GURUGRAM: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday here rolled out the 'Student Police Cadet' (SPC) programme, under which high school students across the country will be taught to become much more responsible citizens.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, seeking cadre protection for Punjab in Chandigarh and his intervention to ensure that the fine balance in sharing of resources and officials in the Union Territory between the states of Punjab and Haryana is not allowed to be disturbed.
NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday assured the Rajya Sabha that the government will not allow any dilution in any of the provisions of Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Caste Prevention of Atrocities Act.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today urged union home minister Rajnath Singh to favorably dispose of the mercy petition of former chief minister Beant Singh assassination death row convict Balwant Singh Rajoana keeping in view Sikh sentiments as well as need to maintain the hard won peace of Punjab.
NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the government was committed to reservation for weaker sections and that no individual or organization can take it away.
Chandigarh: Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for amending the existing laws to provide for death penalty for first-time drug smugglers and peddlers. In a demi-official letter seeking steps to initiate the process of amending the NDPS Act to provide for more deterrent punishment to drug offenders, the CM said the enforcement measures needed to be strengthened. He said the existing Act provided for death penalty for certain offences committed the second time. “This means that a person can indulge in these activities and get away at least once, causing substantial damage to the youth and the society,” he lamented. TNS The Tribune
Chandigarh, July 4 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh recommending death penalty for first-time drug smugglers and peddlers, an official spokesperson said. The decision to send a formal recommendation to the Centre to initiate the process of amending the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act, 1985, was taken on Monday in a Punjab Cabinet meeting chaired by the chief minister. In his letter, Amarinder Singh stressed on the need to strengthen the existing enforcement measures to provide for more deterrent punishment to the offenders. The Punjab chief minister pointed out that the NDPS Act, in its current form, provides for death penalty if certain offences are committed twice. This, the chief minister said, meant that...