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PVR, Inox Leisure share prices increase by 12 percent after govt permits reopening of cinema halls from 15 October
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PVR, Inox Leisure share prices increase by 12 percent after govt permits reopening of cinema halls from 15 October

On 30 September, the Union Home Ministry said activities permitted from 15 October include cinemas, theatres, and multiplexes that can open with up to 50 percent of their seating capacity.

Centre writes to Kerala govt over easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions, says decision violates MHA guidelines
India

Centre writes to Kerala govt over easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions, says decision violates MHA guidelines

The Kerala government has announced relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in two zones, allowing among others private vehicles movement in an odd-even basis and dine-in services at hotels from Monday.

Accurate data of illegal immigrants entering, living in India not centrally maintained by MHA, govt tells Lok Sabha
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Accurate data of illegal immigrants entering, living in India not centrally maintained by MHA, govt tells Lok Sabha

An accurate data of the number of illegal immigrants in the country, including Delhi, is not maintained centrally as they enter India without valid travel documents in a clandestine and surreptitious manner

Home ministry issues notification making Aadhaar mandatory for benefits under scheme for civilian victims of terror, communal violence
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Home ministry issues notification making Aadhaar mandatory for benefits under scheme for civilian victims of terror, communal violence

Aadhaar will be required for getting benefits under a central government scheme for providing financial assistance to family members of victims of violence perpetrated by terrorists or Naxals, and communal riots

MHA 'fact-checks' report suggesting Aadhaar or passport required for NPR, but confusion over 'voluntary' furnishing of ID prevails
India

MHA 'fact-checks' report suggesting Aadhaar or passport required for NPR, but confusion over 'voluntary' furnishing of ID prevails

The Union Home Ministry on Thursday clarified that the authorities will not ask for any documents during the house-to-house survey for updating the National Population Register and that information provided by individuals would be accepted and recorded.

Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress' Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital
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Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress' Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital

Committee, chaired by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, is likely to quiz the officials on the recent violence in JNU

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs,  55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau
India

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau

Those who will immediately benefit from the Citizenship Amendment Act are a total of "31,313 persons belonging to minority communities, including "25,447 Hindu, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, 2 Buddhists and 2 Parsis who have been given Long Term Visa on the basis of their claim of religious persecution in their respective countries and want Indian Citizenship".

Balwant Singh Rajoana's death sentence commuted to life imprisonment; he was key conspirator in ex-Punjab CM's murder
India

Balwant Singh Rajoana's death sentence commuted to life imprisonment; he was key conspirator in ex-Punjab CM's murder

Rajoana was charged as the key conspirator in the murder of Singh in 1995. Arrested shortly after the then Chief Minister's assassination, Rajoana confessed to his crime in 1997.

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Home ministry to release around 600 prisoners not convicted for murder, rape, corruption from jails across India
India

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Home ministry to release around 600 prisoners not convicted for murder, rape, corruption from jails across India

Prisoners, including politicians, who have been convicted in cases of murder, rape or corruption, will not be released as part of the amnesty scheme

MHA refutes reports claiming thousands partook in demonstrations in J&K; few stray protests in Srinagar, Baramulla, says spokesperson
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MHA refutes reports claiming thousands partook in demonstrations in J&K; few stray protests in Srinagar, Baramulla, says spokesperson

Union Home Ministry denied reports which claimed a thousand people in Jammu and Kashmir had organised a demonstration against Article 370

Air India to reduce fare for flights to-and-fro Srinagar till 15 August, says company spokesperson after Civil Aviation Ministry advises to rein in surging airfare for pilgrims
India

Air India to reduce fare for flights to-and-fro Srinagar till 15 August, says company spokesperson after Civil Aviation Ministry advises to rein in surging airfare for pilgrims

Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said, 'Air India has decided to cap the fare at Rs 9500 for all our flights to and from Srinagar till 15 August'. The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Saturday advised airlines to rein in the surging airfare, for pilgrims returning from the Amarnath Yatra.

Lok Sabha passes NIA (Amendment) Bill to probe terrorist acts against Indians: All you need to know
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Lok Sabha passes NIA (Amendment) Bill to probe terrorist acts against Indians: All you need to know

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the NIA amendment bill to allow it to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests.

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb says state will go for NRC if exercise successful in Assam
India

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb says state will go for NRC if exercise successful in Assam

Speaking about the status of the NRC, Biplab Kumar Deb said at the India Today Conclave East 2018: "...everybody is waiting and watching what is happening in Assam, including the central government, the Supreme Court and people of India, let it happen."

Family of five missing after vehicle falls into Assam's Dikhow river; search operation enters day 2
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Family of five missing after vehicle falls into Assam's Dikhow river; search operation enters day 2

Sarbananda Sonowal has spoken to the Prime Minister's office and the Union Home Ministry regarding the search and rescue operation of the missing family in Assam

Imran Khan calls Navjot Sidhu to invite him for 18 August swearing-in ceremony at Islamabad
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Imran Khan calls Navjot Sidhu to invite him for 18 August swearing-in ceremony at Islamabad

Pakistan's prime minister-elect Imran Khan called up Navjot Sidhu to extend invitation to his oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad on 18 August

West Bengal panchayat election: Centre seeks another report from state government on poll violence
Politics

West Bengal panchayat election: Centre seeks another report from state government on poll violence

The Centre on Wednesday termed as "sketchy" details on the panchayat polls violence and asked the West Bengal government to send another report, an official said.

Indian government planning to set up an apex coordination centre to deal with cyber crime
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Indian government planning to set up an apex coordination centre to deal with cyber crime

The cyber crime centre would also block those websites which flout India's laws and circulate child porn, and communally and racially sensitive content.

NPF asks ally BJP to set timeline for resolving political crisis in Nagaland, after Ram Madhav said Assembly polls would fetch solutions
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NPF asks ally BJP to set timeline for resolving political crisis in Nagaland, after Ram Madhav said Assembly polls would fetch solutions

A day after the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) in Nagaland decided to reinstate its ties with the BJP, a senior state minister on Wednesday asked the saffron party to come out with the "exact timeline" of bringing to rest the vexed Naga political issue

Centre receives report on Maharashtra violence, assures Fadnavis govt of necessary help to bring normalcy
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Centre receives report on Maharashtra violence, assures Fadnavis govt of necessary help to bring normalcy

The Union Home Ministry has received a factual report from the Maharashtra government on the prevailing situation in the state in the wake of caste based violence there, a ministry spokesperson said on Thursday.

Babri Masjid demolition 25th anniversary: Home Ministry advises states to take precautionary measures to maintain communal harmony
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Babri Masjid demolition 25th anniversary: Home Ministry advises states to take precautionary measures to maintain communal harmony

Union home ministry has issued an advisory to all states ahead of the 25th anniversary of Babri Masjid structure demolition to take steps to maintain communal harmony