Baba Ramdev refuses Padma award, writes to Home Minister

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev - who was reportedly named for India's third-highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan, said on Saturday that he “won't accept the honour.”

Baba Ramdev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar humbly decline Padma award
Baba Ramdev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar humbly decline Padma award

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have humbly declined to accept the Padma award which was slated to be awarded on the occasion of 66th Republic Day. Instead, both of them recommended on Saturday that the prestigious Padma Vibushan, the second highest civilian award, should be given to some other 'great' person.

Why US observatory, pundit can give astronomical predictions: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the next door pundit can give astronomical predictions and one need not depend on US observatories, emphasising on contributions of ancient Indian knowledge.

Rajnath Singh objects to 'hi and bye' culture among youths

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday raised objection over "hi and bye" culture saying people should get rid of it.

Appoint as DMs, SPs officers with 'zeal' to fight Maoists: Rajnath Singh to states
Appoint as DMs, SPs officers with 'zeal' to fight Maoists: Rajnath Singh to states

Describing the Naxal problem as the gravest challenge facing India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked all states which are grappling with the menace to appoint as district magistrates and superintendents of police such officers who have the "zeal" to fight the rebels.

Sukhbir Singh Badal meets Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed about the release of terrorist.

Bengaluru blast: Home Minister Rajnath Singh holds key meeting

Home Minister Rajnath Singh is holding a meeting with intelligence agencies, including the NIA chief, to discuss the recent blast in Bangalore.

Rajnath Singh for online monitoring of acid sale

Voicing concern over increasing incidents of acid attacks on women, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said an online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to check such incidents.

Rajnath calls for anti-conversion law

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday said an anti-conversion law should be framed to check conversion and appealed all the political parties to think over it "seriously".

Sharad Yadav writes to Rajnath Singh to solve the problems of policemen

Highlighting the shortage of police personnel in the country and problems faced by them, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Thursday sought necessary action from the government on priority basis without which men in khakhi will find it hard to give their optimum.

Bharat Ratna to Vajpayee came at right time: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Wednesday expressed happiness over the decision to confer Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter and Hindu Mahasabha leader Madan Mohan Malviya.

Delhi BJP raises police issues with Home Minister

BJP is leaving no stone unturned to garner support of every section of the society ahead of Assembly elections with it on Monday raising the problems faced by the Delhi Police personnel before Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

30 Christians 'convert' to Hinduism, Kerala govt orders probe
30 Christians 'convert' to Hinduism, Kerala govt orders probe

A report about 35 people getting converted to Hinduism Sunday would be probed by a senior police official, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said.

BJP committed to development of J&K: Rajnath Singh

Stating that BJP is committed to the development of Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked the people to vote for the party and oust the corruption-ridden government from the state.

Jharkhand polls: Rajnath Singh promises steps for Bhuli if BJP wins

Steps to solve the long standing problems of miners staying at Bhuli, Asia's largest labour colony, would be taken if BJP is voted to power in Jharkhand, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said.

Ayodhya dispute: Rajnath, Mulayam call up Hashim Ansari

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Samajwadi Party Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday called up Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya shrine dispute, to enquire about his health and invited him to Delhi.

Militants frustrated by high voter turnout in J&K: Rajnath Singh
Militants frustrated by high voter turnout in J&K: Rajnath Singh

Militants want to create fear psychosis among people in Jammu and Kashmir as they are frustrated by the high voter turnout in the ongoing assembly elections, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said and hit out at Pakistan for abetting terror acts.

PM Modi condemns 'inhuman' Sukma Naxal attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday strongly condemned the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma and condoled the killing of CRPF personnel in the ambush.

Campaign ends for second phase of J&K polls; 18 seats to vote on December 2
Campaign ends for second phase of J&K polls; 18 seats to vote on December 2

After a record turnout in the first phase, the high-voltage campaigning for the second leg of Assembly elections on December 2 in nine seats in Jammu and as many in Kashmir ended on Sunday, with several high-profile candidates including former separatist Sajad Lone and four state ministers trying their luck at the hustings.

Rajnath Singh hits out at Pakistan, says its 'state actors' behind attacks in India
Rajnath Singh hits out at Pakistan, says its 'state actors' behind attacks in India

Blaming "state actors" in Pakistan for making attempts to destabilise India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the neighbouring country has not abandoned its efforts to harm the country through "various tactics".