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.
KARACHI -- Instead of granting approval for the extension to special powers bestowed upon the Rangers, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday return back the summary to home department, seeking explaining as what the Rangers had done for which it should be given the extension.
MULTAN -- The Punjab Home department has ordered commissioners, regional police officers, DCOs, DPOs and CPOs to strictly enforce the election code of conduct in their respective areas and prohibitions enforced under section 144 CrPC to ensure peace during Dec 5 polling day in districts that are set to witness third phase of local bodies elections on Saturday.
The mechanism was developed by the Home Department KP with assistance of Aitbar, UK aid funded programme, to quickly register and address citizens' complaints with the help of Information and Computer Technology (ICT).
BSGR, the international diversified mining company, has submitted an application for a judicial review at the UK High Court against the Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD).
The judge said the reason given by the Home Department for the failure to deal with the AA torture evidence was "lack of resources".
Home department officials said they would be moving in for preventive detention of MNS leaders from Tuesday itself.