Latest Amendment in SC/ST Atrocities Act and its fallout

Lalit Shastri Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) has been imposed in five districts of Madhya Pradesh ahead of the nationwide bandh (strike) on 6 September called by a number of organisations opposing the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Amendment Bill passed in Parliament in August 2018. In poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Section 144 has… Read More Latest Amendment in SC/ST Atrocities Act and its fallout

NRC is being updated in Assam as per the Assam Accord: Rajnath Singh

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today declared that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is being updated in Assam in accordance with the Assam Accord signed on 15 August, 1985. In a statement, the Home Minister today said that the entire process of updating the NRC is being carried out as… Read More NRC is being updated in Assam as per the Assam Accord: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh on 4-day visit to J&K: Reviews PM’s Development Package and rehabilitation plan for Kashmiri Pandits

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to expedite implementation of the PM’s Development Package in a time bound manner. Singh arrived in Srinagar today on a four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. He was received at the airport by state’s Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Kumar… Read More Rajnath Singh on 4-day visit to J&K: Reviews PM’s Development Package and rehabilitation plan for Kashmiri Pandits

Problem of Left Wing Extremism cannot be solved by any silver bullet: Rajnath Singh

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The whole country is agitated with the martyrdom of 25 CRPF personnel in the incident of April 24, 2017 in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said while stating that he is concerned but not perturbed by the attack on the CRPF Camp by the Left Wing Extremists. In… Read More Problem of Left Wing Extremism cannot be solved by any silver bullet: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting tomorrow to review Left Wing Extremism situation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will review the situation in Left Wing Extremism affected States tomorrow. After the deadly ambush of a CRPF team by about 400 armed Maoists and the dastardly killing of 25 security personnel on April 24 in Sukma district of Chhatisgarh , the Government of India today… Read More Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting tomorrow to review Left Wing Extremism situation

Pakistan will soon blow up into pieces says Baloch freedom fighter

  25-year-old Mazdak Dilshad Baloch appears much more assured and confident than his age. Living in Canada since 2014, Mazdak and his wife arrived in India a few months ago to build public opinion in favour of freedom struggle for Balochistan. He spoke to Shitanshu Shekhar Shukla in an exclusive interview. Edited excerpts: Are you… Read More Pakistan will soon blow up into pieces says Baloch freedom fighter

“We never open fire first, but if attacked, we never count the bullets after pulling the trigger”

Newsroom24x7 Staff Barmer (Rajasthan): India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on Saturday the second day of his visit to the India-Pakistan Border (IPB) in Rajasthan, said we never open fire first, but if attacked, in retaliation we never count the bullets after pulling the trigger. The Home Minister was addressing the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel… Read More “We never open fire first, but if attacked, we never count the bullets after pulling the trigger”

All Party Delegation concludes J&K visit: Source of funding of terrorist activities in sharp focus

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar/Jammu: During the 2-day long discussions between the All Party Delegation led by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and the stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, there was a general opinion that perception management of media, specially social media is very important to channelize the energies of the youths in the right direction. It… Read More All Party Delegation concludes J&K visit: Source of funding of terrorist activities in sharp focus

All-Party Delegation to meet stakeholders in Srinagar: Curfew lifted from Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Baramulla, most parts of Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: On eve of the meeting of the All Party Delegation (APD) with local leaders of political parties and different organisations in Srinagar, which will be attended by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the wake of the Kashmir crisis, Curfew was lifted in Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Baramulla and most parts of Srinagar… Read More All-Party Delegation to meet stakeholders in Srinagar: Curfew lifted from Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian, Baramulla, most parts of Srinagar

Home Minister Rajnath Singh concludes 2-day visit to Srinagar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met about 20 delegations of civil society, political parties, Pahari community leaders and several individuals on the second day of his visit to Srinagar today. A six-member delegation of the resident Sikh community discussed with the Union Home Minister the concerns of minorities in the state.… Read More Home Minister Rajnath Singh concludes 2-day visit to Srinagar

Terrorism should not be glorified and patronised by any State: Rajnath Singh at SAARC Summit

Newsroom24x7 Staff Islamabad: India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that terrorism remains the biggest challenge and threat to our peace. South Asia continues to be deeply affected by this malady, as witnessed most recently in cowardly terrorist attacks in Pathankot, Dhaka, Kabul and other places. Rajnath was addressing the 7th Meeting of South Asian… Read More Terrorism should not be glorified and patronised by any State: Rajnath Singh at SAARC Summit

Rajnath, Parrikar review security situation and developmental projects in J&K

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today reviewed the security situation and developmental projects in Jammu and Kashmir. The high-level meeting was also attended by N.N. Vohra, Governor, J&K, Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag and Intelligence Bureau Director Dineswar Sharma. The… Read More Rajnath, Parrikar review security situation and developmental projects in J&K

Jat agitation: 12 dead, Bill for job quota will be tabled in Haryana Assembly

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: After the death toll in the violent Jat agitation for quota in government jobs had gone up leaving a dozen persons dead, the BJP led Central Government succumbed to pressure and decided to bring a bill for granting OBC status to Jats. The Jat agitation, that claimed 12 lives, may end… Read More Jat agitation: 12 dead, Bill for job quota will be tabled in Haryana Assembly

Uproar in Parliament over Masarat Alam’s release by PDP-BJP Government in J&K

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: There was uproar in Parliament today over over hardline separatist Masarat Alam’s release from prison by the PDP-BJP Government in Jammu and Kashmir. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Parliament that the release of Masarat Alam was unacceptable and that the decision (to release him) was taken by the J&K Government… Read More Uproar in Parliament over Masarat Alam’s release by PDP-BJP Government in J&K

Kejriwal pushes for full statehood to Delhi

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Delhi chief minister designate Arvind Kejriwal that the proposal for full statehood to Delhi would be considered. Kejriwal pushed the case of full sattehood for Delhi when he called on him, along with party MLA Mansih Sisodia in New Delhi today. Modi was extended the invitation… Read More Kejriwal pushes for full statehood to Delhi

Fake Indian currency, porous international borders and smuggling menace

Newsroom24x7 Desk Srinagar (Uttarakhand), Feb 8: Most of the fake Indian currency notes (FICN) in circulation in India is being smuggled into the country through the porous international borders. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed serious concern and asked the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) to take the lead role in curtailing the menace of… Read More Fake Indian currency, porous international borders and smuggling menace

Home Minister instructs Delhi Police to beef up security of churches and other places of worship

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 5: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today instructed the Delhi Police Commissioner to make proper arrangements for the security of churches and all other places of worship. The Home Minister also instructed the authorities to conduct impartial inquiry into the recent reports of attacks on churches in Delhi. A group… Read More Home Minister instructs Delhi Police to beef up security of churches and other places of worship