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Rajnath Singh Rajnath Singh Height: 1.75 m DOB: July 10, 1951

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.

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Amid speculations of dissatisfaction over omission, Rajnath Singh added to four more key panels

News | Jun 07, 2019, 12:17 PM IST

Amid speculations of dissatisfaction over omission, Rajnath Singh added to four more key panels

India carried out 3 airstrikes in last 5 years, but won't talk about third strike: Rajnath Singh

News | Mar 10, 2019, 08:52 AM IST

In the past five years, we have crossed the border thrice and our men have successfully conducted air strikes, said Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh unfurls National Flag on 72nd Independence Day

News | Aug 15, 2018, 07:50 AM IST

Rajnath Singh unfurls National Flag on 72nd Independence Day

TMC members were detained at Silchar airport to maintain law and order, says Rajnath Singh

News | Aug 04, 2018, 04:51 PM IST

TMC members were detained at Silchar airport to maintain law and order, says Rajnath Singh

NRC Assam: Its a draft and not final, everyone will get chance to appeal, says Rajnath Singh

News | Aug 04, 2018, 04:51 PM IST

Whole procedure of NRC Assam was undertaken under supervision of Supreme Court. I would like to repeat that its a draft and not final, everyone will get chance to appeal. Its a totally fair process. Unwarranted accusations are unfortunate: HM Rajnath

No need to panic, says Rajnath Singh as Assam NRC list excludes 40 lakh people

News | Jul 30, 2018, 03:28 PM IST

No need to panic, says Rajnath Singh as Assam NRC list excludes 40 lakh people

'It's a draft not a final NRC, suitable chance of claim or objection will be given to everyone'

Politics | Jul 30, 2018, 11:59 AM IST

It's a draft not a final NRC, suitable chance of claim or objection will be given to everyone: Rajnath Singh

Lok Sabha rejects no-confidence motion against Narendra Modi-led NDA government

News | Jul 20, 2018, 11:24 PM IST

Lok Sabha rejects no-confidence motion against Narendra Modi-led NDA government; 325 MPs vote in favour of govt, 126 against

Rajnath Singh responds to Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark in Lok Sabha

Politics | Jul 20, 2018, 05:34 PM IST

Rajnath Singh responds to Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark in Lok Sabha

Terrorists killed even those who were fasting in the month of Ramzan, says Rajnath Singh

Politics | Jun 19, 2018, 08:03 PM IST

Terrorists killed even those who were fasting in the month of Ramzan, says Rajnath Singh

HM Rajnath Singh gives green signal to security forces to 'prevent terrorists attacks'

News | Jun 17, 2018, 04:44 PM IST

Rajnath Singh announced that the ceasefire announced during Ramzan has ended. The ceasefire which started on May 17th, was announced over and Security Forces were directed to take ‘all necessary actions to prevent terrorists from launch attacks.

Kurukshetra: All eyes on Rajnath Singh as decision on Ramadan ceasefire to be announced tomorrow

Kurukshetra | Jun 16, 2018, 08:02 PM IST

Kurukshetra: All eyes on Rajnath Singh as Home Ministry's decision on whether to extend or end the Ramadan ceasefire to be announced tomorrow

Kurukshetra: Rajnath Singh to meet PM Modi for decision on ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

Kurukshetra | Jun 15, 2018, 07:54 PM IST

Kurukshetra: Rajnath Singh to meet PM Modi for decision on ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

J&K: Terrorists attack Army patrolling party in Haril area of Kupwara district

News | Jun 08, 2018, 05:13 PM IST

J&K: Terrorists attack Army patrolling party in Haril area of Kupwara district

Separatists should not play with future of children, says Rajnath Singh

News | Jun 07, 2018, 06:02 PM IST

Separatists can play any kind of politics, but they should not play with future of children, these children not only children of Kashmir but also of India: HM Rajnath Singh in Srinagar

HM Rajnath Singh leaves for Jammu & Kashmir, to meet CM Mehbooba Mufti

Politics | Jun 07, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

HM Rajnath Singh leaves for Jammu & Kashmir, to meet CM Mehbooba Mufti

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