Facing threat to life, Rahul Gandhi cancels visit to Puducherry, TN, Kerala

Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi cancelled his two-day visit to Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, which was to commence on Tuesday, a day after an anonymous letter threatening his life was received by the party. However, this is not the reason behind cancellation of Rahul Gandhi’s Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala visit. In a series of…

ABVP members raised anti-India slogans: AAP submits video clip proof to police

anti India slogans

Defending Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, the AAP Monday submitted two video clips that purportedly show the “real culprits behind the unrest in JNU”. According to the AAP, the two clips allegedly show members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) shouting anti-India slogans. Countering the allegations, the ABVP too approached…

Congress, Left accuse Rajnath Singh of communalising JNU issue

Rajnath Singh

A day after Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that protest at JNU had backing of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed, the principal opposition party, Congress, today accused the Union Minister of ‘communalising’ the issue and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should ask his Pakistani counterpart to arrest the Lashkar chief for plotting terror attacks in…

Anti-national activities will not be tolerated, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Expressing his displeasure over anti-national activities at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the government will not tolerate any anti-national activities in the country and anyone raising anti-India slogans or questioning the nation’s unity and integrity, will not be spared. “Whatever is happening at JNU, I have given the required…

Amit Shah re-elected as BJP president today

Amit Shah

Amit Shah was today re-elected as the BJP President. He is all set to start a new term as party chief. Shah’s current term ended Saturday and the new term will be his first full-term lasting three years. His election is virtually a formality, party sources said. Shah’s name has been proposed by some 20…

Rajnath Singh, Manohar Parrikar hold meeting to assess internal security

Rajnath Singh, Manohar Parrikar

In the wake of the Pathankot terror attack, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday held a high-level meeting in New Delhi to assess internal security. Chiefs of NSA, Intelligence Bureau, National Investigation Agency and Director Generals of the BSF and the NSG also attended the Home Ministry meeting. Parrikar…

Mehbooba Mufti to take charge as Jammu and Kashmir CM today

Mehbooba Mufti

The BJP has decided to support Mehbooba Mufti to succeed her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who passed away on Thursday, on the CM’s chair. Mehbooba is likely to take charge as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister later today after Home Minister Rajnath Singh advised BJP lawmakers in the state to back her. “Mehbooba ji is…

Will give befitting reply to any attack on India, says Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh

The terror attack on Pathankot Air Force base by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) operatives today has raised questions over the upcoming foreign secretary level talks between India and Pakistan. While Home Minister Rajnath Singh made it clear that any terror attack on the Indian soil will be given a befitting reply, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister…

Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to BSF plane crash victims

Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today paid homage to the 10 paramilitary personnel who died as a Border Security Force (BSF) plane crashed near the Delhi airport on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had yesterday expressed grief and distress at the loss of lives in the plane crash in the national capital. Nine BSF troopers and…

Home Minister Rajnath Singh dismisses charges of intolerance

Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Refuting charges of intolerance, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that tolerance was the tradition of the country. Replying to the two-day debate in the Lok Sabha on the issue of intolerance, he said India was tolerant and will remain so in the future. “Some artificial shells are being fired. We were tolerant, are…