Home department

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the department of executive administration, by which the internal affairs of a country are managed.

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References in classic literature ?
that of the home department, or of the observatory?
Fang was at that moment perusing a leading article in a newspaper of the morning, adverting to some recent decision of his, and commending him, for the three hundred and fiftieth time, to the special and particular notice of the Secretary of State for the Home Department.
I will divide the county into districts, over which I will place my deputies; and I will have one for the village, which I will call my home department.
wishes to be informed (with something of a second-hand air of seeing the Right Honourable Gentleman at the head of the Home Department in his place) whether it is intended to be conveyed that the vanished person has been spirited away or otherwise harmed?
Then, giving the Home Department and the leadership of the House of Commons to Joodle, the Exchequer to Koodle, the Colonies to Loodle, and the Foreign Office to Moodle, what are you to do with Noodle?
Then,' said Mr Gregsbury, 'it would be necessary for him to make himself acquainted, from day to day, with newspaper paragraphs on passing events; such as "Mysterious disappearance, and supposed suicide of a potboy," or anything of that sort, upon which I might found a question to the Secretary of State for the Home Department.
According to the Home Department, no such directives have been issued in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa nor have the hairdressers been warned of fine and other penalties.
According to a notification issued by home department, the ban will be implemented throughout Sindh.
KARACHI -- The provincial home department has asked Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja for the direct appointment of deputy superintendents of police (DSPs) in the Sindh police department.
KARACHI -- The Sindh Home Department formed a Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) to probe the Intezar murder case on Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah's instructions Monday afternoon.
The JIT shall investigate the matter within 15 days and submit its report to the home department,' the notification said.
KARACHI -- Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered for recovering missing persons till Marc h 01 and filing report thereof before it; The court has issued notices to IG Sindh, home department, DG Rangers and others.