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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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  • Karnataka: B S Yediyurappa hints his exit is imminent, awaiting BJP high command's directions Jul 22, 2021 07:35 PM IST

    Karnataka: B S Yediyurappa hints his exit is imminent, awaiting BJP high command's directions

    The party high command is likely to give directions on July 25 regarding my future as the Chief Minister and I will continue to perform my duties till the last minute and thereafter will work for strengthening the BJP with an aim to bring it back to power, Yediyurappa added.

  • Monsoon Session of Parliament: Counter Congress' lies with truth, PM Modi tells BJP MPs as Opposition disrupts proceedings over 'Pegasus' Jul 20, 2021 12:53 PM IST

    Monsoon Session of Parliament: Counter Congress' lies with truth, PM Modi tells BJP MPs as Opposition disrupts proceedings over 'Pegasus'

    A day after a stormy start, Parliament proceedings on its second day on July 20 witnessed high-voltage protests over the ‘Pegasus Project’ report with the Opposition training guns at the government. Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned over protests by Opposition members.

  • Monsoon Session of Parliament | 'Pegasus Project' likely to disrupt proceedings today, Congress' strategy meet at 10:30 am Jul 20, 2021 08:37 AM IST

    Monsoon Session of Parliament | 'Pegasus Project' likely to disrupt proceedings today, Congress' strategy meet at 10:30 am

    TMC’s Sukhendu Sekhar Ray has given a 267 notice, seeking suspension of Rules of business in the Rajya Sabha, for a discussion on Pegasus. AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh has given Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha on the issue while Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the issue.

  • 'Aap Chronology Samajhiye': Amit Shah questions timing of Pegasus Project Jul 19, 2021 08:10 PM IST

    'Aap Chronology Samajhiye': Amit Shah questions timing of Pegasus Project

    Shah also hit out at 'rudderless' Congress for jumping on to the Pegasus bandwagon and trying to derail anything progressive that comes up in Parliament.

  • PM Modi, Amit Shah should clarify on Pegasus spying issue: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut Jul 19, 2021 01:26 PM IST

    PM Modi, Amit Shah should clarify on Pegasus spying issue: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

    An international media consortium on Sunday reported that more than 300 verified mobile phone numbers, including of two serving ministers, over 40 journalists, three opposition leaders and one sitting judge besides scores of business persons and activists in India could have been targeted for hacking through the Israeli spyware sold only to government agencies.

  • Modi Govt got India's first independent security policy: Amit Shah Jul 17, 2021 04:20 PM IST

    Modi Govt got India's first independent security policy: Amit Shah

    Home Minister Amit Shah said India will soon develop indigenous counter-drone technology. This is being done by technical organisations like the DRDO and some other agencies.

  • Amit Shah to be on three-day Gujarat visit from July 10 Jul 09, 2021 02:13 PM IST

    Amit Shah to be on three-day Gujarat visit from July 10

    Amit Shah is expected to arrive in Ahmedabad on Saturday night.

  • Cabinet Reshuffle: Ashwini Vaishnaw gets Railways, Jyotiraditya Scindia is Civil Aviation Minister; check full list Jul 07, 2021 10:27 PM IST

    Cabinet Reshuffle: Ashwini Vaishnaw gets Railways, Jyotiraditya Scindia is Civil Aviation Minister; check full list

    A total of 43 new ministers took oath on June 7, including 15 Cabinet Ministers and 28 Ministers of State. Shortly before their induction, the incumbent ministers for health, education, environment and law submitted their resignations.

  • PM Modi holds meeting with Amit Shah, B L Santhosh amid buzz of Cabinet expansion Jul 05, 2021 10:18 PM IST

    PM Modi holds meeting with Amit Shah, B L Santhosh amid buzz of Cabinet expansion

    If the prime minister goes ahead with the exercise, he will be expanding his Council of Ministers for the first time since assuming the charge in May 2019 for his second innings.

  • DAILY VOICE | Third Covid wave biggest test for Indian market, says Amit Shah of BNP Paribas Jul 01, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    DAILY VOICE | Third Covid wave biggest test for Indian market, says Amit Shah of BNP Paribas

    We do not think the domestic economy-related stocks will materially outperform as the second lockdown was very methodical with select sectors like travel, tourism, restaurants, and consumers were severely impacted, says Shah.

  • PM Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh discuss 'futuristic challenges' in defence sector Jun 29, 2021 07:24 PM IST

    PM Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh discuss 'futuristic challenges' in defence sector

    The meeting came against the backdrop of the first-of-its-kind terror attack using drone at an Indian Air Force station in Jammu.

  • Top BJP leaders hold meeting at party headquarters Jun 26, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    Top BJP leaders hold meeting at party headquarters

    The meeting, held at the party headquarters, was attended by several other senior leaders, including those handling organisational charges, sources said.

  • PM Narendra Modi meets J&K leaders for first time after abrogation of Article 370 Jun 25, 2021 03:11 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi meets J&K leaders for first time after abrogation of Article 370

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24 chaired a meeting of political leaders from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, 22 months after the abrogation of Article 370 that granted special status to the erstwhile state.

  • Analysis | What happened at PM Modi's meet with J&K leaders, what next Jun 25, 2021 11:32 AM IST

    Analysis | What happened at PM Modi's meet with J&K leaders, what next

    From what the leaders – both representing the Centre and the UT – have said, the engagement, it seems, was cordial without any flare-ups and with both sides agreeing on the need for resumption of the electoral process in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • PM Modi meets J&K leaders today; Who all are attending and what to expect? Jun 24, 2021 09:50 AM IST

    PM Modi meets J&K leaders today; Who all are attending and what to expect?

    While there has been no official word on the agenda of the meeting, reports have suggested that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi would urge leaders to cooperate with the delimitation commission and set the electoral process in motion in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Amit Shah calls to make Ahmedabad world's greenest city Jun 22, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Amit Shah calls to make Ahmedabad world's greenest city

    Amit Shah planted three saplings on a plot of land of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Sindhu Bhavan road in Bodakdev area, that falls under the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency represented by him, in the presence of officials and representatives of the civic body.

  • Amit Shah inaugurates 3 bridges, APMC office building in Gujarat Jun 21, 2021 02:45 PM IST

    Amit Shah inaugurates 3 bridges, APMC office building in Gujarat

    A public programme at the Kalol APMC was cancelled by Shah in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. He met people and left the place without giving a speech after the formal inauguration. Shah inaugurated the Vaishnodevi flyover, Khodiyar Container Depot flyover and a newly built railway overbridge at Chattral-Panser road.

  • Centre to increase pace of COVID-19 vaccination in July-August: Amit Shah Jun 21, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    Centre to increase pace of COVID-19 vaccination in July-August: Amit Shah

    Talking to reporters after visiting a vaccination centre here, Shah said with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to provide free vaccine against COVID-19 to people aged 18 and above, "we will fast achieve the goal of inoculating almost everyone".

  • Explained | Delimitation in J&K : Here is all you need to know about the exercise Jun 21, 2021 10:13 AM IST

    Explained | Delimitation in J&K : Here is all you need to know about the exercise

    Before any assembly polls could be held in Jammu and Kashmir, the ongoing delimitation exercise- the process of carving out parliamentary and assembly seats- has to be completed.

  • In BJP state units, dissenting voices are getting louder and bolder Jun 19, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    In BJP state units, dissenting voices are getting louder and bolder

    Though it is the chief ministers of BJP-ruled states like Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh who are on target here, this open show of rebellion is also a challenge to PM Modi and Home Minister Shah’s authority.

  • All-round development of people of J&K Modi govt's top priority: Amit Shah Jun 19, 2021 08:28 AM IST

    All-round development of people of J&K Modi govt's top priority: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah also appreciated the 90 per cent reach of various central government schemes in Jammu and Kashmir and complimented Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and his team for covering 76 per cent of the population under the COVID-19 vaccination drive, including 100 per cent in four districts.

  • Yogi returns 'stronger' to Lucknow, BJP sure of winning Uttar Pradesh under his leadership Jun 12, 2021 01:17 PM IST

    Yogi returns 'stronger' to Lucknow, BJP sure of winning Uttar Pradesh under his leadership

    Sources in the government and the party have ruled out any change at the top in UP ahead of the 2022 assembly elections, saying the Prime Minister holds Yogi Adityanath in high regard.

  • PM Modi meets Amit Shah, J P Nadda amid Cabinet reshuffle buzz Jun 11, 2021 07:52 PM IST

    PM Modi meets Amit Shah, J P Nadda amid Cabinet reshuffle buzz

    The BJP has of late engaged in the review of its organisation and government works in different states.

  • BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari meets Home Minister Amit Shah Jun 08, 2021 01:03 PM IST

    BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari meets Home Minister Amit Shah

    In his first meeting after becoming the leader of opposition in the state assembly, Adhikari also met Union minister Mansukh Mandviya. He is also scheduled to meet BJP national president J P Nadda, party sources said.

  • Troop influx: Rumour mill in Kashmir on the spin, politicians seek clarification from government Jun 08, 2021 11:10 AM IST

    Troop influx: Rumour mill in Kashmir on the spin, politicians seek clarification from government

    What added impetus to already buzzing rumours was Pakistan on June 7 expressing serious concern over reports of India’s likely plans to trigger new “administrative and demographic changes” in Kashmir.

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