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Amit Shah is the Home Minister of India and a prominent BJP leader, often considered PM Narendra Modi's right-hand man. During Modi government's first term in office, he was the President of BJP. Shah is often credited with making the BJP a formidable election machine. He was elected to Lok Sabha from Gandhinagar constituency during the 2019 General Elections. More

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  • MHA forms four-member team to probe post-poll violence in West Bengal May 06, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    MHA forms four-member team to probe post-poll violence in West Bengal

    The team, led by an additional secretary of the ministry, has left for the state. On Wednesday, the ministry had sent a terse reminder to the West Bengal government to submit a detailed report on the post-poll violence and to take necessary measures to stop such incidents "without any loss of time".

  • Assam Election 2021: How BJP managed to stay ahead in tea belt and marched to victory May 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST

    Assam Election 2021: How BJP managed to stay ahead in tea belt and marched to victory

    The state government launched a string of welfare schemes such as free rice and a financial aid of Rs 12,000 for every pregnant woman aimed at the tea tribes, which play a decisive role in 40 of the Assam’s 126 constituencies.

  • West Bengal 2021 | Gorkha problem to be fixed after BJP comes to power in Bengal, says Amit Shah Apr 13, 2021 02:29 PM IST

    West Bengal 2021 | Gorkha problem to be fixed after BJP comes to power in Bengal, says Amit Shah

    Shah, during a public meeting here, said that the country's Constitution is "vast" and has provisions for solving all problems. "I promise that a permanent political solution to the Gorkha problem will be reached by the double-engine government of the BJP -- one at the Centre and the other in Bengal. You will not have to resort to agitations anymore," he said.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 | BJP ahead in 92 of 135 seats after four phases of poll in Bengal: Amit Shah Apr 13, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 | BJP ahead in 92 of 135 seats after four phases of poll in Bengal: Amit Shah

    Seeking to allay fears created among the people of Darjeeling hills by "lies" spread by the Trinamool Congress, the senior BJP leader said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will have no impact on the Gorkhas.

  • West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal, says Amit Shah Apr 13, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal, says Amit Shah

    West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 17. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • NRC will have no impact on Gorkhas: Amit Shah Apr 12, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    NRC will have no impact on Gorkhas: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah, during an address after a roadshow in Kalimpong, said as long as the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is there at the Centre, no Gorkha will be harmed.

  • Too little, too late? Rahul Gandhi's first rally in West Bengal is on April 14 Apr 12, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    Too little, too late? Rahul Gandhi's first rally in West Bengal is on April 14

    His tour starts after four out of the eight phases of polling are over. Rahul has, so far, stayed away from the state, given the paradoxical situation in which his party is fighting the Left in Kerala and aligning with them in Bengal.

  • DAILY VOICE | Investors need not worry as India is better prepared to handle the second wave: Amit Shah of BNP Paribas Apr 12, 2021 08:07 AM IST

    DAILY VOICE | Investors need not worry as India is better prepared to handle the second wave: Amit Shah of BNP Paribas

    Large-cap companies will likely continue to report these larger transformational deals through the year, resulting in a narrow growth gap between large-caps and mid-caps with regard to growth, says Shah.

  • Mamata Banerjee's fulminations against CAPF betrays frustration: Amit Shah Apr 09, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee's fulminations against CAPF betrays frustration: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah exuded confidence that the BJP will win anywhere between 63 and 68 seats where polling has been held in the first three phases. Polling is over in 91 of the state's 294 assembly constituencies in the three phases.

  • Amit Shah to visit Chhattisgarh naxal attack site; to meet injured jawans Apr 05, 2021 09:33 AM IST

    Amit Shah to visit Chhattisgarh naxal attack site; to meet injured jawans

    During his visit, Shah will meet some of the injured security personnel in a hospital, a home ministry official said. Thirty jawans were injured in the ambush.

  • Naxal attack: Home Minister Amit Shah cuts short poll campaign in Assam, returning to Delhi Apr 04, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    Naxal attack: Home Minister Amit Shah cuts short poll campaign in Assam, returning to Delhi

    The home minister was on a day-long visit to Assam and was scheduled to attend three election campaign meetings in Sarbhog, Bhawanipur and Jalukbari constituencies.

  • Naxal attack: Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel; directs CRPF DG to visit state Apr 04, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    Naxal attack: Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel; directs CRPF DG to visit state

    At least five security personnel were killed and 30 others injured on April 3 in the encounter with Naxals in a forest along the border between Bijapur and Sukma districts in Chhattisgarh.

  • Reject 'corrupt, dynastic' DMK-Congress combine, says Amit Shah Apr 03, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    Reject 'corrupt, dynastic' DMK-Congress combine, says Amit Shah

    The Maran family, Karunanidhi family and Gandhi family 'are dynasty, family parties whereas BJP and AIADMK are parties that elevate grassroot workers to the posts of PM and CM,' Shah added.

  • Amit Shah tears into DMK for A Raja's offensive remarks against Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami; dubs it "anti-women" Apr 01, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    Amit Shah tears into DMK for A Raja's offensive remarks against Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami; dubs it "anti-women"

    The "mothers and sisters" of the state should teach a 'lesson' to the DMK in the April 6 Assembly polls, Amit Shah said.

  • Assembly Election 2021 | Amit Shah appeals to people of West Bengal, Assam to vote in large numbers Apr 01, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    Assembly Election 2021 | Amit Shah appeals to people of West Bengal, Assam to vote in large numbers

    "As the voting for the 2nd phase begins in West Bengal, I appeal to everyone to vote in large numbers. Your one vote can bring decisive change. So, come out and vote for a safer and prosperous Bengal," he said.

  • Assam Election 2021 | BJP will not allow state to become infiltrators hub again, says Amit Shah Mar 31, 2021 02:42 PM IST

    Assam Election 2021 | BJP will not allow state to become infiltrators hub again, says Amit Shah

    Taking a swipe at Ajmal for claiming that the "lock and key (AIUDF symbol) of forming the next government in the state is in his hands, Shah said the people would decide who will run Assam.

  • 'Everything cannot be made public': Amit Shah's cryptic answer on 'meeting' with Sharad Pawar Mar 29, 2021 09:04 AM IST

    'Everything cannot be made public': Amit Shah's cryptic answer on 'meeting' with Sharad Pawar

    There has been speculation in political circles that Shah met Pawar and Praful Patel at a top industrialist's residence in Ahmedabad on March 27.

  • Assam Election 2021 | BJP will enact laws to check 'love and land jihad': Amit Shah at poll rally Mar 26, 2021 03:46 PM IST

    Assam Election 2021 | BJP will enact laws to check 'love and land jihad': Amit Shah at poll rally

    Addressing an election rally, Amit Shah said appropriate laws and policies will be put in place to strengthen Assamese culture and civilisation.

  • LDF/UDF made Kerala a "den" of corruption: Amit Shah Mar 24, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    LDF/UDF made Kerala a "den" of corruption: Amit Shah

    Shah addressed two poll rallies at Kanjirapally in Kottayam district and Paravur in Kollam district, besides taking out road shows at Tripunithura in Kochi and Kanjikode in Palakkad.

  • Amit Shah reassures action will be taken against culprits behind the harrasment of the four nuns Mar 24, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    Amit Shah reassures action will be taken against culprits behind the harrasment of the four nuns

    When the police were asked about how bona fide ticket holders can be forcefully detrained based on a suspicion of forceful religious conversion, a Senior RPF official responded by saying that by law, any passenger can raise a complaint about a cognizable offence.

  • Union Minister Amit Shah hits streets, campaigns for BJP candidates in Kerala Mar 24, 2021 12:32 PM IST

    Union Minister Amit Shah hits streets, campaigns for BJP candidates in Kerala

    Speaking to reporters during the roadshow, Shah targetted Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the gold smuggling case, asking him to explain whether his former Principal Secretary M Sivasankar was involved in the scam.

  • TMC swindling Amphan relief fund in West Bengal: Amit Shah Mar 23, 2021 02:06 PM IST

    TMC swindling Amphan relief fund in West Bengal: Amit Shah

    Criticising the TMC's "cut money" culture, Shah claimed that "Bhatija (nephew) and company swindled central funds sent for Amphan relief". If voted to power, Shah said the BJP would constitute a committee to probe the alleged siphoning off relief funds.

  • BJP ensured peace and development in Assam: Amit Shah Mar 22, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    BJP ensured peace and development in Assam: Amit Shah

    Addressing the first of three election rallies in Assam during the day, Shah alleged that five years ago when Congress was in power, there was agitation, violence, bomb blasts, deaths and curfews were common.

  • Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee's 'appeasement politics', says no curb to be imposed on festivals if BJP wins polls Mar 21, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee's 'appeasement politics', says no curb to be imposed on festivals if BJP wins polls

    Amit Shah, during a rally here in Purba Medinipur district, reaffirmed that the BJP will build 'sonar Bangla' (golden Bengal) over the next five years, propelled by the partys double-engine government at the Centre and the state.

  • Frustrated over 'poor' turnout in poll rallies, Amit Shah hatching conspiracy to kill me: Mamata Banerjee Mar 16, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Frustrated over 'poor' turnout in poll rallies, Amit Shah hatching conspiracy to kill me: Mamata Banerjee

    Claiming that Shah is getting "frustrated" by "poor turnou" at his rallies, Banerjee also alleged that the BJP is plotting conspiracies to kill her as her security director Vivek Sahay was removed by the Election Commission after she sustained injuries last week in Purba Medinipur's Nandigram.

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