New Delhi, Nov 11: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been busy ever since he took charge of the Home Ministry earlier this year.
He started out with a bang when he announced in Parliament the decision to abrogate Article 370. This was one of the oldest demands of the BJP and finally, the party went ahead with that historic decision.
New Delhi, Oct 22: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said that the low police-public ratio in the country was forcing the personnel to work more than 12 hours a day. Shah also said that this has cost the police personnel three-fourths of their weekly offs.
New Delhi, Oct 19: In a kind gesture, Union Home Minister, Amit Shah has directed the Director-Generals of all Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles to ensure that jawans get to stay with their families for at least 100 days in a year.
He directed the DGs to digitise the deployment details so that this move could be facilitated. During a presentation on the functioning of the Police-II division of the Home Ministry, had expressed concerns over the hardships being faced. Shah then directed that software be created to digitise the deployment details of the jawans so that each one of them could get to spend at least 100 days in a year with their families.
New Delhi, Sep 04: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, who met with a delegation from Jammu and Kashmir assured that those vulnerable to threats would get police protection as well as insurance cover of Rs 2 lakh each.
Shah met with a panchayat delegation comprising 20 representatives. He told them that the benefits of scrapping Article 370 would soon be visible and the restrictions in the state would be lifted soon.
New Delhi, Aug 07: Before taking any decision on Article 370, there were a host of issues that the government had to take care of.
Firstly, it had to legally tenable, secondly, secrecy around it had to be maintained and lastly, violence had to be under control in the Valley.
New Delhi, Aug 05: It is a historic day today and the Centre has decided to scrap Article 370.
Making the announcement in Parliament, Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said that a decision was also taken to make Jammu and Kashmir as a Union Territory with a legislature.
New Delhi, Aug 05: Ahead of the crucial Cabinet meeting to be held today, there is speculation rife that a decision would be taken to scrap Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir.
Although sources remained tight-lipped about the agenda of the Cabinet meeting, officials tell OneIndia that this aspect would be discussed. The meeting will be held at 9.30 am at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg.
Srinagar, June 28: One of the key points made by Amit Shah, during his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir as Union Home Minister was to keep terror funding under check. While observing that there has been significant improvement in the Valley, he stressed on the need to tackle funding effectively.
New Delhi, June 21: There have been some sweeping changes made in the Union Home Minister, after Amit Shah took charge. An extremely crucial portfolio, which oversees the national security of India, Shah delegated work of the ministry’s 22 divisions to his two deputies, G Kishan Reddy and Nityanand Rai.
New Delhi, June 07: In the first meeting that was held between Union Home Minister, Amit Shah and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, the Kashmir issue got top billing.
A fresh list of top ten terrorists was released, following which the Election Commission of India said that it would hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir later this year. The first priority for both Modi and Shah would be ensure that the Amarnath Yatra passes off peacefully.