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20 Apr 2022

Delhi Police

5 accused in Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence charged under NSA

Five persons accused in the communal clashes that erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri on Saturday have been charged under the stringent National Security Act (NSA).

19 Apr 2022

Delhi Police

Amit Shah monitoring situation in Delhi's Jahangirpuri amid police probe

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is monitoring the situation in Delhi's Jahangirpuri, where communal clashes broke out on Saturday.

11 Apr 2022


AR Rahman's 'Tamil link language' comment divides social media

Days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for Hindi to be a common language or a link language across the nation, famed music composer AR Rahman cleared his stance on the issue recently.

CAA rules delayed further; Home Ministry seeks 6 months more

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has requested an extension of six months to prepare the rules of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act of 2019 (CAA).

31 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

Centre reduces disturbed areas under AFSPA in three northeastern states

The Centre has decided to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in certain areas of Nagaland, Assam, and Manipur.

Assam, Meghalaya sign pact to resolve 50-year-old border dispute

Assam and Meghalaya signed an agreement on Tuesday, resolving their five-decade-old border dispute in six of the twelve locations.

21 Mar 2022


Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

The newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs took the oath of office on Monday at a ceremony held at the Uttarakhand Assembly in Dehradun.

08 Feb 2022

Samajwadi Party

BJP promises jobs, electricity, gas in manifesto for UP elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday released its manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, due to begin this week.

07 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Owaisi offered Z category security, he should accept: Amit Shah

Addressing the Rajya Sabha on Monday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to Hyderabad MP and All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi to accept the Z category security which was offered to him.

03 Feb 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi slams Amit Shah over 'shoe-incident', BJP hits back

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday in Parliament and sought an apology from him.

07 Dec 2021


Nagaland tribe body lists 5 demands after botched anti-insurgency op

The Nagaland tribe, which accounted for the most civilian fatalities in a failed anti-insurgency operation, has submitted a presented its demands to the government.

06 Dec 2021


'Mistaken identity': Amit Shah says Centre regrets Nagaland civilian deaths

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday told the Parliament the central government regrets the killings of over a dozen civilians during a botched Army operation in Nagaland.

06 Dec 2021


Amit Shah to give statement on Nagaland civilian killings today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will give a statement Monday on the firing incident in Nagaland in which 14 civilians were killed amid a botched anti-surgency operation, Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu said.

05 Dec 2021


Nagaland: Dozen civilians, jawan killed as security operation goes wrong

The Indian Army said it "deeply regretted" the killings of civilians in Nagaland due to mistaken identity during a security operation gone wrong.

25 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Modi government will ensure J&K is most developed: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the government will ensure Jammu and Kashmir becomes the most developed province in India.

23 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: August 2019 marked end of terrorism, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that terrorism and stone-pelting have reduced since the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status on August 5, 2019.

23 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Amit Shah begins 3-day J&K visit amid tight security

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday arrived in Srinagar to begin a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

21 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Centre sending more troops to J&K as terrorists target civilians

The Centre will reportedly send more troops to Jammu and Kashmir as the union territory has witnessed increased terror activity targeting civilians.

18 Oct 2021


Amarinder Singh's meeting with Amit Shah; farmers' protest on agenda

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is likely to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Monday.

14 Oct 2021


Channi says extension of BSF's jurisdiction an 'attack on federalism'

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday hit out at the Centre over the extension of the Border Security Force's (BSF) jurisdiction in border states, including Punjab.

12 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi slams 'selective interpretation' of human rights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today apparently slammed Opposition leaders for selectively interpreting human rights to suit their political motives.

11 Oct 2021

Government of India

Amit Shah meets Coal, Power Ministers amid coal shortage concerns

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday met his colleagues handling the Coal and Power Ministries amid concerns of coal shortage and power outage in several parts of India.

29 Sep 2021


After quitting as Punjab CM, Amarinder Singh meets Amit Shah

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the latter's residence in Delhi.

28 Sep 2021


Punjab: Amarinder Singh reaches Delhi; calls Sidhu 'unstable man'

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called Navjot Singh Sidhu an "unstable man" after the latter dramatically resigned as Punjab Congress chief.

27 Sep 2021

Madhya Pradesh

Seven Naxals killed in MP in last three years: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said his government was working hard to curb the Naxal menace in the state and usher in development in rebel-hit areas.

25 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

Centre to soon announce new cooperative policy: Amit Shah

Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the Centre will soon introduce a new cooperative policy and work in tandem with states to strengthen the cooperative movement.

17 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

As CM, Modi understood seriousness of climate crisis: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that Narendra Modi was the first chief minister in the country to understand the seriousness of the climate change phenomenon.

14 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

Home Ministry notifies August 14 as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued a notification declaring that August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day to salute those who sacrificed their lives during the country's partition, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement to this effect.

11 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

11 dead, 50 feared trapped in Himachal Pradesh landslide

Eleven people have died and 50-60 others are feared trapped after a massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district this afternoon.

03 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Akhilesh Yadav takes a jibe at Shah for praising Adityanath

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Monday took a jibe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah for praising Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it appears that he apparently forgot the devastation during the second wave of COVID-19 and women harassment in the state.

26 Jul 2021


6 cops killed in Assam-Mizoram border violence; Centre's intervention sought

Six police officers were killed as violence broke out at the disputed Assam-Mizoram border on Monday, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

Pegasus row: Both Parliament Houses adjourned as Opposition protests

Both the Houses of the Parliament were adjourned minutes after proceedings began today, as the Opposition continued to raise slogans and protest against the Pegasus scandal, that unfolded over the weekend.

07 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi Cabinet: Amit Shah made Co-operation Minister; Aviation for Scindia

Shortly after 43 new ministers were sworn into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's expanded Union Cabinet on Wednesday, ministries were allocated to each member.

06 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi's meet with Ministers amid Cabinet expansion buzz canceled

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with top Union Ministers and the chief of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) scheduled for today has been canceled, News18 and NDTV reported.

30 Jun 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi chairs high-level meeting after Jammu blast; drone policy expected

India is looking forward to formulating a drone policy in a bid to avoid terror attacks such as the one on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir.

28 Jun 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: SAD leader involves Centre in Sikh women's 'forced conversion'

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Monday spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah regarding the alleged forced religious conversion and marriage of Sikh women in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

21 Jun 2021


Pace of COVID-19 vaccination to increase in July-August: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the central government has decided to increase the pace of vaccination against COVID-19 in July and August.

Ministry of Home Affairs launches national cyber fraud helpline

Considering the rapidly increasing instances of cyber fraud since the onset of remote working due to the pandemic, the central government has launched a national helpline number (155260) and reporting platform to help curb financial loss due to cyber fraud.

10 Jun 2021

Narendra Modi

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early next year, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi.

09 Apr 2021

West Bengal

Shah campaigns for actor Rudranil in Mamata's backyard

On a door-to-door electioneering drive, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday went around Kolkata's Bhabanipur Assembly constituency, considered to be a backyard of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

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