Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicUnion Home Minister

Topic: Union Home Minister

10x rise in heroin seizures, Gujarat tells drug panel, wants Coast Guard to track with drones

At meeting of Narco Coordination Centre, chaired by Amit Shah, Gujarat admits it's facing challenges. Karnataka & Maharashtra flag problem of foreigners overstaying their visa.

Home Ministry restores FCRA license of Missionaries of Charity

The ministry said it did not freeze any account of the Missionaries of Charity but received intimation from SBI that the NGO itself had sent a request to the bank to freeze its accounts.

‘Mistaken identity’ led to Nagaland killings, must ensure there’s no repeat: Amit Shah in LS

14 civilians were killed in Mon district on 4 & 5 December. Home Minister says after first incident, security personnel had to open fire ‘to disperse crowd & defend themselves’.

Home Minister Amit Shah — ‘tough taskmaster with eerie gaze and unnerving face’

Amit Shah’s one-on-one interactions with civil servants have not only increased under Modi 2.0, but are the talk of the town in New Delhi’s corridors of power.

Amit Shah assures action on terrorism on day 1 as home minister

Amit Shah assumed charge as home minister Saturday, his first ministerial role, and said the Modi govt will focus on citizens' welfare.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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