Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday congratulated Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for arresting separatist leader Masarat Alam for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and unfurling Pakistan`s flag.
Amid a row over snooping on close relatives of Subhash Chandra Bose, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said keeping a watch was a general practice of any government and even he was under watch during his tenure as Home Minister of Maharashtra years ago.
Voicing concern over the release of top Lashkar leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said India wants talks with Pakistan but the release of the Mumbai attack mastermind is an "unfortunate and disappointing" development.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that the Centre will not tolerate attacks on places of worship of any faith, promising swift action against the perpetrators of an attack on a Navi Mumbai church.
Stoking a controversy, Independent MLA Shiekh Abdul Rashid on Sunday said Jammu and Kashmir was a disputed territory and release of separatist leader Masarrat Alam should not be seen as an undue favour to him, and called for appreciating voices which wanted the dispute resolved.
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Youth Congress (JKPYC) on Sunday held here protest demonstrations against the release of top separatist leader Masarat Alam and sought reply from the Prime Minister, Union Home Minister and RSS over the issue.
A senior police official who initially probed the death of a security guard in Thrissur after being assaulted by a Kerala-based businessman was on Thursday suspended for alleged lapses in the investigation.
Members of an organisation taking part in Anna Hazare's anti-land ordinance stir here on Monday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and put forth their grievances to him with the latter assuring that their concerns would be sympathetically considered.
With an estimated 400 cases of acid attacks registered every month across the country, government will soon fix a time-frame for investigation and trial of such cases and ensure maximum punishment to the guilty.
Shocked by death of former Home Minister R R Patil due to oral cancer linked to chewing of tobacco, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant today said the government will take steps to curb its consumption.