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24-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Dialogue need of the hour : Mehbooba Mufti

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today strongly pleaded for initiating dialogue in Jammu & Kashmir to get the State out of   the clouds of uncertainty, violence and bloodshed. She also sought compensation to the State for the losses it is suffering...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh launches 'Oorja' CAPF football meet

The 'Oorja' CAPF Under-19 men's and women's football tournament was launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Saturday.The tournament, scheduled to begin on May 1 in every state and union territory, will involve around 12,500 players and 1200...

21-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Ensure safety of Kashmiri youths : Rajnath Singh to states

Condemning the attack on Kashmiri students in Rajasthan's Mewar University , Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday appealed to all state governments to ensure safety of Kashmiris."I appeal to all the chief ministers to ensure safety of Kashmiri youths. No...

20-Apr-2017 New Delhi

11th Civil Services Day function begins today

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the two-day 11th Civil Services Day programme here today. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions,...

14-Apr-2017 Kolkata

BJP will form government in Bengal next time : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that his BJP has been making progress in West Bengal and will form the government in the state next time."Agli bar BJP sarkar (Next time, there will be BJP government). Kanthi Dakshin bypoll election made the...

14-Apr-2017 Kolkata

2% voter turn-out in Srinagar matter of concern : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday expressed concern over the 2 per cent turn out in the re-polling held in 38 polling stations under the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency.He also assured that Narendra Modi government will do "something" to earn the...

14-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Talk of any secret understanding with Trinamool false : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday advised his BJP's West Bengal unit not to pay attention to the "false propaganda" by the Left Front and the Congress about any "secret understanding" between his party and the state's ruling Trinamool Congress.According...

14-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Will help contain violence, but states also need to act : Rajnath Singh

Asserting there was no place for confrontation in a healthy democracy, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the centre would extend all cooperation to states to contain violence, but the latter also must take the initiative as law and order is a state...

13-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh pay tribute to Jallianwala Bagh martyrs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday recalled the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Punjab, saying that their heroism will never be forgotten.Saluting the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Their valour...

11-Apr-2017 New Delhi

India will do everything to secure justice for Jadhav : Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said New Delhi will do everything required to secure justice for Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death in Pakistan."We condemn this act of Pakistan. I would like to assure the house that...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi

No discrimination in name of caste, religion, colour : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that India can never discriminate against its citizens on the basis of caste, creed, religion and colour.Singh was responding in the Lok Sabha after opposition members created a ruckus over remarks made by former...

09-Apr-2017 New Delhi

New portal, app to facilitate donations to troopers' kin

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday inaugurated a new portal and mobile application through which people can contribute money to help the families of paramilitary troopers killed in the line of duty.'Bharat ke Veer' portal is technically supported...

09-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Need to rise above sectarian interests : Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said all stakeholders should rise above sectarian interests to focus on the larger picture of national development.Rajnath Singh made the observation while chairing the 11th Standing Committee meeting of the Inter-State...

08-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh to inaugurate the web portal “Bharat ke Veer”

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the web portal and mobile application named “Bharat ke Veer” here tomorrow. The portal is an IT based platform, with an objective to enable willing donors to contribute towards the family of a braveheart...

07-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh pays tribute to freedom fighters at Cellular Jail

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday paid tribute to freedom fighters who spent years in Cellular Jail at Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands."Paid tributes to those brave freedom fighters of India's Independence struggle who spent years in Cellular...

05-Apr-2017 New Delhi

No need to worry about IS in India : Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday assured that there is no need for Indians to be concerned about Islamic State (IS) as the terror group has little penetration in the country."There is no need for Indians to be worried about IS (penetration) in India....

31-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Pakistan trying to destabilize India : Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday accused Pakistan of trying to destabilize India and said cross-border terrorist groups in Jammu and Kashmir egged youths to stone security forces."Not only the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the terrorists are trying to...

26-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh addresses at World Environment Conference

Following is the text of speech by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the ‘World Environment Conference’, organized by the National Green Tribunal here today:“I am happy to be a part of this International Conference. I would like to congratulate the National...

26-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Indians regard nature as mother : Rajnath Singh

Indians regard nature as mother and the ancient texts have highlighted the need to maintain a healthy and sustainable relationship between mankind and nature, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday."The people of India have always believed in the umbilical...

26-Mar-2017 Guwahati/New Delhi

Assam CM meets Rajnath, discusses security issues

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday asked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to order that the Indo-Bangladesh border fencing, including in the riverine section, be completed at the earliest.Sonowal, who called on Rajnath Singh at his residence...

25-Mar-2017 Gwalior

India's borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh to be sealed : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the country's borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh will be sealed to stop infiltration of terrorists and refugees.Speaking at the passing out parade of the Border Security Force (BSF) at Tekanpur in Gwalior...

25-Mar-2017 Gwalior

Borders will be sealed : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the country's borders will be sealed.Rajnath said this while taking part in the passing out parade of the Border Security Force (BSF) at Tekanpur in Gwalior district. "The BSF is discharging its responsibilities...

18-Mar-2017 Faridabad

Agriculture to be sunrise sector of 21st century : Rajnath Singh

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday that agriculture is going to be a sunrise sector of 21st century.The minister was addressing second Agri Leadership Summit, organised by the Haryana government at Surajkund in Faridabad.Singh...

16-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Deputy PM and Home Minister of Nepal calls on Union Home Minister

The Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of Nepal Bimalendra Nidhi called on the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here today. Rajnath Singh expressed his grief on the recent death of a Nepalese national at the Indo-Nepal border in Lakhimpur Kheri district...

14-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Sukma attack shows Maoists are frustrated : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said Left Wing Extremist groups were "restless" because of the "unprecedented success" of security forces' operations against them, and termed the Maoist attack at Sukma, in Chhattisgarh, in which 12 CRPF troopers...

14-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Sukma attack shows Naxals are frustrated : Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said Left wing extremists were restless because of the attacks carried out against them by security forces, and called the Sukma attack on the CRPF a result of that frustration.Making a statement in the Lok Sabha, Rajnath...

14-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Probe ordered into Sukma Maoist attack : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said a probe has been ordered into the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district that killed 12 CRPF personnel and said the government is committed to counter and eliminate Left Wing Extremism.The Home minister...

09-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Centre very serious about attacks on Indians in US : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that the Centre has taken very serious note of the hate crimes against Indians in the US and said the Narendra Modi government will come out with a statement on the issue."Want to assure the house, that...

03-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh reviews security scenario

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed the overall security situation in the country, an official said.The Home Ministry official told IANS that National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Director of Intelligence...

19-Feb-2017 Imphal

No force can disintegrate Manipur : Rajnath Singh

Swearing by the territorial integrity of Manipur, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said no force in the world can disintegrate the territory and that the BJP is the only alternative to save the people.Speaking at an election meeting here, Singh deplored...

10-Feb-2017 Lukhnow

BJP front-runner in UP : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the BJP had emerged the frontrunner in the assembly polls starting on Saturday.Addressing the media here, Rajnath Singh said the electorate was fed up with the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party governments...

03-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Can't rule out more surgical strikes : Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India may go for more cross-border surgical strikes, if the need arises, to safeguard its territories.On September 29 last year, Indian Army commandos carried out cross-border raids deep inside Pakistan-administered Kashmir...

27-Jan-2017 Panaji

AAP trying to eat 'laddu' bigger than its own size : Rajnath Singh

The AAP is trying to eat a 'laddu' which is bigger than its own size, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday, questioning its capabilities in running its government in the national capital.Those who cannot run one government, how can they think...

24-Jan-2017 Abohar (Punjab)

Rajnath Singh warns Pakistan to mend its ways

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday warned Pakistan of stern action if it continued trying to destabilise India through smuggling of drugs and terrorism.Addressing an election rally here in Fazilka district of the poll-bound...

20-Jan-2017 New Delhi

CBI Director-designate Alok Kumar meets Home Minister

CBI Director-designate Alok Kumar Verma met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday -- a day after he was appointed by the central government as the chief of the premier investigation agency.Verma, a 1979 batch officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and...

20-Jan-2017 New Delhi

AIADMK MPs meet Rajnath Singh over Jallikattu issue

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MPs on Friday called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh and urged him to bring an ordinance for conducting Jallikattu, a bull-taming ancient sport of Tamil Nadu people.The minister, according to sources, assured...

19-Jan-2017 Imphal

Rajnath Singh promises more paramilitary forces for Manipur

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday promised more central paramilitary forces to Manipur which has been reeling under an economic blockade since November 1.Additional forces have already been rushed to Manipur to transport essential commodities from...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Chief Ministers of Manipur and Nagaland meet the Union Home Minister

On request of the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur Okram Ibobi Singh met him here today. The Home Minister expressed his grave concern over the continued blockade of National Highway-2 causing severe difficulties to the people...

09-Jan-2017 Vijayawada

Rajnath Singh promises help to Andhra in setting up Greyhounds unit

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday assured Andhra Pradesh that his ministry will look into the demand for funds to set upa training unit of elite anti-Maoist force Greyhounds.He also promised that the some companies of Central Reserve Police Force...

08-Jan-2017 Ranchi

Demonetisation has hit Maoists and terrorists : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) has taken a big hit after the demonetisation. LWE problem can be resolved through sustained efforts in a few years, he added. Shri Rajnath Singh was addressing the gathering after...

03-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh against religion and caste in politics

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the BJP never indulged in polarizing politics and said politics should shun religion, caste and creed.The comment came a day after the Supreme Court prohibited all political parties and candidates from seeking votes...

31-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh hopes for 1 lakh men in Delhi Police by 2017

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he has written to the Finance Ministry, proposing to create 15,000 more vacancies in Delhi Police and expressed hope that the force will have 1 lakh men by the coming year.He was speaking at the "Alankaran...

26-Dec-2016 Guwahati

Rajnath Singh reiterates commitment to secure Indo-Bangladesh border

The Centre reiterated its commitment to securing the Indo-Bangladesh international border, with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday stressing that the government was also committed for providing a "constitutional safeguard" to the indigenous people...

21-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh chairs GoM meet on Lokpal Bill

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday chaired a meeting of Group of Ministers (GOM) to discuss issues related to Lokpal Bill.The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and Minister for Personnel,...

19-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh addresses at the 53rd Raising Day of SSB

The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) celebrated its 53rd Anniversary Day here today. The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh took the salute and inspected the Parade contingent of different Frontiers of SSB. Shri Rajnath Singh also felicitated the awardees of President...

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