Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party who currently serves as the Home Minister of India. He previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He has also served as the President of the BJP twice, 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014. He began his career as a physics lecturer and used his long-term association with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to become involved with the Janata Party. DND Flyway which connects Delhi and Noida was inaugurated by him in 2001. Rajnath Singh was appointed as the Secretary of Bhartiya Jana Sangh for the Mirzapur unit in Uttar Pradesh in 1974. In May 2014, he was elected M.P from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. On 26th May, 2014, Singh became Union Minister for Home Affairs in the Government of India. For Lok Sabha Election 2019, Union Minister Rajnath Singh had filed his nomination from the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat, where he won with a margin of 3,45,023 votes against Samajwadi Party’s Poonam Sinha.read more
Funding will not come in the way of the country's defence preparedness and there will be no compromise on it, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh assured the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
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Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa was also present at the ceremony held at the Palam Technical area here.
Addressing media persons after the all-party meeting on the issue, Singh said most parties supported the idea of holding simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha and state assemblies.
Appreciating the commitment and dedication of the DRDO scientists, Singh directed them to focus their energies on the flagship programs of national importance, a Defence Ministry statement said.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Police security being provided to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will continue till the task is taken over by the Army, another official said.
Senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was added to four more committees of the Union cabinet late on Thursday, a day after the Cabinet Secretariat released the list of committees reconstituted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the exercise reflecting the special stature granted to Home Minister Amit Shah, who was made part of all the eight panels.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reconstituted the Cabinet Committees, in an exercise which reflects the special importance given to Home Minister Amit Shah, who has been made part of all the eight panels, while Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is a member of only two.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Monday on his maiden visit to Srinagar after assuming charge reviewed security situation in the Kashmir valley.
In the morning, Singh will first arrive at the high-altitude. Then, the defence minister will go to Siachen glacier where he will interact with the Army's field commanders and soldiers.
Top commanders of the Army will brief the defence minister about overall security situation along the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan and apprise him about the anti-terror operations in Kashmir, they said.
An amiable politician who has friends in almost all political parties, it was when he headed the Home Ministry that the government launched a major crackdown on the Maoists and other insurgents.
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According to the India TV-CNX Exit Poll, Rajnath Singh will repeat his 2014 victory in Lucknow by defeating Samajwadi Party candidate Poonam Sinha.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday slammed the Congress for its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's justification of his "neech aadmi" jibe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2017 and sought its response on that.
"Never before has the prime minister been called names by a president of a national party. 'Chowkidar chor hai' slogan was given by Gandhi. This was wrong as prime minister is a prime minister after all," Rajnath Singh told PTI in an interview on Sunday.
The grand old party right from days of Jawaharlal Nehru to Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi has been "befooling" countrymen in the name of ending poverty said Rajnath Singh
Pankaj Singh said that there was no challenge in this Lok Sabha elections and claimed that the BJP will win the elections with a better margin than last time.
"If it's within our powers, we will make the sedition law even more stringent. We will make such a strict law that it would send shivers down their spine,” Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.
The general elections are scheduled to be held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha.