed his nomination from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat on Tuesday, but Congress is yet to come up with a rival.

Laser was pointed seven times at Rahul Gandhi, claims Congress

11 Apr 2019

Laser was pointed seven times at Rahul Gandhi, claims Congress

In a disturbing development, Congress has claimed security was breached during party president Rahul Gandhi's visit in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

After Pulwama attack, security of five separatist leaders withdrawn

17 Feb 2019

After Pulwama attack, security of five separatist leaders withdrawn

The Indian government on Sunday announced it has withdrawn security of five separatist leaders of Jammu and Kashmir after the barbaric Pulwama attack on CRPF in which 40 soldiers lost their lives.

J&K: Indian Army Major killed in IED blast near LoC

16 Feb 2019

J&K: Indian Army Major killed in IED blast near LoC

An Indian Army Major has been killed in an IED blast in Jammu & Kashmir's Nowshera near the Line of Control in Rajouri district.

#PulwamaAttack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh carries coffin of martyred jawan

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh carries coffin of martyred jawan

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who flew to Srinagar on Friday morning, lent his shoulder to carry the coffin of one of the 40 CRPF jawans who were massacred in a car bomb attack on a security convoy in Pulwama on Thursday.

#PulwamaAttack: Politicians unite to condemn attack, Congress slams Modi

14 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Politicians unite to condemn attack, Congress slams Modi

In a horrifying incident, 40 CRPF jawans were martyred on Thursday, after their convoy was attacked in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Further, at least 40 soldiers were injured.

Why today's RS session is crucial for Triple Talaq bill

13 Feb 2019

Why today's RS session is crucial for Triple Talaq bill

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, commonly known as Triple Talaq bill, will lapse if the Rajya Sabha doesn't give a nod on Wednesday, the last working day of the budget session.

Amid protests, Citizenship Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

12 Feb 2019

Amid protests, Citizenship Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, despite widespread protests in the Northeast.

Violence erupts after Shah's rally: Rajnath, Mamata argue on call

30 Jan 2019

Violence erupts after Shah's rally: Rajnath, Mamata argue on call

On Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had a heated exchange. Singh had called her over the violence that erupted after BJP President Amit Shah addressed a rally in WB, earlier in the day.

#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019

09 Jan 2019

#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday had passed, amid protests by the Opposition, the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.

#CitizenshipBill: In Rajya Sabha, Rajnath Singh says false-information being spread

09 Jan 2019

#CitizenshipBill: In Rajya Sabha, Rajnath Singh says false-information being spread

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke on the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and said a lot of false information was being spread on it. He noted border security won't be compromised in any case.

BJP leader wants Ram Lalla's house under PMAY scheme

28 Dec 2018

BJP leader wants Ram Lalla's house under PMAY scheme

Hari Narayan Rajbhar, BJP MP from Ghosi, Uttar Pradesh, wants a house for Lord Ram under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana as the deity is living in a tent in the disputed land in Ayodhya.

Swamy believes if government supports, temple can be constructed tomorrow

24 Dec 2018

Swamy believes if government supports, temple can be constructed tomorrow

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday said if the party doesn't back down, then Ram Mandir 'will be constructed tomorrow' in Ayodhya.

'Jo mandir banwayega, vote usko jaayega' slogans disrupt Rajnath's speech

24 Dec 2018

'Jo mandir banwayega, vote usko jaayega' slogans disrupt Rajnath's speech

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was caught in an unexpected situation on Sunday after his speech in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow was disrupted by sloganeering.

Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?

19 Dec 2018

Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?

On Tuesday, few MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party raised the issue of Ram Mandir at the parliamentary meet and asked the Centre's stand on the issue, reports IE.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar gets life term

17 Dec 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar gets life term

The Delhi High Court on Monday overturned a lower court's order which acquitted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment.

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 88 people

28 Nov 2018

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 88 people

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of 88 people in connection to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which broke after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her guards on October 31.

Necessary to give values to children while imparting knowledge: Rajnath

02 Nov 2018

Necessary to give values to children while imparting knowledge: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh emphasized the need to instil values in children while imparting them knowledge.

In protest against CBI-fiasco, RaGa leads Opposition march against Centre

26 Oct 2018

In protest against CBI-fiasco, RaGa leads Opposition march against Centre

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday spearheaded the protest against Centre's move of sending two top officials of CBI on leave.

PM Modi inaugurates National Police Memorial, museum for khaki-donning forces

21 Oct 2018

PM Modi inaugurates National Police Memorial, museum for khaki-donning forces

On the special occasion to mark the National Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday inaugurated a refurbished National Police Memorial in New Delhi and a newly-built museum for the khaki-donning forces.

In deportation of 7 Rohingyas, Supreme Court refuses to intervene

04 Oct 2018

In deportation of 7 Rohingyas, Supreme Court refuses to intervene

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere in the deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying it wasn't inclined to take the decision.

#KisanRally: Allowed to enter Delhi post-midnight, farmers end protest

03 Oct 2018

#KisanRally: Allowed to enter Delhi post-midnight, farmers end protest

Protesting farmers who were stopped from entering Delhi on Tuesday ended their rally in the early hours of Wednesday after they were let into the national capital post midnight.

Something big has happened: Rajnath Singh hints at another 'surgical-strike'

29 Sep 2018

Something big has happened: Rajnath Singh hints at another 'surgical-strike'

Just as the government is pushing to celebrate the second anniversary of surgical strikes, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has hinted 'something big happened' across the border.

Rajnath Singh launches Ayushman Bharat scheme in Lucknow

23 Sep 2018

Rajnath Singh launches Ayushman Bharat scheme in Lucknow

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched the Center's flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, in Lucknow, his Parliamentary constituency, noting that it will prove to be a "Modi kawach" (Modi shield) for the poor.

Arunachal govt sanctions Rs. 15 lakh each for flood victims

06 Sep 2018

Arunachal govt sanctions Rs. 15 lakh each for flood victims

The Arunachal Pradesh Disaster Management Department has sanctioned Rs. 15L each for victims, who lost their houses in Siang river floods at Mebo sub-division under East Siang district.

Jain monk Tarun Sagar dies, PM Modi remembers his contributions

01 Sep 2018

Jain monk Tarun Sagar dies, PM Modi remembers his contributions

Jain monk Tarun Sagar passed away on Saturday at Radhapuri Jain temple, Krishna Nagar, Delhi at about 3 AM. He was 51.

First-time-ever: Census 2021 will collect data on OBCs

01 Sep 2018

First-time-ever: Census 2021 will collect data on OBCs

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday announced Census 2021 will count OBCs (Other Backward Classes), nearly three decades after implementation of Mandal Commission gave them reservations.

Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in UP's all holy rivers

17 Aug 2018

Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in UP's all holy rivers

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes will be immersed in rivers in all the districts in Uttar Pradesh, the state government said today.

PM to visit Kerala to take stock of flood situation

17 Aug 2018

PM to visit Kerala to take stock of flood situation

PM Narendra Modi will visit Kerala this evening to take stock of the flood situation there.

Smart Cities: You'll soon get free Wi-Fi in Delhi

16 Aug 2018

Smart Cities: You'll soon get free Wi-Fi in Delhi

Parts of the national capital are slated to get free Wi-Fi and high-speed broadband connections soon, following the launch of a slew of smart city projects by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Kerala hit by worst-ever flood, death toll rises to 72

16 Aug 2018

Kerala hit by worst-ever flood, death toll rises to 72

Kerala is witnessing its worst-ever flood- 72 people have lost their lives, operations have been suspended at Kochi Airport till August 18, and trains cancelled on the Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil route.

Recruitment of 4,000 personnel for Delhi Police under consideration: Rajnath

10 Aug 2018

Recruitment of 4,000 personnel for Delhi Police under consideration: Rajnath

Delhi Police requires more personnel and a proposal for recruitment on more than 4,000 posts is under serious consideration, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

Rajnath passes buck to states on lynching, Opposition walks out

19 Jul 2018

Rajnath passes buck to states on lynching, Opposition walks out

Condemning the lynching incidents across India, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today passed the onus of it on state governments prompting a walkout by Opposition leaders in Lok Sabha.

Cop, who visited journalist's house for passport-verification, asks for hug

12 Jul 2018

Cop, who visited journalist's house for passport-verification, asks for hug

In a shocking incident, a journalist from Hindustan Times was asked for a hug by a police officer who visited her Ghaziabad house for her passport verification.

Mufti asks separatists to respond positively to Center's dialogue offer

03 Jun 2018

Mufti asks separatists to respond positively to Center's dialogue offer

J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday asked the separatists in the state to come forward and respond positively to the dialogue offer made by the Center recently.

Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order

02 Jun 2018

Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order

A day before the expiry of the Supreme Court deadline to vacate official bungalows, former UP Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh moved to VVIP Guest House in Lucknow.

Kashmir terrorism in last-stage because of Modi govt: Union Minister

02 Jun 2018

Kashmir terrorism in last-stage because of Modi govt: Union Minister

Terrorism is in its "last stage" in Kashmir because of the Modi government's decisive actions on the anti-terrorism front and over 600 terrorists had been killed so far in the current NDA rule, claimed Union Minister Jitendra Singh.

Stop operations in J-K during Ramzan: Home Ministry to forces

16 May 2018

Stop operations in J-K during Ramzan: Home Ministry to forces

The central government has asked security forces not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan.