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Siachen to now open for tourists: Rajnath Singh

PM Modi-led NDA government on Monday (21 Oct) announced that the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, is now open to tourists. Now tourists...
Air Force Day Show

Air Force Day: Wing Cdr Abhinandan leads Mig21 Bison formation with heroes of Balakot...

The 87th birth anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today – Tuesday, Oct 8 – will see induction of its newest multirole fighter...
It was very smooth and comfortable: Rajnath Singh after Tejas Sortie

It was very smooth and comfortable: Rajnath Singh after Tejas Sortie

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday, September 19, became the first defense minister to fly on board India’s indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA)...
Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley still on life support, top ministers visit AIIMS

Several Union ministers including Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani and Jitendra Singh, and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited AIIMS on Sunday (August 18) to...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi gives a heartfelt speech at Sushma Swaraj’s condolence meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and many other senior cabinet ministers and BJP leaders paid their tribute...
Tax-on-disability

Tax on Disability Pension for Armed forces rolled back

Disability pensions in the Indian armed forces will continue to be exempt from tax, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has conveyed to senior government officials,...

Arun Jaitley’s condition stable at AIIMS – Doctors update

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to AIIMS, Delhi, on Friday (August 9), is reportedly responding well to the treatment and his...
Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna: Gandhis skipped the ceremony

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna: Gandhis skipped the ceremony

Former president Pranab Mukherjee, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest...

Karnataka crisis: JD(S), Congress ministers resign to pave way for reshuffle after 14 MLAs...

Teetering on the edge after resignation of 14 MLAs – the latest a minister and independent MLA who openly came out in support of...
CBI court acquits Mukhtar Ansari in BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai’s murder case

CBI court acquits Mukhtar Ansari in BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai’s murder case

A CBI court in Delhi today (Wednesday, July 3) acquitted Uttar Pradesh’s controversial politician and reportedly reputed to be a mafia don, the Bahujan...
Yoga belongs to everyone, everyone belongs to Yoga: PM Modi in Ranchi

Yoga belongs to everyone, everyone belongs to Yoga: PM Modi in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Friday, June 21) said he wanted to make yoga an integral part of the lives of the poor as...
JP Nadda, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

BJP prepares to move on from Amit Shah’s headship, appoints JP Nadda as working...

With BJP president Amit Shah joining Union Cabinet as Home Minister, the BJP Parliamentary Board appointed former Union Health Minister and a second time...
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Left out of key Cabinet Committees in morning, Rajnath Singh included in four in...

Initially left out of all key Cabinet Committees except two of the eight constituted yesterday (Thursday, June 6), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was late...
PM Modi sets up two new Cabinet Committees, reconstitutes six; Amit Shah in all of them

PM Modi sets up two new Cabinet Committees, reconstitutes six; Amit Shah in all...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trusted lieutenant and the new Home Minister Amit Shah’s position as number two in the government stands reinforced with his...
Rajnath Singh interacted with soldiers at Siachen, tweets, ‘I salute their valour’

Rajnath Singh interacted with soldiers at Siachen, tweets, ‘I salute their valour’

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Siachen glacier yesterday (Monday, June 3), where he interacted with the soldiers and assured them that the government...
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Rajnath Singh leaves for Ladakh with Gen Bipin Rawat

Newly appointed Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Siachen, the highest militarised zone in the world today (Monday, June 3) to meet the...
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Rajnath Singh takes charge as Defence Minister

Rajnath Singh took charge as the Defence Minister or Raksha Mantri and immediately held a meeting with the top military officers. Minister of State...
One-third new faces, more than half of ministers in previous govt dropped: key takeaways

One-third new faces, more than half of ministers in previous govt dropped: key takeaways

After the grand swearing-in ceremony yesterday (Thursday May 30) of Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with 25 ministers of Cabinet rank, nine Ministers of...
Bhupesh Baghel calls Savarkar ‘a proposer of two-nation theory’

Bhupesh Baghel calls Savarkar ‘a proposer of two-nation theory’

When the nation is paying tribute to Veer Savarkar on his 136th birth anniversary, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has been heard calling Savarkar ‘a...
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BJP will win more seats than in 2014: Rajnath Singh

BJP senior leader and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday (May 14) said that the saffron party will win more seats than it did...
PM Narendra Modi files his nomination in Varanasi

PM Narendra Modi files his nomination in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Friday, April 26) filed his nomination papers in Varanasi in presence of senior NDA leaders, including Bihar chief minister Nitish...
Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party to contest against Rajnath Singh

Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party to contest against Rajnath Singh

Poonam Sinha, the wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, joined the Samajwadi Party today (Tuesday, April 16) and will contest against BJP senior leader and...
100 years of Jallianwala bagh massacre: British govt expresses regret, Indian leaders pay tributes

100 years of Jallianwala bagh massacre: British govt expresses regret, Indian leaders pay tributes

A hundred years ago, on April 13, 1919, thousands of Indians had gathered at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar for a pro-Independence demonstration on Baisakhi...
BJP releases poll manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

BJP releases poll manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley among other senior BJP leaders...
Samjhauta case scuttled due to shoddy prosecution, Jaitley wants Cong apology for vilifying Hindus

Samjhauta case scuttled due to shoddy prosecution, Jaitley wants Cong apology for vilifying Hindus

After Samjhauta blast case joined the growing list in which Hindutva elements named as accused were let off by the courts due to shoddy...
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BJP releases third list of 36 candidates for Lok Sabha polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its third list of 36 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls which included names of 23 nominees...
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Yeddyurappa diaries poke hole in Modi govt’s Chowkidar campaign

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi, under fire over alleged scam in Rafale deal, came up with the ‘Hum sab chowkidar’ (all of us are...
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BJP releases first list of 184 candidates for Lok Sabha polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls on Thursday (March 21) evening. Prime Minister...

Pulwama terror attack: Govt withdraws security cover of five Kashmir separatist leaders

Days after Pulwama attack, Jammu and Kashmir administration today (Sunday, Feb 17) withdrew security cover provided to five separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. “No...

All party meet resolves: We stand united, condemn support for terrorism from across the...

All political parties today (Saturday, Feb 16) joined hands to reiterate their resolve to fight the menace of terrorism. At a meeting called by the...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Vs CBI: SC directs CBI to submit proof against Kolkata Police Chief

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee found herself on a collision course with the centre after a huge showdown on Sunday evening between the...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS, diagnosed with Swine Flu

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has been discharged from AIIMS hospital, Shah was admitted in the hospital on Wednesday night for...
Asom Gana Parishad ends alliance with BJP over Citizenship Bill

Asom Gana Parishad ends alliance with BJP over Citizenship Bill

In another jolt to BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due in a few months, it lost yet another ally – the Asom...
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Government ready for Assembly polls in J&K: Rajnath Singh

The centre on Friday (Dec 28) said in the Lok Sabha that there was no other option left with the Governor but to recommend...

‘India is the most tolerant country in the world’, Rajnath Singh over Naseeruddin Shah’s...

Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah is being heavily criticized for his recent remarks, he made on intolerance in the country. On Sunday (Dec 23), Home Minister...
#MeToo: Rajnath Singh to head 4-member GoM to deal with sexual harassment

#MeToo: Rajnath Singh to head 4-member GoM to deal with sexual harassment

Amid the #MeToo storm that has hit several high flying personalities and saw the exit of journalist-turned-politicians and union minister MJ Akbar, the Modi...
Kisan Kranti Yatra

Farmers march to Delhi, reject Govt assurance after talks, protest to continue till demands...

Farmers on Tuesday, October 2, rejected government’s assurances and resolved to continue protests after talks with Home Minister Rajnath Singh that happened after the...
Vajpayee Is Critical, Health Deteriorates

Vajpayee Is Critical, Health Deteriorates

PM, several leaders visit AIIMS to enquire his health condition Veteran BJP leader and an iconic politician; Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who served as Prime Minister...
PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

Former ministers in the first NDA government led by Atal Behari Vajpayee, Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha on Saturday, August 11, questioned the manner...
NRC: Significant omissions surface, Opposition-BJP clash; Rajnath says don’t politicise

NRC: Significant omissions surface, Opposition-BJP clash; Rajnath says don’t politicise

The draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens, although still to be finalised, came under question with some significant and unlikely lapses and omissions...
Assam: draft National Register of Citizens released, around 40 lakh left out

Assam: draft National Register of Citizens released, around 40 lakh left out

The Draft Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) released on Monday, July 30, said 2.89 crore of 3.29 crore who applied for it are...
Rajnath Singh: Govt Will Enact Law to Curb Mob-Lynching Incidents

Rajnath Singh: Govt Will Enact Law to Curb Mob-Lynching Incidents

Amidst opposition outcry over the growing number of mob-lynching incidents, Union Home Minister Rajhnath Singh has said that the government will enact a law,...
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on mob lynching: States responsible

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on mob lynching: States responsible

Condemning mob lynching incidents in the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday, July 19, put the onus on state governments, saying they...
Threat to PM Modi at all-time high, Home Ministry issues new security guidelines

Threat to PM Modi at all-time high, Home Ministry issues new security guidelines

After the alleged threat of Narendra Modi’s assassination in “another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident" by the Maoists, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has issued new...
Parliament’s Monsoon session to be held from July 18 till August 10, will have 18 working days

Parliament’s Monsoon session to be held from July 18 till August 10, will have...

The monsoon session of Parliament will commence from July 18 and end on August 10, the Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommended on...
Four terrorists among six killed in Anantnag encounter, J&K

Four terrorists among six killed in Anantnag encounter, J&K

At least four terrorists suspected to be members of Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) were among six killed in an encounter in KhiramSrigufara...
Renowned senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Renowned senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Renowned senior journalist and editor-in-chief of English daily ‘Rising Kashmir’, Shujaat Bukhari was on Thursday, 14 June shot dead by unknown assailants in Srinagar's...
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon arrives for a meeting with European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Reuters/UNI

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A monk pours water over a Buddha statue to mark Buddha's birthday at Yuantong temple in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, Reuters/UNI

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Kathua: Outrage mounts, Maneka Gandhi for death penalty to child rapists

Kathua: Outrage mounts, Maneka Gandhi for death penalty to child rapists

As a storm of protests erupted over the gory gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua and the gangrape...
PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart O.P. Oli

PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart K. P. Oli

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Nepalese counterpart Khadga Prasad Oli on Saturday and discussed the possibilities of expansion of bilateral ties...
Nine CRPF personnel killed as naxals blow up mine-protected vehicle

Nine CRPF personnel killed as naxals blow up mine-protected vehicle

At least nine personnel of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed and two others injured when suspected Maoists blew up their mine-protected vehicle...
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God help the country: that is Modi government's unique defence strategy

God help the country: that is Modi government’s unique defence strategy

By Rajesh Sinha Don't be shocked by the headline. Narendra Modi government has in full faith taken recourse to age-old, traditional Indian tactics to safeguard...
FIGHT BACK: South Korean marines participate in an amphibious assault exercise as part of the "Cobra Gold 2018" (CG18) joint military exercise at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand, Reuters/UNI

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India will shoot countless bullets to retaliate one Pakistani fire: Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister’s remarks came amid escalating tensions at the border, with instances of ceasefire violation increased rapidly in the past one year. In yet...
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India can attack enemies on foreign territories too: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath’s comments came days after the Indian Army crossed LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, claiming the lives of three Pakistani soldiers. Almost...
Muslims demand Waseem Rizvi’s arrest for creating disharmony

Muslims demand Waseem Rizvi’s arrest for creating disharmony

Maulana Kalbe Jawad reached Lodi colony Police Station to file FIR ~By: Abu Turab, APN Muslim leaders representing major sections have demanded immediate action against...
RS protests: Jaitley says Modi didn’t question Manmohan Singh’s commitment to nation

RS protests: Jaitley says Modi didn’t question Manmohan Singh’s commitment to nation

BJP goes on the defensive to broker peace with Congress-led Opposition, apologises on behalf of Modi while distancing from Hegde’s comments  An end to the...
Slide in GDP growth arrested, second quarter data shows 6.3 per cent increase

BJP-ruled MP reported max rape cases, UP leads in murders: NCRB 2016 report

Union home minister Rajnath Singh releases Crime in India 2016 report, most BJP-ruled states top the charts under various categories of crime The latest statistics...
ROLE MODEL: Former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni in a group photograph with NCC cadets at the border town of Uri in the north Kashmir district of Baramulla, UNI

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Modi govt takes a step back on Kashmir, appoints ex-IB chief as interlocutor

Modi govt takes a step back on Kashmir, appoints ex-IB chief as interlocutor

Union home minister Rajnath Singh announced that the government favours a sustained dialogue, including with Kashmiri separatists, to resolve outstanding issues Nearly three years after...
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383 police, paramilitary personnel martyred in past year: IB chief

Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain says 383 personnel, including those from BSF, CISF, ITBP, state police forces killed between September 2016-August 2017 As many as...
Srinagar airport attack

Day after Pak troops kill minors in Poonch, Jaish militants target BSF camp at...

In early morning fidayeen attack, Jaish militants kill BSF sub-inspector, injure 4 others. Three Jaish militants gunned down in gun battle with security forces A...
Indians migrating from villages along Indo-China border will put security at risk: Rajnath

Indians migrating from villages along Indo-China border will put security at risk: Rajnath

Union home minister, while on his Uttarakhand visit, urges ITBP to ensure that citizens living in border villages don’t migrate to bigger towns The issue...
FLATTENED: A car is surrounded by the mangled remains of a recycling and waste management centre that was destroyed by Hurricane Maria in St Croix, US Virgin Islands, Reuters/UNI

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No one should forget India is world’s fastest growing economy: Rajnath says on Yashwant Sinha’s article

No one should forget India is world’s fastest growing economy: Rajnath says on Yashwant...

Though Union finance minister Arun Jaitley kept mum, ministers Rajnath Singh and Piyush Goyal dismissed comments made by Yashwant Sinha on the economy As the...
Normalcy returns to Darjeeling as GJM withdraws shutdown after 104 days

Normalcy returns to Darjeeling as GJM withdraws shutdown after 104 days

Following an offer for talks on the Gorkhaland statehood issue from Union home minister Rajnath Singh, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung hadon Tuesday night...
Rohingya

Govt files affidavit on Rohingyas in SC, maintains they are a threat to national...

Contents of the affidavit filed, on Monday, are the same as those mentioned in the “incomplete” document that was “inadvertently” sent to lawyers last...
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Centre’s Rohingya flip-flop: Affidavit “incomplete”, sent “inadvertently” to lawyers

Union home minister Rajnath Singh clarifies that affidavit on the Rohingya deportation issue will be filed with the Supreme Court on Sept 18 In a major...
Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan killed in Arnia

Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan killed in Arnia

Pakistani Rangers resort to unprovoked mortar shelling in Arnia near Jammu; fifth incident of ceasefire violation in the past week In yet another incident of...

Govt won’t go against sentiments of people on Article 35A: Rajnath

Amid continued tensions in the Valley, Union home minister reiterates that he’s willing to talk to all stakeholders for resolving all problems of the...
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Amid Article 35A debate, rising encounters Rajnath begins 4-day J&K tour

Union home minister to spend two days each in the Valley and Jammu region, will speak to Governor, political leaders, Armed Forces and common...
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101 passengers get trapped as technical glitch halts Lucknow Metro’s maiden ride

Commuters were trapped inside the Metro coaches for over two hours near the Durgapuri station, little over an hour after the service was opened...

How the Khattar government abdicated its duties of maintaining order

Despite imposition of curfew in Panchkula, Haryana’s Manohar Lal Khattar government allowed over 1.5 lakh followers of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to...
Over 30 killed, hundreds injured, riots spread as Dera goons unleash mayhem post Godman Ram Rahim’s conviction in rape case

Rioting, arson, mayhem: Dera goons on rampage post Ram Rahim’s conviction

Despite threats of widespread violence by followers of the Dera chief in the run up to his conviction, BJP’s Manohar Lal Khattar government in...

Solution to Doklam stand-off to be found soon, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

I want to convey a message to all neighbouring countries that India wants peace, said Singh Amid the rift between India and China over Doklam...
Modi’s ‘new India’ to solve problems of Kashmir, terrorism and naxalism by 2022: Rajnath

Modi’s ‘new India’ to solve problems of Kashmir, terrorism and naxalism by 2022: Rajnath

Union home minister ‘assures’ countrymen that the Modi government – which has pledged to create a ‘New India’ by 2022 – will solve the...
BJP, Congress slam Hurriyat’s Umar Farooq for saying killing each militant will give birth to 10 new ones

BJP, Congress slam Hurriyat’s Umar Farooq for saying killing each militant will give birth...

Released from his 57-day house arrest, the Mirwaiz, head priest of the Kashmir Valley, had said that the Indian government’s belief that killing all...
CAKEWALK: India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates with his teammates after they win Test match and series against Sri Lanka in Pallekele, Reuters/UNI

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Three terrorists killed, PDP MLA’s driver arrested in wake of Amarnath terror attack

Amid the ongoing operations to nab the perpetrators of Amarnath terror attack, three terrorists were believed to be killed in an encounter with security...

Sikkim stand-off: Sushma Swaraj calls all-party meeting tomorrow

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will explain the situation on the aggressive dispute with China to political leaders Amid the rift between the Centre and the...
Darjeeling unrest: Strike continues amid 'silent protest' rally

Darjeeling unrest: Strike continues amid ‘silent protest’ rally

Bimal Gurung emerges leader for separate Gorkhaland After violence and firing on the streets left three supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) dead, over...
Home Ministry’s annual report shows photograph of Spain-Morocco border as India-Pak border

Home Ministry’s annual report shows photograph of Spain-Morocco border as India-Pak border

The annual report of the Union Ministry Of Home Affairs for the year 2016-2017 has been brought under the scanner after it featured a...
NDA to consult Opposition for consensus on Presidential nominee

NDA to consult Opposition for consensus on Presidential nominee

BJP leaders to meet Sonia and others NDA government will reach out to Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi and other opposition leaders to develop consensus on...
Centre yields to protests in Goa and North East States against new cattle sale law

Centre yields to protests in Goa and North East States against new cattle sale...

At a time when the Centre and some States are at loggerheads over ban on cattle sale for slaughter, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists threw grenades, opened fire at the sentry post Four terrorists were killed on Monday morning in retaliatory fire by security forces as they tried...
Smiling Without Answering: Rajnath confident of return of normalcy to Valley

Smiling Without Answering: Rajnath confident of return of normalcy to Valley

Home Minister took all questions without answering most of them Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The majority of questions at Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s press briefing on...
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Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours and Kashmiriyat is also ours. We will find a permanent solution to Kashmir. —Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on...
Rajnath Singh announces Rs 1 crore compensation for each central paramilitary force casualty in acti

Rajnath Singh announces Rs 1 crore compensation for each central paramilitary force casualty in...

The minister’s announcement comes almost a month after the killing of 25 CRPF jawans by Maoists in Chhattisgarh last month. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister says India will consider if Pakistan wants to talk peace  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India will strike back at...
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Execution of the death sentence cannot be done while this court is hearing the appeal. Else it will be a violation of the Vienna...
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Satendar Jain told me that he had arranged a seven-acre land deal in Chattarpur for the Bansal family. He also fudged bills up to...
Maoists kill 26 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh ambush

Maoists kill 26 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh ambush

The deceased jawans were out to ensure work on an under-construction road was carried out. NEW DELHI Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Monday killed 26 Central Reserve Police Force...
Home Minister Rajnath Singh praises BSF

India to seal borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh praises BSF By; APN Correspondent Home Minister Rajnath Singh has announced that India has prepared its plans to seal international borders with...

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Siachen to now open for tourists: Rajnath Singh

PM Modi-led NDA government on Monday (21 Oct) announced that the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, is now open to tourists. Now tourists...
Air Force Day Show

Air Force Day: Wing Cdr Abhinandan leads Mig21 Bison formation with heroes of Balakot...

The 87th birth anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today – Tuesday, Oct 8 – will see induction of its newest multirole fighter...
It was very smooth and comfortable: Rajnath Singh after Tejas Sortie

It was very smooth and comfortable: Rajnath Singh after Tejas Sortie

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday, September 19, became the first defense minister to fly on board India’s indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA)...
Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley still on life support, top ministers visit AIIMS

Several Union ministers including Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani and Jitendra Singh, and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited AIIMS on Sunday (August 18) to...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi gives a heartfelt speech at Sushma Swaraj’s condolence meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and many other senior cabinet ministers and BJP leaders paid their tribute...
Tax-on-disability

Tax on Disability Pension for Armed forces rolled back

Disability pensions in the Indian armed forces will continue to be exempt from tax, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has conveyed to senior government officials,...

Arun Jaitley’s condition stable at AIIMS – Doctors update

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to AIIMS, Delhi, on Friday (August 9), is reportedly responding well to the treatment and his...
Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna: Gandhis skipped the ceremony

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna: Gandhis skipped the ceremony

Former president Pranab Mukherjee, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest...

Karnataka crisis: JD(S), Congress ministers resign to pave way for reshuffle after 14 MLAs...

Teetering on the edge after resignation of 14 MLAs – the latest a minister and independent MLA who openly came out in support of...
CBI court acquits Mukhtar Ansari in BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai’s murder case

CBI court acquits Mukhtar Ansari in BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai’s murder case

A CBI court in Delhi today (Wednesday, July 3) acquitted Uttar Pradesh’s controversial politician and reportedly reputed to be a mafia don, the Bahujan...
Yoga belongs to everyone, everyone belongs to Yoga: PM Modi in Ranchi

Yoga belongs to everyone, everyone belongs to Yoga: PM Modi in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Friday, June 21) said he wanted to make yoga an integral part of the lives of the poor as...
JP Nadda, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

BJP prepares to move on from Amit Shah’s headship, appoints JP Nadda as working...

With BJP president Amit Shah joining Union Cabinet as Home Minister, the BJP Parliamentary Board appointed former Union Health Minister and a second time...
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Left out of key Cabinet Committees in morning, Rajnath Singh included in four in...

Initially left out of all key Cabinet Committees except two of the eight constituted yesterday (Thursday, June 6), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was late...
PM Modi sets up two new Cabinet Committees, reconstitutes six; Amit Shah in all of them

PM Modi sets up two new Cabinet Committees, reconstitutes six; Amit Shah in all...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trusted lieutenant and the new Home Minister Amit Shah’s position as number two in the government stands reinforced with his...
Rajnath Singh interacted with soldiers at Siachen, tweets, ‘I salute their valour’

Rajnath Singh interacted with soldiers at Siachen, tweets, ‘I salute their valour’

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Siachen glacier yesterday (Monday, June 3), where he interacted with the soldiers and assured them that the government...
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Rajnath Singh leaves for Ladakh with Gen Bipin Rawat

Newly appointed Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Siachen, the highest militarised zone in the world today (Monday, June 3) to meet the...
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Rajnath Singh takes charge as Defence Minister

Rajnath Singh took charge as the Defence Minister or Raksha Mantri and immediately held a meeting with the top military officers. Minister of State...
One-third new faces, more than half of ministers in previous govt dropped: key takeaways

One-third new faces, more than half of ministers in previous govt dropped: key takeaways

After the grand swearing-in ceremony yesterday (Thursday May 30) of Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with 25 ministers of Cabinet rank, nine Ministers of...
Bhupesh Baghel calls Savarkar ‘a proposer of two-nation theory’

Bhupesh Baghel calls Savarkar ‘a proposer of two-nation theory’

When the nation is paying tribute to Veer Savarkar on his 136th birth anniversary, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has been heard calling Savarkar ‘a...
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BJP will win more seats than in 2014: Rajnath Singh

BJP senior leader and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday (May 14) said that the saffron party will win more seats than it did...
PM Narendra Modi files his nomination in Varanasi

PM Narendra Modi files his nomination in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Friday, April 26) filed his nomination papers in Varanasi in presence of senior NDA leaders, including Bihar chief minister Nitish...
Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party to contest against Rajnath Singh

Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party to contest against Rajnath Singh

Poonam Sinha, the wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, joined the Samajwadi Party today (Tuesday, April 16) and will contest against BJP senior leader and...
100 years of Jallianwala bagh massacre: British govt expresses regret, Indian leaders pay tributes

100 years of Jallianwala bagh massacre: British govt expresses regret, Indian leaders pay tributes

A hundred years ago, on April 13, 1919, thousands of Indians had gathered at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar for a pro-Independence demonstration on Baisakhi...
BJP releases poll manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

BJP releases poll manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley among other senior BJP leaders...
Samjhauta case scuttled due to shoddy prosecution, Jaitley wants Cong apology for vilifying Hindus

Samjhauta case scuttled due to shoddy prosecution, Jaitley wants Cong apology for vilifying Hindus

After Samjhauta blast case joined the growing list in which Hindutva elements named as accused were let off by the courts due to shoddy...
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BJP releases third list of 36 candidates for Lok Sabha polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its third list of 36 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls which included names of 23 nominees...
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Yeddyurappa diaries poke hole in Modi govt’s Chowkidar campaign

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi, under fire over alleged scam in Rafale deal, came up with the ‘Hum sab chowkidar’ (all of us are...
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BJP releases first list of 184 candidates for Lok Sabha polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls on Thursday (March 21) evening. Prime Minister...

Pulwama terror attack: Govt withdraws security cover of five Kashmir separatist leaders

Days after Pulwama attack, Jammu and Kashmir administration today (Sunday, Feb 17) withdrew security cover provided to five separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. “No...

All party meet resolves: We stand united, condemn support for terrorism from across the...

All political parties today (Saturday, Feb 16) joined hands to reiterate their resolve to fight the menace of terrorism. At a meeting called by the...
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Mamata Vs CBI: SC directs CBI to submit proof against Kolkata Police Chief

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee found herself on a collision course with the centre after a huge showdown on Sunday evening between the...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS, diagnosed with Swine Flu

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has been discharged from AIIMS hospital, Shah was admitted in the hospital on Wednesday night for...
Asom Gana Parishad ends alliance with BJP over Citizenship Bill

Asom Gana Parishad ends alliance with BJP over Citizenship Bill

In another jolt to BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due in a few months, it lost yet another ally – the Asom...
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Government ready for Assembly polls in J&K: Rajnath Singh

The centre on Friday (Dec 28) said in the Lok Sabha that there was no other option left with the Governor but to recommend...

‘India is the most tolerant country in the world’, Rajnath Singh over Naseeruddin Shah’s...

Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah is being heavily criticized for his recent remarks, he made on intolerance in the country. On Sunday (Dec 23), Home Minister...
#MeToo: Rajnath Singh to head 4-member GoM to deal with sexual harassment

#MeToo: Rajnath Singh to head 4-member GoM to deal with sexual harassment

Amid the #MeToo storm that has hit several high flying personalities and saw the exit of journalist-turned-politicians and union minister MJ Akbar, the Modi...
Kisan Kranti Yatra

Farmers march to Delhi, reject Govt assurance after talks, protest to continue till demands...

Farmers on Tuesday, October 2, rejected government’s assurances and resolved to continue protests after talks with Home Minister Rajnath Singh that happened after the...
Vajpayee Is Critical, Health Deteriorates

Vajpayee Is Critical, Health Deteriorates

PM, several leaders visit AIIMS to enquire his health condition Veteran BJP leader and an iconic politician; Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who served as Prime Minister...
PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

Former ministers in the first NDA government led by Atal Behari Vajpayee, Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha on Saturday, August 11, questioned the manner...
NRC: Significant omissions surface, Opposition-BJP clash; Rajnath says don’t politicise

NRC: Significant omissions surface, Opposition-BJP clash; Rajnath says don’t politicise

The draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens, although still to be finalised, came under question with some significant and unlikely lapses and omissions...
Assam: draft National Register of Citizens released, around 40 lakh left out

Assam: draft National Register of Citizens released, around 40 lakh left out

The Draft Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) released on Monday, July 30, said 2.89 crore of 3.29 crore who applied for it are...
Rajnath Singh: Govt Will Enact Law to Curb Mob-Lynching Incidents

Rajnath Singh: Govt Will Enact Law to Curb Mob-Lynching Incidents

Amidst opposition outcry over the growing number of mob-lynching incidents, Union Home Minister Rajhnath Singh has said that the government will enact a law,...
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on mob lynching: States responsible

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on mob lynching: States responsible

Condemning mob lynching incidents in the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday, July 19, put the onus on state governments, saying they...
Threat to PM Modi at all-time high, Home Ministry issues new security guidelines

Threat to PM Modi at all-time high, Home Ministry issues new security guidelines

After the alleged threat of Narendra Modi’s assassination in “another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident" by the Maoists, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has issued new...
Parliament’s Monsoon session to be held from July 18 till August 10, will have 18 working days

Parliament’s Monsoon session to be held from July 18 till August 10, will have...

The monsoon session of Parliament will commence from July 18 and end on August 10, the Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommended on...
Four terrorists among six killed in Anantnag encounter, J&K

Four terrorists among six killed in Anantnag encounter, J&K

At least four terrorists suspected to be members of Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) were among six killed in an encounter in KhiramSrigufara...
Renowned senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Renowned senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Renowned senior journalist and editor-in-chief of English daily ‘Rising Kashmir’, Shujaat Bukhari was on Thursday, 14 June shot dead by unknown assailants in Srinagar's...
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon arrives for a meeting with European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Reuters/UNI

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A monk pours water over a Buddha statue to mark Buddha's birthday at Yuantong temple in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, Reuters/UNI

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Kathua: Outrage mounts, Maneka Gandhi for death penalty to child rapists

Kathua: Outrage mounts, Maneka Gandhi for death penalty to child rapists

As a storm of protests erupted over the gory gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua and the gangrape...
PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart O.P. Oli

PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart K. P. Oli

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Nepalese counterpart Khadga Prasad Oli on Saturday and discussed the possibilities of expansion of bilateral ties...
Nine CRPF personnel killed as naxals blow up mine-protected vehicle

Nine CRPF personnel killed as naxals blow up mine-protected vehicle

At least nine personnel of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed and two others injured when suspected Maoists blew up their mine-protected vehicle...
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God help the country: that is Modi government's unique defence strategy

God help the country: that is Modi government’s unique defence strategy

By Rajesh Sinha Don't be shocked by the headline. Narendra Modi government has in full faith taken recourse to age-old, traditional Indian tactics to safeguard...
FIGHT BACK: South Korean marines participate in an amphibious assault exercise as part of the "Cobra Gold 2018" (CG18) joint military exercise at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand, Reuters/UNI

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India will shoot countless bullets to retaliate one Pakistani fire: Rajnath Singh

The Home Minister’s remarks came amid escalating tensions at the border, with instances of ceasefire violation increased rapidly in the past one year. In yet...
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India can attack enemies on foreign territories too: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath’s comments came days after the Indian Army crossed LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, claiming the lives of three Pakistani soldiers. Almost...
Muslims demand Waseem Rizvi’s arrest for creating disharmony

Muslims demand Waseem Rizvi’s arrest for creating disharmony

Maulana Kalbe Jawad reached Lodi colony Police Station to file FIR ~By: Abu Turab, APN Muslim leaders representing major sections have demanded immediate action against...
RS protests: Jaitley says Modi didn’t question Manmohan Singh’s commitment to nation

RS protests: Jaitley says Modi didn’t question Manmohan Singh’s commitment to nation

BJP goes on the defensive to broker peace with Congress-led Opposition, apologises on behalf of Modi while distancing from Hegde’s comments  An end to the...
Slide in GDP growth arrested, second quarter data shows 6.3 per cent increase

BJP-ruled MP reported max rape cases, UP leads in murders: NCRB 2016 report

Union home minister Rajnath Singh releases Crime in India 2016 report, most BJP-ruled states top the charts under various categories of crime The latest statistics...
ROLE MODEL: Former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni in a group photograph with NCC cadets at the border town of Uri in the north Kashmir district of Baramulla, UNI

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Modi govt takes a step back on Kashmir, appoints ex-IB chief as interlocutor

Modi govt takes a step back on Kashmir, appoints ex-IB chief as interlocutor

Union home minister Rajnath Singh announced that the government favours a sustained dialogue, including with Kashmiri separatists, to resolve outstanding issues Nearly three years after...
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383 police, paramilitary personnel martyred in past year: IB chief

Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain says 383 personnel, including those from BSF, CISF, ITBP, state police forces killed between September 2016-August 2017 As many as...
Srinagar airport attack

Day after Pak troops kill minors in Poonch, Jaish militants target BSF camp at...

In early morning fidayeen attack, Jaish militants kill BSF sub-inspector, injure 4 others. Three Jaish militants gunned down in gun battle with security forces A...
Indians migrating from villages along Indo-China border will put security at risk: Rajnath

Indians migrating from villages along Indo-China border will put security at risk: Rajnath

Union home minister, while on his Uttarakhand visit, urges ITBP to ensure that citizens living in border villages don’t migrate to bigger towns The issue...
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No one should forget India is world’s fastest growing economy: Rajnath says on Yashwant Sinha’s article

No one should forget India is world’s fastest growing economy: Rajnath says on Yashwant...

Though Union finance minister Arun Jaitley kept mum, ministers Rajnath Singh and Piyush Goyal dismissed comments made by Yashwant Sinha on the economy As the...
Normalcy returns to Darjeeling as GJM withdraws shutdown after 104 days

Normalcy returns to Darjeeling as GJM withdraws shutdown after 104 days

Following an offer for talks on the Gorkhaland statehood issue from Union home minister Rajnath Singh, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung hadon Tuesday night...
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Govt files affidavit on Rohingyas in SC, maintains they are a threat to national...

Contents of the affidavit filed, on Monday, are the same as those mentioned in the “incomplete” document that was “inadvertently” sent to lawyers last...
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Centre’s Rohingya flip-flop: Affidavit “incomplete”, sent “inadvertently” to lawyers

Union home minister Rajnath Singh clarifies that affidavit on the Rohingya deportation issue will be filed with the Supreme Court on Sept 18 In a major...
Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan killed in Arnia

Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan killed in Arnia

Pakistani Rangers resort to unprovoked mortar shelling in Arnia near Jammu; fifth incident of ceasefire violation in the past week In yet another incident of...

Govt won’t go against sentiments of people on Article 35A: Rajnath

Amid continued tensions in the Valley, Union home minister reiterates that he’s willing to talk to all stakeholders for resolving all problems of the...
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Amid Article 35A debate, rising encounters Rajnath begins 4-day J&K tour

Union home minister to spend two days each in the Valley and Jammu region, will speak to Governor, political leaders, Armed Forces and common...
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101 passengers get trapped as technical glitch halts Lucknow Metro’s maiden ride

Commuters were trapped inside the Metro coaches for over two hours near the Durgapuri station, little over an hour after the service was opened...

How the Khattar government abdicated its duties of maintaining order

Despite imposition of curfew in Panchkula, Haryana’s Manohar Lal Khattar government allowed over 1.5 lakh followers of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to...
Over 30 killed, hundreds injured, riots spread as Dera goons unleash mayhem post Godman Ram Rahim’s conviction in rape case

Rioting, arson, mayhem: Dera goons on rampage post Ram Rahim’s conviction

Despite threats of widespread violence by followers of the Dera chief in the run up to his conviction, BJP’s Manohar Lal Khattar government in...

Solution to Doklam stand-off to be found soon, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

I want to convey a message to all neighbouring countries that India wants peace, said Singh Amid the rift between India and China over Doklam...
Modi’s ‘new India’ to solve problems of Kashmir, terrorism and naxalism by 2022: Rajnath

Modi’s ‘new India’ to solve problems of Kashmir, terrorism and naxalism by 2022: Rajnath

Union home minister ‘assures’ countrymen that the Modi government – which has pledged to create a ‘New India’ by 2022 – will solve the...
BJP, Congress slam Hurriyat’s Umar Farooq for saying killing each militant will give birth to 10 new ones

BJP, Congress slam Hurriyat’s Umar Farooq for saying killing each militant will give birth...

Released from his 57-day house arrest, the Mirwaiz, head priest of the Kashmir Valley, had said that the Indian government’s belief that killing all...
CAKEWALK: India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates with his teammates after they win Test match and series against Sri Lanka in Pallekele, Reuters/UNI

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Three terrorists killed, PDP MLA’s driver arrested in wake of Amarnath terror attack

Amid the ongoing operations to nab the perpetrators of Amarnath terror attack, three terrorists were believed to be killed in an encounter with security...

Sikkim stand-off: Sushma Swaraj calls all-party meeting tomorrow

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will explain the situation on the aggressive dispute with China to political leaders Amid the rift between the Centre and the...
Darjeeling unrest: Strike continues amid 'silent protest' rally

Darjeeling unrest: Strike continues amid ‘silent protest’ rally

Bimal Gurung emerges leader for separate Gorkhaland After violence and firing on the streets left three supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) dead, over...
Home Ministry’s annual report shows photograph of Spain-Morocco border as India-Pak border

Home Ministry’s annual report shows photograph of Spain-Morocco border as India-Pak border

The annual report of the Union Ministry Of Home Affairs for the year 2016-2017 has been brought under the scanner after it featured a...
NDA to consult Opposition for consensus on Presidential nominee

NDA to consult Opposition for consensus on Presidential nominee

BJP leaders to meet Sonia and others NDA government will reach out to Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi and other opposition leaders to develop consensus on...
Centre yields to protests in Goa and North East States against new cattle sale law

Centre yields to protests in Goa and North East States against new cattle sale...

At a time when the Centre and some States are at loggerheads over ban on cattle sale for slaughter, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists threw grenades, opened fire at the sentry post Four terrorists were killed on Monday morning in retaliatory fire by security forces as they tried...
Smiling Without Answering: Rajnath confident of return of normalcy to Valley

Smiling Without Answering: Rajnath confident of return of normalcy to Valley

Home Minister took all questions without answering most of them Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The majority of questions at Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s press briefing on...
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Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours and Kashmiriyat is also ours. We will find a permanent solution to Kashmir. —Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on...
Rajnath Singh announces Rs 1 crore compensation for each central paramilitary force casualty in acti

Rajnath Singh announces Rs 1 crore compensation for each central paramilitary force casualty in...

The minister’s announcement comes almost a month after the killing of 25 CRPF jawans by Maoists in Chhattisgarh last month. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister says India will consider if Pakistan wants to talk peace  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India will strike back at...
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Execution of the death sentence cannot be done while this court is hearing the appeal. Else it will be a violation of the Vienna...
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Satendar Jain told me that he had arranged a seven-acre land deal in Chattarpur for the Bansal family. He also fudged bills up to...
Maoists kill 26 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh ambush

Maoists kill 26 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh ambush

The deceased jawans were out to ensure work on an under-construction road was carried out. NEW DELHI Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Monday killed 26 Central Reserve Police Force...
Home Minister Rajnath Singh praises BSF

India to seal borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh praises BSF By; APN Correspondent Home Minister Rajnath Singh has announced that India has prepared its plans to seal international borders with...

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