Rajnath Singh

Two women battalions of Jammu and Kashmir police to be raised, home ministry gives green signal

Two women battalions of Jammu and Kashmir police to be raised, home ministry gives green signal

The initiative of raising of two women nattalions for J&K police was announced by Rajnath Singh during his visit to the state on June 7-8, 2018.

Jun 14, 2018, 00:35 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's security to be strengthened in wake 'assassination plot' against him

PM Narendra Modi's security to be strengthened in wake 'assassination plot' against him

The police in Pune told a court on June 7 that they had seized a 'letter' from the Delhi residence of one of the five people arrested for having alleged 'links' with the banned CPI (Maoist). The purported letter allegedly mentioned of a plan to 'assassinate' PM Modi in 'another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident'. 

Jun 11, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
Maoists fighting lost battle, will achieve nothing: Rajnath Singh

Maoists fighting lost battle, will achieve nothing: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the Maoists are fighting a lost battle and urged them to shun violence and come to the mainstream of development. 

Jun 08, 2018, 21:18 PM IST
Need to hold unconditional talks with Pakistan: CPM

Need to hold unconditional talks with Pakistan: CPM

The Hurriyat Conference has offered to hold talks with the Union government but has also put some conditions.

Jun 07, 2018, 17:04 PM IST
J&K youth can change their fate through sports and education: Rajnath Singh

J&K youth can change their fate through sports and education: Rajnath Singh

The Minister said youth and the sporting talents of the state should take the benefit of the opportunity being provided to them by the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government. 

Jun 07, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
Stone-pelting cases against J&K children to be withdrawn: Rajnath Singh

Stone-pelting cases against J&K children to be withdrawn: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh made this announcement while speaking at the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Conclave here.

Jun 07, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
Rajnath Singh to visit J&K, to decide on 'suspension of operations' against terrorists

Rajnath Singh to visit J&K, to decide on 'suspension of operations' against terrorists

The Home Minister will also review the security and other preparations for the Amarnath Yatra, which begins from June 28.

Jun 07, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
Terrorism in J&K in 'last stage' due to decisive actions by Modi government: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Terrorism in J&K in 'last stage' due to decisive actions by Modi government: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

He said that over 600 terrorists had been killed because of the government's decisive actions on the anti-terrorism front. 

Jun 02, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Flow and use of foreign contributions to be monitored closely now with new online tool

Flow and use of foreign contributions to be monitored closely now with new online tool

The web-based tool enables decision-makers in various government departments to scrutinise source of foreign funds and their actual use in India.  

Jun 01, 2018, 14:32 PM IST
MP farmers'' agitation from Friday; milk, vegetable shortage likely

MP farmers'' agitation from Friday; milk, vegetable shortage likely

On the first anniversary of death of seven farmers due to beating and firing by police in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh on June 6 last year, the farmers are going to launch "Gaon Bandh" (village blockade) agitation from Friday, said a farmer representative on Thursday.

Jun 01, 2018, 12:35 PM IST
Rajnath Singh claims Modi-care better than Obamacare

Rajnath Singh claims Modi-care better than Obamacare

"Obama health care has been much talked about globally, but our government has decided to launch the world's biggest healthcare (plan) of Rs 5 lakh (coverage) for ten crore people."

May 31, 2018, 22:10 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam pack up and vacate government bungalows

Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam pack up and vacate government bungalows

Both had asked for two years time to give up their official bungalows but the Supreme Court would have none of it.

May 31, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
619 terrorists killed in 4 years as compared to 471 during UPA-II: Rajnath Singh

619 terrorists killed in 4 years as compared to 471 during UPA-II: Rajnath Singh

A total of 619 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir had been killed in gunbattles with security forces during the past four years of the BJP govt, Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday.

May 29, 2018, 19:56 PM IST
Suspension of operations by security forces likely to continue in J&K after Ramzan: Sources

Suspension of operations by security forces likely to continue in J&K after Ramzan: Sources

Welcoming the ceasefire decision, J&K Mehbooba Mufti had said, "I wholeheartedly welcome the Ramadan ceasefire and would like to thank PM and Home Minister for their personal intervention."

May 24, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Like Akhilesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav asks for two years to vacate government bungalow

Like Akhilesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav asks for two years to vacate government bungalow

Did you know? Mulayam - like son Akhilesh - claims he has no home of his own that could accommodate his security detail and visitors he gets daily.

May 24, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
BSF not first line of defence but first wall of defence: Rajnath Singh

BSF not first line of defence but first wall of defence: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said that he would call the BSF not as the "First line of defence' but as our "First wall of Defence".

May 22, 2018, 21:46 PM IST
Ceasefire initiative likely to have positive effect on forces sponsoring terrorism: J&K DGP

Ceasefire initiative likely to have positive effect on forces sponsoring terrorism: J&K DGP

On May 16, 2018, the Centre had announced that security forces would not launch any operation in J&K during the holy month of Ramzan, but they reserved the right to retaliate if attacked. 

May 20, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti welcomes 'ceasefire' during Ramzan, thanks PM Modi and Rajnath Singh

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti welcomes 'ceasefire' during Ramzan, thanks PM Modi and Rajnath Singh

The Centre has asked security forces not to launch operations in J&K during the holy month of Ramzan. 

May 16, 2018, 19:13 PM IST
 No operations by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan: Centre

No operations by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan: Centre

However, the Centre has said that the security forces stationed in J&K "reserve the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people".

May 16, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
No proposal of unilateral ceasefire received from Jammu and Kashmir government: Rajnath Singh

No proposal of unilateral ceasefire received from Jammu and Kashmir government: Rajnath Singh

On Thursday, the Bharatiya Janata Party wing of the state said that there was no consensus of the party in the matter.

May 11, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

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