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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Home ministry regains centrality, free bus, metro rides in Delhi, Hrithik Roshan in Super 30; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Home ministry regains centrality, free bus, metro rides in Delhi, Hrithik Roshan in Super 30; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Amit Shah and Home Ministry, free bus, metro rides in Delhi, Hrithik Roshan in Super 30; today's must-read stories

Amit Shah holds high-level meeting on internal security with NSA Ajit Doval and Home Secretary Rajeev Gauba
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Amit Shah holds high-level meeting on internal security with NSA Ajit Doval and Home Secretary Rajeev Gauba

Shah had on Saturday held a meeting with top officials of the ministry and had discussed a slew of issues related to internal security along with terrorism and Naxalism.

With Amit Shah in the chair, Union home ministry has regained centrality for first time after LK Advani
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With Amit Shah in the chair, Union home ministry has regained centrality for first time after LK Advani

With the arrival of Amit Shah at that right corner chamber in North Block, the centrality of the home ministry has yet again been restored.

Amit Shah takes charge of home ministry, holds meetings with MHA officials and governors, visits police memorial in Delhi
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Amit Shah takes charge of home ministry, holds meetings with MHA officials and governors, visits police memorial in Delhi

Amit Shah, after taking charge of the home ministry, met the governors of Kerala, Maharashtra and Jammu and Kashmir and the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry.

Modi govt 2.0: Amit Shah takes charge as home minister, Nirmala Sitharaman appointed finance minister
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Modi govt 2.0: Amit Shah takes charge as home minister, Nirmala Sitharaman appointed finance minister

Modi government 2.0 took shape with BJP president Amit Shah, who played a key role in his party's triumph, making his debut in the central government.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, Council of Ministers to take oath today; England, South Africa to face off in World Cup opener; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, Council of Ministers to take oath today; England, South Africa to face off in World Cup opener; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers will be sworn today; Arun Jaitley has opted out as continuing as the finance minister on health grounds; ICC World Cup 2019 hosts England wll lock horns with South Africa in the first game; and more

Lok Sabha election: Voting delayed in three Delhi polling booths during phase 6; 164 candidates in fray
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Lok Sabha election: Voting delayed in three Delhi polling booths during phase 6; 164 candidates in fray

Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain said that voting started 50 minutes late at three polling booths of Railway Jhuggi, Shakurbasti during Phase 6 of Lok Sabha Elections

Rajnath Singh dismisses Congress' claim of six surgical strikes during its tenure, says first such operation happened in 2016
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Rajnath Singh dismisses Congress' claim of six surgical strikes during its tenure, says first such operation happened in 2016

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday attacked Congress over its claim of six surgical strikes having been conducted during the UPA rule, saying an RTI has revealed that first such operation was carried out in 2016 during the prime ministership of Narendra Modi."According to an RTI, the first surgical strike happened in 2016," he said, addressing a rally.

Lok Sabha polls: Poonam Sinha contests against Rajnath Singh, but 'star appeal' may not be enough
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Lok Sabha polls: Poonam Sinha contests against Rajnath Singh, but 'star appeal' may not be enough

Lucknow's current representative in Lok Sabha is Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who has earlier also served as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

India ready to extend support to Pakistan to fight against terrorism on its soil: Rajnath Singh
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India ready to extend support to Pakistan to fight against terrorism on its soil: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the country was ready to extend support to Pakistan to deal with the menace of terrorism on the neighbour's soil.

Over 4,000 farmers committed suicide in four-and-a-half years of TRS rule in Telangana: Rajnath Singh
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Over 4,000 farmers committed suicide in four-and-a-half years of TRS rule in Telangana: Rajnath Singh

Union minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Friday flayed the TRS government in Telangana over the alleged suicides of more than 4,000 farmers.

Rajnath Singh mocks Congress, says party's allies may launch their own #MeToo campaign after facing deception
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Rajnath Singh mocks Congress, says party's allies may launch their own #MeToo campaign after facing deception

Rajnath Singh on Saturday used the #MeToo movement analogy to take potshots at Congress and warn parties wishing to ally with it.

Rajnath Singh to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, will assess security situation and meet political leaders
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Rajnath Singh to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, will assess security situation and meet political leaders

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday during which he will review the security situation in the state and interact with political leaders

Action against Rohingya Muslims shouldn't be seen through prism of human rights: Rajnath Singh
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Action against Rohingya Muslims shouldn't be seen through prism of human rights: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that action against the Rohingya and other illegal immigrants should not be viewed through the prism of human rights.

Centre's measures for Jammu and Kashmir local body polls will increase accountability, improve governance
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Centre's measures for Jammu and Kashmir local body polls will increase accountability, improve governance

A series of measures announced by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on empowering local government in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to significantly change the ground rules in Kashmir if implemented.

Son of Delhi Police sub-inspector seen brutally thrashing woman on video; gets arrested after Rajnath Singh tweets condemnation
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Son of Delhi Police sub-inspector seen brutally thrashing woman on video; gets arrested after Rajnath Singh tweets condemnation

A video of a man brutally beating a woman in Delhi has surfaced and gone viral. The video shows a man in a white t-shirt brutally slapping, kicking and pulling the woman's hair while a third person was shooting the men.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik meets Rajnath Singh to discuss panchayat polls in state
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Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik meets Rajnath Singh to discuss panchayat polls in state

Newly appointed Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and is believed to have discussed about the forthcoming election to local bodies in the state

Home Ministry releases additional Rs 320 cr to Kerala as disaster relief fund amid floods, landslides
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Home Ministry releases additional Rs 320 cr to Kerala as disaster relief fund amid floods, landslides

Over Rs 320 crore has been released by the Centre to the Kerala government as calamity relief fund during 2018-19, the Home Ministry said on Monday night

Kerala finance minister Thomas Issac says 100 cr central aid inadequate for flood-hit state; KJ Alphons terms remark 'political'
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Kerala finance minister Thomas Issac says 100 cr central aid inadequate for flood-hit state; KJ Alphons terms remark 'political'

Union Minister K J Alphons on Monday termed Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac's comment that the Centre's relief of Rs 100 crore for the flood-hit state was inadequate, a "political" one and alleged that he did not visit the worst-affected areas.

Kerala rains cause damages worth over Rs 8,000cr: Pinarayi Vijayan demands extra funds, warns of long-term impact of disaster
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Kerala rains cause damages worth over Rs 8,000cr: Pinarayi Vijayan demands extra funds, warns of long-term impact of disaster

The overall damage caused due to the Kerala rains stands to the tune of Rs 8,316 crore, as per initial reports, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed on Sunday.