May 06, 2021 11:16 AM IST
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".
- May 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST
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.
- Apr 13, 2021 02:29 PM IST
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.
- Apr 13, 2021 08:01 AM IST
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.
- Apr 13, 2021 07:34 AM IST
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
- Apr 12, 2021 02:47 PM IST
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.
- Apr 12, 2021 11:24 AM IST
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.
- Apr 12, 2021 08:07 AM IST
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.
- Apr 09, 2021 02:15 PM IST
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.
- Apr 05, 2021 09:33 AM IST
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.
- Apr 04, 2021 03:22 PM IST
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.
- Apr 04, 2021 11:01 AM IST
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.
- Apr 03, 2021 04:26 PM IST
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.
- Apr 01, 2021 03:10 PM IST
The "mothers and sisters" of the state should teach a 'lesson' to the DMK in the April 6 Assembly polls, Amit Shah said.
- Apr 01, 2021 08:48 AM IST
"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.
- Mar 31, 2021 02:42 PM IST
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.
- Mar 29, 2021 09:04 AM IST
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.
- Mar 26, 2021 03:46 PM IST
Addressing an election rally, Amit Shah said appropriate laws and policies will be put in place to strengthen Assamese culture and civilisation.
- Mar 24, 2021 08:05 PM IST
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.
- Mar 24, 2021 06:45 PM IST
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.
- Mar 24, 2021 12:32 PM IST
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.
- Mar 23, 2021 02:06 PM IST
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.
- Mar 22, 2021 02:05 PM IST
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.
- Mar 21, 2021 01:58 PM IST
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.
- Mar 16, 2021 02:43 PM IST
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.