Rajnath Singh

10 results

Villagers wait outside a National Register of Citizens verification centre in Morigaon district of Assam, India, on Monday. Photograph:   EPA/STR

About 4 million people who live in the Indian border state of Assam have been excluded from a draft list of citizens, as Bengali-speaking Muslims fear(...)

A man sorting through his destroyed home following shelling across the “line of control” in northern Kashmir. Photograph: Getty Images

The fragile peace between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan is under severe strain as their two armies continue to exchange missile, mortar and (...)

 Smoke billows out from inside an Indian Army base in Uri which was attacked by  suspected militants. Indian prime minister Narenda Modi  tweeted that the perpetrators will be punished. EPA/EPA

India has accused Pakistan of being behind a separatist attack on an army base near their disputed frontier on Sunday that killed 17 soldiers, in one (...)

A man carries a newborn baby as he walks  with his family after police said they were evacuated from a hospital near the site of a gunfight in Dinanagar town in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab, India, on Monday. Photograph: Munish Sharma/Reuters

At least 10 people, including three armed militants, died in a 12-hour firefight with Indian security forces in northern Punjab province yesterday. Po(...)

Home minister Rajnath Singh (above) objected to an interview in BBC documentary  “India’s Daughter”. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

A variety of bans, influenced by narrow caste, ethnic and religious loyalties and nationalistic sentiments, are being steadily imposed in India. The c(...)

Leslee Udwin, director of the documentary India’s Daughter, pictured during a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Irate over the release of a British-made documentary film on a 2012 gang rape in Delhi, India’s home minister, Rajnath Singh, told Parliament on Wedne(...)

Leslee Udwin, director of the documentary ‘India’s Daughter’, during a press conference with her co-producer, Indian TV journalist Dibang,in New Delhi on Tuesday. One of the men convicted of the gang-rape and murder of an Indian student that shocked the world has said he blames the victim for resisting the attack. Photograph: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Rahul Bedi, in New DelhiIndia has banned a documentary by a British film-maker on the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi in 2012(...)

A Pakistani court has granted bail to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through the Indian city of Mumbai, lawyers have said. Pictured in 2008 is the Taj Hotel, Mumbai. Photograph: Arko Datta/Reuters

A Pakistani court has granted bail to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through the Indian city of Mumbai, lawyers have said.The de(...)

A  man wades through flood water on the outskirts of Srinagar in Indian Kashmir. Flash flooding caused by heavy rain has killed at least 65 people in the region. Photograph: Farooq Khan/EPA.

At least 65 people were killed after heavy rains caused flash floods in Indian-administered Kashmir, including a wedding party on a bus that was swep(...)

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), takes a “selfie” after casting his vote at a polling station in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. Photograph: Reuters

India’s Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi looked triumphant after voting yesterday in the world’s largest election, but the man tipped to be the next pr(...)