Representational photo: Love jihad.

Photo: The New Indian Express

Gujarat Accompanies UP, MP Row; Plans To Introduce Anti 'Love Jihad' Law

Gujarat Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja has affirmed that the state will introduce a bill to counter 'love jihad' in its month-long budget session that started on March 1. Jadeja said, "The (Dharma Swatantrata) bill will prohibit and provision punishments for conversion by misinterpretation, under influence, coercion, marriage or any fraudulent means." As of now, two BJP ruled states - Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have already passed… read-more

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 11:27 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Gujarat, Home Minister, Pradipsinh Jadeja, Love Jihad, UP, Madhya Pradesh

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational photo: Patanjali Coronil medicine.

Photo: Scroll

Maha Govt Bans Coronil Sale; Minister Terms It Hurried, 'Deplorable'

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on February 23 ordered to prohibit the sale of Patanjali Ayurved’s Coronil medicine claiming protection against COVID-19. Criticising the hurried launch, Deshmukh also termed the advocacy by Union Ministers as “deplorable.” Reportedly, Deshmukh's jibe was at Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was present at the Coronil launch. Interestingly, the move came a day after the WHO denied clearing any… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 07:25 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh, Patanjali Coronil, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, WHO, Covid-19

Courtesy: Money Control

Sardar Patel Motera Stadium

Photo: Gujarat Cricket Association

Prez Kovind To Inaugurate World's Largest Cricket Stadium In Motera

President Ram Nath Kovind, along with Home Minister Amit Shah, on February 24 will inaugurate Ahmedabad's Sardar Patel Motera Stadium - the world’s largest cricket stadium. Encasing 63 acres and with 1.10 lakh seating capacity, the Rs 800-crore stadium houses state-of-the-art amenities like 11 clay pitches of red and black soils, 360-degree podium concourse and 76 corporate boxes. The stadium will be holding the 3rd Test between India and… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: President Ram Nath Kovind, Home Minister, Amit Shah, Largest Cricket Stadium, Sardar Patel Motera Stadium, test match, India-England Test Series

Courtesy: The Statesman

Union Home Minister Amit Shah

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HM Shah Summoned By Kolkata Court In Abhishek Banerjee Defamation Case

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been summoned by Kolkata's Bidhannagar special court in a defamation case filed by TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee. Reportedly, Abhishek had filed the complaint against Shah for levelling several charges against him in 2018's 'Yuva Swabhiman Samavesh Rally'. Responding over the matter, BJP spokesperson Shamik Bhattacharya stated that BJP was undeterred despite TMC taking recourse to legal battles instead of… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 04:09 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Home Minister, Amit Shah, BJP, TMC, Abhishek Banerjee, Shamik Bhattacharya

Courtesy: The Times of India

PM Modi

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PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone Of Metro Projects For Ahmedabad, Surat

Calling it "a landmark day" for the two cities, PM Narendra Modi on January 18 laid the foundation stone of Rs 5,384-crore Ahmedabad Metro rail project phase-II and Rs 12,020-crore Surat Metro rail project. He performed the "Bhoomi Poojan" of the projects in a virtual ceremony, which was attended by several leaders including Home Minister Amit Shah. The forthcoming Metro projects aim to ensure an environment-friendly 'Mass Rapid Transit… read-more

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 01:10 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: PM Modi, Home Minister, Amit Shah, CM Vijay Rupani, Metro

Courtesy: Times of India

Home Minister, Amit Shah

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Centre Launches Single Window Clearance System To Obtain Coal Mines

To ensure transparency in the coal sector, Home Minister Amit Shah launched a single-window clearance system on January 11. Minister Shah said that the system would ensure easy clearance and hence aid the operationalization of coal mines. Currently, companies have to take 19 major clearances to start coal mining. He recalled that despite owning fourth-largest coal reserves, India has to import coal from outside due to the multiple clearances… read-more

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 06:14 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Home Minister, Amit Shah, Coal, Union Coal Minister, Single Window Clearance System

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Twitter

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Twitter Locks Amit Shah's Handle Over Copyright Issue, Restores It Later

Home Minister Amit Shah's Twitter handle was restored after getting locked for accidental error, informed Twitter on November 12. Twitter's spokesperson said that they had temporarily locked the account due to its copyright policies and later reversed it, making it fully functional. Amit Shah's profile picture was also removed by Twitter following a report from copyright holder. Clicking on the display picture the blank pop up page showed ‘… read-more

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 01:01 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Amit Shah, Twitter, National news, Home Minister

Narsimha Reddy

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Former Telangana Home Minister Narasimha Reddy Dies Due To Post-COVID Complications

Telangana's senior politician, Narasimha Reddy breathed his last on October 22 due to post-COVID complications. According to the doctors, the senior leader of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) died due to lung damage. The 76-year-old former Home Minister of Telangana was the first to occupy the post after the division of Andhra Pradesh and had been in the state assembly thrice. Reportedly, he was away from active politics since 2018.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 01:12 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Telangana, Home Minister, Narasimha Reddy, K Chandrashekhar Rao

Courtesy: India TV News

Anil Deshmukh

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Maharashtra Home Minister Gets More Threat Calls Over Row on Kangana Ranaut

Anil Deshmukh, the Home Minister of Maharashtra, has again received threat calls over his stand in the ongoing spat between Kangana Ranaut and the state government. According to sources, the latest threat call was received on September 9. Earlier, on September 8, the caller had called at Deshmukh's Nagpur office. Reportedly, the calls are coming from Himachal Pradesh. Meanwhile, the Mumbai Police has started probe in the matter. 

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 12:06 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Anil Deshmukh, Home Minister, Maharashtra , Police, Himachal Pradesh

Courtesy: Economic Times

Mahua Moitra

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Mahua Moitra Slams Union Government for Kangana’s Y+ Security

On September 8, West Bengal Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra criticized the Centre for offering Y+ security to actor Kangana Ranaut. She questioned whether actors should be given priority when India’s police-to-population ratio is low. Mahua pointed out that there are only 138 police per lakh population. She questioned “No better use of resources Mister Home minister?” Earlier, Home Ministry… read-more

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 05:29 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Mahua Moitra, Kangana Ranaut, Y+ Security, Home Minister

Courtesy: Deccan Herald