Rajnath Singh

Mehbooba Mufti meets Rajnath, accuses China of meddling in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday accused China of meddling in the troubled state that has recently witnessed a spike in violence. The chief minister was speaking to reporters emerging from a meeting with Union home minister Rajnath Singh with whom she discussed the security situation in the state. She said the present crisis in Kashmir is not a mere law-and-order problem, adding the fight is against

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

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 tweets, the Congress vice president claimed that he is suffering from high fever. “My apologies

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

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 police Monday with a complaint stating that the videos were “morphed” in an attempt to

Congress, Left accuse Rajnath Singh of communalising JNU issue

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 India. “Rajnath communalising JNU atrocity at pulpit of pulp patriotism. Tell PM’s biryani friend Nawaz

Anti-national activities will not be tolerated, says 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 instructions and strict actions will be taken against them. We will not forgive them,” said

Amit Shah re-elected as BJP president today

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 leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath

There may be conspiracy to kill CM Arvind Kejriwal, says Ashutosh of Aam Aadmi Party

After the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister, Aam Aadmi Party held a press conference today in which it said that there may be “conspiracy” to kill Arvind Kejriwal. “There may be conspiracy to kill Arvind Kejriwal”, said Ashutosh, TV journalist-turned-politician of the party in the press conference. “This is not the first time when Arvind Kejriwal is attacked,” said Ashutosh while questioning the intention of Delhi police. He also

Rajnath Singh, Manohar Parrikar hold meeting to assess internal security

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 discussed security related issues with DGMO and vice-chiefs of the Indian Air Force. Singh and

Mehbooba Mufti to take charge as Jammu and Kashmir CM today

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 our choice. BJP is on board over this decision. We expect oath to happen anytime

Will give befitting reply to any attack on India, says 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 Omar Abdullah described Pathankot attack as a first major challenge to PM Modi’s Pakistan overreach. “Pakistan

Indian Muslims will never let their children get radicalised by ISIS: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that there was no fear of Islamic State increasing its tentacles in the country as Indian Muslims do not let their children tread the wrong path. “I am very sure ISIS can’t ever strengthen a hold in India, I hold our cultural and traditional values responsible for this,” he said as per media reports. “As Home Minister, I want to tell you,

Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to BSF plane crash victims

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 a Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) co-pilot were killed when a chartered plane flying to Ranchi